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Cal Poly Pomona

Student Health & Counseling Services

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Position Description
The psychiatrist performs medical/psychiatric evaluations and provides care for students with psychiatric disorders; interviews and consults on urgent cases when requested to do so by Student and or Counseling Services staff; assists in the disposition of patient care cases;; prescribes and monitors psychotropic medication advising patients of potential benefits and side effects and provides instruction on drug administration and actions to take in the event of side effects. The incumbent orders lab tests; supplies ongoing treatment and follow-up; returns uncomplicated cases to primary care providers; and educates Student Health and Counseling Services providers on management of uncomplicated psychiatric disorders. The incumbent collaborates directly with student health and counseling services staff for an interdisciplinary approach to mental health cases; assures appropriate management of psychiatric cases; and is responsible for assuring continuous and ongoing quality, accessibility and safety of psychiatric services to the patients. The incumbent maintains professional standards of documentation with written chart notes that are succinct, legible and accurate and completed in a timely fashion; provides psychiatric consultation to SHCS clinicians and Counseling Center professionals; and collaborates with the Director for Counseling Services to conduct a needs assessment to identify the type of support a student may need when returning to campus after an interim suspension. The incumbent contributes to the establishment of policy regarding psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, referral, confidentiality, release of information to and from outside professional sources, contributes to review of mental health records according to departmental standards, policies and procedures, quality of care issues and QI studies; reports to the Executive Director or Clinical Director on all issues which may impact client care and safety and contributes to their resolution; and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited Medical School; current license to practice medicine in the state of California; current board certification in the specialty of psychiatry; and possession of federal DEA license for prescribing physician. The candidate must have successful completion of a Psychiatry Residency at an ACGME accredited program and experience working in an outpatient psychiatric setting. Thorough knowledge of and ability to effectively apply principles and methods essential to psychiatry, and the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to emergency situations; cultural competence in delivering mental health care; thorough knowledge of local, state, and national laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and psychiatry. Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards; ability and specialized skill to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to maintain quality clinical services for students facing complex acute and chronic mental health conditions; and proficiency with Electronic Medical Records System (preferably Point & Click) is preferred. The candidate must have effective administrative skills in decision making, conflict resolution; ability to remain calm and take action in crisis/emergency situations; ability to initiate, develop organize and follow-through on projects; and the ability to identify and work independently and collaboratively with others. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required to address university community needs.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.

Desired Qualifications
Strong interest and special knowledge in working with college age patients.

University Description
Cal Poly Pomona is a comprehensive public university that is widely recognized for its polytechnic mission and learn-by-doing philosophy. One of the 23 campuses of the California State University (CSU), it is consistently ranked as one of the best public universities in the West. Cal Poly Pomona currently enrolls approximately 20,000 students (with 70 percent representing diverse ethnic groups) and employs 1,100 faculty members. Through its seven colleges and hospitality management school, the university offers 65 undergraduate majors and 20 masterís degree programs, in addition to a doctorate in education offered jointly with the University of California, Irvine. Cal Poly Pomona is noted for its beautiful and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the Arabian horse ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg. It is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country.

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Required Application Materials
We accept applications for positions that are currently open, so be sure that you submit your application materials by the stated deadline for the position of interest. Follow these steps to apply: 1.Completely fill out all sections of the application for each position of interest. 2.Reference the correct job title and recruitment number with your submission. 3.Provide an original signature on each application. 4.Mail your application package to: Cal Poly Pomona Human Resource Services Classroom/Laboratory/Administration (CLA) Building 98 Room B1-20 (Ground Floor) 3801 W. Temple Avenue Pomona, CA 91768 or you can drop it off on campus at: ◦CLA Building 98, Room B1-20 (Link to campus map) ◦Employment Application Drop Box Make the Deadline: Whether you mail or bring in your application packet, it must be received at our office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the posted closing date for the position. Postmarks are not acceptable.

Application Deadline
Open until filled

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Send Applications To:
Therese Turner

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3801 W. Temple
Pomona, CA 91768

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