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Director of Psychiatry
University of California, Santa Cruz
Job Description:
Director of Psychiatry
University of California, Santa Cruz

Student Health Services
JOB #: 1706974

Starting Salary Range: $190,000 - $240,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Student Health Services, the Director of Psychiatry has primary responsibility for psychiatric care at UCSC Student Health Services sites. It is the responsibility of the Director to establish and maintain programs that provide high quality psychiatric care including psychiatric evaluations, consultations and treatment.

This position is responsible for the administration, planning, management and evaluation of psychiatry services at UCSC Student Health Services (including the training and supervision of the professional and administrative staff) and supervises psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, psychiatry case managers and other staff in psychiatry within Student Health Services.

The Director of Psychiatry provides outpatient psychiatric evaluations and treatment to students and manages psychiatric emergencies on campus, by direct intervention and by collaborating with Health Center and Counseling staff.

In performing the duties of this position, the Director of Psychiatry consults and collaborates with Student Health Services Clinicians, Counseling Psychologists and other campus administrative and academic personnel concerning psychiatric issues involving students and also works collaboratively with off campus psychiatrists and other resources to help ensure a continuum of psychiatric care for students.

Qualifications include:
- Minimum of 5 years post residency work experience
- Recent experience (within the last 5 years) working in an outpatient setting in Psychiatry
- Good written and oral communication skills, including medical charting and correspondence
- Excellent clinical skills and knowledge in the areas of psychiatry described above, including evaluation and treatment
- Ability to work and communicate in a positive and cooperative manner in a multi-disciplinary setting

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-15-2017

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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Categories: Healthcare-Health Management, Healthcare-Mental Health, Healthcare-Psychiatry Academic Discipline: Medicine Years Of Experience: 5 Website Link: