Staff Psychiatrist

Columbia University

Job Overview

Full Job Description

  • Requisition no: 515851
  • Work type: Part Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: CUIMC Student Health Services
  • Grade: Grade 106
  • Categories: Health/Clinical
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 30
  • Salary Range:


Position Summary

The Staff Psychiatrist provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment of students on the Columbia University Irving Medical Center Campus, participates in the on-call service, and provides crisis intervention, as needed. This is a part-time salaried position.



  • Provide psychiatric evaluation and psychopharmacological treatment as well as consultation and referral to community-based treatment providers when appropriate.
  • Provide care in an interpersonally and culturally sensitive manner.
  • Document care as prescribed by law and in accordance with best practices.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement.
  • Participate in the after-hours emergency on-call service.
  • Provide crisis intervention, as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Medicine. Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency program in Psychiatry. Candidate will possess a New York State medical license. Candidates will be Board Certified in adult psychiatry.
  • Experience working with patients on a psychiatric inpatient unit, or the functional equivalent.
  • Demonstrated competence in crisis intervention, assessing need for psychiatric hospitalization, handling psychiatric emergencies, and supervising referral for inpatient care.
  • Demonstrated competence in use of best practices for diagnostic evaluation and psychopharmacological treatment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a university mental health service or a comparable healthcare system.
  • Prior experience in urgent care coordination and high risk psychological evaluations.
  • Prior experience with, and/or additional training in, the psychiatric care of young adults with the following subspecialties: eating disorders, multicultural or cross-cultural treatment, and substance abuse/dependence.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Applications open: Jul 07 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

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