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Title: Staff Psychiatrist - Professional Individual Contributor IV
Employment Type: Administrative Professional
College: V.P. Student Affairs
Department: CSU Healt Network
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Requirements: The CSU Health Network at Colorado State University is recruiting for a Staff Psychiatrist. This is a full-time, exempt, Administrative Professional position.


The position of Staff Psychiatrist serves at the CSU Health Network and reports to the Director of Psychiatry. The main function of the position is to care for patients with acute and chronic psychiatric conditions including substance use problems. The position collaborates with others within and outside of the CSU Health Network to ensure that patients receive optimal care.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides outpatient adult and adolescent psychiatric evaluations, medication management and brief psychotherapy. Responsible for psychiatric patient assessments, analyzing patient conditions, ordering medical testing and providing interpretation of same, documenting findings and initiating patient care plans
• Responsible for assessing progress of patients and modifying treatment accordingly
• Completes electronic medical record documentation on time
• Evaluates and institutes emergency hospitalization procedures of patients in crisis for their safely and stabilization
• Refers patients to community psychiatric practitioners or clinics as necessary
• Serves as physician mentor for one or more psychiatric nurse practitioners at CSU Health Network
• Works with psychiatric nurses for care coordination, medication refills and/or drug assistance program
• Consults with and advises the Counseling Services and medical care providers at the CSU Health Network regarding patients with special problems in accordance with established guidelines
• Collaborates with other CSU entities that impact student care as well as other community healthcare professionals
• Participates in required meetings and educational activities. Active involvement in presenting relevant topics is encouraged. Participates on appropriate CSU Health Network and University committees.
• Other duties as assigned


• Eligibility to obtain or a possession of a current Colorado physician license
• Board certification or board eligible in psychiatry
• A current DEA number
• Demonstrated experience with electronic medical records and computer use

• At least one year of clinical experience is highly desirable
• Experience working as a psychiatrist with a college age population is highly desirable
• Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities
• Experience to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary healthcare delivery setting that includes primary health care providers and counselors

Required Knowledge and Skills

• Excellent clinical skills in psychiatry, including management of acute and chronic patients with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses.
• Knowledge of principles and methods of health care for the college age population including diagnosis and treatment of mental/emotional disturbances, modern methods and principles of psychiatry, general medicine and neurology, and skill in their application
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including compassionate delivery of care
• Interest in the wellness of students and their family members and respect for the role of patients in the decision-making process
• Ability to develop and maintain good rapport with patients and staff
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information in accordance with policies of the CSU Health Network, Colorado State University, state, federal and HIPAA requirements

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. This is a university benefits eligible position.

Starting Date:
Anticipated starting date is August 1, 2014.
Application Deadline: 05-27-2014

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time, on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Complete applications must include:
1. A letter of interest describing your experiences and skills related to this position’s job responsibilities and duties and both minimum and preferred qualifications;
2. Resume;
3. Three professional references – including their names, titles, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. (Note: References will not be contacted without prior notification of the candidate.)

To apply online, application materials need to be uploaded in a single, combined PDF document through the Division of Student Affairs’ application website located at: www.studentaffairsjobs.colostate.edu. Applicants needing accommodations to submit materials may contact Tammy Roehrich at tammy.roehrich@colostate.edu. Email confirmation is sent when application materials are received.

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