Psychiatric Provider

Employer
Smith College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Health Services
Employment Type
Part Time


If you have any questions about the position or our application process, reach out to us at recruiting-u@smith.edu .

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.

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, DO degree or APRN. 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/intergenerational trauma, and racial traum-responsive practices. A strong understanding of developmental and mental health challenges affecting late adolescence and young adult populations.

Experience working with college populations, versed in telehealth practices. Demonstrated knowledge of (trans)gender affirming psychiatric practices, historical/intergenerational trauma, and racial traum-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.

Additional Information

For the care and safety of our community, Smith College requires that all employees be vaccinated as a condition of employment and as such, the incumbent will be required to be immunized against COVID-19 on or before their first day of employment. Proof of vaccination status will be required. Individuals may seek medical or religious exemption with HR, but must do so prior to their arrival.

Please attach BOTH a current resume and a cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position . Be sure you have provided all attachments before submitting your application. You will NOT be able to attach additional files after you have hit the Submit button.

Review of applications will begin

August 3, 2022

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.

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 151B, it is the policy of Smith College to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact our recruiting team at recruiting-u@smith.edu .

Diversity and a culture of inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religions, 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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