Staff Psychotherapist Embedded at the School of Engineering
University of Virginia
October 21, 2017
Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a full-time mental health professional for the position of Staff Psychotherapist Embedded in the School of Engineering. The Staff Psychotherapist Embedded is a staff member of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and housed within UVA's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). This position will work closely with both CAPS and SEAS personnel to maintain a CAPS presence at the School of Engineering. The successful candidate will provide counseling services to undergraduate and graduate engineering students as well as collaborate with SEAS faculty, staff and administrators to provide culturally-informed outreach that best meets the needs of the SEAS community. Job responsibilities include providing triage, diagnostic and developmental assessments, brief psychotherapy, group therapy, and day and afterhours on-call crisis services. In addition, the position provides referral support for students wishing to connect with psychological and psychiatric services in the community. This position may also provide supervision and didactic training to trainees in CAPS's APA-accredited doctoral internship program.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Requested materials include a cover letter, a complete resume, and a list of three references which provides their complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses. Apply online at https://jobs.virginia.edu (Jobs@UVA).
The Department of Student Health at the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology or related field or Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other related mental health field
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Experience working in a mental health setting, providing direct clinical service Experience working with late adolescent or emerging adult populations Experience working with diverse and marginalized populations Experience with crisis intervention, including hospitalization Experience providing brief psychotherapy Experience providing group psychotherapy Experience providing community outreach Experience providing supervision to trainees Strong interpersonal and communication skills Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, coordinating with psychiatric providers, care managers and other clinical staff Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a high-paced environment Ability to form collaborative relationships with a range of non-clinical professionals
Required License or Certification: Must be licensed as a psychologist, LPC or LCSW or license eligible to practice in the state of Virginia (Must be licensed within 3 months of hire)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Highly competent at providing clinical diagnostic assessment, individual psychotherapy, crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy as well as consultation to community stakeholders
Demonstrated team orientation and strong interpersonal skills
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Fluency in a second language
Theoretical versatility that includes applied understanding of humanistic, dynamic, and cognitive-behavioral approaches to counseling
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office
Internal Number: 353_83054
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.