Pay Grade: 47
Hiring Range: Salary Commensurate withEducation and
JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
University Health Services (UHS) is seeking afull-time
psychiatrist to provide direct clinical evaluation and management
ofbehavioral health issues for students, faculty and staff at the
University ofTennessee Health Science Center. This position also
provides education andcounselling on behavioral health issues and
interfaces with other campuses inorder to facilitate resolution of
behavioral health issues.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Directs all activities related to behavioral health services
provided through University Health Services on the campus of
Provides initial psychiatric testing and evaluation, including
urgent care management.
Establishes a diagnosis; develops a treatment plan and provides
Orders pertinent psychiatric, laboratory and radiology
Provides counseling services.
Completes timely and accurate documentation in the electronic
medical record, detailing services provided and treatment plans
Initiates referral for and disposition of the patient’s
behavioral health care.
Provides tele psychiatry services to out of town students.
Provides education to students, faculty and staff regarding
behavioral health issues and services.
Participates in student and staff orientation programs.
Directs activities related to “Red Flag” behaviors.
Provides supervisory support, including review of clinical care
provided by therapists and/or APP’s.
EDUCATION: An M.D or D.O. degree, completion of an
ACGME-accredited residency inPsychiatry with a valid license to
practice Psychiatry in the state ofTennessee. (TRANSCRIPT
EXPERIENCE: Possess a generalknowledge and understanding of
healthcare in the ambulatory clinic setting.Possess specific
knowledge of behavioral medicine healthcare. High level
ofanalytical skills and creative ability. Ability to (and
support/enhance) workin a team-oriented environment. Ability to
work with minimal supervision andmake frequent independent
judgments. Perform duties on a continual basis withclose attention
to detail, including the ability to prioritize tasks, andexhibit
flexibility with needs and the performance of duties.
Excellentinterpersonal skills to receive and convene with patients,
families, staff andother physicians possessing or describing a
variety of concerns. Other mentalprocesses required to perform
essential duties and responsibilities includeobserving, analyzing,
differentiating, problem solving, identifying,
reasoning,interpreting, remembering, knowing, and understanding,
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid medicallicense to practice
psychiatry in the state of Tennessee. Board certificationor board
eligibility (if board eligible, must obtain certification within
oneyear of hire) in the field of psychiatry. (COPY OF
Job Other Professional
Primary Location Organization Student Health Services
Job Posting Sep 2, 2020, 5:02:30 PM
EEO/AA Statement / Non-Discrimination Statement The
University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and
employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will
receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and
will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability,
or covered veteran status.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color,
national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA
(disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status
should be directed to the (OED). Requests for accommodation of a
disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the
OED office.Office of Equity and Diversity