Job Description

Payroll Title:
CNSLNG PSYCHOLOGIST 3 HX
Department:
COUNSELING & PSYCH SERV
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri, some eve & weekends

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112184 Counseling Psychologist - Eating Disorders

Filing Deadline: Mon 10/25/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/06/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/18/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Recent Postdoctoral Residents must provide a cover letter demonstrating the ability to be licensed prior to the start date.

All other applicants must provide a cover letter in order for your application to be considered complete.

DESCRIPTION

UCSD CAPS is seeking a skilled mental health professional, experienced in reducing barriers to student mental health care in a multicultural university environment, to provide counseling and clinical services for a diverse student population. Emphasis area for this position will be addressing the mental health needs of students with Eating Disorders, to foster their academic success and wellness at UCSD. This position requires proven training, expertise, commitment, and sustained engagement in working with students with Eating Disorders towards their personal development, well-being, and academic success, through culturally proficient individual, group and community interventions.

This licensed professional performs psychological assessments towards diagnosis and the formulation of a treatment plan, the provision of focused psychotherapy and referral of students to appropriate level of care. Also participates in after hours, on-call, and urgent care coverage. The incumbent provides consultation to faculty, staff and administration, engages in mental health promotion and education to a diverse college population, and delivers preventive outreach including psycho-educational programming and evaluation. Incumbent also provides supervision and training of CAPS Post-doctoral Residents and maintains quality assurance and improvement in compliance standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D or Psy.D. from an accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology and completion of an APA accredited internship.

  • Current, valid license in California as a psychologist. Out-of-state licensed psychologists have 180 days to complete licensure requirements in the State of California.

  • Demonstrated expertise, training, knowledge, and experience assessing and treating patients with Eating Disorders.

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and standards of professional conduct. Knowledge of thecurrent laws, procedures, and the American Psychological Association ethical principles that govern the practice of psychology in the State of California.

  • Proven ability to conduct culturally proficient and focused individual, conjoint, couples, and family counseling and psychotherapy, as well crisis intervention at an individual and community level.

  • Sustained knowledge and experience working with a culturally diverse college populations including ability and expertise with traditionally under-served student groups.

  • Thorough knowledge associated with providing evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services through Intake clinical interviews, psychodiagnostic assessment, treatment plan formulation and recommendations.

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and written by skills to record in a neat, orderly and logical manner, as well as to engage in a helpful, non-judgmental manner orally in person and by phone.

  • Demonstrated skills to perform psychological and interest, vocational and aptitudes testing to plan and implement a variety of case dispositions.

  • Knowledge of clinical supervision, organizational consulting techniques, systems and community psychology models and approaches with skills in consultation work with professional and non-professional colleagues.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals.
  • University Counseling Center experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • This position is subject to work remote during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Must have flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed, for after-hours emergency coverage.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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