Athletics Mental Health Clinician

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)


SA Campus Health Services-650001

Working Title:

Athletics Mental Health Clinician

Appointment Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Position Posting Category:

Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Salary Range:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Full Time/Part Time?:

Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The Athletics Mental Health Clinician position is charged with providing mental health services to UNC Varsity student-athletes through the Department of Sports Medicine. This individual will develop relationships within the athletic department to effectively serve all student-athletes, teams, and coaches. A primary focus of the position will be to serve student-athletes of color providing mental health services, as well as delivering programming and outreach. UNC Athletics is committed to supporting this position with opportunities to foster Departmental and Campus-wide partnerships to build community and to develop innovative and creative approaches to best support the well-being of student-athletes of color. This individual will work within an integrated healthcare model as part of the Sports Medicine staff. The Athletic Mental Health Clinician must maintain licensure, operate in a highly ethical manner, and maintain confidential record-keeping systems in keeping with North Carolina State Law governing the delivery of psychological services.

Educational Requirements:

Masters in Mental Health Counseling, or Masters in Social Work, or Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-Accredited program, including completion of APA-Accredited Predoctoral Internship.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required Qualifications:
-Licensed or license-eligible in the State of North Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Psychologist.
-Ability to communicate and interact effectively, respectfully and appropriately with diverse multicultural populations in the Department, the University, and the community.
-Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with colleagues, clients, faculty, staff and parents.
-Demonstrated multicultural competence.
-Excellent written and electronic communication
-Able to efficiently and effectively maintain documentation and record-keeping utilizing EMR.
-Capable of handling multiple tasks in a high stress environment
-Able to accurately interpret and adhere to NCAA and ACC Conference Rules, UNC Academic Standards, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
-Able to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software
-Able to successfully complete educational, NCAA and criminal background checks, which will be required of the successful applicant.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience providing mental health services in intercollegiate athletics.
- AASP Certified Mental Performance Consultant or certification-eligible.
- Demonstrated experience in serving traditionally underserved or marginalized populations and addressing issues of diversity though culturally informed individual counseling, groups, and/or outreach efforts.
- Training and experience in treating Substance Use Disorders and/or Eating Disorders

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time