Job Details

California State University, San Bernardino
  • Position Number: 1530901
  • Location: San Bernardino, CA
  • Position Type: Health and Medical Services

Psychiatrist (Physician I)/ Student Health Center
California State University, San Bernardino

Employment Status: Part-time/Full-time, probationary "exempt" position.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Occasional Evenings, early mornings, and late clinic hours may be required)

First Review Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning February 27, 2019. This position will remain open until filled.


California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The "value added" by a CSUSB education ranks in the top 4 percent in the nation, according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program.


The Student Health Center provides first aid and basic out-patient care services. We have a full time staff Monday through Friday to care for your needs. First aid is always available during clinic hours to anyone on campus. Please dial 911 for emergencies from anywhere on campus for assistance. We are staffed with Doctors, Psychiatrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Medical Assistants, Pharmacists, and Health Educators. Our center has contracted with local lab and X-ray services for our students. Our psychiatric services are limited to psychiatric medication evaluation and management.
Typical Activities
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Student Health Center, Director of the Counseling and Psychological Services, and Medical Chief of Staff, the Psychiatrist performs assigned medical psychiatric treatment to CSUSB students. Typical activities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide direct therapeutic services in the form of diagnostic assessments and medication/somatic treatment for individuals as assigned by the Student Health Center Director, Counseling and Psychological Services Director and other Health Care Providers in the Student Health and Counseling and Psychological Services Center.
  • Participate on the interdisciplinary team; Provides advising and making recommendations of the students overall treatment plan.
  • Responsible for maintaining client records in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • In collaboration with other clinicians will develop, maintain, and monitor a clinical case management system to provide continuity of care and follow-up for higher-need clients.
  • Initiate and develop on-going liaison relationships with community health providers, services, hospitals, and other resources.
  • Develop and maintain a database of referral resources and services in surrounding communities
  • As determined by case management demand, provide direct time-limited therapy, group therapy, outreach services, and supervision to trainees
  • Act as a consultant to assist providers and counselors with daytime and on-call crisis services
  • Consult with faculty, staff, students and family members, who are concerned about a student while adhering to confidentiality guidelines.
  • Required to periodically or travel as needed the Palm Desert Campus Student Health Center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of psychiatric duties.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience

Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California. Board certified psychiatrist, graduated from an ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) accredited psychiatry residency program. Prior or current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic is preferred. Familiarity with Electronic Medical Record System (EMR), Medicat and Titanium systems is preferred.

License and Certification Requirements

Incumbents must possess and maintain the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in the State of California, including the following:

  • A valid license to practice medicine in the State of California.
  • Current board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) specialty or subspecialty appropriate for their assigned specialty duties.
  • A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances.
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

Note: In accordance with Executive Order 943, board certification is required for all physicians hired after September 1, 1988. A physician can be given clinical privileges pending initial certification, but must be board certified as soon as possible, but no later than two years after the date of hire. If a physician loses certification thereafter, then the physician may be allowed to continue to provide health care for up to one year while recertification is obtained. If the physician is not recertified within the one-year grace period, then the physician's clinical privileges in the Student Health Center may be suspended immediately.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Thorough knowledge to effectively apply principles and methods essential to psychiatry, and the diagnosis and treatment of common medical disorders, and in the assessment and response to emergency situations. Thorough knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and psychiatry. Thorough knowledge of applicable professional ethics and standards which include but not limited to the County Medical Society, California Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. Ability and specialized skills to: serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other health center personnel and establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of medical practitioners and specialist, as well as students, faculty and staff.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

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)

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