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Specialist (Psychiatrist)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of Student Affairs/Counseling and Student Development Center
Date Posted:
November 07, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 09, 2016
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time - Full Time Equivalency: 50%
General funds

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately February 2017. Continuation dependent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Review of applications will begin on December 9, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Responsible for providing general psychiatric care for students with various psychiatric/mental health conditions in a university counseling center setting. Performs individual clinical assessments and evaluations, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients in accordance with guidelines and generally accepted standards of care in psychiatry. Provides medication management, urgent psychiatric consultations and crisis intervention, and hospitalizations. Develops and maintains effective professional working relations with Clinical Team members, campus contacts, and community providers. Actively collaborates with CSDC clinicians in treatment planning and delivery of care, including assisting with complex diagnostic presentations. Acts as a consultant in matters of mental health to agencies or departments within the university. Plans and provides staff development on topics related to diagnosis, psychiatric medication management, collaborative treatment models, and ethical and legal aspects of the provision of psychiatric services to college students. Participates in and promotes programs for the prevention of emotional disturbance within the university and surrounding community. Produces timely, complete and accurate medical records for each client primarily via Titanium Schedule electronic record system. Participates in departmental and University committees as assigned by the Director. Accessibility beyond on-site hours to response to urgent medication related client concerns. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school; completion of an accredited residency in general or child psychiatry; Board eligibility or certification in Psychiatry. Board Certification to be attained within two years. Current State of Hawaii medical license, current State of Hawaii Controlled Substance License, and current DEA License; at least four years of experience as a practicing psychiatrist providing direct clinical services; at least two years of experience working with a diverse multicultural client population; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with medical and mental health professionals.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Expertise and experience in university student mental health.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names and contact information of 3 professional references, curriculum vitae and official transcripts (copies are accepted at time of application, however, official transcripts are required upon hire). Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete.
  1. Search Committee for Specialist #83635
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  3. Counseling and Student Development Center
  4. 2600 Campus Rd. QLC 312
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. Allyson Tanouye; 808-956-7927;

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