Open Rank- Instructor Series/Assistant Professor- Behavioral Health Program Director

Open Rank- Instructor Series/Assistant Professor- Behavioral Health Program Director - 24343 Faculty

Description
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
College of Nursing
Job Title: Behavioral Health Program Director / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track
Position Location: Sheridan Health Services (Southwest Denver)


* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds

Nature of Work:

The CU College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time (1.0 FTE) position as a Behavioral Health Program Director / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track within its federally qualified community health center, Sheridan Health Services (SHS), located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236). This position is clinic based and includes dedicated effort (20%) for administrative duties. Faculty rank is based on experience and qualifications. We are offering a recruitment incentive for the finalist hired in addition to the base salary listed below.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work:

The CU College of Nursing is seeking a Behavioral Health Program Director for a full-time (1.00 FTE), benefits eligible position at Sheridan Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236). The Behavioral Health Program Director is part of the SHS senior management group and will uphold the SHS mission by assuring the delivery of high-quality integrated care services and the fiscal soundness of the organization by meeting productivity standards. This position serves in an advisory capacity making recommendations about primary care and behavioral health integration to improve service delivery and achieve improved health outcomes.

The position is responsible for the administrative and clinical management of behavioral health (BH), mental health and substance use services provided at the Family Health Clinic and Youth Health Clinic.

Clinic Description:

Sheridan Health Services is a multi-site, nurse-managed federally qualified community health center, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Primary Healthcare; and is a collaborative effort between the College of Nursing and the Sheridan School District. There are now 52 employees at two convenient locations to serve community health needs primarily for residents of Arapahoe, Denver and Jefferson counties. A Youth Health Clinic is located in the Sheridan School District Administration building. The Family Health Clinic is located in southwest Denver on the Fort Logan campus and provides services to adults and children, 65% of whom identify at Latinx, and 42% of whom are best served in another language, with Spanish being the predominant second language. Services offered include primary care across the lifespan; prenatal and postpartum, gynecology, dentistry, pharmacy, behavioral health, and outpatient substance abuse treatment. Sheridan Health Services is a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and as such, we uphold a model of care that places the patient at the center, incorporating the values and beliefs of the patient in all decision-making. We extend the reach of the clinic through public health outreach where nursing students provide community outreach, health education, and home visitation services. https://nursing.cuanschutz.edu/patient-care/sheridan-health-services

Supervision Received:

Work is performed independently under the general direction and supervision of the SHS Executive Director.

Supervision Exercised:

Provides direct supervision to Behavioral Health Leads, Providers, Assistants, and Trainees

Examples of Work Performed:

The following general criteria summarize the position's primary responsibilities (to be modified as necessary in response to a changing clinical, administrative, or funding landscape):

Program Management

Core responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Program Director include programmatic oversight for creation, implementation and management of clinical programs within BH service line, oversite of fiscal expenditures, and supervision of BH providers. This position will ensure behavioral health programs operate within budgeted revenues and achieve productivity goals. This position shall be vigilant of potential new revenue streams and respond to these as appropriate (e.g., grants, contracts, managed care contracts, governmental relations, etc.).

Clinical Care

The Behavioral Health Program Director will provide a portion of total effort (80%) in direct patient care to patients from diverse backgrounds.
Maintains Electronic Health Record documentation in compliance with accepted standards, in keeping with the Policies & Procedures of the clinic. Must meet rigorous standards for documentation, and complete notes, referrals and follow-ups in a timely manner.
Compliance

The Behavioral Health Program Director will be responsible for audit and compliance activities to ensure that behavioral health services and standards follow all state, federal, and CU regulations, in addition to contractual requirements associated with payers and funders, in collaboration with leadership team.
This position will ensure compliance with third party reimbursement and client fee collections. Performs other duties as assigned. Maintains all necessary licenses, certifications, credentialing materials and other required documents as outlined by the Office of Clinical and Community Affairs at the College of Nursing.
Community Engagement

The Behavioral Health Program Director will participate in community outreach for the purpose of increasing access to care, reducing barriers to treatment, and advancing the mission and vision of SHS. The Behavioral Health Program Director will be responsible for establishing and maintaining community partnerships.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Psychologist

$66,460 - $74,767 annually at Instructor of Clinical Practice/LCSW, LPC, Psychologist

$66,460 - $74,767 annually at Sr. Instructor of Clinical Practice/LCSW, LPC, Psychologist

$66,460 - $74,767 annually at Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice/LCSW, LPC, Psychologist

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

$99,839 - $112,319 annually at Instructor of Clinical Practice/PMHNP

$99,839 - $112,319 annually at Sr. Instructor of Clinical Practice /PMHNP

$99,839 - $112,319 annually at Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice/PMHNP

In addition to the annual salary for this position, an annual administrative stipend will also be offered.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications - Instructor:
  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or psychiatric mental health nurse practice, or doctorate degree in Psychology (PhD or PsyD) from an accredited institution
  • Current licensure as clinical social worker (LCSW), professional counselor (LPC), psychologist, or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) in good standing (any state)
  • Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.
  • Three (3) years' post-graduate experience providing direct patient care services
  • One (1) year experience as a clinical supervisor

  • Minimum Qualifications - Senior Instructor:
    • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or psychiatric mental health nurse practice, or doctorate degree in Psychology (PhD or PsyD) from an accredited institution
    • Current licensure as clinical social worker (LCSW), professional counselor (LPC), psychologist, or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) in good standing (any state)
    • Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.
  • Three (3) years' post-graduate experience providing direct patient care services
  • One (1) year experience as a clinical supervisor
  • Demonstrated leadership in area of practice.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic colleagues and students in practice activities.

  • Minimum Qualifications – Assistant Professor:
    • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or psychiatric mental health nurse practice, or doctorate degree in Psychology (PhD or PsyD) from an accredited institution
    • Current licensure as clinical social worker (LCSW), professional counselor (LPC), psychologist, or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) in good standing (any state)
    • Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.
  • Three (3) years' post-graduate experience providing direct patient care services
  • One (1) year experience as a clinical supervisor
  • Demonstrated leadership in area of practice. Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic colleagues and students in practice activities.
    Conditions of employment:
    • Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado licenses by date of hire.
    • Must be willing and able to obtain valid NPI number by date of hire
    • Must be willing and able to obtain valid Colorado Medicaid Provider number within 30 days of hire date
    • Must be willing and able to complete CAQH by date of hire
    • Must be willing and able to remain credentialed by all necessary parties and ensure credentialing materials stay current.
    • Must be willing and able to obtain current BLS/CPR certification by date of hire.
    • Must be willing and able to work in a normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases.
    • Must be willing and able to work until 7pm on designated weeknights in rotation with other providers for Extended Hours (currently Wednesday evenings).

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience working in a primary care or school-based health center setting using a brief model of service delivery
    • Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting
    • Credentialed as a certified addiction specialist (CAS) or licensed addiction counselor (LAC)
    • Experience as a preceptor/supervisor of behavioral health trainees/interns
    • Experience in providing clinical services using behavioral health treatment modalities to treat chronic diseases

    Competencies:
    • Considerable degree of independent judgment and autonomy in practice is necessary to monitor and respond to changes in a client's condition.
    • Clinical expertise in both pediatric and adult care Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of staff, faculty, community members, and clients. Effective communication and presentation skills and a proven track record of building and sustaining effective collaborations and working relationships with patients, their families, community partners and other members of the health care team Willingness and ability to work on a virtual platform to provide Telehealth services Expertise in clinical assessment and therapeutic interventions with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of primary care-behavioral health integrated programs, including fundamental elements of co-located and/or fully integrated services. Demonstrated ability to practice and lead from a social justice lens, with a commitment to cultural responsiveness and diversity, equity, and inclusion Ability to foster a high degree of teamwork and collaboration Experience successfully navigating program compliance and audits, as well as evidence of billing and reporting experience. Ability to use computer and clinic software, and to document in EHR, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
    • Familiarity with population-based interventions, as well as consultation and liaison skills
    • Medical literacy, as demonstrated by familiarity with common medical terms, first-line psychiatric medications, understanding of medical culture, and with interdisciplinary treatment teams.
    Special Instructions to Applicants: Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below Application Materials Instructions: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) 4. A copy of all current licenses and certifications (LCSW, LPC, PMHNP, PSY, CPR/BLS, etc.) Questions should be directed to: College of Nursing HR at [email protected] Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

    Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

    Job Category: Faculty

    Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20468 - CON-DEAN ADMINISTRATION

    Schedule: Full-time

    Posting Date: Sep 16, 2022

    Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: College of Nursing Human Resources Posting Contact Email: [email protected] Position Number: 00611421





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