Senior Staff Clinician

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 21211 University Title Counselor 1 University Job Family Health Sciences ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Senior Staff Clinician Position Number FA2570 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department University Counseling Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

Virginia Commonwealth University ( VCU ) University Counseling Services ( UCS ) invites applications for the position of Senior Staff Clinician. This position is located at our Medical Campus office and services our various professional schools such as the School of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and the various Allied Health Programs. We are a dynamic center committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and invite applicants who share similar values. General duties include initial assessments, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis work, trainee supervision, consultation with university faculty and staff, and other duties as assigned. The position requires working two evenings per week.

Strong preference will be given to professionals who have an interest and experience in working with students with anxious presentations.

Minimum Hiring Standards

The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program, ABD in psychology also permitted with expectation of completed degree within one year of hire date, and completed an APA accredited internship or MSW in Social Work or Master’s in a related field with 2 years of experience. The candidate must also be licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The position also requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills, and experience with brief psychotherapy and group therapy. A demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as an understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery of clinical services is also required. Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Virginia Commonwealth University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

We seek someone who is collaborative in nature, practices good self-care, and possess the ability to manage a challenging workload while promoting a positive atmosphere and healthy relationships.

Preferred Hiring Standards Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range Salary is commensurate with experience Application Process/Additional Information

Application review will begin April 20, 2021, and the position is open until filled. To apply, electronically please submit your letter of interest and current vita (including three references) to

Campus MCV and Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours/week Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Open Date 04/05/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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