Child Psychiatrist: Neuropsychiatric Special Care (NSC) Program
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Psychiatry
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Salary: $200,000 - $300,000
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 19970
University of Colorado – School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
Open Rank - Child Psychiatrist: Neuropsychiatric Special Care (NSC) Program
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Children’s Hospital Colorado invites applications for the position of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, primarily on the Neuropsychiatric Special Care Program, the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Based at the Anschutz Medical and Research Campus, the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry benefits from affiliation with world class interdisciplinary professional education, research programs and clinical services.
This faculty position will provide evidenced-based care to children and adolescents suffering from mental/behavioral health conditions and co-morbid neuropsychiatric conditions (autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, etc) at inpatient and partial hospitalization levels of care. The program provides evidence-based behavioral and psychiatric treatment supported by current research. We provide inpatient and partial hospitalization services that are staffed with experts in their respective areas for children and adolescents ages four through seventeen years who are in crisis and have co-morbid conditions (medical and/or psychiatric).
Please note, this is an open rank position and could be categorized as Instructor, Senior Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below.
Along with open rank, there may be an opportunity to work at additional clinical settings based on skillset and program needs. Additional clinics in this Division include:
CHCO Partial Hospitalization
CHCO Eating Disorders Program
Special Care Services
CHCO Medical Day Treatment Program
CHCO Outpatient services
CHCO ED Coverage
CHCO CL Services
Healthy Expectations Program
JFK Program, including school based services
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist must demonstrate clinical experience and excellence with children and adolescents and the ability to manage different levels of acuity, including working with these children and families in outpatient, inpatient, and partial hospitalization programs. Innovative program development is a critical component of NSC inpatient and PHP programs, and opportunities to engage in quality improvement and research initiatives will be integral to this position. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to apply and implement evidence-based approaches to care. A history of teaching and mentoring residents, medical students and working with milieu staff is also desired. Scholarly activities are encouraged and supported.
Salary Offered or Salary Range
Instructor/Senior Instructor/Assistant Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $200,000 to $215,000.
Associate Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $220,000 to $245,000.
Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $250,000 to $300,000.
This represents the 25-50 percentile of the salary range which is reflective of a candidate with 1-7 years of experience. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Experience in clinical administration in a child and adolescent psychiatric setting.
Applicants must possess a Colorado Medical License
Board Certified in Psychiatry
Board eligible in Child Psychiatry
Must have prior experience in a Child Psychiatric setting
Instructor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: MD and/or DO
Senior Instructor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: MD and/or DO
Assistant Professor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: MD and/or DO
Associate Professor: 4-7 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: MD and/or DO
Professor: 7+ years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: MD and/or DO
Clinical experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and professional interest/experience in the population being assessed and treated is preferred.
Leadership and teaching experience valued.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:
Clinical skill is required for conducting brief and targeted assessments in integrated care settings
Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentations to community audiences.
Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks and maintain a well-organized work environment.
Experience developing, training and supervising psychology trainees
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
About University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Psychiatry
The CU Department of Psychiatry sets the standard for Education and Training of leaders in psychiatry and mental health care, conducts ground-breaking Research that aims to eradicate suffering due to psychiatric and substance use disorders, provides ready access to state of-the-art mental health preventions and interventions across the continuum of care, and collaborates with the community and other key stakeholders to promote well-being among all Coloradans. We accomplish this vision in a manner that respects, values and advocates for the dignity and worth of each individual and family.