Hiring Range: Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
University Health Services (UHS) is seeking a full-time psychiatrist to provide direct clinical evaluation and management of behavioral health issues for students, faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. This position also provides education and counselling on behavioral health issues and interfaces with other campuses in order to facilitate resolution of behavioral health issues.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs all activities related to behavioral health services provided through University Health Services on the campus of UTHSC.
Provides initial psychiatric testing and evaluation, including urgent care management.
Establishes a diagnosis; develops a treatment plan and provides medication management.
Orders pertinent psychiatric, laboratory and radiology tests.
Provides counseling services.
Completes timely and accurate documentation in the electronic medical record, detailing services provided and treatment plans recommended.
Initiates referral for and disposition of the patient's behavioral health care.
Provides tele psychiatry services to out of town students.
Provides education to students, faculty and staff regarding behavioral health issues and services.
Participates in student and staff orientation programs.
Directs activities related to "Red Flag" behaviors.
Provides supervisory support, including review of clinical care provided by therapists and/or APP's.
Internal Number: 173826
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.