Stanford University School of Medicine, Psychiatry

Position ID:Stanford University School of Medicine-Psychiatry-CHILDPSYCH [#19870]
Position Title: Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Position Location:Palo Alto, California 94304, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/09/30, listed until 2022/03/30)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time physician faculty member in the Clinician Educator Line to work part-time on the inpatient pediatric consultation-liaison service at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) and part-time in the outpatient Medical Coping and Wellness Program in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The position will be based at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Rank will be commensurate with experience and expertise. 

The chosen candidate will serve as an attending psychiatrist and provide clinical care in the multidisciplinary inpatient pediatric consultation-liaison service. LPCH is a tertiary care academic pediatric hospital and treats a diverse and interesting population of pediatric and adult patients and their parents. There are strong collaborations between solid organ transplant services and with the Division of Pediatric Neurology where we work collaboratively in the differential diagnosis of patients with Somatic Symptoms and Related Disorders. The hospital also has a pediatric and cardiovascular intensive care unit which provides a large number of referrals for evaluation of pediatric delirium and catatonia. Duties on the service will include the supervision of adolescent psychiatry fellows, psychology interns, and Stanford medical students. 

The candidate’s time can involve work in the outpatient Medical Coping and Wellness Program (MCWP) in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. MCWP is an important and growing outpatient program on the interface between the inpatient child consultation-liaison service and the child psychiatry clinics. Patients are those with comorbid psychiatric and physical illness who require psychiatric evaluation, psychiatric medication management, and individual and family therapy. Responsibilities will include providing supervision and didactics to psychology graduate students, post docs, and child psychiatry fellows. Ample clinical research and mentorship opportunities are also available including with the pediatric solid organ transplant program at Stanford. 

Applicants should have experience in evaluating and treating both children and adolescents with a broad spectrum of presenting problems. Expertise in pediatric consultation liaison psychiatry is preferred. The succ       essful candidate will be offered opportunities for advanced training in pediatric hypnosis to supplement their clinical work. We are currently accepting applications and review will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via e-mail to: 

Laura Roberts, M.D., M.A. 
c/o Dr. Antonio Hardan
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 
401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305-5717 
Phone: (650) 498-7376 

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401 Quarry Road
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