Staff Psychiatrist

University of Chicago,

Student Counseling Service
Last Posted:

Wed, Feb 7th, '18

Deadline:

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled

Start Date:

Upon completion of credentialing process once job is offered

Last Updated:

Wed, Feb 7th, '18

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Job Summary:

  • Provides routine and emergent psychiatric care to University of Chicago students and consults with Student Counseling Service (SCS) staff in accordance with privileges approved by the credentials committee, to include identification and management of mental health problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts comprehensive psychiatric evaluations; prescribes psychiatric medications as indicated; orders and interprets laboratory studies as indicated; provides psychiatric follow-up care
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations
  • Participates in after-hours call rotation
  • Provides formal and informal consultation to SCS clinical staff and trainees
  • Attends and participates in multi-disciplinary case conferences and medical staff meetings
  • Provides campus-based services and consultation to internal and external constituents, which may necessitate being on campus in the evening or over the weekend
  • Participates in SCS peer review and quality improvement activities
  • Serves on SCS committees as assigned

Competencies:

  • Ability to interview and obtain medical information required
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medications required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of laws and ethical principles related to the practice of psychiatry in a university setting
  • Once licensed and as needed, willingness to apply for a controlled substance license and DEA number required
  • Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCM Medical Staff Office prior to start date required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently required
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skill required
  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide array of presenting problems and an affinity for working in a multidisciplinary team preferred
  • Experience in a university counseling center or with young adults treating mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, and providing couple counseling and crisis management preferred


ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Doctoral degree in medicine required
  • Accredited residency in psychiatry completed before start date is required
  • Board certified or board-eligible in psychiatry before start date is required
  • Medical license in Illinois within six months of start date required
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide array of presenting problems and an affinity for working in a multidisciplinary team preferred
  • Experience in a university counseling center or with young adults treating mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, and providing couple counseling and crisis management preferred
 
COMPENSATION

Depends on Qualifications

APPLICATION MATERIALS

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