Staff Psychiatrist - McKinley Health Center (111743)
University of Illinois

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As one of the nation's premier Student Health Centers, McKinley Health Center, has an opportunity for a staff psychiatrist to join our team. A national leader in college health, McKinley Heath Center has a full-time position in our Mental Health Unit. We are a fully accredited clinic providing primary care and mental health services to a growing student population.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

The staff psychiatrist position will provide assessment and treatment for university students, which may include individual, couples and group psychotherapy. This individual also provides psychiatric consultation to Mental Health Unit psychologists, social workers, interns and practicum students and participates in Mental Health Unit staff meetings and case conferences.

Psychiatrists that are double boarded in a primary care field, and working part time in that field at McKinley Health Center, must also adhere to the job description for primary care physicians.

Salary is competitive and includes an attractive, comprehensive benefits package with professional liability coverage. This is a full time, 12-month appointment. Starting date is negotiable.

Individuals will be considered for hire up to 24 months prior to completion of their psychiatric residency. Upon hire, candidate must have satisfactorily completed a psychiatric residency. An M.D. or D.O. degree, valid Illinois medical license or eligibility for one, and Board eligible or board certified in psychiatry or a combined specialty that includes psychiatry are required. Experience in college health is preferred. Experience or certification working with mental health conditions is preferred.

To ensure full consideration for this position, create your candidate profile at and upload your letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references by October 31, 2020. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring will be made until after that date.

This is a security-sensitive position. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contigent offer.

For further information, please contact: Jacquelyn Beard, Chair, Consultative Search Committee, McKinley Health Center, 1109 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801. Phone: (217) 333-2705, Email:

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

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5-Education and Student Services


Staff Psychiatrist - McKinley Health Center (111743)

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McKinley Mental Hlth

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