Adjunct Instructor

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Position TypeVisiting / Part-time FacultyWorking TitleAdjunct InstructorDepartmentPsychiatry-Wakebrook CAS - 412231Vacancy IDF002142Salary RangeFull-time/Part-timePart TimeIf part-time, hours per week16-30FTEFaculty Posting CategoryAdjunct FacultyPosting Close Date03/19/2021Proposed Appointment DateEstimated duration of appointment1 yearPosition Summary

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a part-time faculty member at the rank of Adjunct Instructor to work in the Crisis and Assessment Outpatient Program at the Wakebrook Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Treatment services include clinical crisis assessments and referral of consumers of all ages who present with emergent mental health, substance abuse or developmental disability needs to emergency resources. Provide short-term crisis counseling and intervention services making clinical dispositions in conjunction with crisis services physicians, coordinating hospitalizations and urgent outpatient referrals as needed. Duties will include assessing consumer’s level of functioning, mental status, mental health, substance abuse and/or emergent developmental disability needs and available supports. Determine if there are potential medical needs warranting referral to medical staff or a medical facility. Determine if consumer may need hospitalization to protect him/her from harm to self or others. Provide brief solution-focused counseling and referral for immediate medication evaluations to avoid hospitalization when possible. Consult with crisis physician and make arrangements for hospitalization or additional other emergency services as needed. Collaborate with consumer and family and others involved in consumer’s care. Educate family members on available resources. Document all clinical work thoroughly and on required forms or in the EMR within established timeframes; promptly complete consumer eligibility, data entry, and referral and encounter forms as appropriate.
The successful candidate will be covering daytime, evening and weekend shifts as needed. The times vary with the current need of the unit.

Education Requirements

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in a human services field, preferable social work (i.e. Masters in Social Work, Counseling, and Psychology) and have full North Carolina licensure.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate should have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in crisis and emergency environments. The successful candidate will also have experience providing leadership and psychological services as part of a crisis intervention team. Additionally, the successful candidate will have strong clinical and diagnostic skills.

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.

Special Physical and Mental RequirementsStimulus/ARRA Funded?NoSpecial InstructionsEEO Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

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      Posted: 3/20/2020
      Application Due: 3/19/2021
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