Provides routine and emergent psychiatric care to University of Chicago students and consults with Student Counseling Service (SCS) staff in accordance with privileges approved by the credentials committee, to include identification and management of mental health problems.
Conducts comprehensive psychiatric evaluations; prescribes psychiatric medications as indicated; orders and interprets laboratory studies as indicated; provides psychiatric follow-up care
Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations
Participates in after-hours call rotation
Provides formal and informal consultation to SCS clinical staff and trainees
Attends and participates in multi-disciplinary case conferences and medical staff meetings
Provides campus-based services and consultation to internal and external constituents, which may necessitate being on campus in the evening or over the weekend
Participates in SCS peer review and quality improvement activities
Serves on SCS committees as assigned
Ability to interview and obtain medical information required
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medications required
Comprehensive knowledge of laws and ethical principles related to the practice of psychiatry in a university setting
Once licensed and as needed, willingness to apply for a controlled substance license and DEA number required
Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCM Medical Staff Office prior to start date required
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently required
Strong organizational skills required
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skill required
Demonstrated experience working with a wide array of presenting problems and an affinity for working in a multidisciplinary team preferred
Experience in a university counseling center or with young adults treating mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, and providing couple counseling and crisis management preferred
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
Doctoral degree in medicine required
Accredited residency in psychiatry completed before start date is required
Board certified or board-eligible in psychiatry before start date is required
Medical license in Illinois within six months of start date required
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Direct patient contact or clinical care setting
High stress environment
Ability to sit for up to 2 hours at a time
Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours at a time
Ability to use standard computer and office equipment
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