The Staff Psychiatrist provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment of students on the Columbia University Irving Medical Center Campus, participates in the on-call service, and provides crisis intervention, as needed. This is a part-time salaried position.
Provide psychiatric evaluation and psychopharmacological treatment as well as consultation and referral to community-based treatment providers when appropriate.
Provide care in an interpersonally and culturally sensitive manner.
Document care as prescribed by law and in accordance with best practices.
Participate in continuous quality improvement.
Participate in the after-hours emergency on-call service.
Provide crisis intervention, as needed.
Doctorate in Medicine. Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency program in Psychiatry. Candidate will possess a New York State medical license. Candidates will be Board Certified in adult psychiatry.
Experience working with patients on a psychiatric inpatient unit, or the functional equivalent.
Demonstrated competence in crisis intervention, assessing need for psychiatric hospitalization, handling psychiatric emergencies, and supervising referral for inpatient care.
Demonstrated competence in use of best practices for diagnostic evaluation and psychopharmacological treatment.
Prior experience working in a university mental health service or a comparable healthcare system.
Prior experience in urgent care coordination and high risk psychological evaluations.
Prior experience with, and/or additional training in, the psychiatric care of young adults with the following subspecialties: eating disorders, multicultural or cross-cultural treatment, and substance abuse/dependence.
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