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Associate Director of Psychiatric Services
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Date Posted Feb. 25, 2021
Title Associate Director of Psychiatric Services
University University of Wisconsin, Madison More About This Institution...
Madison, WI, United States
Department University Health Services More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Negotiable
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Psychiatry/Psychology/Behavioral Science

Under the direction of the Director of Medical Services (DMS), the Associate Director of Psychiatric Services (ADPS) is responsible for providing oversight of Psychiatric services within University Health Services). The DPS is a Team Manager within University Health Services (UHS) and has managerial responsibilities of other staff providers.
Competitive college health service salary negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

Under the supervision of the DMS, the ADPS:

-Provides routine psychiatric medication evaluations and follow ups.
-Provides formal and informal consultation to UHS staff.
-Administers and interprets limited assessment measures.
-Demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented populations
-Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA.
-Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations.
-Assumes clinical responsibility with other staff psychiatrists, for unit’s most complex patients.
-Attends relevant staff, project team, case review, and workgroup meetings as clinical duties permit.
-Participates in relevant UHS Committees.
-May develop formal teaching relationships with academic departments.
-As budget allows, represents UHS on the UW-Madison Campus, in the Madison community, and with local, regional, and national professional organizations.
-Other responsibilities as assigned.

-Evaluates and modifies policies and procedures as needed, according to current mental health standards. Implements current or new policies regarding Psychiatric staff activities and monitors for adherence, usefulness, and effectiveness. Educates Psychiatric staff on its contents.
-Provides administrative consultation for Psychiatric staff and campus partners.
-Provides scope of practice oversight for unit’s Psychiatric staff.
-Provides oversight for requests for transfers of care.
-Ensures that Psychiatric staff maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations.
-Monitors service delivery flow.
-With administrative and informatics support, provides timely reports related to utilization, services provided, and other variables as indicated.
-Develops and implements quality improvement initiatives related to mental health programs and services, such as Peer Review.
-Maintains collaborative consultation with agency Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers.
-Assists in the development and implementation of evaluations that are associated with mental health programs and services.
-Participates in unit quality improvement activities as required by accreditation standards.
-Facilitates the Psychiatric Case Consultation meetings.
-Member of the UHS Case Review Team.

MD or DO in Psychiatry

Three years post resident clinical experience required. Experience in college mental health setting preferred.

Licensure or eligibility to become licensed as a physician in the state of Wisconsin.
Board certification in psychiatry.

Experience will be considered. An adjunct appointment at the School of Medicine and Public Health at UW-Madison may be considered.

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

The Division of Student Affairs at UW-Madison includes Recreational Sports, Student Life, University Health Services, and the Wisconsin Union. Together these units deliver quality services and programs that enhance the student experience, build a welcoming and engaging community, and further student success.

A period of evaluation will be required and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.


Full or Part Time: 80% – 100%


JANUARY 01, 2021

ANNUAL (12 months)

Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will be required to provide three references, additional references may be requested later.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 3, 2020, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

  • Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Contact Information

  • Lili Gagliano
    University Health Services
    University of Wisconsin, Madison
    333 East Campus Mall
    Ste 7201
    Madison, WI 53715


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