SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY Dallas, Texas
Student Affairs/Health Services Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
This is a 20 hours/week benefit-eligible position.
The primary purpose of the psychiatrist is to evaluate and treat students attending the University. The psychiatrist position is clinical, and includes performing psychiatric evaluations, crisis interventions, monitoring of psychoactive medications and case consultation with other SMU departments ~ particularly the Dean of Student Life office, Residence Life and Student Housing (RLSH), Law School and Legal Affairs. The psychiatrist works with other CAPS staff consisting of permanent and part-time psychologists, pre- and post-doctoral interns and fellows, and administrative staff. The psychiatrist will work closely with other health care providers in the Health Center and the community providing care to students.
Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Patient evaluations and care (routine and emergency), medication management, psychotherapy, family meetings, mandated evaluations, consultations and coordination of care;
Strategic planning and interaction with CAPS and Health Center staff;
Campus consultation and outreach to the campus community.
Participation in the CAPS call schedule.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree is required. Board-accredited psychiatric residency training program completion is required. Board Certification in Psychiatry or eligible in the specialty of psychiatry is required. Texas licenses or license eligible to practice medicine with appropriate registration in Texas is required.
Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community. Must also demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Candidates must possess strong organizational and time management skills to effectively handle multiple tasks and prioritize. Must have a strong commitment to a high standard of confidentiality and discretion.
Candidate is expected to perform autonomously, but also to enjoy working collaboratively in a team environment. Must provide care pursuant to professional standards and those normally provided by physicians with all responsibilities associated with a licensed physician.
The position is open until filled.
TO APPLY: Please visit our website www.smu.jobs to access the online application. Click on Staff Career Opportunities and apply to Job ID#: 900533.
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