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Psychiatrist - Pool Re-announced

California State University, Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 20, 2024

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Part Time

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Psychiatrist - Pool Re-announced

Job No: 525640
Work Type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Part Time

Applications are currently being accepted to establish a pool of qualified applicants for these temporary, hourly, on-call positions. Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis through 6/30/2024.

Job No: 525640; 09/22/2023 - Re-announced

Physician-Specialty Services
Student Health Center

Salary Range: $13,732 - $26,726/Monthly (Prorated accordingly)

Work Schedule: Hours to be arranged, on-call; temporary position, ends on or before 6/30/2024; may be extended; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: The Student Health Center (SHC) provides high-quality, affordable health care and health education for the students of Cal State LA to preserve and enhance their potential for academic success and personal development. In support of this mission and under direction of the Interim Director & Medical Chief of Staff, the Psychiatrist provides compassionate and competent psychiatric care to students and participates in other professional and departmental activities as assigned. The incumbent evaluates and diagnoses mental health problems; orders and interprets diagnostic tests as needed; prescribes medication when needed and follows up on treatment; counsels patients; provide mental health crisis intervention and management when needed; refers to and consults with other professionals and providers as needed; provide consultation and expert opinion; collaborates with others in CAPS in the care of patients; participate in the SHC's continuous quality improvement activities; and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Incumbent must possess and maintain: graduation from a medical school and completion of one or more residency programs and/or fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent in a specialty appropriate to their assigned specialty duties; a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California; current board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) specialty or subspecialty appropriate for their assigned specialty duties; a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances; current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties. In accordance with Executive Order 943, a physician can be given clinical privileges pending initial certification, but must be board certified as soon as possible, but no later than two years after the date of hire. Incumbent must possess: thorough knowledge to effectively apply principles and methods essential to psychiatry, and the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to emergency situations; thorough knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and psychiatry; thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards which include but not limited to the County Medical Society, California Medical Association, and the American Medical Association; ability and specialized skills to: serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel and establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialist, as well as students, faculty and staff. Incumbent must demonstrate an interest or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Prior/current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic is preferred. Experience working in a student health services setting combined with strong interest and knowledge in working with college-age patients; ability and specialized skills to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other SHC personnel and maintain effective working relationships with others; experience in use of electronic health recording system.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 10/6/2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Employment in these positions may expire on or before the expiration date or may be extended. Future temporary positions are contingent upon the availability of funds and operational needs of the University.

The person holding this position is considered a "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, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678

Advertised: Sep 22, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Application closes: Open until filled

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