We’re seeking a Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director of the Inpatient Unit for CHOC Children’s Specialists in picturesque Orange County, California.
Serving at The Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), in conjunction with the University of California at Irvine (UCI), the Medical Director will provide clinical and programmatic leadership to a new state-of-the-art 18-bed inpatient mental health unit for children and adolescents, and provide clinical coverage for one of two impatient teams. This position will also supervise child and adolescent psychiatry fellows as well as some outpatient/consultation-liaison service. The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment commensurate with experience with the University of California Irvine School of Medicine as well as clinical privileges in the Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at UCI. A range of research opportunities are available both at CHOC and UCI.
CHOC Children’s Specialists, a private pediatric subspecialty group, is composed of more than 180 physicians and 19 pediatric subspecialties. The group practices at CHOC Children’s, a premier healthcare system based in Orange County, California. Named as one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018) and to The Leapfrog Group’s 2016 Top Children’s Hospitals list for safety and quality, CHOC Children’s is also among only 7 percent of hospitals awarded Magnet designation for nursing excellence, and recognized by Press Ganey for excellence in physician engagement with families.
One of California’s most sought-after areas, Orange County is situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, and includes 45 miles of gorgeous coastline. Orange County is home to such iconic beach communities as Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and Dana Point. In your off-hours, surf the waves, go paddle boarding or hit the golf course. Stroll the piers and enjoy world-class shopping and dining. Catch some professional sports. And Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm are right in your backyard. The weather is picture perfect year-round, with plenty of sunshine. The California lifestyle doesn’t get any better than this! And families will appreciate the area’s top-notch schools and friendly and safe neighborhoods. You’re less than an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, less than 90 minutes from San Diego and about two and a half hours from Santa Barbara.
If you have an interest in exploring this opportunity in further detail, or wish to recommend someone for the position, please contact Glenda Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at 877.440.3832 (office); 214.850.3094 (cell); or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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