Company: Cedars Sinai
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Share Requisition # 19004678
Reporting to and under the direction of the Department Chairman,
the Staff Physician I in the Department of Psychiatry will
participate in programmatic activities which support the Medical
Center's mission of quality patient care, research, and education.
The Staff Physician I will maintain procedures which ensure the
highest level of patient care and the highest standards of quality.
The Staff Physician I will work in collaboration with the
Department Chairman and Administration for policy and procedure
development and performance improvement in the program.
Provide services in the following areas of responsibility:
To the extent that these Programmatic services involve your
professional physician clinical services, and notwithstanding any
estimated time commitment set forth herein, you shall at all times
be acting and serving as an independent contractor with respect to
the Medical Center in your performance of your professional
physician clinical services. The Medical Center shall neither have
nor exercise any control or direction over the methods by which you
perform your professional physician clinical services.
Delivery of comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and treatment
services for patients and their families throughout the Medical
Center, including crisis management and supportive services.
Participation with multidisciplinary care teams in clinical
areas throughout the Medical Center, leading collaborative program
development and quality improvement initiatives.
Delivery of integrated psychiatric services supporting other
clinical programs and departments in the Medical Center.
Development and participation in patient-centered treatment
initiatives involving Consultation Liaison Psychiatry and
sub-specialty medical populations requiring integrated mental
health interventions (i.e. Emergency Psychiatry, Psycho-oncology,
HIV Disorders, Ambulatory Care Medicine, Surgical Trauma,
Geriatrics, Neurology, Organ Transplantation).
Attendance and participation in departmental and hospital
meetings and committees.
Participation and coordination of appropriate patient care
conferences and staff support services.
Represents the department in Performance Improvement Committees,
the Psychiatry Faculty Meeting, and serves on other key committees
deemed appropriate both internally and externally to the
Completes all documentation and charting on the same day or
shift as the clinical service rendered.
Bills for direct patient care activity, and submits billing
documentation on the same day or shift as the clinical service
Works closely with other staff and communicates patient sign
out/handoff at change of shift.
Available via pager or cell phone with a 15 minute response
Develop and oversee departmental educational initiatives for
trainees, physician-colleagues, and allied health / nursing
professionals, including GME rotations for psychiatry and
Participates, supports, and/or leads the development of didactic
activities and CME programming, including conferences, inpatient
teaching activities, and rounds.
Develop an active health services research program in
psychiatry, obtaining national recognition for scholarly
contributions, as recognized by publications, invited lectures,
visiting scholars, and fellows trained.
Participates in conducting CL-based studies.
Participates in writing of manuscripts for submission for
publication based on database information.
Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, accreditation,
professional and regulatory agency standards including quality
assurance and licensure requirements within the divisions. Assist
in establishing and maintaining a quality assurance program
acceptable to CSMC as required by The Joint Commission, state and
other agencies, which shall include a systematic review of the
quality, safety, and appropriateness of services rendered.
- Pursuant to the Minimum Necessary Information Access Policy,
the minimum access to individually identifiable patient information
permitted for this individual is secured and maintained in the home
department's employee file.
Medical Degree from an accredited medical school
Board Certification (or eligibility) in Psychiatry
Unrestricted California license as Physician
CSMC Medical Staff Membership
A published author of peer reviewed articles, with ability to
serve as principal or co-investigator
A track record of excellence in teaching, patient care and
- Computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of windows
and/or a comparable operating system that sufficiently provides for
access to patient and other business information
- Working Title: Psychiatrist
- Department: Psych Chair
- Business Entity: Academic / Research
- City: Los Angeles
- Job Category: Academic/Research
- Job Specialty: Faculty
- Position Type: Full-time
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Full-time
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not
unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color,
national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental
disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or
genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital
status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran
status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you
need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment
process, please contact us by email at
Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your
request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation
will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only
inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be
responded to from this email address.
Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants
with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair
Chance Initiative for Hiring.
At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and
wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting
our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu).
For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu
vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine
(typically during September through March each year) as a condition
of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued
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