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Job Title: Psychiatrist
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 24928
Job Code: 7750 Physician - Specialty Services - A
Department: Student Health Center
CompensationClassification: Physician - Specialty Care
Anticipated Hiring Range:$15,000/month - $20,000/month (1.0 FTE)(12/12 Pay Plan)
Salary Range: $12,819/month - $24,950/month
FLSA status: Exempt

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About the Position*Qualified applicants may be offered a 10, 11, or 12 month position. Options for Full-Time or Part-Time status will also be discussed.*

The SHC Psychiatrist works independently in performing assigned student services and consultations with SHC medical staff and CAPS counseling staff. Consultation could involve advice regarding psychiatric diagnostic treatment and psychotherapeutic activities and are in accordance with the overall operation of the SHC and within the scope of the program established by the Board of Trustees. The incumbent may provide highly specialized advice regarding planning, coordinating, and evaluating ongoing psychiatric care of students. All staff are expected to conform to CSU, State, and Federal regulations and laws. Although unlikely, there may be an occasion of brief evening or weekend work. Working collegially and collaboratively to support student success is the bottom line purpose of this and all SHC positions.
Minimum QualificationsGraduation from a medical school and completion of one or more residency programs and/or fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent in a specialty appropriate to their assigned specialty duties.
License and Certification Requirements:
Physicians - Specialty Services must possess* and maintain:
-A valid license to practice medicine in the State of California.
-Current board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) specialty or subspecialty appropriate for their assigned specialty duties.
-A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances.
-Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.
Preferred Qualifications-Experience with teenage and young adult health concerns and opportunities.
-1 year practicing as psychiatrist
-Organizational efforts to support community resilience and wellbeing
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-Thorough knowledge of current and advanced principles of general psychiatry, including knowledge of available community resources and how to use them.
-Demonstrated skills in diagnostic clinical decision-making and critical thinking.
-Demonstrated ability to provide accurate psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.
-Physical ability and manual dexterity to perform patient care in functional areas to which assigned.
-Working knowledge of ethics and standards of local and national medical associations and understanding local, state, and federal government regulations.
-Working knowledge of software applicable to this position, such as medical record and scheduling software.
-Skill in oral and written communication sufficient to communicate with both patients and SHC staff; possession of good customer service and public relations skills.
-Ability to quickly assess emergency psychiatric situations and provide the necessary prompt course of action.
Posting DateFebruary 15, 2019
Application ScreeningApplication Screening begins March 5, 2019.
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Required Application MaterialResume
Letter of interest
List of References
Complete SJSU Online Employment Application

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Contact InformationOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250




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Posted: 2/16/2019
Application Due: 4/17/2019
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