George Washington University's (GW) Medical Services of the Colonial Health Center (CHC) goal is to provide high quality medical care to all GW students, provide 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 Lead 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 Director of Medical Services at the GW Colonial Health Center and supervises the Psychiatry team, including collaborative agreements with Nurse Practitioners.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.
Provides crisis intervention to the student population.,
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Health.,
Provides general psychiatric evaluation and assessment including short-term treatment, psychotherapy and/or medication management.,
Serves as consultant to clinicians, Counseling Center, Disability Support Services, and Dean of Students in evaluation of students with mental health concerns.,
Serves as liason to the GWU Department of Psychiatry and Psychiarists in the community.,
Maintains accurate documentation in student files.,
Manages team of all University Psychiatrists in the Medical Services department of the Colonial Health Center, and serves as escalation point.
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 supervisory skills.
Previous experience with young adult (college student) population is preferred.
Previous experience in a college or university setting.
Knowledgeable of community resources to facilitate off-campus referrals.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
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.