Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227800-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Staff Psychiatrist is a member of a dynamic team of psychiatrists, advance-practice nurse practitioners, and nurses who serve university students in an outpatient psychiatric practice within University Health Services. A staff psychiatrist works closely with medical staff and therapists in a multi-disciplinary model to provide urgent and routine care to address students? mental health needs. There are no call responsibilities.

Principal Duties:

The Staff Psychiatrist provides routine and emergent psychiatric services to University of Wisconsin- Madison students and consults with University Health Services (UHS) staff. This includes performing a comprehensive mental health history and diagnostic interview, ordering and interpreting diagnostic testing, and making therapeutic decisions including prescribing medications. Collaborates with and provides consultation to other treatment providers including mental health counselors, medical providers, and Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers. Monitors patient outcomes and initiates changes in treatment plan based on patient response. The provider must demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented populations, follow agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, privacy, and maintain accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations. Duties will be performed under the supervision of the Director of Psychiatry.

Under the clinical oversight of the Director of Psychiatry, the Staff Psychiatrist:

-Participates in unit quality improvement activities as required by accreditation standards.
-Attends staff, project team, psychiatric case consultation, and workgroup meetings.
-Serves on internal and external committees.
- Provides supervision to psychiatry residents and evaluative input regarding other UHS trainees in accordance with training policies and procedures of the respective programs.
-Provides campus-based services and consultation to internal and external constituents.
-Provides continuing education presentations to trainees, staff, and external organizations.
-May develop formal teaching relationships with academic departments.
-Other responsibilities as assigned.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD or DO in Psychiatry

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience working in a college mental health setting preferred.

License or Certificate:

Licensure or eligibility to become licensed as a physician in the state of Wisconsin. Board certification in psychiatry.

Board Eligible candidates will be considered only in their immediate post-graduate year. Board eligible candidates must become board certified within 12-months of hire.

Additional Information:

Salary posted is the minimum. Experience will be considered.

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

A period of evaluation will be required.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 01, 2020


Minimum $220,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please make sure your cover letter references your licensing status.

Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will be required to provide three references, additional references may be requested later.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 31, 2020, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 2 2020 Central Daylight Time
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