Staff Mental Health Clinician

Princeton University,

University Health Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Aug 26th, '20

Deadline:

09/15/2020

Start Date:

TBD

Last Updated:

Fri, Aug 28th, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION




Overview


University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or “AAAHC”) health care facility. Located in the McCosh Health Center, the Caldwell Field House, and Dillon Gym. UHS provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees who experience work-related injuries and illnesses, or who require consultations regarding international and travel medicine.



UHS's mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University's purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.



UHS's values are Respect & Compassionate Care; Integrity & Service Excellence; Collaboration & Innovative Solutions; & Engagement & Lifelong Learning.



UHS hires individuals of all backgrounds. We build on our staff's diversity--recognizing, valuing, and appreciating the different perspectives, talents and energy of all. UHS invites all its employees to make a valuable contribution in this regard. We firmly believe that being an inclusive and culturally responsive community is one of the foundations of a vibrant, relevant organization. We aspire to develop the mindsets, knowledge and abilities to build equitable and inclusive systems, teams and culture.





*As a member of the UHS staff, your job may be deemed “essential” as defined by University and UHS



Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY


The position provides direct clinical services to our undergraduate and graduate student population, including urgent care and crisis intervention, psychological evaluations, time-limited individual and group psychotherapeutic treatment, on call services, campus liaison, mental health education, and community referral services. Also, UHS has an active Inpatient Service that provides 24 hour health coverage. As such, this mental health position involves the provision of primary after-hours, on-call coverage, assigned at the discretion of the CPS Associate Director.



The Psychologist possesses sophisticated diagnostic skills and specialized knowledge in certain content areas, such as substance abuse, eating disorders, severe personality and identity problems, and affect regulation disturbances and demonstrates training and experience in the use of specialized treatments that are professionally recognized as effective for these content areas e.g. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for affect and behavior regulation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders etc. The particular skill and knowledge set will be informed by a strong understanding of the full range of developmental and mental health challenges affecting late adolescents and young adults.



PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



Clinical Care (90%)



Administrative Management (10%)





Qualifications


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS





PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS





Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW.






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