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Physician - General Adult Psychiatry

Job ID: R-32538 Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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Physician - General Adult Psychiatry

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Physician - General Adult Psychiatry

The University of Kansas Health System, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas is seeking a general psychiatrist. This position will perform direct services to patients within the Consultation and Liaison service area.

About the position:

  • Work directly with the Director of the Division of Consult/Liaison Services.
  • Provide direct services to patients within the Consult and Liaison service area, particularly in the inpatient hospital setting. 
  • Facilitate interaction and harmony in the Department and effective continuum of patient care and follow-up.
  • Maintain a clinical practice in the outpatient clinics and/or outreach site, providing a full range of therapeutic interventions including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management, crisis intervention and overall care of patients with psychiatric disorders.
  • Participate in supervision and teaching in support of the psychiatric residency program, psychology trainees and students in areas of faculty’s expertise in didactic lectures and clinical settings. 
  • Participate in clinical and administrative on-call activities, weekend call, continuous performance improvement and participate in Medical School and Department committees as needed.

Benefits and compensation:

  • Recent increase in overall compensation package. 
  • Generous retirement contribution. 
  • Relocation assistance. 
  • Health, dental, vision insurance. 
  • CME allowance. 
  • LTD/STD and Life insurance. 
  • Professional liability insurance. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: M.D., D.O. or equivalent and ABPN board certification/board eligibility in General Psychiatry. The candidate must hold a medical license (or be eligible for licensure) in the State of Kansas.
  • Work Experience: 1 - 3 years in an academic teaching center and inpatient psychiatry experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work Experience: Inpatient experience.

Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter with Interest

About The University of Kansas Hospital:

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, with a mission to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The Health System, consistently earning national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties, is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence.  

About Kansas City:

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design.

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education).  

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, KC Current and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup! Visit for more information about Kansas City.  

For more information contact:

Darci Deskin, Senior Physician Recruiter

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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