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Physician-Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent

Banner Health
Tucson, Arizona
Closing date
Dec 13, 2024

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Full Time
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"Join our dynamic team in Tucson, AZ! The Department of Psychiatry at the Banner - University Medicine Behavioral Health Clinic is seeking a fellowship-trained Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our forward-thinking, compassionate, and inclusive department. The selected individual will be responsible for the clinical care of child and adolescent behavioral health patients at the innovative Banner - University Medicine Behavioral Health Clinic in Tucson, Arizona. Clinical responsibilities include outpatient care and shared call coverage (taken from home). Opportunities for Consult/Liaison service and academic and/or research time is available based upon interests. With thriving Resident and Fellowship Training Programs, an enthusiastic commitment to didactic and bedside teaching and educational programming is desired. The qualified candidate will receive a faculty appointment at the University of Arizona commensurate with their credentials. In addition to our competitive and comprehensive benefits package, we offer a salary of $269,000.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson also seeks applicants to join the faculty in the role of Clinician Educator (MD or DO). This faculty appointment is at the assistant or associate rank (in the educator scholar track) and is for early to mid-career Psychiatric Physicians who are committed to launching a career in medical education. In addition to providing clinical care, up to 20% effort will be protected for up to three years to acquire and refine the skills necessary to become a leader in psychiatric education. Applications from those with an interest in undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and cross-disciplinary and continuing medical education are encouraged.

For this option, applicants need to articulate a vision for their professional development and career as a Clinician Educator. The successful applicant will work closely with the department chair, vice chair for education, and colleagues in relevant educational units at the College of Medicine, Banner University Medical Center, and the University of Arizona, to accomplish mutually agreed upon, measurable milestones. The clinician educator faculty will be encouraged to apply for education leadership programs from AAMC, ADMSEP, or another related professional organization (participation fees paid for by the department) and pursue their own mentored program of educational programmatic development and/or educational scholarship. Clinical educator faculty will have a dedicated faculty mentor.

Learn more about us in this video with our Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Jacqueline Esque, MD.

Primary Location: Banner - University Medicine Behavioral Health Clinic | Department of Psychiatry, 2800 East Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Fellowship-Trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Desire to practice and engage in an academic setting
  • Position is open to experienced psychiatrists as well as new graduates completing their Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship (excellent loan repayment available).

Banner Benefits:

You take care of others. Let us take care of you. At Banner, your benefits package is all about your well-being. But thats more than just basic medical, dental, and vision coverage its everything that makes you uniquely you, from your emotional health to your family to your satisfaction at work. We design your benefits with you in mind. We listen to what you have to say, offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to give you peace of mind and provide additional tools and resources to support you.

  • $100K Loan Repayment available, plus Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Paid sick time, time off, malpractice, and a $5,000 CME allowance
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Home, auto, and pet insurance included in voluntary benefits options
  • Adoption assistance, fertility benefits, and parental leave support
  • Resources available for pet care, childcare, elder care, housekeeping, and tutoring
  • 24/7 confidential mental health support, plus coordination of child and elder care
  • Physician Well-Being Program, including healthy-habit building, fitness challenges, nutrition guides, on-demand webinars, sleep guides, mindfulness, and more!
  • Financial wellness resources, including retirement plans with matching or 401b deferred options, employee perks and discounts

Our Community:

The soul of the Sonoran Desert. The flavor of the Southwest. The peaceful community in the Tucson, Arizona valley is situated in the lush Sonoran Desert and nestled within four mountain ranges. With 350+ days of annual sunshine, it is easy to soak some Vitamin D! Tucson boasts championship golf courses, scenic hiking, cycling-friendly community, horseback riding, and daytrip fishing or kayaking. Selfcare enrichment abounds in local spa resorts, art galleries, enriching culture, and entertainment. Tucson is designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy with a thriving restaurant scene. With a population slightly over 0.5 million, Tucson is a growing city with a college town feel that continues to boast an attractive cost of living to enjoy with those you love most.

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As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer

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