Triage Clinician

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Triage Clinician
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 33472
Salary: $4,283 - $10,400 monthly

Position Description:
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) serves as the campus community mental health center for students. The Department's mission is to support students' emotional and intellectual development, emotional resiliency and personal well-being toward optimizing their ability to thrive in UCLA's diverse learning environment. CAPS clinicians provide clinical, outreach and mental health promotion services. Clinical services are confidential and available to regularly enrolled students.

A variety of Student Affairs (SA) units serve the campus by providing comprehensive health and mental health services, disability accommodation and student development services to UCLA students, as well as provide consultation services for faculty and staff. The Triage Clinician provides services designed to assist students in optimizing their educational experience, minimizing the impact of illness, injury and emotional distress on students' academic careers by coordinating mental health care through a network of campus and community resources.

The Triage Clinician provides mental health screening and triage in a high-volume, fast-paced environment, and possesses excellent clinical skills in assessment, triage, crisis intervention and case management. Familiarity with the full range of mental disorders is essential, including safety concerns and indications for hospitalization. In addition, the Triage Clinician may conduct a weekly coping skills group, may occasionally provide short-term psychotherapy, conduct campus outreach activities, and other duties as assigned. The Triage Clinician must be able to work collaboratively as part of a larger team and communicate effectively with other CAPS clinicians, staff and the extended University community.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 4/29/2033
Work Type: Full Time