Lead Psychiatrist, Colonial Health Center

Washington D.C. - Foggy Bottom
May 03, 2017
Jun 07, 2017
Full Time

Job Description Summary:

George Washington University’s (GW) Medical Services of the Colonial Health Center (CHC) goal is to provide high quality medical care to all GW students, provide easy access to care to enable students to return to classes as quickly as possible. We seek to educate and encourage students to become active participants in their own care and to support the University community in making healthy lifestyle choices. https://healthcenter.gwu.edu/

GW Colonial Health Center is seeking a full time Lead Psychiatrist to provide clinical assessment and evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients for short term and episodic care. The position includes psychiatric medication management, urgent psychiatric consultations and crisis intervention. The candidate will maintain professional working relationships with the medical and counseling team and university administrators. This position reports to the Director of Medical Services at the GW Colonial Health Center and supervises the Psychiatry team, including collaborative agreements with Nurse Practitioners.

Job Responsibilities:
• Manages Psychiatry team.
• Provides crisis intervention to the student population.
• Provides General psychiatric evaluations and assessments including short-term treatment, psychotherapy, medication management and referrals.
• Coordinates services with primary care clinicians, counselors, and care managers within the Colonial Health Center team, Disability Support Service, and Dean of Students office.
• Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Advanced degree (MD, DO) and a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the District of Columbia, prior to start date, and board eligibility/board certification in relevant specialty. Finalists must pass credentials verification and National Practitioner Data Bank query.

    Preferred Qualifications:

Previous supervisory skills.

Previous experience with young adult (college student) population is preferred.

Previous experience in a college or university setting.

Knowledgeable of community resources to facilitate off-campus referrals.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational skills.