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Position Title
Director of Psychiatric Services (Clinical Asst/Assoc Professor) PVL 76470

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Mental Health Services at University Health Services

Salary Range
Minimum 160,000 ANNUAL Depending on Qualifications

Position Description
Under the direction of the Director of Mental Health (DMH), the Director of Psychiatric Services (DPS) is responsible for providing oversight of Psychiatric services within Counseling and Consutation Services (C&CS). The DPS serves as a member of the Mental Health Leadership Team and is a Team Manager within University Health Services (UHS). Duties include supervision and teaching of resident physicians and medical students, or managerial responsibilities for other staff providers. Candidates for this position must qualify for a clinical track appointment as assistant or associate professor (depending on qualifications) in a department in the UW School of Medicine. Competitive college health service salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.

Under the supervision of the DMH, the DPS:
-Demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented populations.
-Provides routine psychiatric medication evaluations and follow ups.
-Participates in staffing of Psychiatric consultation shift(s) and provides emergent psychiatric medication evaluations.
-Provides formal and informal consultation to C&CS therapists, trainees, and other University Health Services (UHS) staff.
-Administers and interprets limited assessment measures.
-Responds to campus crises.
-Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA.
-Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations.
-Assumes clinical responsibility with other staff psychiatrists, for unit’s most complex patients.
-Directs and assists in the management of the University Of Wisconsin Department Of Psychiatry Resident Electives.
-Directs and assists in the management of the Department of Veteran Affairs Addiction Psychiatry Elective.
-Provides supervision of C&CS trainees, Psychiatric residents, and Addiction Fellows including goal setting, evaluations, and disciplinary action in accordance with training policies and procedures of the respective programs.
-Attends staff, project team, Psychiatric Case Consultation, and workgroup meetings.
-Participates in UHS Committees.
-Attends MH sponsored professional development activities.
-May develop formal teaching relationships with academic departments.
-Provides continuing education presentations to trainees, staff, and external organizations.
-As budget allows, represents UHS on the UW-Madison Campus, in the Madison community, and with local, regional, and national professional organizations.
-Other responsibilities as assigned.

-Evaluates and modifies policies and procedures as needed, according to current mental health standards. Implements current or new policies regarding Psychiatric staff activities and monitors for adherence, usefulness, and effectiveness. Educates Psychiatric staff on its contents.
-Provides administrative consultation for Psychiatric staff and campus partners.
-Provides scope of practice oversight for unit’s Psychiatric staff.
-Participates in personnel supervision including goal setting and annual evaluation as part of the Mental Health Leadership Team.
-Provides oversight for request for transfers of care.
-Ensures that Psychiatric staff maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations.
-Provides timely reports related to utilization, services provided, and other variables.
-Develops and implements quality improvement initiatives related to mental health programs and services, such as Peer Review.
-Maintains collaborative consultation with agency Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers.
-Assists in the development and implementation of evaluations that are associated with mental health programs and services.
-Monitors service delivery flow.
-Participates in unit quality improvement activities as required by accreditation standards.
-Directs and assists in the management of the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) Counseling program including program coordination with the SMPH Associate Dean of Students, meeting monthly with the C&CS therapists employed by the SMPH, and preparation of an annual report for the SMPH detailing the program outcomes.
-Facilitates the Psychiatric Case Consultation meetings, including case review and the opportunity for continuing medical education.
-Member of the UHS Case Review Team.

Minimum Qualifications
Degree and area of specialization:
MD or DO in Psychiatry

Licensure or eligibility to become licensed as a physician in the state of Wisconsin.
Board certification in psychiatry.
Board Eligible candidates will be considered only in their immediate post-graduate year. Board eligible candidates must become board certified within 12-months of hire.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Five years post resident clinical experience required.

Desired Qualifications
Experience in college mental health setting preferred.

University Description
For a complete position description and listing of requirements go to: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=76470

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalist(s).

Region Description

Required Application Materials
Please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #76470 to: Renee Clodfelter 333 East Campus Mall #8104 Madison WI 53715-1381 Fax: 608-890-2856 Email: hr@uhs.wisc.edu

Application Deadline
Application must be received by August 15, 2013

Starting Date
August 20, 2013

Send Applications To:
Renee Clodfelter

Mailing Address
333 East Campus Mall #8104
Madison, WI 53715

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