Clinical Instructor - LCSW

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

August 16, 2021


Posting Information Position Type Permanent Faculty

Working Title Clinical Instructor - LCSW Position Number Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Salary Range Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE Vacancy ID FAC0003571 Posting Open Date 07/16/2021 Application Deadline 08/16/2021 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 09/06/2021 Position Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, seeks to hire a full-time (40 hours per week) LCSW Clinical Instructor faculty member. The LCSW would be based in Raleigh, NC. The LCSW roles will include Clinical Care Management and Direct Care; functioning as a core member of a multidisciplinary intellectual and developmental disabilities clinic in Wake County. The team will be comprised of an LCSW, doctorate level psychologist, and psychiatrist. The care manager is responsible for supporting a coordinated approach to care for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities and comorbid mental health conditions.

Principal duties will include:

· Support and closely coordinate mental health care with the other members of the team, family/group home, the patient's primary care provider (PCP) when necessary and, when appropriate, other mental health or specialty providers.

· Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance abuse disorders.

· Provide patient education about mental health disorders and available treatment options specific to this population.

· Monitor patients (in person or by telephone) for changes in clinical symptoms and treatment side effects or complications.

· Support psychotropic medication management prescribed by PCPs, focusing on treatment adherence, side effects and other complications, and effectiveness of treatment.

· Provide brief interventions using evidence-based techniques

· Provide or facilitate referrals to evidence-based psychosocial treatments (e.g, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Social Skills groups, as clinically indicated.

· Participate in regularly scheduled (usually weekly) caseload consultation with the psychiatrist and psychologist.

· Facilitate referrals for clinically indicated services outside the clinic (e.g., social services such as housing assistance, vocational rehabilitation, help families navigate / apply for eligible services such as the innovations waiver

· Other duties as assigned

Educational Requirements

Applicants for the Clinical Instructor position must have a Master's degree in Social Work. It is preferred that the applicant be fully licensed in the state of North Carolina.

Qualifications and Experience

An excellent working knowledge of mental health conditions specific to the IDD population and evidence-based treatments for these conditions; experience with assessment and treatment planning for mental health conditions in this population.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates may apply by going to https:// completing an application, and uploading a curriculum vitae.

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Department Contact Name and Title Laura Catherine Newton, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Supplemental Questions

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