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Company: The University Of Chicago
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

-CSL SCS: Medical Providers
About the Department
-The Student Counseling Service (SCS) is a part of the Student Wellness and Counseling Services organization within Campus and Student Life. SCS provides mental health care to students and their dependents who have paid the Student Life Fee. Mental health services include diagnostic assessments; crisis assessment and intervention; individual, couples, and/or group psychotherapy; medication management; academic skills counseling; and referral services. SCS staff provides consultation to University of Chicago faculty, staff, and administrators, and outreach/education to the campus community. In its care for students, SCS employs a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians, supports a psychology training program, and serves as a training rotation site for psychiatry residents.
Job Summary
-Provides routine and emergent psychiatric care to University of Chicago students and consults with Student Wellness (SW) staff in accordance with privileges approved by the credentials committee, to include identification and management of mental health problems.Responsibilities

  • Conducts comprehensive psychiatric evaluations; prescribes psychiatric medications as indicated; orders and interprets laboratory studies as indicated; provides psychiatric follow-up care.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations.
  • Participates in emergency psychiatry call rotation.
  • Provides formal and informal consultation to SW clinical staff and trainees.
  • Attends and participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team and psychiatry staff meetings.
  • Provides campus-based services and consultation to internal and external constituents, which may necessitate being on campus some evenings and/or weekend hours.
  • Participates in SW peer review and quality improvement activities.
  • Serves on SW committees as assigned.
  • Collaborates with other health professionals to provide comprehensive primary care for the entire population of University students. Recommends medication for students with complex health problems using best practices within primary care.
  • Uses specialized medical knowledge and expertise to perform physical exams. Places orders for diagnostic testing. Interprets health issues and determines evidence-based diagnoses and methods of management. Assesses the need for and recommends medication appropriate medications.
  • Performs other related work as needed.
    Minimum Qualifications
    -Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.---
    Work Experience:Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 7+ years of work experience in a related job discipline.---
    Certifications:---Preferred QualificationsEducation:
    • Doctoral degree in medicine.
    • Accredited residency in psychiatry completed before start date.
    • Board certified or board-eligible in psychiatry before start date.
    • Medical license in Illinois within six months of start date.Experience:
      • Experience in a university counseling center or with young adults treating mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, and providing couple counseling and crisis management.Preferred Competencies
        • Ability to interview and obtain medical information.
        • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medications.
        • Comprehensive knowledge of laws and ethical principles related to the practice of psychiatry in a university setting.
        • Once licensed and as required, will apply for a controlled substance license and DEA number.
        • Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCM Medical Staff Office prior to start date.
        • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently required.
        • Strong organizational skills.
        • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
        • Demonstrated experience working with a wide array of presenting problems and an affinity for working in a multidisciplinary team.Working Conditions
          • Direct patient contact or clinical care setting.
          • Office environment.
          • On-call responsibilities.
          • Ability to sit for up to 2 hours at a time.
          • Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours at a time.
          • Ability to use standard computer and office equipment.Application Documents
            • Resume (required)
            • Cover Letter (required)
            • Lisa of 3 references (preferred)
              When applying, the document(s) MUST -be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.
              Job Family
              -Healthcare & Medical Services
              Role Impact
              -Individual Contributor
              FLSA Status
              Pay Frequency
              Scheduled Weekly Hours
              Benefits Eligible
              Drug Test Required
              Health Screen Required
              Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
              Posting Statement
              - The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form. We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history.A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment.Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position. The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: - . -Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637. About UsThe University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

Keywords: The University Of Chicago, Chicago , Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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