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 Student Health Services (SHS) and the Counseling Center. This positions provides critical expertise and consultation to SHS primary care clinicians and Counseling Center staff to care for the most complex and acute mental health conditions facing students. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Graduate of an accredited Medical School and successful completion of a Psychiatry Residency at an ACGME accredited program. Required
Licenses License Requirement 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. Required Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) / Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) card and must be maintained in accordance with the American Heart Association standards Required
Certifications Certification Requirement A valid California Board Certification in Psychiatry Required
Conditions Condition Requirement Completion of Psychiatry Residency at an ACGME accredited program. Required Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 2 years post residency. Required 2 - 5 years post residency for psychiatry. Preferred (credentialing requirement) A minimum of 1 year working with current employer. Required Experience working with Point and Click "EMR" (Electronic Medical Records) Preferred Experience working in an University Student Health Center. Preferred Experience working with college age population. Preferred Must have inpatient, outpatient and triaging experience in assessing and treating severe psychiatric disorders and substance abuse. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must successfully pass credentialing process and criminal background check. Required Strong professional references. Required
Minimum Requirements 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.
Must have effective diagnostic and decision making skills in area of specialty/expertise.
Must be able to work in a collaborative manner.
Must be able to diagnose patient condition and make associated treatment recommendations.
Must be able to influence others.
Expert clinical skills.
Preferred Qualifications 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.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
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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