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UCH Emergency Department Psychiatrist

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019


GENERAL SUMMARY:  Serves as psychiatry faculty attending in University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Department.



ED Responsibilities


Ø  Contributes as part of the UCH Psychiatry attending team to the function of the program including:

- Participate in attending rotation in ED service, be willing to work flexible hours
- Participation in hospital and departmental committees
- Participation in quality review activities
- Participation in the attending call rotation


Ø  Demonstrates proficiency in teaching and mentoring of residents and medical students.
- Supervises medical students, residents and fellows on ED services


Ø  Help develop and run a clinical rotation for medical students and residents on the ED team
- Teaches in fellow, resident, and medical students classes


Ø  Be proficient in telepsychiatry and provide telepsychiatry assessments as part of ED duties.


Ø  Actively Contributes in Academic Advancement of his/her discipline
- Keeps abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skills
- Maintains eligibility for SOM faculty appointment  


Ø  Participates in performance improvement activities; quality improvement and patient safety activities; assists in maintaining compliance with JCAHO accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards including the code of conduct.





Ø MD/DO, CO Physician License or Eligible for CO Physician License  

Ø Board Certified or Eligible in Psychiatry

Contact Information:

Allison Heru
13001 E. 17th Pl, Mail Stop F546, Bldg. 500, Room E2322
Aurora, CO 80045