Psychiatrist (8392)

  • Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Psychiatrist (JID 8392)
Student Health Center

CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

Major Duties
Under general supervision of the Director of University Counseling Services and the medical supervision of the Student Health Center (SHC) Director/Medical Chief of Staff, the Psychiatrist performs assigned medical psychiatric treatment activities. The incumbent evaluates and diagnoses students presenting mental health problems; prescribes medication as needed and follows up on treatment to ensure appropriate resolution of illness; counsels students on related medical/personal problems and health measures; refers to other professionals for treatment when appropriate, securing treatment for students requiring services beyond those provided by the campus; assists in the psychiatric hospitalization of students when appropriate; provides crisis psychiatric evaluations; serves as psychiatric supervisor to department psychiatric residents and provides consultation services to psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists and pre-doctoral counseling interns; consults with Student Health Center providers as needed; and performs other duties as assigned.

Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California. Completion of at least one residency program in psychiatry or a related specialty. Prior/current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic is preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge to effectively apply principles and methods essential to psychiatry and the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders and in the assessment and response to emergency situations. Thorough knowledge of local, State and Federal laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and psychiatry. Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards, which include but not limited to the County Medical Society, California Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. Ability and specialized skills to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel and establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of practitioners and specialists, as well as students, faculty, and staff.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
PLEASE NOTE: This position may be filled in the following capacities:

*REG: Full-Time; Regular position with a one-year probationary period. This position is benefits eligible.
(Anticipated Hiring Range: $15,000 - $18,546 per month)

*TEMP: Part-Time; 20 hours per week. This is a Temporary-renewable position; end date to be determined. This position is benefits eligible.
(Anticipated Hiring Range: $7,500 - $9,273 per month)

HOURLY: Part-Time; 8 hours a week to be arranged between 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. This is a Temporary-renewable position; end date to be determined.
(Anticipated Hiring Range: $86.54 - $107 per hour)

The salary range for this classification is: $12,819 - $24,950 per month.
*The university offers an excellent benefits package.

Application Period
Applications received through July 15, 2019 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

The Student Health Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. and as such, will recommend certain vaccinations or screenings free of charge for the successful candidate.

Background Check
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
The selected candidate must pass a fingerprint clearance (LiveScan).

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 91330 United States View Map