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Staff Psychiatrist

Company: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummarySituated within Harvard University Health Services (HUHS), Harvard's Counseling and Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is a counseling and mental health support service which seeks to work collaboratively with students and the university to support individuals who are experiencing some measure of distress in their lives.Harvard's undergraduate and graduate/professional students come from diverse backgrounds, races, ethnicities, national origins, sexual orientations, gender identities, and lived experiences. This position opportunity for a Psychiatrist at CAMHS encompasses the following expectations: Provides diagnostic and psychiatric assessments and out-patient psychotherapy/psychopharmacology for patients with mental health issues (individual and crisis intervention).Provides outreach and consultation with University administrators.As needed, supervises and trains psychiatric residents and psychiatric nurse practitioners.Provides training and consultation to the social workers and psychologists on staff as a member of a team within CAMHS.Covers after hours on call as second call provider for the service, including weekends and holidays.(On average, psychiatrists are on call 2 to 3 weekdays each month, 6-7 weekends per year, and holidays are rotated among psychiatrists).Serves on HUHS/CAMHS committees at the request of the Chief of CAMHS. Applicants should be able to demonstrate competency, experience, and commitment to issues of diversity in the delivery of clinical services and in outreach/programming.We are particularly interested in applicants with documented expertise in the care of marginalized persons, underrepresented communities, and individuals with a history of trauma. Basic Qualifications---Board Certified in Adult or Child Psychiatry (or board-eligible, with expectation to be certified within two years or two consecutive board examination cycles)---M.D. or D.O. and licensed to practice in Massachusetts ---DEA license, including Massachusetts DEA Additional Qualifications and SkillsAdditional Qualifications: ---Documented experience working with young adult patients either in college or other University programs---Experience working with diverse populations---Experience with telemedicine---Strong theoretical understanding of multicultural issues in mental health---Demonstrated work experience in the following areas preferred: oAssessment/treatment of adolescents, adults, and children; eating disorders; awareness of issues pertaining to students from other cultures; student health issues; urgent care and crisis management; outreach and consultation in a university setting; treatment of clients with trauma history; treatment of patients with gender and sexuality concerns. ---Substantial experience and authoritative knowledge of clinical principles and practices---Experience in clinical management, supervision, quality assurance, continuous improvement, utilization management, and understanding complex organizational, financial, and management issues---Demonstrated skills in effective communication, negotiation, leadership, and teaching---Demonstrated commitment to high quality, cost-effective health care and research in a large multidisciplinary prepaid group practiceCertificates and LicensesBoard Certified in Adult or Child PsychiatryMassachusetts M.D. or D.O. and DEA licensedAdditional InformationThe University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard's Vaccine & Booster Requirements. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University's "COVID-19 Vaccine Information" webpage: Harvard continues to place the highest priority on the health, safety and wellbeing of its faculty, staff and students, as well as the wider community. Information and details can be found via Harvard's Coronavirus Workplace Policies website:

Keywords: Harvard University, Cambridge , Staff Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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