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Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Los Angeles, California


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Requisition # 20001315

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has outstanding opportunities for Faculty and Contract Psychiatrists (per diem / moonlighting) in Emergency Psychiatry and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences.


This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be a part of a Consultation-Liaison team in one of the country’s premier healthcare institutions. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is ranked #6 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

We are seeking candidates that are committed to excellence in compassionate patient care, open to continuous learning and are effective communicators who thrive in team-based settings. Responsibilities include provision of psychiatric consultations in the Emergency Department and Medical Center.

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Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond.  With pioneering medical research achievements, education programs defining the future of healthcare and wide-ranging community benefit activities, we’re setting new standards for quality and innovation in compassionate patient care.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences is committed to providing high-value, integrated services at the interface of psychiatry and medicine. Our programs include: General Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Transplant Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Women’s Health, Psycho-Oncology, Health Psychology and Neuropsychology

Minimum position requirements include a medical degree from an accredited medical school and board certification (or eligibility) in Psychiatry. Candidates must have or be eligible for an unrestricted California medical license and meet the requirements for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Medical Staff membership. Faculty positions are full-time with a clinician-scholar focus. Qualified faculty applicants should have an established track record of leadership and academic productivity.  Compensation is competitive. Per diem day shifts are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Per diem night shifts are 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Working Title: Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Department: Psych Chair
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Academic/Research
Job Specialty: Faculty
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay:$1.00 - $999.00

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We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Cedars - Sinai's EEO and AA Policy Statement

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All.

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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