The Staff Psychiatrist provides direct, outpatient, ambulatory patient care including psychiatric consultations and facilitating hospitalizations. This position is responsible for assuring continuous and ongoing quality, accessibility and safety of mental health services to the patients, and is responsible for promptly reporting to the Chief of Psychiatry all issues, which may impact patient care and safety. This position is also responsible for providing professional consultation to other Student Health Center clinicians, to Student Affairs, to academic, professional and department advisors, and to staff of other campus departments on mental health issues and emergencies.
Must be a graduate of an accredited medical school and completion of Psychiatry Residency at an ACGME accredited program.
Must hold a current license to practice medicine in the State of California.
Must hold Board Certification in Psychiatry.
Maintains an active and current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification.
Knowledge of current psychiatric diagnosis and treatment principles relating to general practice, and specifically to the college/university population.
Knowledge of HIPAA, FERPA, CMIA and patient privacy issues pertaining to the delivery of health care especially in mental health.
Knowledge of standard of psychiatric care in the greater community.
Skills in diagnostic evaluation.
Sensitivity to issues relating to all forms of diversity including but not limited to culture, sexual orientation, gender, and socioeconomic status.
Knowledge of issues of special importance to youth groups and college age adults, including drug and alcohol use, eating disorders, chemical dependency and abuse, ADHD, LD, etc.
Awareness of developmental issues as they relate to young adults transitioning into new living environments.
Knowledge of accreditation requirements relating to psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, record-keeping, and electronic medical records.
3 - 5 years of direct patient care experience after completing accredited residency training in medicine.
Ability to work in systems-of-care model
Strong knowledge of early adolescent and transitional age youth / emerging adult population psychiatric treatment
Prior experience working professionally with emotional, psychological or psychiatric issues among young adults, especially college students, strongly preferred.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions.
In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Crawl: Not Applicable
Climb: Not Applicable
Kneel: Not Applicable
Handle Objects: Occasionally
Reach above Shoulder Level: Occasionally
Use Fine Finger Movements: Frequently
Carry/Lift Loads up to 25 Pounds: Not Applicable
Carry/Lift loads between 25-50 lbs: Not Applicable
Carry/Lift Loads over 50 Pounds: Not Applicable
Perform Calculations: Occasionally
Communicate Orally: Constantly
Reason and Analyze: Constantly
Chemical/Biological Agent: Not Applicable
Construction Activities: Occasionally
Contact with Water/Liquids: Not Applicable
Drive Motorized Equipment: Not Applicable
Confined Spaces: Occasionally
Elevated Work Location: Not Applicable
Radioactive Materials: Not Applicable
Temperature Variations: Occasionally
Gas System: Not Applicable
Although this position's schedule is M-F and during traditional work hours, weekends or non-traditional work hours may be required for special projects or busy times of the year, or when strict deadlines must be met. In the case of extended hours, this position may be required to work those hours.
Employment in this position is contingent upon successful completion of a Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan background check, verification and continued monitoring of licensure as it applies to the position, and successful completion of our background review or credentialing process, as appropriate to the position.
The employee must comply with OSHA, CA/OSHA, and CDC recommendations and requirements regarding vaccination and testing of healthcare employees. This includes, but may not be limited to; current hepatitis B immunizations, annual flu vaccinations, and annual tuberculosis screening. At the discretion of Student Health Center, the employee may be offered an option to sign a declination acknowledgement in lieu of receiving an annual flu vaccination.
Per the UC Ethics Briefing, the employee is responsible for reporting any and all potential conflicts of interest to their supervisor in a timely manner.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy .
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.