Job description


Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Elson Student Health Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-11-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Department of Student Health is seeking a wage psychiatrist to work up to 24 hours a week. The individual will be responsible for providing comprehensive psychiatric diagnostic assessments, medication evaluations, treatment planning, and psychiatric management of patients seen through CAPS and other affiliated clinics. The individual will also work collaboratively with CAPS psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, care managers, and psychotherapists in rendering psychiatrically oriented treatment, crisis intervention and case management to UVa students.

To apply, candidates must submit a CV/Resume, Cover Letter and Contact information for 3 References through [email protected] ( This position will remain open until filled.

The Department of Student Health and the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Performs psychiatric mental health duties in accordance with established UVA Student Health policies and procedures and the American Psychiatric Association's Standards of Practice.
Consistently demonstrates competencies in the areas of psychiatric diagnostic evaluation, medication evaluation, ongoing medication follow-up prescription, crises management, case management, clinical consultation, collaborative co-treatment with multidisciplinary mental health clinicians and ethical decision-making.
Ensures compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements.
Ensures that the highest quality psychiatric care is provided to patients and their families.
Develops and maintains partnerships with multidisciplinary mental health clinicians to achieve quality care.
Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and verbal; critical analysis skills; problem solving skills and prioritization/time management skills.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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