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Staff Psychotherapist - Embedded at the School of Law and Darden School of Business.

Company: UVA Health System
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a full-time mental health professional for the position of Staff Psychotherapist - Embedded in the School of Law and Darden School of Business. The Staff Psychotherapist - Embedded is a staff member of CAPS and will join other CAPS staff members already housed on UVA North Grounds within UVA's School of Law and Darden School of Business. This role will serve three days/week at the School of Law and two days/week at Darden, for a combined total of 40 hours/week. This role will collaborate with faculty, staff and administrators to provide outreach and consultation at both Law and Darden. Competitive candidates will have experience working with multicultural populations and/or graduate students. Job responsibilities include providing triage, diagnostic and developmental assessments, brief psychotherapy, group therapy, and crisis support. In addition, the position involves making referrals to and coordinating care with CAPS psychiatric providers as well as facilitating referrals for students wishing to connect with psychological and psychiatric services in the community. This position may also provide supervision and didactic seminars to trainees in CAPS' APA-accredited doctoral internship in Health Service Psychology.Responsibilities include:

  • Staff Psychotherapists provide individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and clinical consultation. They manage outreach initiatives and programming. They conduct clinical interviews to obtain a comprehensive patient overview and discuss educational history, physical and mental health issues, social factors, substance use.
  • Conduct screening and comprehensive diagnostic psycho-educational evaluations.
  • Provide consultative and resource services to health-care providers, as well as University faculty.
  • Provide direct supervision and interactive teaching to trainees in psychology.
  • Lead business and staff meetings, committees and special projects.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.We seek individuals who are collaborative in nature, have strong communication skills, practice good self-care, maintain healthy boundaries, and possess the ability to manage a challenging workload while promoting a positive relational and organizational atmosphere. This is an benefits-eligible position, employee's benefits package highlights include:
    • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
    • Parental and Community Service Leave
    • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
    • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
    • Tuition and professional development benefits after the first year
    • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
      • Licensed as a mental health professional in the Commonwealth of Virginia (or license-eligible; must be licensed within 6 months of hire). (Must provide proof of credentials as part of the pre-hire process.)
      • Masters Degree in Counseling or Social Work or PhD/PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
      • At least four years of professional experience providing psychotherapy to adults or adolescents including a minimum of 1 year of experience with risk assessment and crisis intervention
      • Knowledge and competency in culturally informed therapeutic approaches
      • Experience with brief models of psychotherapy
      • Crisis management skills, including experience with risk assessment, safety planning and facilitating inpatient hospitalization
      • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary treatment teamPREFERRED EXPERIENCE
        • Working on a college or university campus
        • Leading psychotherapy groups
        • Providing outreach, including experience developing presentations and speaking to diverse audiences
        • Supervising therapists-in-training
        • Providing mental health support to individual in the health professionsPHYSICAL DEMANDSThis is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.The successful candidate will pass both a background check and a drug screen. Preference will be given to applications received by October 15, 2022. APPLICATION PROCESSPlease apply through Workday, and search for R0040579. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs.' Complete an application online with the following documents: --- Resume--- Cover letter Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. References will be completed via UVA's standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process. A minimum of three is required. For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman, Academic Recruiter.COVID Vaccination Requirement and GuidelinesPlease visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements---and---guidelines for employment at UVA.The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. - - - - - - - -

          UVA Health -includes a hospital, level I trauma center, nationally recognized cancer and heart centers and primary and specialty clinics throughout Central Virginia.
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          UVA Health consists of:

          • UVA Medical Center
          • UVA School of Medicine
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Keywords: UVA Health System, Charlottesville , Staff Psychotherapist - Embedded at the School of Law and Darden School of Business., Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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