Staff Psychiatrist

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 21, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Health Services Job Description

Job Summary

Provide mental health care to matriculated undergraduate and graduate students including psychiatric assessments, ongoing appointments and the prescription and monitoring of medications as appropriate. Provide clinical consultation to the Counseling and Medical service staff as needed.

Please attach both a current CV, cover letter and a list of 3 professional references who know your work well, with at least one of which is a non-MD. Attachment works best as a single PDF or Word document.

Essential Functions

Perform initial psychiatric evaluations, ongoing clinical appointments, and crisis intervention. (60%)

· Provide medication evaluations and management according to professional standards of care.

· Maintain a strong understanding of developmental and mental health challenges affecting late adolescents and young adults.

· Order lab tests as needed.
· Provide short-term or time sensitive treatment compatible with the academic calendar.
· Refer students to other service providers, on and off campus as needed.
· Provide crisis intervention during office hours and serve as on-call after-hours clinician as part of staff rotation
· Provide individual and group therapy as needed.

· Provide short-term or time sensitive treatment compatible with the academic calendar.

· Refer students to other service providers, on and off campus as needed.
· Provide crisis intervention during office hours and serve as on-call after-hours clinician as part of staff rotation

· Provide individual and group therapy as needed.

· Facilitate and provide clinical support for psychiatric hospitalizations as needed.

Provide consultation and work collaboratively and cooperatively with other clinical staff members and community providers. (20%)

· Attend staff meetings and treatment plan meetings as needed

· Provide needed documentation and consultation for student accommodations in partnership with the class deans’ office and office of disability services

· Consult with family members of students as needed.

· Refer students to other service providers, on and off campus as needed.

· Provide and attend in-service trainings

· Participate in outreach programming.

Maintain timely clinical records. (15%)

· Review students' records and files to determine the progress, effectiveness, and appropriateness of treatment services offered.

· Prepare psychiatric reports as needed.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Lead Psychiatrist, Associate Director of Counseling Services, or Director of the Schacht Center for Health and Wellness. (5%)

Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education, experience, certifications, licenses)

MD or DO degree, Completion of an accredited residency program in Adult Psychiatry, Board certified or Board eligible in Adult Psychiatry, licensure in Massachusetts. Experience working with diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with college populations, versed in telehealth practices. Demonstrated knowledge of (trans)gender affirming psychiatric practices, historical/inter-ngenerational trauma, and racial trauma-responsive practices. A strong understanding of developmental and mental health challenges affecting late adolescence and young adult populations.

Proven experience working with diverse constituencies. A commitment to the core values of the college, student affairs division, and Schacht Center. Ability to foster equitable and inclusive psychiatric care as evidenced by demonstrated practice cultural humility and sophistication in delivering mental health services to diverse student groups. Empathy and positivity in work engagement with students and colleagues. Ability to collaborate effectively with a team and a willingness to contribute to the overall wellness of the college community. Board certified or Board eligible in Adult Psychiatry

Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position.

Review of applications will begin

January 4, 2021

Compensation Grade:

Grade B

Position Type:

Regular

About Smith College

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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