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Behavioral Health Provider

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 3, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
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Full Time
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Behavioral Health Provider

Location: Campus Health Services
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606693
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of excellence.

Special Information

This position is posted as Behavioral Health Provider, which is a working title. The NAU system title for this position is Counselor.

Job Description

This position supports integration efforts between Counseling, Medical, and Health Promotion services within Campus Health.

This position is responsible for providing universal education, brief behavioral health interventions, and ongoing behavioral health and counseling services for patients seen in Medical Services. The position plays an integral role in improving access to behavioral and mental health services for the NAU student, faculty, and staff populations.

Clinical/Administrative - 95%
  • Provide universal education and brief interventions to patients in medical services.
  • Facilitate individual and couples path-to-care (PTC) brief appointments.
  • Provide behavioral health consultations and counseling services to patients of medical services.
  • Provide case management and documentation in support of service provision.
  • Provide consultation regarding behavioral health needs in a primary care setting.
  • Ensure record-keeping and clinical services meet legal, ethical, and accreditation standards and follow Medical Services policies.
  • Oversees program evaluation activities and monitors program fidelity.

Other - 5%
  • Serve on departmental and university committees as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Licensed or license eligible in the State of Arizona as a Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Associate Counselor within 12 months of hire date.
  • Demonstrated competency providing clinical services within an integrated healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrated experience providing clinical services for the wide range of presenting issues seen in college health, including risk assessment and management, and the treatment of behavioral health concerns (e.g. substance use, stress management, sleep hygiene, healthy eating, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using motivational interviewing within clinical contexts.
  • Experience consulting and collaborating with medical providers within an interdisciplinary setting.
  • Experience providing brief interventions and behavioral health consultations within a college health center.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to manage a full caseload within a time-limited clinical setting.
  • Commitment to an integrated model of healthcare.
  • Experience in the use of electronic/medical records systems; must be computer literate.
  • Knowledge of the SBIRT model (Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment).
  • Knowledge of behavioral health integration models, specifically PCBH.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with the behavioral health needs of college students, faculty, and staff.
  • Awareness of and commitment to NAU's Affirmative Action Plan goals, Safe Working and Learning Environment Policy.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


Anticipated salary range is $54,779 - $68,474. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.


This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each 6 months according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. If a new employee chooses the ASRS retirement option, participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, will begin on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of employment.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Application Deadline

November 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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