Staff Psychiatrist

Recruiter
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Posted
22 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2017
Ref
51748
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The CSU Health Network at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost effective, on-campus, mental health and primary care medical services, referral for community specialty care and comprehensive health education and prevention services’ programming. Services such as physical therapy, dentistry and optometry, are available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see http://www.health.colostate.edu

Position Summary

The position of Staff Psychiatrist serves at the CSU Health Network and reports to the Director of Psychiatry. The main function of the position is to care for patients with acute and chronic psychiatric conditions including substance use problems. The position collaborates with others within and outside of the CSU Health Network to ensure that patients receive the optimal care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides outpatient adult and occasional adolescent psychiatric evaluations, medication management, management of side effects and brief psychotherapy if appropriate. Responsible for ordering medical testing and providing interpretation of same, documenting findings and initiating patients care plans
  • Responsible for assessing progress of patients and modifying treatment accordingly
  • Completes electronic medical record documentation on time
  • Shares responsibility with other psychiatric providers for daily coverage of urgent appointment and selective clinics if necessary. These clinics include, but are not limited to iTeam, Transgender Healthcare Team, Eating Disorder Team and DAY Programs (Drug/Alcohol treatment).
  • Evaluates and institutes emergency hospitalization procedures of patients in crisis for their safety and stabilization
  • Refers patients to community psychiatric practitioners or other specialized clinics as necessary
  • Serves as a consultation/liaison psychiatrist for other providers
  • Works with nurses / health technicians for care coordination and medication refills
  • Consults with and advises the Counseling Services and medical providers at the CSU Health Network regarding patients with special problems in accordance with established guidelines
  • Collaborates with other CSU entities that impact student care as well as other community healthcare professionals
  • Participates in required meetings and educational activities. Active involvement in presenting relevant topics is encouraged.
  • Represents Psychiatry at specialized collaborative health care teams as needed
  • Participates on appropriate CSU Health Network and University committees.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Expected working hours are: 40 hours /week during the academic year ( 9 months). Adjustment of hours during University breaks are negotiable.

Required Job Qualifications

  • MD or DO degree with a subsequent specialty training in psychiatry
  • Eligibility to obtain or a possession of a current Colorado physician license
  • Board certification or board eligibility in psychiatry
  • A current DEA number
  • Demonstrated experience with electronic medical records and computer use

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • At least three years of clinical experience
  • Experience working as a psychiatrist with a college age population
  • Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities
  • Experience to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary healthcare delivery setting that includes primary health care providers and counselors

Diversity Statement

Knowledge and experience working with diverse populations, including students with diverse religious/spiritual beliefs; racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Patient Care Duty/Responsibility

Provides outpatient adult and adolescent psychiatric evaluations, medication management and brief psychotherapy. Responsible for psychiatric patient assessments, ordering testing and Provides outpatient adult and occasional adolescent psychiatric evaluations, medication management, management of side effects and brief psychotherapy if appropriate. Responsible for ordering medical testing and providing interpretation of same, documenting findings and initiating patients care plans

  • Responsible for assessing progress of patients and modifying treatment accordingly
  • Completes electronic medical record documentation on time
  • Shares responsibility with other psychiatric providers for daily coverage of urgent appointment and selective clinics if necessary
  • Evaluates and institutes emergency hospitalization procedures of patients in crisis for their safety and stabilization
  • Refers patients to community psychiatric practitioners or other specialized clinics as necessary
  • Serves as a consultation/liaison psychiatrist for other providers
  • Works with nurses / health technicians for care coordination and medication refills
  • Consults with and advises the Counseling Services and medical providers at the CSU Health Network regarding patients with special problems in accordance with established guidelines
  • Collaborates with other CSU entities that impact student care as well as other community healthcare professionals
  • Participates in required meetings and educational activities. Active involvement in presenting relevant topics is encouraged.
  • Represents Psychiatry at a specialized collaborative health care teams as needed
  • Participates on appropriate CSU Health Network and University committees.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Expected working hours are: 40 hours /week during the academic year ( 9 months), 8-16 hours weekly during the months June-August. Adjustment of hours during University breaks are negotiable.

Percentage Of Time 70% Job Duty Category Physician Mentor Duty/Responsibility

  • Serves a physician mentor to one or more psychiatric nurse practitioners at the CSU Health Network.

Percentage Of Time 3% Job Duty Category Care Coordination Duty/Responsibility

  • Works with psychiatric medical assistants, nurses or counselors for care coordination and medication refills.

Percentage Of Time 7% Job Duty Category Consulting Duty/Responsibility

  • Consults with counseling and medical providers at the CSU Health Network and campus and community entities as needed.

Percentage Of Time 10% Job Duty Category Meetings and Educational Activities Duty/Responsibility

  • Participates in required meetings and educational activities and is involved in committees as needed.

Percentage Of Time 10%

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications must include:

  1. A cover letter addressing all Required Job Qualifications, Preferred Job Qualifications and Essential Job Duties
  2. Resume
  3. 3 professional references within your application

Applicants needing assistance to submit materials may contact Brandon Joyner, brandon.joyner@colostate.edu

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact Brandon Joyner - brandon.joyner@colostate.edu

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.