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University of California - San Francisco
United States, California, San Francisco
October 09, 2023


Stdt Health & Counseling

Full Time


Job Summary

This position works as part of an interdisciplinary team of mental health and primary care professionals to provide psychiatry services for University of California, San Francisco students and scholars. The incumbent will consult regularly with Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) counselors and primary care providers concerning client/patient psychotropic medication management needs and overall mental health needs.

To see the salary range for this position (we recommend that you make a note of the job code and use that to look up): TCS Non-Academic Titles Search (ucop.edu)

Please note: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.

For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.

To learn more about the benefits of working at UCSF, including total compensation, please visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

Department Description

UCSF Student Health and Counseling Services offers primary care, mental health counseling, psychiatry services, outreach programming for both physical and mental health topics, travel health services, nursing triage, and health insurance support services for all UCSF students with the overall goal of supporting students' personal and academic success.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine
  • Successful completion of ACGME or AOA accredited residency/fellowship in Psychiatry
  • Clinical experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds presenting with a wide range of psychological concerns and disorders
  • Up-to-date on evidence-based medication management for common psychiatric illnesses including, but not limited to, Major Depression Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, PTSD, Eating Disorders
  • Experience providing brief individual counseling
  • Experience providing crisis assessment and intervention
  • Experience in combining psychotherapy and medication management to achieve best patient outcomes
  • Experience with ADHD assessment and treatment
  • Must be computer literate
  • Expert clinical skills
  • Must be able to communicate with both patients and clinical staff members
  • Must have effective diagnostic and decision-making skills in area of specialty/expertise
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative manner
  • Must be able to diagnose patient condition and make associated treatment recommendations
  • Requires knowledge of electronic/medical records systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on a college campus or with college students, preferably graduate students
  • Able to work with technology
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Experience with trauma including sexual assault


  • Unrestricted CA medical license and unrestricted DEA
  • Must be Board Certified and current in specialty as needed by location to be verified by the American Board of Medical Specialties and be in possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California to be verified by California Medical Board

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world's leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Professional and Managerial

Bargaining Unit

Union of Physicians and Dentists - Physicians, Dentists and Podiatrists (UAPD-DX)

Employee Class





Mission Bay (SF), Parnassus Heights (SF)



Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details

Monday - Friday, 8AM -5PM with occasional evenings