Student Health Services offers primary medical care and health promotion to students of San Diego State University through a wide range of programs and services. Care is provided by board certified physicians, certified nurse practitioners and other medical staff including nurses, clinical laboratory scientists, x-ray technologists, medical assistants, and pharmacists. In addition to the basic medical care, Student Health Services offers health education, orthopedics, osteopathic manipulative treatment and psychiatry.
The mission of SDSU Student Health Services is to provide high-quality, convenient, student-focused medical care in a safe and welcoming environment, actively partnering with our student- patients to help them achieve and maintain healthy lives in support of their personal and academic success.
This position, under the direct supervision of the SHS Medical Director, will be responsible for the provision of efficient, cost-effective medical care to SDSU student-patients. The Physician Specialty Services Psychiatrist is a licensed, highly skilled health care practitioner who provides a wide range of primary health care services within a student health center including assessment and management. The incumbent may receive work direction from a Lead Physician and will work collaboratively with the Lead Physician, other Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other staff consisting of Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, Medical Assistants, and Clinical Assistants.
Under supervision of the Medical Director, Physician - Specialty Services Psychiatrists are assigned to perform specialized clinical services within the scope of practice of a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) license in the State of California, and board certification· in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) specialty or subspecialty as appropriate to the assigned duties. Examples of specialty services include, but are not limited to orthopedics, sports medicine, dermatology and psychiatry.
The incumbent will provide psychiatric services to students of San Diego State University (SDSU) upon referral from providers at Student Health Services (SHS), Counseling & Psychological Services (C&PS) and Student Ability and Success Center (SASC). These services positively impact and support student well-being and academic success.
Physician - Specialty Services Psychiatrists work as a team with other Student Health Center staff and may be assigned responsibility for the clinical supervision of the delivery of health care by other health care professionals and practitioners such as Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses or others engaged in the care of student-patients.
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This position has two schedule options:
Schedule A: 32 hours per week (.75 time-base with a set schedule)
Schedule B: 40 hours per week (1.0 time-base)
This is a benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2023 with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.