Part Time Mental Health Professional

Employer
UGA University Health Center
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Part Time

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at the University of Georgia, University Health Center is pleased to announce an opening for an hourly mental health professional position. The position will be a part-time hourly non-benefited position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing screenings, crisis services when the clinic is open, on-going, age appropriate acute, short-term, chronic (within the scope of our clinic service) mental health care to students and eligible members of the University Community. This may include support and consultation with the walk-in clinician (triage). Performs mental health evaluations based on the presenting problem(s) and data from the patient’s intake paperwork. Is able to synthesize subjective and objective data to formulate an age appropriate conceptualization of the patient’s problem. Based on this conceptualization, is able to formulate a specific treatment or referral plan. Creates a record of contact in the electronic health record following a SOAP note format.

Preference will be given to applicants who have their full license by date of employment. Desired qualifications include: training and 2 years or more of experience working with individuals from traditionally underserved populations – first generation, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, Latinx, rural, veterans, skill and/or interest in preventive psychological education and outreach programs. Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of being a strong generalist, and who have advanced skill with disorders typically seen at a university counseling service.  Start date is negotiable.

The University Health Center is Joint Commission accredited and the University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.  The prospective hire for this position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.

For more information, call (706) 542-2273 or email Randi Davis at rdavis@uhs.uga.edu. The University of Georgia is an EO/AA Employer. Links to information about CAPS can be found at: https://caps.uga.edu/

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