Denver Health Fellow, Emergency Services in Denver, Colorado
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Adult Inpatient Psychiatric serves acute and chronically mentally ill patients by providing high quality psychiatric clinical and therapeutic care. The unit specializes in administering care to adult patients who display challenging behaviors and/or who may have comorbid medical diagnoses that cannot be accommodated by other mental health facilities in Colorado. The adult unit comprises 57 beds over a span of 3 units. The multiple units allow for the development of a diverse set of nursing and therapeutic skills including de-escalation techniques, therapeutic awareness and communication. Staffing ratios include a nurse-to-patient ratio of 1:5 and behavioral health tech ration of 1:7. These ratios create safe, dignified, individualized patient care. Denver Health is supportive in the professional development and engagement of its employees and offers many opportunities for growth, mentorship, and enrichment.
The Denver Health Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship trains physician leaders in the subspecialty of emergency psychiatry. Fellows in this program master core clinical skills and gain expertise in team leadership and program development with mentorship from renowned faculty in psychiatry and emergency medicine.
Assess and treat patients with psychiatric emergencies including acute suicidal and violent ideation, intoxication, withdrawal, and/or delirium. (25%) Lead a multidisciplinary team in the treatment of psychiatric emergencies. (20%) Apply an understanding with psychiatric emergencies. (20%) Utilize a biopsychosocial framework in assessment that considers cultural and social factors in assessment and treatment. (15%) Teach junior trainees (including medical students and residents) in the emergency psychiatric setting. (10%) Generate an original product of scholarship, quality improvement, or program evaluation. (10%) Education:
Doctorate Degree Required Work Experience:
less than 1 year 3 months health care experience Required Licenses:
MD-Physician - State Medical Board Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of general psychiatry principles and practice. General skills related to the assessment and triage of psychiatric patients. Skills related to teaching medical students, psychiatry residents, and other trainees.
Work TypeFixed Term (Fixed Term)
Salary$108,118.00 - $108,118.00 / yr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible... For full info follow application link.
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