Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Psychiatry

  • UK HealthCare
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Mar 17, 2021

Job Description

The Department of Psychiatry at the University Of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking an open-rank position to serve as the Director of Psychotherapy & Psychological Services. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in clinical care as well as teaching, administration, and professional development. Preferred experience includes previous experience in providing psychotherapy and/or psychological testing services to adults, children and adolescents as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals. This position will be instrumental to expand outpatient psychotherapy and psychological testing services for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions via in-person and telemedicine care to patients located throughout Central and Eastern Kentucky. In addition, this position will serve as the direct supervisor for all faculty and non-faculty therapists, counselors and psychologists in the Department of Psychiatry. This individual will provide leadership to the department and collaborate with the Division Directors and Psychiatry Administration to develop, implement and achieve goals related to psychotherapy and psychological testing. This individual will be charged with providing leadership for evidence-based care and access for patients seeking psychotherapy and psychological testing services. The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine strives to provide the highest level of patient care, innovative educational programs, active research in mental illness and advocacy throughout the state of Kentucky and beyond. These pursuits have helped the department win the American College of Psychiatrists’ Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education not once, but twice. To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.