Title:  Assistant Professor (Menninger Clinic - Neuropsychiatrist)

Division:  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  9802

Baylor College of Medicine Summary

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).

Department Summary

The Menninger Clinic (www.menningerclinic.com) is one of the nation's premier mental health care providers. We are dedicated to treating individuals with complex mental illness, including severe mood, personality, anxiety, and addictive disorders throughout the spectrum of inpatient to outpatient care.  We are equally committed to teaching future mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research. 

 

Menninger is an affiliated teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu).  Baylor is a leading academic health science institution located within the world's largest medical center.  It is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service.

Position Summary

The Menninger Clinic is seeking a Neuropsychiatrist to join our excellent team of professionals.  The role may include inpatient and outpatient assessments, partnering with the neuropsychologist on development of a dedicated neuropsychiatry service, consultations, teaching, and research.  The Neuropsychiatrist will serve as the leader of an interdisciplinary team and assume responsibility for the evaluation and management of assigned patients.  This includes coordinating and monitoring utilization management, planning and coordinating the transition of patients through the continuum of care, and maintaining appropriate communication with required agencies and individuals throughout treatment. 

 

The Neuropsychiatrist will also have the opportunity to interact with trainees in psychiatry, psychology, social work, and nursing, as well as work with interdisciplinary teams.

Qualifications

Must have an MD or DO degree with completion of an approved residency in general psychiatry and/or neurology; board-certified or board-eligible for certification in psychiatry and/or neurology by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and, ideally, in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry by United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties within two years of completion of training; must be able to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams and possess knowledge of therapeutic modalities employed by team members and the assigned clinical program; and current CPR certification. 

 

Preferred: current license to practice medicine in the State of Texas; and two (2) years of post-residency work experience in related area of specialty.

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.