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Supervising Psychiatrist-19419506


Pay: $184829 to $224661/year
$184829 - $224661
Posted: 11/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2473606

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The County of San Diego invites applications for the position of 

A Supervising Psychiatrist has full medical and administrative responsibility and authority for the psychiatric and other medical services of a particular program, ward, or unit.  Positions are located in the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and Sheriff's Department Medical Services Division.
  • Be a Board Certified Psychiatrist
  • Have experience in an inpatient setting and/or in a correctional setting
  • Have experience in providing care to adults
  • Have significant administrative/managerial experience
  • Be flexible and have a team approach
  • Have an interest in innovation to provide the highest quality services

Click here to view the complete Supervising Psychiatrist job description, including essential functions and working conditions.

Required at time of application:
1. Valid license to practice medicine in the State of California;
2. Graduation from a U.S. accredited medical or osteopathic school or certified foreign studies equivalency equivalent to a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
Note: Possession of an ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Graduates) certificate may substitute for the certified foreign studies equivalency.
3. Three (3) years of post residency psychiatry experience at the level of Psychiatrist or higher with responsibility for conducting comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, diagnosing, and treating of patients under direct care/supervision and/or patients with mental and emotional disorders, with at least one (1) year of experience directly supervising staff Psychiatrist and/or other licensed medical or mental health professionals;
Required at time of appointment:
1. Valid license to practice medicine in the State of California (if not submitted at time of application); AND,
2. Valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate; AND,
3. Valid National Provider Identification Number (NPI); AND,
4. Completion of a General Psychiatric residency in an ACGME approved residency program

Applications must be submitted online at  In addition to completing the application, please attach an updated resume or curriculum vitae.  Although a deadline has not been established for this recruitment, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to be considered for the existing vacancy.

Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in the employment application and supplemental questions. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

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