Student Health Staff Psychiatrist, Clinical Assistant Professor
Internal Number: 493564
Student Health Staff Psychiatrist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine invites applicants for the position of Staff Psychiatrist at Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), Vaden Student Health Center. This is a 0.5 FTE (half-time), 12-month recurring position with a Clinician Educator appointment.
CAPS provides a full range of mental health services to Stanford’s 18,000+ student body. CAPS is staffed with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are dedicated to the pursuit of clinical excellence, organizational diversity, and social justice. Vaden Health Center is within the Division of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning, fosters community engagement, and empowers students and staff to thrive.
The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to cultural humility and equity. They will be able to showcase a history of working across diverse identities (including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, religion, and ability status) and demonstrate their commitment to inclusivity. The candidate will have a working understanding of the strengths of diverse students as well as an awareness of the role that systems play in privileging certain groups of students while marginalizing others. Finally, the successful candidate will have the skills to provide culturally sensitive care.
To provide psychiatric services to Stanford’s diverse student community, and to support the training and clinical educational missions within CAPS and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Providing a wide range of direct clinical services to Stanford students, including:
Initial clinical assessments and medication management
Brief supportive therapy as indicated in the context of medication treatment
Therapy groups and clinical workshops
Crisis response, evaluations, and interventions for students with urgent needs
Care management consultations, including assessment of need for higher levels of care and management of referrals to community providers when indicated
Working with campus staff, administrators, and faculty for consultation and outreach needs including:
Consultation and direct support for urgent campus mental health needs or crises
Clinical outreach services through participation in community programming
Liaison relationships with community centers and other campus entities
Providing primary clinical supervision of psychiatry residents and fellows
Participating in CAPS and Vaden Health Center meetings and development activities
Completing special projects as assigned.
Strong preference will be given to candidates with:
3 or more years of post-licensure work history and/or experience working in university counseling centers.
Work or lived experience relevant to serving historically underserved communities, including but not limited to the following:
Students with disabilities
Work experience with more complex needs (eating disorders, alcohol and other drugs, bipolar, psychosis, etc.)
Physician applicants must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in General Psychiatry, be board-certified or board-eligible in General Psychiatry, and possess or be fully eligible for a California medical license. Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check and complete the Stanford School of Medicine credentialing process prior to employment. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Appointments to the Clinician Educator faculty line are primarily defined by engagement in clinical care and teaching that advances clinical medicine, in addition to opportunities to engage in scholarly activities and/or administrative leadership.
The pay offered to the selected candidate for this position will be based on experience and rank, with the half-time pay based upon a full-time salary base of $220,000-252,000.
Stanford provides exceptional benefits to Clinician Educator faculty, including generous faculty housing assistance, and has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, internal equity, and external market pay for comparable jobs.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter that specifically addresses their contributions to the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as their commitment to life-long learning and excellence in clinical care.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.