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Geriatric Psychiatrist

at Truman Medical Centers

Posted: 5/24/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 14563

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Founded in 1972, University Health Physicians (UHP) has a long history of providing quality healthcare for Kansas City. Since its inception, UPA has grown to include over 150 medical staff doctors. As a private not-for-profit corporation we employ the medical staff faculty for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Our multi-specialty doctors provide patient care at the primary teaching hospitals and their clinics. The UPA administrative staff provides group practice management activities including billing and reimbursement services.

University Health Physicians and Truman Medical Centers Lakewood are currently seeking a full-time Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our medical staff in providing psychiatric coverage of our 16-bed geriatric psychiatric acute care unit.

This position will work as leader of a multi-disciplinary team that includes psychiatry residents, medical students, psychologists, medical social workers, dieticians, nurses and recreation therapists. Other duties will include: helping to cover our inpatient mental health units during physician absences, consultation liaison services to medical center and teaching of psychiatry residents and medical students. Participation in hospital-based committees and providing lectures to other medical specialties is encouraged.

The qualified candidate will have graduated from an accredited medical school, completing a residency in psychiatry (experience in geriatric psychiatry preferred, but not required)

UHP provides a comprehensive benefits package and competitive compensation. The Department of Psychiatry is proud of its diverse composition and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates please contact or forward your CV to:

Troy Angell

University Health Physicians

Director of Human Resources

2301 Holmes Street

Suite 800

Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: (816) 404-8311

Fax: (816) 285-6900

EOE – M/F/Vet/Disabled

Job Location
Lakewood - Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Position Type
0.00 - 0.00 USD