Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Boston College University Counseling Services is seeking a Staff Psychiatrist. This position is for 16 hours per week during the academic year and two hours per week through the three summer months. This position is one of four psychiatry positions on the staff. The job involves psychiatric evaluations of students referred by other staff clinicians, medication management, and consultation with other staff clinicians, as well as faculty, administrators, staff, and parents. Strong candidates will have interest and experience in working with college age populations presenting with a wide range of diagnoses, and from a wide range of diverse populations.
University Counseling Services is composed of a clinical staff of twelve psychologists, three social workers, four postdoctoral fellows, and four part-time psychiatrists, as well as a team of administrative assistants. The primary work of the department is individual and group mental health treatment with undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students. We also provide emergency coverage and crisis intervention and we do much consultation with colleagues across the University on mental health issues.
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
MD or DO is required
Completed accredited residency in Psychiatry
Unrestricted medical license in Massachusetts, or the ability to obtain this prior to start date
Current unrestricted DEA certificate
Current medical malpractice insurance
Demonstrated commitment to principles of multiculturalism and inclusion
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, students, staff, and families
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2935
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.