Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Health Behavior

Position ID: 35737
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Psychiatry & Health Behavior
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Job ID: 12639
Position # 00014232

Advises clients and caretakers regarding health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention and treatment plans.

Performs in a leadership capacity for infection control and occupational health for ECRH.

Provides emergency medical care for ECRH as necessary.

Establishes and maintains a positive relationship with AU through educational training opportunities.

Prescribes or administers treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease or injury and refers to outside specialists and/or practitioners as appropriate.

Coordinates care with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, psychiatrists and other healthcare providers in order to establish continuity and holistic approach to care for the mental health and developmentally disabled clients.

Examines patients' physical health and documents any medical history.  Orders medications, lab tests, x-rays and other medical tests as necessary. Analyzes medical information and consults with other medical practitioners to establish diagnosis, prognosis and proper treatment plans.  Supervises Physician's Assistants and Nuse Practitioners in provision of care.

Minimum Requirements

Medical degree from a medical school recognized by the composite state board of medical examiners.  This department will support Conrad 30 J-1 visa waivers, H1B visas and sponsorship of green cards.

Licensure to practice medicine at a state institution or in the state of Georgia as provided by state law is required.

Application Procedure/How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at (Job ID: 12639 - Position # 00014232)

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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Psychiatry Residency Program
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