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Haverford College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2023

Haverford College invites applications for our part-time (32 hours per week for 39 weeks per year), exempt, benefits-eligible Psychiatrist opportunity.

Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the Psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric evaluations to undergraduate students, follow up consultation, and medical review; prescribing psychiatric medications; collaborating with therapists at the Counseling Center; making referrals to community mental health providers for students requiring specialized psychiatric care; and communicating with campus partners as needed. There is no call required. This position may be filled by a Psychiatric (M.D./D.O) or a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNB-BC).

The Psychiatrist primarily collaborates with staff psychologists, social workers, postgraduate fellows (psychology and social work), externs, and also Social Work Interns. Additionally, the psychiatrist collaborates closely with health services coordinating laboratory draws, medication records and pick-up, eating disorders treatment, and addiction treatment. The psychiatrist is expected to attend weekly Monday meetings with CAPS staff and present at psychiatric rounds. The psychiatrist is also invited to weekly case discussions of students, a reading group, and conversations about the larger college community. The psychiatrist is expected to contribute and provide feedback in these formats, but not asked to serve in a direct supervisory role of trainees or psychologists.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Provide initial psychiatric consultation, medical review, and evaluation to undergraduate students
  • Provide follow up consultations and reviews to undergraduate students
  • Prescribe psychiatric medications to undergraduate students when warranted
  • Collaborate with senior staff therapists and psychological trainees in CAPS about undergraduate students
  • Collaborate with health services in order to monitor and coordinate laboratory draws, medication records and pick up, and eating disorder and addiction treatments
  • Make referrals to community mental health providers for students requiring long-term or specialized psychiatric care and communicate with campus partners as needed
  • Attend weekly reading group and case discussion of students along with full CAPS staff; psychiatrist is expected to contribute as a consultant and provide feedback in these formats, but not asked to serve in a direct supervisory role of trainees or psychologists
  • Lead weekly “psychiatric rounds” to review students being seen
  • Maintain separate confidential documentation of sessions
Line of Report: The Psychiatric Consultant reports to Philip J. Rosenbaum, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, who reports to Kelly Wilcox, Dean for Student Health and Learning Resources.

Work Location: This is a hybrid position with an expectation that the psychiatrist will be able to work both in our offices and remotely, and pursuant to the College’s Work Location Policy.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner licensed in Pennsylvania as either an M.D. or D.O. or PMHNP
Professional Competencies
  • Open to ideas of psychological complexity and appreciative of different views of the “good life”
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills, including charting and correspondence
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience providing services to a young adult population
Special Requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain PA Act 153 background checks.
To Apply : Interested applicants are invited to submit an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references by visiting . The application deadline is June 20, 2023 . Application review will begin after the deadline has passed. Please email recruiting @ with questions about submitting your materials. Should the search committee be interested in pursuing your candidacy, you will hear from them directly.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.

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