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Assistant Training Director- Psychiatry

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) welcomes applications for an Assistant Training Director- Psychiatry. In this position, you will be responsible for developing the new training program for NP trainees and Psychiatry Residents at CAPS, and will also supervise medical providers who are involved in the training of NPs and Psychiatry Residents. You will serve as the formal supervisor for the team of clinicians,oversees providers’ performance and productivity, and completes annual performance evaluations for team members. This position also provides case consultations to junior medical providers as needed and review critical lab reports. The position collaborates with other campus departments as is appropriate for the treatment of CAPS' patients and ensures that issues of Diversity and Social Justice are considered in all assessment, treatment, referral, and training services provided. Along with this collaboration, you will represent CAPS in meetings/presentations in psychiatry or mental health issues in campus outreach.

Who We Are

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is the primary health care resource for CU Boulder students. Through comprehensive care and education we strive to give students the skills and knowledge they need to develop healthy life-long habits. We offer confidential, on-campus mental health and psychiatric services for a variety of concerns such as academics, anxiety, body image, depression, relationships, substance use and more. We offer services in several on-campus locations, at Wardenburg Health Center, the Center for Community (C4C), and various ad-hoc sites for our confidential, informal Let's Talk program. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Program Development/Supervision 
  • Assist the Associate Director of Operations and Training in developing and overseeing a new training program for NPs and Psychiatry Residents.
  • Provide formal supervision to members of the medical training team to ensure adherence to department policy, procedure, and productivity standards.
  • Develop a network with psychiatry and NP training programs in CO or nearby states to recruit new trainees for the program.
  • Provide back-up supervision to medical trainees.
  • Work with the AD of Operations and Training to develop workshops and presentations to the interdisciplinary training program.
  • Remain updated on the state’s training requirements and licensing process.
  • Provide training to department staff and outreach to campus on relevant mental health topics.
  • Conduct new psychiatric evaluations and follow-up appointments.
  • Provide psychiatric consultations to medical providers at CAPS and Medical Services (including MDs, NPs, RNs).
  • Staff consultation with non-medical CAPS providers (including psychologists, social workers, LPCs, LMFTs).
  • Review critical lab results.
  • Provide after-hours psychiatry coverage, as needed.
  • Complete medical records in a timely manner, in compliance with the department’s policies.
  • Completion of the Peers Reviews process to ensure quality of care.
  • Provide telepsychiatry services, when appropriate.
  • Represent the Department in meetings, consultations, presentations, trainings, and committees that are related to psychiatry and mental health issues.
  • Complete regular peer’s chart reviews.

What You Should Know

  • The position may occasionally need to support the after-hours service and review critical lab results.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position starts at $180,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • M.D. Degree.
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
  • License to practice medicine in the State of Colorado by the time of employment.
  • At least 2 years of supervising NP trainees and/or Psychiatry Residents.
  • At least 1 year of experience developing and managing a training program for medical providers and knowledge of the training requirements for NPs and Psychiatry Residents.
  • Experience providing consultations to junior medical staff.
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration.
  • Eligibility to obtain medical liability insurance (as needed).
  • Experience with EMR.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • 5 years of training program development and management for medical providers.
  • Experience with telepsychiatry strongly preferred.
  • Ability to conduct sessions to patients in Spanish or Chinese or Arabic.
  • Experience working with college students populations.
  • Experience working with underserved populations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to multicultural and social justice issues.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by May 3, 2019 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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