Social Work Fellow

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Social Work Practitioner - Contributing

Working Title:

Social Work Fellow

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

1 year

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Work Schedule:

M-F: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Department Name and Number:

SA Counseling Psych Svc (CAPS)-650010

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

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Department Description:

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides psychological services to all students enrolled at UNC Chapel Hill who have paid the student health fee. The psychological/counseling services provide individual, couples, and group therapy, same day triage appointments, crisis intervention, outreach services and medication evaluation and management. The team also provides risk assessment evaluation for the Dean of Students office.

Campus Health Services and CAPS is a unique health care entity and position duties do not necessarily compare to an academic department or other service units of the University. We face many challenges associated with healthcare delivery that most job descriptions do not address, including Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, CPT and ICD-9 coding, billing, electronic health record, and electronic insurance filing.

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

Please note this is a one (1) year time-limited position.

The Counseling and Psychological Services Social Work Fellow is professionally licensed or license eligible at the “Associate” level to practice social work under the supervision of a member of the Social Work Staff for one hour per every 30 clinical hours. Under the supervision of staff, the fellow will provide individual and group therapy and assessment, as well as occasional outreach programming. A primary focus of the position will be to serve Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander students providing mental health services, as well as delivering programming and outreach. UNC Counseling and Psychological Services 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 AAPI students.

With the support of their Referral Coordinator Supervisors the Social Work Fellow will also provide Referral Coordination services- transitional support to the client in need of referral to community services for treatment that exceeds the scope of service of Counseling and Psychological Services. With the support of Triage supervision, they will provide 4-8 hours of triage weekly. If Social Work Intern returns for a second year, if appropriate, they may supervise a MSW Intern with the support of “Supervision of Supervision”.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

This position requires an MSW, who has been licensed as an LCSW-A by the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board.

Preferred Qualifications:

A candidate with experience working in a clinical/therapy setting.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

Position Attributes:

Severe Weather Essential; Subject to HIPAA; Communicable Disease Mandatory

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Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time