Psychiatry Faculty – Student Health Psychiatry, Student Health Care Center

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health
Department:29120000 - MD-PSYCHIATRY

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor Faculty – Health Psychiatry, Student Health Care Center

Job Description:

The Student Health Care Center at the University of Florida is seeking a psychiatrist to join the Student Health psychiatry team which includes MDs and psychiatric APRNs. The position is a full-time (1.0 FTE) College of Medicine faculty position and will be at the forefront of providing comprehensive psychiatric care to UF students facing diverse mental health challenges including general mental health disorders, multicultural concerns, trauma, eating disorders, substance abuse and gender/sexual minority issues. The Student Health Care Center is fully accredited by the AAAHC and is a comprehensive medical facility that offers primary care, sports medicine and acute care, gynecology, nutrition, immunization and allergy services along with a full pharmacy, lab, x-ray and ECG services. The facility is a brand new 46,000 square foot platinum WELL certified building located on UF’s main campus.

The candidate’s impact will extend beyond direct student care as collaboration with various campus entities is integral to our mission to help every student achieve optimal health in the pursuit of personal and academic success. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate has the option of contributing to its educational mission by participating in medical education, however this is not a requirement.
If you are a passionate and compassionate physician with a commitment to student well-being, we invite you to apply and be a vital part of our team dedicated to fostering a campus environment that promotes mental health and resilience.
About the University of Florida:
UF ranks among America’s five best public universities in U.S. Rankings News 2022 and has a student enrollment of approximately 55,000. Founded in 1853 and located in Gainesville since 1906, the University of Florida has 16 colleges, a major academic health center, a top-ranked undergraduate online program, and, in keeping with its land-grant mission, one of the nation’s most comprehensive agriculture and natural resources programs. All are based at the University’s 2,000-acre campus, joining its historic red-brick core with advanced facilities, preserved natural areas, and connecting to adjacent innovation, commercial and residential districts. Its varsity athletic program is composed of 21 NCAA Division 1 teams, competes in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), and is considered one of the premier athletic programs in the nation.

About Gainesville, Florida:
City of Gainesville is home to Florida's largest and oldest university and serves as one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events, and athletics. Gainesville is also the largest city in Alachua County with approximately 269,000 residents county-wide. The city provides a full range of municipal services, including cultural and nature services and necessary administrative services to support these activities. Additionally, the city owns a regional transit system, a regional airport, and a 72-par championship golf course. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums, and lakes provide entertainment for thousands of visitors. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. It is a hidden gem in North Central Florida that is within a couple of hours of major cities such as Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa. It is centrally located between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access, within a couple of hours, drive to beaches, nature preserves, and water-based activities. We have warm weather much of the year, allowing for outdoor activities year-round. Due to the diverse atmosphere generated by The University of Florida and UF Health Shands who are the leading employers in Gainesville, Gainesville is also a wonderful place to raise a family. For more information about Gainesville, FL please go to: Guide to Greater Gainesville and Explore Gainesville in 60 seconds.

The University of Florida College of Medicine is committed to diversity, inclusion, and health equity through the efforts of actively finding, developing, and including the best talent to support our vision of being “a premier institution focused on promoting health and alleviating human suffering through exceptional education, discovery, innovation and patient-centered health care of the highest quality.”

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with training and experience

Minimum Requirements: • Applicants must have a M.D. or D.O. degree and be licensed in or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida and be board certified/board eligible.
• Completed residency in psychiatry.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong written communications skills
Preferred Qualifications: • Fellowship training in Addiction Medicine, or Child & Adolescent
• Prior clinical experience working with the collegiate-age population
Benefits and Compensation

The University of Florida (UF) offers low-cost State Health plans, and a number of Dental and Vision plans to fit you and your family’s needs. Additionally, UF offers Domestic partner coverage through GatorCare. Optional plans such as life, disability, legal and accident insurance are also available. Build your retirement roadmap with competitive pension plans, investment accounts and many voluntary add-ons, such as 457 deferred compensation and 403(b) plans. UF provides a variety of leave programs including vacation, sick leave, 11 paid holidays, and family medical leave. Faculty accrue approximately 22 vacation days and 13 sick days annually. Furthermore, there are 4 personal leave days, proportionate to the employee’s FTE, which are typically used during the holiday closing period between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. UF also provides you the flexibility to deal with life’s challenges by offering paid family leave, which is eight full weeks of leave over a 24-month period for those who qualify for FMLA. UF Employees are also eligible for the GatorPerks discount program, which provides valuable savings at various businesses and retailers! Explore UF’s plethora of benefit options here: Faculty Benefits.

• Professional Development and Continuing Medical Education (CME) time is allotted each fiscal year
• Professional Liability is covered at no cost to members through Florida’s Self Insurance Program, tail coverage is not necessarily due to occurrence-based coverage
• Florida Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Association (NICA) paid or reimbursed
• Annual faculty allowance for professional development which can be used for professional memberships, dues, etc.
• Exemption available for D.E.A. license fee
• Paid Florida Medical License renewals for active faculty

As a state organization, you might be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. See
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for more information.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of the online application:
• Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualification relative to the credentials listed above.
• Curriculum Vitae
• Reference Names/Contact Information (3). The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the applicant’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague. References will be requested from the Department should the applicant be considered.
Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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