The Job THE COUNTY OFFERS TWO LUCRATIVE BENEFIT OPTIONS Referral Bonus-
Newly hired employees from this recruitment may be eligible to receive a referral bonus* Remote Assignment-
Newly hired employees from this recruitment may be eligible to receive bonus payments up to $2,000* Tuition Reimbursement-
Newly hired employees from this recruitment may be eligible to receive tuition reimbursement. San Bernardino County employees are eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness.
*According to criteria established in the Professional Unit Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) ( see pages 64-67 ) BENEFITS
The Department of Behavioral Health
- Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program - Up to $105,000 loan repayment for three (3) years of service
- National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program - Up to $50,000 loan repayment for two (2) years of service or may be able to completely pay off student loans with continued service
- Must work in an NHSC approved site.
- 5% differential pay for ABPN Board Certification
- $400 tuition reimbursement annually
- Perfect Attendance Incentive - 16 hours Perfect Attendance Leave -OR- Gym membership reimbursement up to $299 annually
- Employer-paid term life insurance - $35,000
- Short Term Disability 55% up to $1,252 per week
- Eligible to participate in the Dependent Care Assistance Plan
- 2% Longevity Pay (after 15 years of continuous service)
is recruiting for Psychiatrists III
who assume medical responsibility for adult and/or child and adolescent patients under their direct care and supervision in outpatient clinics. Essential duties include conducting comprehensive psychiatric assessments/evaluations and mental status examinations (MSEs) of adult and/or child and adolescent patients, providing multi-axial diagnoses according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) approved by the American Psychiatric Association; developing and implementing individualized mental health treatment planning for assigned adult and/or child and adolescent patients; providing competent psychotropic medication treatment and other psychiatric treatments to meet the needs of assigned adult and/or child and adolescent patients; leading subordinate Psychiatrists in their assigned clinics or overseeing lower-level professional and paraprofessional staff, such as clinical therapists, nurse practitioners, and case managers, including assigning and reviewing work, training staff, writing work performance evaluations, participating in the hiring process and managing disciplinary actions; performing related tasks as required.
To view a more comprehensive listing of job duties for this classification, refer to the Psychiatrist III job description.
Human Resources is also accepting applications for Psychiatrist IV and Psychiatrist II, apply as appropriate. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Work Schedule
: Evening and weekend shifts are available for some assignments (voluntary participation). Completion of Residency:
Official job offers cannot be made until candidate has verified completion of residency. Teaching Requirement:
Incumbents will be assigned to supervise/teach medical learners. Background Check:
An extensive background check will include a credit check, fingerprint/DOJ LiveScan, and DMV check. Must be a U.S. Citizen or be a permanent U.S. resident. Medical exam will also include drug and TB test.Minimum Requirements Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
Graduation from an accredited school of medicine is required.Residency:
Completion of a residency in psychiatry approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education is required. A copy of the certificate of completion of residency MUST be submitted with the application.License:
Possession of a valid Physician and Surgeon's certificate issued by either the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California is required. Applicants MUST indicate number and expiration date on the Supplemental Questionnaire to be considered.Certification:
Possession of a valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate is required. A copy of the DEA certificate must be submitted with the application.Experience:
One (1) year of full-time experience working in a lead capacity as a licensed Psychiatrist within a public or private behavioral health or healthcare organization. Desired Qualifications
Applicants fluent in American Sign Language, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and/or Vietnamese are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional compensation is associated with positions requiring the use of bilingual skills. Testing of bilingual skills may be required to receive additional compensation.
The ideal candidate will be certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. (Candidates who are certified should submit a copy of their certificate with the application). Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and have experience collaborating in multidisciplinary treatment teams and developing strong relationships with community providers. Experience leading a team of Psychiatrists who work with the seriously mentally ill, eating disorders, under-served populations, and with adults, children and adolescents, and the forensic population is highly desirable.Selection Process
Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed on a regular basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.
There will be a competitive evaluation
of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience
, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department. Please ensure all relevant experience is indicate in the Application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, as resumes and other attachments will not be reviewed for the competitive evaluation.
All communications regarding the selection process will be via e-mail. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently
to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through governmentjobs.com. Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from e-mail addresses with the following domain "@hr.sbcounty.gov". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
If you require technical assistance
, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application. EEO/ADA:
San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. ADA Accommodation:
If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the
Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline. Veterans' Preference:
Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points.
Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points. Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process
Closing Date/Time: Continuous