University Health Services is looking for a Staff Psychiatrist to join our team. Apply now to work in our exciting environment, meeting the health and well-being needs of the UW-Madison student population.
The Staff Psychiatrist provides routine and emergent psychiatric care to the University of Wisconsin-Madison students. This includes performing a comprehensive mental health history and diagnostic interview, ordering and interpreting diagnostic testing, and making therapeutic decisions including prescribing medications within the scope of state licensure. Collaborates with and provides consultation to other treatment providers including mental health and medical providers. Monitors patient outcomes and initiates changes in treatment plans based on patient response. The provider must demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented populations, follow agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA, and maintain accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations. Duties will be performed under the supervision of the Director of Psychiatry.
Provides psychiatric care per national standards of care. Educates mostly transitional-age patients from Wisconsin and around the globe, develops and evaluates care plans, and prescribes medications and treatments in support of patient health and well-being. The patients served to have a variety of psychiatric disorders which include eating disorders, ADHD, psychotic illnesses, and substance use disorders. Collaborates and follows workflows in a complex system to engage with therapists within and outside the institution, care managers to coordinate that care, and other referrals. Attends meetings to support institutional efforts. Completes documentation for eligibility for campus disability services, international student needs, qualifications to study abroad, etc.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Minimum of one year of experience in a mental health setting is required.
Experience working with a young adult patient population or in a college health or mental health setting preferred.
Required MD - Physician - State Licensure MD or DO Licensure or eligibility to become licensed as a physician in the state of Wisconsin prior to starting date. Board certification in Psychiatry. Board-eligible candidates will be considered only in their immediate post-graduate year. Board-eligible candidates must become board certified within 12 months of hire.
Required DO - Physician (Do) - State Licensure
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
APRIL 24, 2023
Minimum $220,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, or a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
A period of evaluation will be required, and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
How to Apply:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be required to log in or create an account to continue. Please upload a cover letter and resume to apply. You will also be asked to provide the contact information for three professional references, one of which should be a current or former supervisor.
Please include in your resume examples of multidisciplinary experience.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.