George Washington University's (GW) Colonial Health Center (CHC), an integrated, multidisciplinary student-centered health center, provides high quality care to all GW student and provides 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 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 Lead Psychiatrist at the GW Colonial Health Center.
Job Responsibilities: 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.
The incumbent generally performs job duties in a normal business office environment. This involves working while sitting at a desk for extended periods of time. Additionally, the incumbent may be required to attend meetings in other offices, or deliver and/or retrieve information from other offices around campus.The ability to operate basic office equipment such as personal computers, duplicating machines, fax machines and standard office telephones may also be required.
Previous experience with young adult (college student) population is preferred.
Candidates should be knowledgeable of community resources to facilitate off-campus referrals.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Qualified candidates will hold an 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.
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.