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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 1 - UAPD - Union of American Physicians/Dentists, Temporary, Part Time, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty)

Job No: 515112; 6/7/2022

Physician- Specialty Services 
Student Health Center 

Salary Range: $6,409 - $12,475/Monthly

Work ScheduleThis position is a part-time position for 32 hours per week.  The candidate will need to be available during the hours of Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.  The work days and work schedule to be determined.  This is an exempt classification.

Essential FunctionsThe Student Health Center (SHC) provides high-quality, affordable health care and health education for the students of Cal State LA to preserve and enhance their potential for academic success and personal development. In support of this mission and under direction of the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the Psychiatrist provides compassionate and culturally competent psychiatric care to students and participates in other professional and departmental activities as assigned. The incumbent evaluates and diagnoses mental health problems; orders and interprets diagnostic tests as needed; prescribes medication when needed and follows up on treatment; counsels patients; provide mental health crisis intervention and management when needed; refers to and consults with other professionals and providers as needed; provide consultation and expert opinion; collaborates with others in CAPS in the care of patients; participate in the SHC’s continuous quality improvement activities; provides evaluation of mental status; diagnoses psychiatric conditions according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) criteria; performs clinical evaluations, detailed intake assessments and appropriate tests to diagnosis and manage psychological and psychiatric conditions; develops treatment plans for patients; provides consultation regarding advisability of treatment with various therapeutic options including psychiatric medication and the management of patients with chronic psychiatric conditions; provides immediate care for acute psychiatric conditions including appropriate arrangement of hospitalization through appropriate community resources; establishes, diagnose, and document the health care plan and prognosis using Problem Lists and Medication Lists; facilitates continuity of care, document all care in SHC Electronic Health Records; maintains strict patient confidentiality; advises staff regarding use of appropriate community resources for patients who may need long-term counseling and/or psychiatric care; provides counseling for patients concerning their psychiatric condition; participates in Quality Assurance activities; participate in case conferences with CAPS; utilizes accepted professional practice guidelines for general psychiatry and observes the ethics and standards of the American Psychiatric Association and the California Medical Association to diagnose, prescribe, and manage medications for the treatment of psychiatric disorders of CSULA patients; assists CAPS and SHC develop and implement processes for the provision of mental health care to the campus community. Modalities may include: motivational interviewing, CBT techniques, supportive psychotherapy and psycho educational groups, etc.; and provides Emergency/Disaster care during a campus disaster.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Graduation from a medical school and completion of one or more residency programs and/or fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent in a specialty appropriate to their assigned specialty duties. The incumbent must possess* and maintain: 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; and current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.*Note: In accordance with Executive Order 943 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. The incumbent must have 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; of local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the medical field and psychiatry; and of applicable professional ethics and standards which include but not limited to the County Medical Society, California Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. The incumbent must have the 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. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.


As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


Desired Qualifications: Prior/current affiliation with a hospital or outpatient clinic. Experience working in a student health services setting combined with strong interest and knowledge in working with college-age patients; ability and specialized skills to serve as a mentor and resource consultant for other SHC personnel and maintain effective working relationships with others; and experience in use of electronic health recording system.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.


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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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