TEMPORARY END DATE:
This position is temporary and
ends on or before June 30, 2024. Any continuation beyond June 30,
2024 is contingent upon satisfactory performance and available
Part-time, 20 hours per week
On-site (work in-person at
ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE:
$7,639 - $8,681
However, offer amount will be commensurate with candidate's
experience, education, skills, and training.
CSU CLASSIFICATION SALARY RANGE:
CSUB offers a best-in-class benefit
package for eligible employees that includes an array of medical
plans, choice of dental plans, vision coverage, retirement
participation in CalPERS, CSU tuition waiver, up to 24 vacation
days per year, sick leave with unlimited accrual, 14 paid holidays
per year and more! See our benefits
for additional information.
CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:
Open to all
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:
FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION
, applications must be
received by May 31, 2023;
position will remain open until filled.
**This is a 10/12 pay-plan designated position.**
Employees appointed on this 10/12 pay-plan position work 10 months
of the year and receive the months of January and June off.
Employees are paid an amount equal to 10 months' salary over a
period of 12 months. The first full months off will be January and
By working cooperatively and
collaboratively with the Counseling Center Coordinator, staff,
Counselor Faculty and, as needed, the Student Health Center
Director, the Psychiatrist is responsible for providing general
psychiatric care to CSUB students who experience mental health
problems that may be managed by medication.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Other job duties
- Provide psychiatric assessment and medication management to
students by meeting with them individually to evaluate. Assures
continuous and ongoing quality, accessibility, and safety of
psychiatric services to students.
- Diagnose psychiatric conditions according to the Diagnostic and
Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) criteria.
- Develop treatment plans for patients and provide consultation
regarding advisability of treatment with various therapeutic
options including psychiatric medication and movement of patients
with chronic psychiatric conditions.
- Provide immediate care for acute psychiatric conditions
including appropriate arrangement of hospitalization through
appropriate community resources.
- Establish, diagnose, and document the treatment plan and
prognosis using the Counseling Center Electronic Record System,
- Maintain strict patient confidentiality.
- Use of appropriate community resources for students who may
need long-term psychiatric care.
- Provide support for students concerning their psychiatric
- Utilize accepted professional practice guidelines for general
psychiatry and observes the ethics and standards of the American
Psychiatric Association and the California Medical Association to
diagnose, prescribe, and manage medications for the treatment of
psychiatric disorders of students.
- Meet with Counselor Faculty to provide consultation on
psychiatric care of students.
- Collaborate with Counseling Center Coordinator and Student
Health Services Director to provide an interdisciplinary approach
to managing student mental health cases.
- Contribute to the establishment of policy regarding psychiatric
diagnosis, treatment, referral, confidentiality, release of
information to and from outside professional sources, record
keeping and any other issues affecting standards of practice for
- Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site
for occasional professional development.
- Must be able to work occasional holidays and adjust working
hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to
perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE –
- Perform other job-related duties and special projects as
- Attend training and maintain skill currency as appropriate to
safely and effectively complete assignments.
- Attend Division staff development sessions and University
functions as a valued member of the campus community.
- Ability to remain calm and act in crisis/emergency
Graduation from an
accredited medical institution recognized by the Medical Board of
California and completion of one or more psychiatry residency
programs and/or fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council
for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent in a specialty
appropriate to the assigned specialty duties.
Possess valid and current State of
California license in good standing to practice medicine. Current
American Board of Medical Specialties Certification in psychiatry
or Board Eligible in Psychiatry within 24 months of employment.
Valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for
prescribing controlled substances. CPR/AED certification required.
Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by
date of hire.
If a physician loses certification, then the physician may be
allowed to continue to provide health care for up to one year while
recertification is obtained. If they are not recertified within the
one-year grace period, then the physician's clinical privileges in
the Counseling Center may be suspended immediately.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES (SKA's) –
- Thorough knowledge of and the ability to effectively and
efficiently apply the principles and methods essential to the
diagnosis and treatment of medical and/or mental health disorders
within the scope of the assigned specialty.
- Knowledge of local, state, and national laws and regulations
pertaining to the medical field and the assigned specialty.
- Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics standards
and patient privacy.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage a variety of
clinical duties as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Ability to meet students where they are during the morning and
afternoons, either virtually or in person, from an office located
in the CSUB Counseling Center
- Ability to listen to divergent views and facilitate a
resolution to situations as needed.
- Work collaboratively and effectively with Administrative
Support Staff for scheduling, forms, etc.
- Regular and reliable attendance is required.
- Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high
level of diplomacy and professionalism.
- Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad
range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with
diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts
- Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and
teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work
atmosphere in the University with the ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships within a diverse
population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
- Excellent communication skills: ability to effectively
communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both
verbally and in writing.
- Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and
- Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and
- Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with the
ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments
with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
- Excellent computer skills and competence with a variety of
computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets,
databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring
- Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University
- Possesses a customer-oriented and service-centered
- Strong experience working with a diverse population and a wide
range of psychiatric diagnoses in a university or outpatient
- Prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient
- Strong interest in working with university-age patients.
- Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational
MEDIUM WORK – up to 40% of the
activities involve sitting, standing, squatting, kneeling, or
walking; lifting heavy weight objects limited to 50 pounds; may
involve pushing and pulling objects within the weight limits.
Only those applicants possessing
experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the
office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal
Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience, and
interest in the position.
Satisfactory completion of a
background check (including a criminal records check) is required
for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment,
which may be rescinded if the background check reveals
disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the
candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
continued employment of a current CSU employee who was
conditionally offered the position.
Sensitive positions are
designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of
individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to
children, concerns for the safety and security of the people,
animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the
CSU or individuals in the university community.
General: The person holding
this position is considered a general mandated reporter under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to
comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083,
revised July 21, 2017.
It is the policy of
California State University, Bakersfield to hire only United States
citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United
States. All new employees will be required to present documentation
verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be
requested to present a social security card at the time of initial
appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State
regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of
Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State
employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals
are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.
California State University,
Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity.
Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age,
color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic
information, marital status, disability or covered veteran