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Psychiatrist (On-Call) (Temporary & Part Time)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Psychiatrist (On-Call) (Temporary & 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 (CAPS) department is seeking an on-call Psychiatrist to 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 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 and 2018 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

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
FLSA Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time On Call
Number of Hours Worked per Week 10-19
Job Category Temporary and Part-time
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay $125.00 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22267
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 01/02/2018
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

Open Date 12/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 12/18/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant
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.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • 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. Are you currently licensed by the Arizona State Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners, or will you be by date of hire?
    • YES
    • NO
  3. 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
  4. Do you have a current DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have training and experience in delivery of outpatient psychiatric services in a system setting?
    • YES
    • NO
  6. Do you have strong diagnostic and psychopharmacological skills?
    • YES
    • NO

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents