Staff Psychiatrist

University of Wisconsin - Madison,

Medical Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Aug 5th, '20


August 14, 2020 11:55 pm (CST)

Start Date:

Sept 1, 2020 or after

Last Updated:

Wed, Aug 5th, '20

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  • Full Time

The Staff Psychiatrist provides routine and emergent psychiatric services to University of Wisconsin- Madison students and consults with University Health Services (UHS) staff. This includes performing a comprehensive mental health history and diagnostic interview, ordering and interpreting diagnostic testing, and making therapeutic decisions including prescribing medications. Collaborates with and provides consultation to other treatment providers including mental health counselors, medical providers, and Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers. Monitors patient outcomes and initiates changes in treatment plan based on patient response. The provider must demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented populations, follow agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, privacy, and maintain accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations. Duties will be performed under the supervision of the Director of Psychiatry.

Under the clinical oversight of the Director of Psychiatry, the Staff Psychiatrist:

Participates in unit quality improvement activities as required by accreditation standards.

Attends staff, project team, psychiatric case consultation, and workgroup meetings.

Serves on internal and external committees.

Provides supervision to psychiatry residents and evaluative input regarding other UHS trainees in accordance with training policies and procedures of the respective programs.

Provides campus-based services and consultation to internal and external constituents.

Provides continuing education presentations to trainees, staff, and external organizations.

May develop formal teaching relationships with academic departments.

Other responsibilities as assigned.


UW-Madison: The University of Wisconsin-Madison is partially located on an isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. Founded in 1848, UW–Madison is a land-grant institution and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. UW–Madison has over 44,000 students and is organized into 20 schools. Our comprehensive academic programs offers 135 undergraduate majors, along with 151 master's programs and 107 doctoral programs. The University of Wisconsin Badgers competes in 25 intercollegiate sports in the Big Ten Conference and has won 25 national championships.  The over 20,000 faculty and staff receive benefits including medical and dental, Wisconsin Retirement System matched contributions, and access to bus passes, employee assistance office, and local campus resources like the Chazen Museum and Lakeshore Path.

Madison: Madison is the vibrant state capital of Wisconsin and home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With a growing population of 255,000 (578,000 in the metro area), Madison is located in south-central Wisconsin, 80 miles west of Milwaukee, 270 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul, and 150 miles northwest of Chicago. With its strong economy, unique natural beauty, farmer’s markets and restaurants, and dynamic recreational offerings, Wisconsin's beautiful capital city offers both small town charm and a range of leisure including miles of bike paths, summer community festivals, nearby hiking, as well as theater, dance, and music productions at venues around the city.


MD or DO in Psychiatry

Licensure or eligibility to become licensed as a physician in the state of Wisconsin.


Experience working in a college mental health setting preferred.


Minimum $180,000 ANNUAL (12 months)

Depending on Qualifications

Excellent Benefits

Qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness


Please make sure your cover letter references your licensing status.

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