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Psychiatrist (Part Time)

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Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Psychiatrist (Part Time)
Department Campus Health and Wellness (7501)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona (UA), Campus Health Service’s (CHS) Counseling & Psych Services department is seeking a board certified, or board eligible, Psychiatrist to join a team of health care professionals committed to improving the health of adolescent and adult college students, through an integrated model of health care and community health. In addition to treatment, the CHS includes educating students in how to better manage their physical and mental health. We also take a role in educating/training future health professionals in the value of integrated and community based health care.

This position will provide psychiatric services for currently enrolled UA undergrad, graduate, and professional students seeking care at the CHS, as well as providing psychiatric consultation for CHS medical providers and CAPS counseling staff. The hours for this position will be between 8:00am-5:00pm; Monday-Friday. No evening, weekend, or after-hours call.

The UA CHS is the first fully accredited college health service in the nation and is ranked as the 2nd best college health service in the U.S. in the 2017 Princeton Review. It is a diverse organization of over 150 employees who are committed to improving the health and safety of adolescent and adult college students. Come be a part of a team that promotes health, wellness and safety to the UA and the surrounding Tucson community. For more information on the Campus Health Service, please go to http://www.health.arizona.edu/about-us.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide psychiatric services, including diagnostic work-up, medication evaluation and follow-up.
  • Provide psychiatric consultation to CAPS non-medical practitioners.
  • Provide psychiatric consultation to CHS primary care staff.
  • Provide crisis intervention and brief therapy on a limited basis.
  • Supervise psychiatry residents and/or psychiatric nurse practitioner interns as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Demonstrated excellence in clinical skills.
  • Ability to work with students in crisis situations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Medical degree (MD/DO) from an accredited school of medicine or approved school of osteopathic medicine; completion of residency in psychiatry; board certification or board eligibility in psychiatry.
  • Current licensure by the Arizona State Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners, or will obtain licensure by date of hire
  • Current DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification
  • Strong diagnostic and psychopharmacological skills.
  • Training and experience in delivery of outpatient psychiatric services in a system setting.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Background in providing psychiatric consultation in a multi-disciplinary setting, with both medical and non-medical practitioners.
  • Comfort in working collaboratively with other psychiatric staff on shared patient responsibility.
  • Experience in a university setting or working with college students.
  • Ability to work with students in crisis situations.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and background in working with ethnic minority and international patient populations.
  • Alternative language competency.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20
Job Category Medical / Health Professions
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $180,000-$190,000 Annually; DOE and Board Certification; Salary will be prorated accordingly by FTE.
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A21904
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 08/14/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Patricia R. Morales, PHR, SHRM-CP
HR Program Coordinator, Sr.
Campus Health Service
(520) 626-6903
prrodri1@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 07/21/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 07/31/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/20438

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Medical degree (MD/DO) from an accredited school of medicine or approved school of osteopathic medicine; have completed a residency program in psychiatry; and have board certification or board eligibility in psychiatry?
    • Yes
    • NO
  3. * Do you have a current DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have training and experience in delivery of outpatient psychiatric services in a system setting?
    • YES
    • NO
  5. * Do you have strong diagnostic and psychopharmacological skills?
    • YES
    • NO
  6. * Are you currently licensed by the Arizona State Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners, or will you be by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents