Triage Clinician – Counseling Services

University of Massachusetts Lowell,

Counseling
Last Posted:

Mon, Dec 7th, '20

Deadline:

Open until filled

Start Date:

ASAP

Last Updated:

Mon, Dec 7th, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Triage Clinician – Counseling Services

University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

University of Massachusetts, Lowell has an exciting opening for a Triage Clinician at Counseling Services, part of the Wellness Center. Counseling Services strives to empower, support, and assist students in the pursuit of their academic, professional, and personal endeavors.  Counseling Services clinicians work with undergraduate and graduate students to tackle challenges and remove barriers to growth, change, happiness, peace, or well-being. The Triage Clinician serves as first primary clinical contact to for a diverse student population seeking mental health services. The Triage Clinician performs case management services for clients requiring care coordination, community referral, or psychiatric hospitalization. The Triage Clinician will also work collaboratively as a member of the Wellness Center team to support students at University of Massachusetts Lowell.  The Triage Clinician will join a dedicated, hard-working, collaborative and creative team of multidisciplinary mental health care providers in an environment that incorporates self-care into clinical practice and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

 

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Education:

·         Master’s degree in clinical social work or a closely related field and 2-3 years post-advanced degree clinical experience

 

Experience:

·         Extensive knowledge of best practices in crisis intervention, clinical assessment, risk assessment, and suicide prevention

·         Experience in providing case management, care coordination, and referral services

·         Commitment to and demonstrated ability to work across cultures and provide multiculturally competent clinical services to a diverse student population

·         Experience in working with developmental issues common to the 18-25 year old college student population

·         Ability to maintain appropriate records via an EHR and adhere to professional confidentiality standards

·         Current license to practice in state of Massachusetts required.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

·         Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

·         Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.  

·         Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

·         Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

  

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

 

 
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