Staff Clinician

Washington, D.C.
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The Colonial Health Center (CHC), a multidisciplinary, integrated, student healthcare service, serves as the primary mental health agency for GW students and the entire campus community. One of our missions is to support students' mental health and personal development by collaborating directly with students to overcome difficulties and challenges that may interfere with their academic, emotional, and personal success.

CHC seeks a part-time Mental Health Clinician, who will provide direct clinical services within a culturally competent framework, and will be expected to participate in training initiatives and outreach activities, as needed.

This is a 16 hour per week, 10-month position. The 10-month appointment runs August 1 through May 31.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Provides clinical services, including individual assessment to determine treatment recommendations, brief counseling interventions, testing, group counseling and referral services.

-Participates in outreach services to meet the mental health needs of the University community, including academic support programs, educational workshops, personal skill development groups, consultation and training programs for faculty and staff.

-Conducts crisis interventions and debriefings as necessary.

-Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a supplemental statement describing your philosophy and experience providing treatment within a short-term or brief framework. Additionally, all applicants are required to answer the posting specific questions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Advanced degree in a mental health discipline (psychology, social work, or counseling), plus one (1) year of relevant professional experience. Licensed in Washington, D.C. or eligibility for Washington, D.C. clinical license within six months of hire.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:

Independent license in appropriate area of mental health, including either license to practice in the District of Columbia or ability to obtain license for the District of Columbia prior to start date.

One year of applied clinical experience in counseling

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated competence in clinical and crisis intervention skills.

Previous experience in a University counseling center.

Interest in providing campus outreach.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Division of Student Affairs Family Health Services Sub-Family Mental Health Services Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time Hours Per Week: 16 Work Schedule: Schedule may vary. Monday and Wednesday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, with occasional nights and weekends. Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006317 Job Open Date: 05/09/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
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  1. * What is your expected salary range?
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Applicant Documents
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
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