University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or “AAAHC”) health care facility. Located in the McCosh Health Center, the Caldwell Field House, and Dillon Gym, UHS provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees who experience work-related injuries and illnesses, or who require consultations regarding international and travel medicine.
UHS’s mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University’s purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.
UHS’s values are Respect & Compassionate Care; Integrity & Service Excellence; Collaboration & Innovative Solutions; & Engagement & Lifelong Learning
UHS hires individuals of all backgrounds. We build on our staff’s diversity--recognizing, valuing, and appreciating the different perspectives, talents and energy of all. UHS invites all its employees to make a valuable contribution in this regard. We firmly believe that being an inclusive and culturally responsive community is one of the foundations of a vibrant, relevant organization. We aspire to develop the mindsets, knowledge and abilities to build equitable and inclusive systems, teams and culture.
As a member of the UHS staff, your job may be deemed “essential” as defined by University and UHS policy. Please ask you supervisor for additional information.
The Psychiatrist provides direct clinical services to our undergraduate and graduate student population, including urgent care and crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluations, time-limited medication management, on call services, campus liaison, mental health education, and community referral services. Also, UHS has an active Infirmary Service that provides 24 hour health coverage. As such, this mental health position involves the provision of primary after-hours, on-call coverage, assigned at the discretion of the CPS Director.
The Psychiatrist possesses sophisticated diagnostic skills and specialized knowledge in certain content areas, such as substance abuse, eating disorders, severe personality and identity problems, and affect regulation disturbances. The Psychiatrist demonstrates training and experience in risk assessment, diagnosis, the determination of appropriateness of treatment with medication, and management of those medications. The particular skill and knowledge set will be informed by a strong understanding of the full range of developmental and mental health challenges affecting late adolescents and young adults.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Clinical Care (90%)
Administrative Management (10%)
Performs other duties as assigned
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW