A leader in academe, the University of South Carolina holds the Carnegie Foundation's highest research designation and is known for its pioneering First-Year Student Experience. Campus settings include the coast, mountains and capital city.
Job Description Individual will specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental disorders. Individual will treat a wide variety of conditions and see clients with conditions requiring medication on a short-term basis, such as anxiety and panic disorder, those with long-term needs such as bipolar or eating disorders, and people who have more disabling issues such as schizophrenia will be referred and handled based on the policies and procedures of Student Health Services. Participates in other medical staff duties as directed. Works cooperatively and productively in a multi-disciplinary group practice setting, which includes medical, mental health, nursing, ancillary, and health and wellness units and programs. Coordinates client/patient care, consultations, and referrals within the group practice, and with other University, state, and community providers.Documents all services in patient electronic medical record. Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention. Position may be required to teach or lecture within specialty area. Must gain & maintain clinical privileges according to SHS By-laws. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from accredited medical school and completion of internship or 1 year residency training, and 2 years experience. Must be Board Certified in Psychiatry. Licensure or licensure eligible (unrestricted) to practice medicine in the State of South Carolina. Unrestricted DEA required. Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications: Experience in college health or adolescent medicine and working collaboratively with medical providers is preferred. Must have the ability to deal tactfully, positively, and productively with patients, staff, parents, and University administrators. Must have the ability to direct and coordinate the work of health professionals and support staff. Must be able to critically think and make independent decisions concerning the medical care of patients. Must be able to work in a highly stressful and fast paced environment. Experience in entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in an electronic medical record is also highly preferred. Excellent knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of mental dysfunctions. Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders. Must be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.