Outpatient Therapist (LCSW, LMFT, or LCMHC)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
March 17, 2023
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Department Psychiatry-Centr of Excel-STEP - 412211

Posting Open Date 09/23/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Outpatient Therapist (LCSW, LMFT, or LCMHC) Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004215 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on experience and qualifications Proposed Start Date 12/01/2022

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term position at the Clinical Instructor level for the UNC Schizophrenia Evaluation and Treatment (STEP) Clinic in Carrboro, NC. The STEP Clinic provides comprehensive psychiatric and recovery services to approximately 700 individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and other mental health conditions. Role responsibilities for this individual include: Provide evidence-based psychotherapy services to adults with psychotic disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders and other psychiatric conditions. Complete comprehensive clinical assessments for diagnosis and treatment planning. Participate in clinic and health system continuous quality improvement initiatives. Provide education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's diagnosis and treatment. Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources. Carry out other duties as assigned.

UNC's Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health promotes the recovery of persons with mental illness through treatment, trainings, and research. We are looking for clinicians who value diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace, thrive in team-based care approaches, and are determined to support persons with mental illness in accessing their strengths and pursuing their passions. The Department of Psychiatry at UNC is a collegial and collaborative environment that is expanding its clinical footprint to meet the demand for high-quality mental health care.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicant must hold a Master's Degree in Social Work or related health field. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous support services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

LCSW full licensure is preferred. LCSW-A, LMFT, LMFT-A, LCMHC and LCMHC-A may be considered. At least two years of direct work experience with person with severe and persistent mental illness is preferred.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements

Supervision towards licensure is available. A benefit to the selected candidate is to receive on-site licensure supervision incorporated into the work week. Supervision towards licensure can be fulfilled under a licensed and experienced staff, up to 1 hour a week.

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

Interested applicants can apply by going to https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/240598 and attaching a current curriculum vitae along with two letters of recommendation

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/240598

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Allison Williams/HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected] Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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.

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