Psychiatrist (498798)

  • California State University (CSU) Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 15, 2021
Public Health

Job Description

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place. Learn more:

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;
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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• 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 - $18,333 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 - $9,167 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 - $105.77 per hour)
• The salary range for this classification is: $12,819 - $24,950 per month.
• *The university offers an excellent benefits package.

General Information
• This position will be OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
• 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 application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
• 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.
• 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.
• Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

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

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