Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Psychiatry-WakeBrook ACT Team - 412237
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002488
Position Summary: The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, fixed-term position at the Clinical Instructor level to join the UNC Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) operating in Wake County. ACTT is an intensive, multi-disciplinary, community-based, mental health service targeting adults with primary severe and persistent mental illness as well as co-occurring substance use disorders, chronic medical issues, and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities. This position is responsible for the coordination of ACTT services for an assigned group of individuals served by the ACT Team, including the assessment, treatment planning, and implementation of evidence-based interventions, rehabilitation, and support services. ACTT services target individuals who have significant functional impairments, as well as complicating treatment factors including frequent psychiatric hospitalizations, homelessness or housing instability, criminal justice involvement, or other barriers to engagement in more traditional office-based services. Areas of focus for this position will be based on the clinical needs of the caseload and could include integrated dual disorders treatment for co-occurring disorders, housing, employment, psychiatric rehabilitation, , or other evidence-based therapeutic modalities.
Education Requirements: Applicant must hold a Master's Degree in a mental health or related field (Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology).
Qualification and Experience: One year of direct work experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Licensure, full or provisional, is required. Candidates who hold (or are pursuing) a credential with the NCSAPPB are encouraged to apply.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Instructions for Applicants: Interested applicants can apply by going to https://unc.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/146300 and attaching a current curriculum vitae and a letter of application. In addition, applicants need to identify 2-3 references in the Professional References section of their application.