Outpatient Therapist

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Posting Information

Department Psychiatry-Centr of Excel-Dept - 412216

Posting Open Date 08/21/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Outpatient Therapist Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004651 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 10/09/2023

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

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, part of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks to hire a full-time (40 hours per week) Clinical Instructor faculty member. The position will be part of the case management team working closely with Center's community programs based in Carrboro providing assertive case management services in the community.

Case Management Services include support for coordination and support for services such as housing assistance, financial assistance, legal assistance, and financial counseling. The faculty member will provide clinical case management, motivational interviewing, shared decision making, and assist with real world problem solving. Additional responsibilities include the following:

  • Assure that clients are appropriately connected to community-based services.
  • Develop case management plans based on assessments.
  • Assist with accessing appropriate and cost-effective services and/or supports in the community.
  • Assist with addressing barriers to healthcare including but not limited to financial, transportation, appropriate housing.
  • The office is located in Carrboro, NC. Partial remote work may be considered.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Applicants for the Clinical Instructor position must have a Master's degree in Social Work or a relevant human services field. Candidates must be fully licensed or at minimum, credentialed with an associate status. The following licenses will be considered: LCSW, LMFT, LCMHC, LCSWA, LMFTA, or LCMHCA.

    Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

  • Direct work experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses is preferred.
  • 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 and services are very beneficial to this position.
  • Knowledge of mental illness and mental health social service systems is desired.
  • Ability to navigate complex systems and to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team is preferred.
  • Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

    Not Applicable.

    Special Instructions

    Interested applicants can apply by going to https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/264001 and attaching a current curriculum vitae along with two letters of recommendation.

    Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/264001

    Department Contact Information

    Department Contact Name and Title Allison Williams/HR Consultant

    Department Contact Telephone or Email allisonwil[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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  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
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