The Indiana University Student Health Center Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has an opening for a full-time 12 month staff psychiatrist. The CAPS’ staff psychiatrist assesses patients referred by CAPS counselors and initiates a treatment plan frequently involving psychotropic medicines. The psychiatrist follows students as long as clinically indicated and as long as the student is eligible to receive services. The psychiatrist assists in evaluating students in crisis and arranges for voluntary or involuntary hospitalization as needed. The psychiatrist consults with the CAPS Director regarding campus crises. The psychiatrists are available for consultation with the CAPS clinical staff either by participation in the clinical team or on an emergency basis. The CAPS psychiatrist is available to consult with other medical providers in the IU Student Health Center. They participate in training seminars for CAPS mental health professionals in training. They provide supervision for psychiatry residents. They attend staff and clinical team meetings and additional committees as needed.
The students served by CAPS are enrolled at IUB, are adolescents and adults from all over the world who bring with them a range of psychological challenges that span the diagnostic spectrum and an amazingly rich array of identities, including race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, sex, culture, sexual orientation, physical ability and socioeconomic status that makes for exceptionally fulfilling and interesting psychotherapeutic work. Furthermore, we have a dedicated and diverse staff, representing a range of theoretical orientations, who pride themselves on understanding the human experience and providing multiculturally-competent and informed care, which serves as a cornerstone of our training program. Our center prides itself on providing excellent training opportunities for developing clinicians.
Clinical Experience 85% Direct clinical service delivery.
Administrative 10% The psychiatrists are expected to attend weekly staff meetings, complete paperwork/clinical notes in a timely manner, return phone calls and attend clinical team meetings.
Training 5% Provides consultation and presentations to Interns/ Practicum Students, and/or Medical Residents.
Medical Degree, Psychiatric Residency and Board Certified or eligible in Psychiatry
Previous experience in a college or university counseling center.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Denise Hayes, Ph.D., HSPP, Director and Search Committee Chair, [email protected]
OAA #: 22104-08
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10717
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.