Job Description

Payroll Title:
BEH HEALTH COUNSELOR 4
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE PSYCHIATRY
Hiring Pay Scale
$82,500.00 - $151,500.00 / Y
Worksite:
Remote
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

#127167 Mental Health Therapist -Psych (Psych, LCSW, LMFT)

Initial Review Date: Wed 2/21/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/14/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/27/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.

Job code subject to change based on license of hired individual.

This position has recently been accreted by UPTE HX union and will be a part of that union moving forward.

DESCRIPTION

UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.

Under general supervision of the Clinic Manager, the Behavioral Health Therapist - Outpatient Psychiatry provides all aspects of psychosocial mental and behavioral health services including primarily brief short-term individual and group therapy, diagnostic evaluations, assessments, treatment planning, care coordination, and case management. Interviews patients and facilitates discussion around diagnosis and treatment planning. Provides case coordination, client advocacy, and brokerage to obtain services as needed. Serve as liaison with other Psychiatry Division providers. Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in a related mental health area.

  • A valid California license as a mental health provider (Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW or LPCC) in good standing.

  • Minimum of five (5+) or more years of relevant experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $82,500 - $151,500 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $39.51 - $72.56

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


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If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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