Wage Psychiatrist
Job ID: R0017679 | Health Services Professional | Part time | Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness seeks applications for a wage Psychiatrist. The Psychiatrist will:

  • Ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that the highest quality psychiatric care is provided to patients and their families.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with multidisciplinary mental health clinicians to achieve quality care.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and verbal; critical analysis skills; problem solving skills and prioritization/time management skills.
  • Provide comprehensive psychiatric diagnostic assessments for purposes of medication evaluations, treatment planning and medication management of patients seen through CAPS.
  • See patients for initial psychiatric evaluations as scheduled.
  • See patients for ongoing psychiatric care.
  • Meet all standards of clinical care set forth through CAPS/SH policies and procedures
  • Receive adequate extent of positive ratings on CAPS patient satisfaction questionnaire.
  • Use Student Health electronic medical record for documentation of clinical care.
  • Meet minimum standards on departmental peer review processes.
  • Engage in administrative work pertaining to job functions.
  • Adhere to all area of policy as required.
  • Participate in treatment team meetings.
  • Meet individually with non-psychiatric CAPS providers and other Student Health Providers on an as-needed basis.
  • Work collaboratively with all professionals and administrators in Student Health.
  • Attend Student Health/CAPS departmental meetings as required.
  • Attend weekly CAPS Psychiatry meeting.
  • Maintain positive relationships with co-workers.

This position may work up to 32 hours per week.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification and professional license check. (PLAKA)

Minimum Requirements:


  • Medical degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.
  • Completion of psychiatric residency


  • Licensed or license eligibility to practice medicine in the state of Virginia.
  • Active Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number.

Required Experience:

  • Some- up to 4 years

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Consistently demonstrate competencies in the areas of psychiatric diagnostic evaluation, medication evaluation, ongoing medication follow-up prescription, crisis management, case management, clinical consultation, collaborative co-treatment with multidisciplinary mental health clinicians and ethical decision-making.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills, both written and verbal; critical analysis skills; problem solving skills and prioritization/time management skills.

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Charlottesville, VA 22908

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