Open Rank Psychologist

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleOpen Rank PsychologistPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0003270Posting Open Date09/04/2020Application Deadline09/17/2020Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date10/01/2020Position Summary

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a full-time fixed-term Psychologist to work in the Crisis and Assessment Outpatient Program at the WakeBrook Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Treatment services include clinical crisis triage, assessments, and referral of patients of all ages who present with emergent mental health, substance abuse or developmental disability needs to emergency resources. The Psychologist will provide short-term crisis counseling and intervention services, make clinical dispositions in conjunction with crisis services physicians, coordinate hospitalizations and urgent outpatient referrals as needed. Duties will include assessing patients’ 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/herself from harm to self or others. Provide brief solution-focused counseling and referral for immediate medication evaluations to avoid hospitalization when possible. The psychologist in conjunction with the crisis physician will also arrange for hospitalization or additional other emergency services as needed. There will be collaboration with consumer, family and others involved in patient’s care as allowed. They will also educate family members on available resources. Documentation will be done in the appropriate time frames and requirements will include: all clinical work in the EMR, patient eligibility paperwork, required forms, data entry, referral, and encounter forms as appropriate.

Educational Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD and have a North Carolina licensure to practice.

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 psychiatric services as part of a crisis intervention team. The individual must have a team-oriented approach and work within a multidisciplinary 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 Instructions

Interested candidates may apply by going to and attaching an updated copy of your curriculum vitae.

Quick Link Contact Name and TitleLaura Catherine Newton, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] 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.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification/licenses
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    Posted: 9/9/2020
    Application Due: 9/19/2020
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