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Staff Psychiatrist

Company: Colorado State University, Health Network
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description of Work Unit Medical Services
The Medical Clinic at the CSU Health Network provides acute and chronic care to CSU students by appointments and on a walk-in basis for urgent concerns. Primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners care for students, with emphasis on preventive care, education, and continuity. The medical staff are supported by a full range of laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, physical therapy, psychiatry, optometry, and nutrition services on site, behavioral health and integrated care with counseling staff enhances the treatment of students with behavioral health concerns. Minor procedures are performed in the clinic. The Medical Clinic provides services between the hours of 8:00 am 5:00 pm Monday-Friday, providing attractive work schedules for staff.

CSU Health Network
The CSU Health Network ( CSUHN ) at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost-effective mental health and primary care medical services on campus, referral for community specialty care, and comprehensive health education and prevention services programming. Services such as physical therapy, dentistry, and optometry are available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see

Why work at Colorado State University?
Commitment to Campus
Colorado State University s Commitment to Campus encompasses a wide range of programs, discounts, and special benefits available to CSU faculty and staff. Here are just a few

  • FREE credit courses (up to 9-semester credits per year) through Employee Study Privilege
  • FREE growth/training/development opportunities
  • FREE MAX transit use with CSU identifications
  • After-school programs and summer camps for kids
  • Tuition Scholarships up to 50% for eligible family members For more detail about these programs, visit: ; .

    Retirement Programs
    While employees of CSU do not contribute to Social Security, the University and the state of Colorado offer competitive retirement plans. As a condition of employment and required by Colorado law, employees are required to participate in either the University s Defined Contribution Plan ( DCP ) or the Public Employee s Retirement Plan ( PERA ) of Colorado. Each plan offers a generous employer match between 10% 21%. For more information, visit: .

    Top Public Research University
    Colorado State University is one of the nation s top public research universities and an institution on the rise. In the last decade, CSU has:
    • Produced record enrollment
    • Built on all-time highs in student diversity and student success
    • Seen record fundraising far outpacing ambitious goals
    • Delivered groundbreaking research driven by a highly productive faculty
    • Revitalized campus through a transformational building campaign
    • Shaped an unrivaled learning environment where nine of 10 recent graduates say they would choose CSU again and rate their education as excellent CSU was recently ranked first among Colorado-based educational employers and fifth among all in-state employers in Forbes magazine s America s Best Employers by State!

      Campus Culture and Principles of Community
      Colorado State University has a campus culture that is driven by a desire always to do better and a vision to be the best place to learn, work, and discover. Our Principles of Community Inclusion, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Social Justice reflect our core values and support CSU s mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service, and engagement. Each member of our community has a responsibility to uphold these principles when engaging with one another and acting on behalf of the University.

      Tobacco and Smoke-Free
      Colorado State University is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. For the health of our university community, the use of smoking, vaping or tobacco products is prohibited on CSU grounds or in buildings.

      Live in Fort Collins
      Fort Collins, which has been home to CSU since the University s inception in 1870, is a vibrant, friendly city of 161,000 tucked against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Northern Colorado, just 60 miles from Denver. The city boasts a lively arts and cultural scene, shopping in historic Old Town, a strong economy, and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. With more than 200 miles of bike paths and trails, easy access to the scenic Poudre River and majestic Rocky Mountain National Park, and within easy driving distance of Colorado s iconic ski areas, it is a year-round paradise. Boasting a mild climate, thriving high-tech industry, and some of the best microbreweries in the world, it s no wonder Fort Collins annually ranks among the most livable small cities in the United States.
      Position Summary The Staff Psychiatrist works as a provider of psychiatric care and reports directly to the Director of Psychiatry Services.

      The Staff Psychiatrist provides care for patients with acute and chronic psychiatric conditions, including substance use problems. This position provides psychiatric assessments and management, ordering and interpreting tests and documenting care in the electronic medical records; assesses patients progress and modifies treatment plans accordingly; institutes emergency hospitalizations for patients in crisis for their safety and stabilization when needed; refers patients to the community providers when needed; provides telepsychiatry services through the phone/video conferencing if needed; and collaborates with others within and outside of the CSU Health Network to ensure that patients receive the optimal care.

      This is a regular, academic year or 12-month position that may be either part- or full-time, working 20-40 hours per week. The number of hours will be identified and a regular schedule established. The annualized full-time salary is pro-rated based on the established part-time schedule. The salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and applicable board-certified psychiatry subspecialties. There is opportunity for additional salary if you have completed fellowships and are board certified in e psychiatry subspecialties appropriate for the Health Network, for example, Addiction Psychiatry.
      Required Job Qualifications Education/Certification
      • MD or DO degree with a subsequent specialty training in psychiatry
      • Possession of a current Colorado Medical License, or the ability to obtain by the start date
      • Board certification in psychiatry, or the ability to become board certified in psychiatry within two years
      • Possession of a current DEA number for authorization of prescriptive privileges, or the ability to obtain by the start date Experience
        • One year of clinical experience working as a full-time Psychiatrist Preferred Job Qualifications Experience
          • Two years of clinical experience working as a full-time Psychiatrist
          • Experience working as an outpatient Staff Psychiatrist and providing consultation with medical and counseling providers
          • Broad range of clinical experience that encompasses multiple diagnoses, including mood and anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and psychosis, substance use disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and trauma-informed care
          • Experience caring for diverse and historically marginalized populations
          • Experience or willingness to work in an integrated multidisciplinary health care setting
          • Experience working with a college age / young adult population
          • Experience working with an electronic health record system Knowledge, Skills, Ability, Other Characteristics
            • Collaborative mindset to provide consultation to psychiatry team members and other entities
            • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
            • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information in accordance with policies of the CSU Health Network, Colorado State University, state, federal and HIPAA requirements
            • Interest in the wellness of students and their family members/support systems and respect for the role of patients in the decision-making process
            • Ability to analyze policies, programs, and initiatives to make recommendations for quality improvement
            • A personal or professional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through active planning and purposeful effort Diversity Statement Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

              Essential Duties
              Job Duty Category Patient Care Duty/Responsibility
              • Provides outpatient adult and occasional adolescent psychiatric evaluations, medication management, management of side effects and brief psychotherapy if appropriate. Responsible for ordering medical testing and providing interpretation of same, documenting findings and initiating patients care plans
              • Responsible for assessing progress of patients and modifying treatment accordingly
              • Completes electronic medical record documentation on time
              • Shares responsibility with other psychiatric providers for daily coverage of urgent appointment and selective clinics if necessary. These clinics include . click apply for full job details

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