Psychiatrist

University of California San Francisco,

Student Health and Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Thu, Aug 6th, '20

Deadline:

September 15, 2020

Start Date:

Start date will be determined in consultation with person offered the position.

Last Updated:

Thu, Aug 6th, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The Psychiatrist position works as part of an interdisciplinary team of mental health and primary care professionals to provide psychiatry services for University of California, San Francisco students and scholars. The individual will consult regularly with Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) counselors and primary care providers concerning client/patient psychotropic medication management needs and overall mental health needs.


ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

STUDENT HEALTH & COUNSELING SERVICES
Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS), a department of Student Academic Affairs, is dedicated to providing UCSF students with high-quality health care and wellness services. SHCS provides patient-oriented, high-quality care, addressing the physical and emotional needs of the student population. We serve UCSF students and those enrolled in the Scholars and Researchers Health Plan and enrolled adult dependents of those in UC SHIP. SHCS strives to exceed accepted standards of care. SHCS has a clinical staff that includes primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, and licensed vocational nurses.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine
  • Unrestricted CA medical license and unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Must be Board Certified and current in specialty as needed by location to be verified by the American Board of Medical Specialties and be in possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California to be verified by California Medical Board
  • Successful completion of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited residency/fellowship in Psychiatry
  • Up-to-date on evidence-based medication management for common psychiatric illnesses including, but not limited to, Major Depression Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, PTSD, Eating Disorders
  • Experience with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) assessment and treatment
  • Clinical experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds presenting with a wide range of psychological concerns and disorders
  • Requires knowledge of electronic/medical records systems
  • Experience providing brief individual counseling
  • Experience providing crisis assessment and intervention
  • Experience in combining psychotherapy and medication management to achieve best patient outcomes
  • Must be computer literate
  • Expert clinical skills
  • Must have effective diagnostic and decision-making skills in area of specialty/expertise
  • Must be able to diagnose patient condition and make associated treatment recommendations
  • Must be able to communicate with both patients and clinical staff members
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative manner


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience working on a college campus or with college students, preferably graduate students
  • Able to work with technology
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Experience with trauma including sexual assault


 
COMPENSATION

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS
  • Unrestricted CA medical license and unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Must be Board Certified and current in specialty as needed by location to be verified by the American Board of Medical Specialties and be in possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California to be verified by California Medical Board
  • Successful completion of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited residency/fellowship in Psychiatry