Job description

Job location: Hyde Park Campus

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-23
Req: JR05026
Please make sure to read the job posting in its entirety as it reflects both the University roles and responsibilities, followed by the specific description.

Department5867757 CSL-Student Counseling

About the UnitThe Student Counseling Service (SCS) is a part of the Student Health and Counseling Services organization within Campus and Student Life. SCS provides mental health care to eligible students and their eligible dependents. Mental health services include: diagnostic assessments; crisis assessment and intervention; individual, couples, and/or group psychotherapy; medication management; academic skills counseling; and referral services. SCS staff provides consultation to University of Chicago faculty, staff, and administrators, and outreach/education to the campus community. In its care for students, SCS employs a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians, supports a psychology training program, and serves as a training rotation site for psychiatry residents.

Job FamilyHealthcare & Medical Services

Responsible for patient care for members of the University community. Provides services relating to health training, athletic health, behavioral health, and rehabilitation across the University. Assists individuals coping with personal issues, disabilities, and life-threatening diseases.

Career Track and Job LevelBehavioral Health

Plans, organizes, and directs all activities related to patient-centered care and research in the Student Health Service (SHS). Provides psychotherapy to individuals, students, couples, and groups in a clinical or residential dormitory setting. Provides emergency and crisis intervention services, including scheduled daytime and night/weekend on-call coverage. Includes those who provide care, but doesn't include student counseling administrators or office managers.

P2: Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

Role ImpactIndividual Contributor

ResponsibilitiesThe job provides professional support and solves straightforward problems in patient-centered behavioral healthcare and research in the Student Health Service (SHS). Assist individuals, students, couples, and groups in a clinical or residential to adopt healthy behaviors.

1) Interprets client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories., 2) Has a solid understanding on counseling with an emphasis on prevention., 3) Analyzes effectiveness of counseling or treatments and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, modifying plans or diagnoses as necessary., 4) Interprets treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients' status., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-Specific Responsibilities:
1) Conduct clinical diagnostic evaluation and assessment of patients, including urgent-care/crisis evaluations.
2) Provide goal-focused, evidence-based, time-limited individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. 
3) Provide emergency and crisis intervention services including scheduled daytime and nighttime/weekend on-call coverage. Maintain timely and complete electronic documentation as appropriate.
4) Exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.
5) Review, analyze, interpret, and/or prepare federal and state laws, rules, regulations, Code of Ethics, policies and procedures as related to clinical psychology. 
6) Provide consultation, training, and outreach to members of the University of Chicago community both during and after hours. 
7) Participate in clinical and administrative staff meetings as appropriate. 
8) Provide clinical supervision of trainees as needed and as appropriate.

Unit-Preferred Competencies:
1) Experience working in a university counseling setting.
2) Expertise providing services to under-represented populations and first generation university students. 

Working Conditions
Work Setting
1) Clinical care setting
2) Environment can be stressful

Mental Demands
1) Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours at a time
2) Ability to use standard computer and office equipment

Education, Experience, and CertificationsMinimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

1)Doctoral degree in psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) from an APA approved graduate program.  

1) Advanced training or experience with college age or young adult populations preferred.
2) Interest in helping students to overcome behavioral and emotional obstacles to peak academic performance.

1) Licensed or license-eligible as a clinical psychologist in Illinois.

Required Documents
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume

NOTE:  When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

FLSA StatusExempt

Pay FrequencyMonthly

Pay GradeDepends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours37.5

Benefits EligibleYes

Drug Test RequiredYes

Health Screen RequiredNo

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry RequiredNo

Posting Date2019-05-23-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before2019-11-23-08:00

Posting StatementThe University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

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Posted: 5/24/2019
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