Psychiatrist, Colonial Health Center

Washington, D.C.
Jun 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

George Washington University's (GW) Colonial Health Center (CHC), an integrated, multidisciplinary student-centered health center, provides high quality care to all GW student and provides easy access to care to enable students to return to classes as quickly as possible. We seek to educate and encourage students to become active participants in their own care and to support the University community in making healthy lifestyle choices.

GW Colonial Health Center is seeking a full time Psychiatrist to provide clinical assessment and evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients for short term and episodic care. The position includes psychiatric medication management, urgent psychiatric consultations and crisis intervention. The candidate will maintain professional working relationships with the medical and counseling team and university administrators. This position reports to the Lead Psychiatrist at the GW Colonial Health Center.

Job Responsibilities:
Provides crisis intervention to the student population.
Provides General psychiatric evaluations and assessments including short-term treatment, psychotherapy, medication management and referrals.
Coordinates services with primary care clinicians, counselors, and care managers within the Colonial Health Center team, Disability Support Service, and Dean of Students office.
Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold an advanced degree (MD, DO) and a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the District of Columbia, prior to start date, and board eligibility/board certification in relevant specialty. Finalists must pass credentials verification and National Practitioner Data Bank query.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience with young adult (college student) population is preferred.

Candidates should be knowledgeable of community resources to facilitate off-campus referrals.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational skills.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Division of Student Affairs Family Health Services Sub-Family Medical Services Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 5 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40+ Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm, with occasional nights and weekends Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006446 Job Open Date: 06/29/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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