Psychiatrist in Colorado
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Psychiatric-Mental Health
Salary Up to $190.00 hourly
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Academic/Training Program
Location Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 10/07/22

Colorado State University
Colorado State University is a public research university founded in 1870 and located in Fort Collins, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The university is the state’s land-grant university, and the Flagship University of the Colorado State University System. As a land-grant institution, it is in the DNA of Colorado State University to promote education to anyone with the motivation and ability to earn a degree.

Our State is Colorado, but our Colorado State University Rams are built on a global scale. We unite in Fort Collins, where our diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences strengthen our community. Fort Collins is a community that blends education and industry, hard work and recreation, tradition and progress. True to our land-grant beginnings, we’re focused on practical solutions for today and tomorrow.

Colorado State University employs over 7,000 full and part-time faculty, exempt and non-exempt professionals, and classified staff. The current enrollment is approximately 33,058 students, including resident and non-resident instruction students. The University has approximately 2,000 faculty in eight colleges and 55 academic departments. Colorado State University, also known as CSU, offers more than 150 degrees in eight colleges. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in 65 fields of study, with master’s degrees in 55 fields. Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine.

Colorado State University is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. For the health of our university community, the use of smoking, vaping or tobacco products is prohibited on CSU grounds or in buildings.

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees: [Register to View] Network
The CSU Health Network (CSU Health Network) at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost-effective mental health and primary care medical services on campus, referral for community specialty care, and comprehensive health education and prevention services programming. Services such as physical therapy, dentistry, and optometry are available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see

Medical Clinic
The Medical Clinic at the CSU Health Network provides acute and chronic care to CSU students by appointments and on a walk-in basis for urgent concerns. Primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners care for students, with emphasis on preventive care, education, and continuity. The medical staff are supported by a full range of laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, physical therapy, psychiatry, optometry, and nutrition services on site, and integrated care with counseling staff enhances the treatment of students with behavioral health concerns. Minor procedures are performed in the clinic. The Medical Clinic provides services between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday, providing attractive work schedules for staff.

The Staff Psychiatrist works as a provider of psychiatric care and reports directly to the Director of Psychiatry Services.

The main function of the position is to care for patients with acute and chronic psychiatric conditions, including substance use problems. This position provides psychiatric assessments and management, ordering and interpreting tests and documenting care in the electronic medical records; assesses patients progress and modifies treatment plans accordingly; institutes emergency hospitalizations for patients in crisis for their safety and stabilization when needed; refers patients to the community providers when needed; provides telepsychiatry services through the phone/video conferencing if needed; and collaborates with others within and outside of the CSU Health Network to ensure that patients receive the optimal care.

This is a full-time, 12-month position. The salary is commensurate with experience, qualifications, and applicable board-certified psychiatry subspecialties. There is opportunity for additional salary if you have completed fellowships and are board certified in applicable psychiatry subspecialties, for example, Addiction Psychiatry.

This position may supervise psychiatric physician assistants; students from Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner graduate school; or may serve as a proctor for medical students.

  • Makes independent decisions at the highest-level regarding patient care, including an initial assessment and diagnostic impression, interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing and monitoring medications, monitoring side effects and determining patient care plans.
  • May be involved in health care policy decisions and serve as a consultant/liaison for other providers.