Clinical Instructor - Clincal Social Worker

Chapel Hill
Feb 21, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Psychiatry - General - 412202

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0001935

Position Summary: The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a clinician to work with the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) as part of the inter-disciplinary team that comprises the Psycho-oncology Service at the NC Cancer Hospital. This is a 100% FTE, fixed-term clinical instructor position. The major expectation for this position will be the provision of mental health assessments and ongoing clinical management of both inpatients and outpatients with cancer who are treated at the NC Cancer Hospital. Specific duties will include responding to mental health crises and offering psychosocial support (including short-term and ongoing counseling) in the NC Cancer Hospital through the CCSP Psycho-oncology Clinical Service. This position will involve consultation to and collaboration with oncologists, nurses, mental health clinicians, and other cancer-related clinicians and staff members. We are looking for candidates who have clinical experience and competence evaluating and managing patients and family members who present with a wide variety of psychosocial and/or coping challenges in the oncology setting including the following: anxiety and panic; depression; suicidal ideation and behavior; behavioral dyscontrol; substance abuse; grief and bereavement; consequences of trauma; and personality disorders.

Application Deadline: 04/14/2017

Education Requirements: Applicants must have an MSW degree and be a licensed mental health practitioner in North Carolina.

Qualification and Experience: The successful candidate will have strong clinical skills and experience working with an inter-disciplinary team, including trainees from a variety of disciplines. The candidate should have experience working with patients who have co-morbid medical and mental health problems. Knowledge of the impact of trauma on adaptation to adversity will be important in this position. Experience working with minority populations, Spanish fluency, and experience providing clinical treatments and assessments in Spanish are priorities for this position.

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.

Department Contact Name and Title: Laura Catherine Newton

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email:

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