Job description

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

Commensurate with Experience

Position Information
Under the general supervision of the Chief Physician of the Student Health Services (SHS), this position provides psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up to patients referred from SHS and Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). This position provides critical expertise and consultation to SHS primary care clinicians and CAPS staff to care for the most complex and acute mental health conditions facing students.
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Minimum Requirements
Graduate of an accredited Medical School and successful completion of a Psychiatry Residency at an ACGME accredited program. Current unrestricted License to practice medicine in the state of California. Possession of an unrestricted Federal DEA license and have a Board Certification in Psychiatry. Must have inpatient, outpatient and triaging experience in assessing and treating severe psychiatric disorders and substance abuse. Knowledge of current psychiatric diagnosis and treatment principles relating to general practice, and specifically to a young adult population.

Strong interest in working with college age patients. Awareness of special issues affecting students engaged in rigorous academic programs and experiencing life on campus and developmental issues as they impact a students adjustment to campus life. Sensitivity to issues relating to cultural diversity and the problems in adjustment faced by native and foreign students in an unfamiliar environment. Sensitivity to mental health issues of special importance to gay and lesbian students.

Knowledge of issues of special importance to college/university students, including drug and alcohol use, eating disorders, chemical dependency and abuse, ADHD, LD, etc.

Knowledge of standards of psychiatric care in the greater community.

Knowledge of AAAHC requirements relating to psychiatric diagnosis, treatment and record keeping. Experience with ICD 9/ICDI0 coding, DSM-5 in billing.

Ability to work and communicate in a positive and cooperative manner in a multi-disciplinary environment. Good written and oral communication skills using fluent English, including medical charting and correspondence.

Knowledge of HIPAA, confidentiality and patient privacy issues pertaining to the delivery of health care. Experience with Electronic Medical Records.

A reasonable level of auditory acuity and be able to communicate effectively with students and their family and providers and staff. Be able to lift 40 pounds.

Must successfully pass credentialing process and criminal background check.

Strong professional references.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in an University Student Health Center.

Experience working with college age population.

Experience working with Point and Click "EMR".

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 2/19/2018
Application Due: 4/20/2018
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