Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
PRIORITY CONSIDERATION GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY SEPTEMBER 6, 2019.As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. Hall Health Center on the UW Seattle Campus is an AAAHC-accredited outpatient facility that offers a broad range of medical and mental health services. Our mission is to provide comprehensive health care for a diverse campus community to promote lifelong well-being, achievement, and resilience.The Mental Health Clinic at Hall Health is dedicated to supporting the mental wellness of UW Seattle students. We believe well-supported staff perform at their highest level and provide the best quality of care. With this aim, we offer regular consultation and continuing education opportunities, a generous annual professional development budget, and paid leave time for continuing education. Within the Mental Health Clinic, we are committed to creating a supportive environment that allows for collaboration, consultation and self-reflexive practice. Our team works together in a culture of humility, honesty, and humor.Hall Health embraces diversity as a core value and has a commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds. We encourage one another to engage in difficult conversations about privilege, equity and unconscious bias. We honor global, multicultural perspectives and uphold social justice values.We seek staff who have demonstrated commitment to supporting and empowering individuals from underrepresented and marginalized communities in order to promote student retention and success. We welcome creativity and proactivity in designing interventions that will facilitate the wellbeing of our diverse student body, especially those belonging to groups traditionally underserved by the mental health care system. Clinicians who identify with communities who have been historically marginalized within systems of higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.The Hall Health Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Mental Health Therapist. POSITION DESCRIPTIONAs a member of an interdisciplinary team, the Mental Health Therapist will provide outpatient mental health services to undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. This position will also consult with and provide support to other mental health and medical care providers at Hall Health Center, our campus partners, UW faculty and staff, and student groups within the UW community.A strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to relate empathically, effectively, and consistently with a diverse student population and a commitment to working collaboratively within a team-based approach.RESPONSIBILITIES:This position is designated as one that devotes 65% of work time to provision of direct clinical services (i.e., face-to-face time with clients) and 35% of work time on administrative tasks (e.g., charting, meetings, care coordination).This position will fulfill the following clinical roles:Counseling/Psychotherapy* Provide individual psychotherapy within a short-term or brief treatment model* Develop and lead therapy groupsTriage and Brief Intervention* Provide brief assessment and therapeutic support for students seeking mental health care* Assist students with connecting with other on- and off-campus resourcesCrisis Intervention and Support* Provide crisis services, including risk assessments, safety planning, and brief stabilization interventions to UW students during acute crisis episodesOutreach and Consultation* Provide professional consultation to UW faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health, and academic challenges* Provide educational outreach presentations to student groups, faculty and staff as requestedPlease note: This position is one that performs an essential function; therefore, incumbent should make every effort to report to work in the event that the University suspends operations because of severe weather, natural disaster, or other emergency condition.REQUIREMENTS: * Master's or doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, or social work and eligible for licensure in WA State as LMHC, LICSW, LMFT or licensed psychologist - If not currently licensed to practice independently in Washington State, please explain how you meet eligibility criteria for one of the Washington licenses listed above* Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience (can include pre-licensure hours) in direct clinical practice including psychotherapy and crisis interventionDESIRED:* Experience working with communities of color and other marginalized groups* Competence in providing interventions for substance use disorders, eating disorders, and/or somatically-informed trauma therapy* Ability to provide clinical services in multiple languagesApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.Please note that this position has been re-posted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.