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Psychiatrist - Student Health Services

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: Unit 1 - UAPD - Union of American Physicians/Dentists, Probationary, Health Professionals, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Student Health Center, the Psychiatrist performs assigned medical psychiatric treatment to CSUSB students.


Major duties and responsibilities

  • Under the general direction of the Student Health Center Executive Director, the Psychiatrist will participate on the interdisciplinary team, working in collaboration with Health Care Providers, Counselors, and Counseling & Psychological Services Director among others, in providing direct therapeutic services in the form of diagnostic assessments and medication/somatic treatment for individuals at the SB and PD campuses, as well as provide advising and making recommendations of a student’s overall treatment plan.
  • The incumbent will prescribe and/or develop medications, treatments, or psychological therapies for client treatments or therapies. The incumbent will examine clients/patients to assess general physical condition, advise patients on effects of health conditions or treatments, and explain treatments or therapies to clients.
  • The incumbent will act as a medical consultant to aid Health Care Providers and Counselors, as well as consult with campus stakeholders regarding student CARE and crisis intervention cases at both the SB & PD campuses, while adhering to confidentiality guidelines.
  • Work in collaboration with other clinicians, the incumbent will develop, maintain, and monitor a clinical case management system to provide continuity of care and follow-up for higher-need clients, including the preparation of official health documents or records and/or reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • The incumbent will develop and maintain a database of referral resources and services in surrounding communities.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining client records in accordance with established policies and procedures, adhering to federal, state, and CSU policies.
  • The incumbent will collect medical information from patients or other medical professionals and record patient medical histories.
  • The incumbent will initiate and develop on-going liaison relationships with community health providers, services, hospitals, and other resources.
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of psychiatric duties; serves on relevant committees; engages in professional development activities, completes all department and university required trainings as assigned


Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited school of medicine is required.
  • Residency: Completion of a residency in psychiatry approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • A copy of the certificate of completion of residency
  • A letter of verification from their residency program which verifies the anticipated date of completion
  • Possession of a valid Physician's and Surgeon's certificate issued by the Medical Board of California, or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California is required
  • Certification: Possession of a valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate is required
  • Experience within a public or private behavioral health or healthcare organization


Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat mental dysfunctions, including the symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health care measures.
  • Effective and clear oral and written communications.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to the use of logic and reasoning and consideration of relative cost and benefits of potential actions to select the most appropriate course of treatment or rehabilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations within a multidisciplinary approach.


Preferred Qualifications

  • The incumbent should possess excellent communication skills and have experience working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary treatment team, and experience developing strong relationships with community providers.
  • Experience working within a higher education setting, providing counseling, guidance, and psychiatry services.


Compensation and Benefits:

Anticipated Hiring Range: 13,732 - $26,726 per month

Classification Salary Range: $13,732 - $26,726 per month

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Position Information:

Work status: Full-time/Exempt/Probationary

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm. Weekend and evenings as needed.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The scope of responsibilities for this position includes making or participating in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the individual holding this position is required to file an initial Conflict of Interest: Statement of Economic Interests ("Form 700") within thirty (30 days) from the date of hire and on an annual basis. In addition, the individual holding this position must complete the required conflict of interest training within thirty (30) days of their appointment and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment, subject to the Fair Political Practices Commission regulations.

This position will remain open until filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

California State University, San Bernardino in not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).


Conditions of Employment

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Drivers License Check

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Mandated Reporter

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at


Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit


Closing Statement:

Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact CSUSB Benefits at



CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.  See policy at


Clery Act

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


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