• Assistant Professor

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 4:16 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-44976
    Category
    Faculty
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Peds Schmieding Center
    Post End Date
    1/4/2019
  • Overview

    The position is for a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician/General Pediatrician with interest in Developmental Behavior.

     

    Salary: Negotiable

     

    This is a provisional position. Provisional positions are funded by external grants or contracts with established end dates. When the grant expires or is not extended, the provisional position will be eliminated.  Employees in provisional positions may apply for other positions at UAMS when their provisional position ends.

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides appropriate cognitive, achievement and behavioral/emotional evaluations dependent on age and background information in an outpatient setting.
    2. This is largely children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and chronic medical conditions that complicate behavioral and emotional adjustment and parenting.
    3. The physician will also serve children with comorbidities or presumed routine childhood emotional and behavioral issues not responding to traditional treatment such as ADHD and Behavior disorders.
    4. Coordinates the review of all new patient intakes and scheduling. Meets with each clinician as needed and determines which referrals are inappropriate to the clinic.
    5. Writes reports detailing background information, behavioral observations, test scores/interpretation, impressions and recommendations within the required timeframe. Submits accurate billing on each child´s service date.
    6. Completes additional clinical and programmatic requests as directed including continuing education activities required by the professional licensure and training of new clinicians on the administration of various tasks.
    7. Abides by the code of ethics of the professional association.
    8. Abides by privacy/confidentiality rules.
    9. Demonstrates a cooperative relationship with program staff, DCFS staff and caregivers.  
    10. May perform other duties as assigned.    

      

    Qualifications

    The faculty position would be at a rank determined by years of experience. Candidates must have a M.D. and be board certified/board eligible in Developmental Pediatrics. Must be able to conduct and interpret tests administered to birth to eighteen-years-old population.

     

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check [and drug screen.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

     

    UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. 

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