Psychologist

Tulane University,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Wed, Apr 14th, '21

Deadline:

There is no deadline to apply. This position will remain open until it is filled.

Start Date:

There is no firm start date.

Last Updated:

Wed, Apr 14th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION

The CAPS Psychologist is part of the Tulane University Campus Health team of committed professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting student health and wellbeing as a core institutional value through a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach. This Psychologist position resides within the CAPS for Counseling Services Department, and reports to a therapist team leader. The individual in this position is responsible for delivering clinical services and participating in community engagement activities.

As a member of a CAPS therapist team, the Psychologist provides student mental health services, including urgent walk-in assessments, consultations, individual psychotherapy, group therapy and workshops. The Psychologist also participates in designing and delivering outreach programs to students, as well as developing materials and presentations on topics pertinent to various University constituencies.  Activities such as data collection and analysis, as well as program coordination, may also be pursued at times. The Psychologist participates regularly in Campus Health, therapist team, and CAPS staff meetings and trainings.

Located in the unique and iconic city of New Orleans, Tulane is a highly regarded and selective independent research university, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health. Tulane University Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and serves a student body of over 13,500. 

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. PhD or PsyD in Psychology.
  2. Licensed to practice psychology in the State of Louisiana or eligible by date of hire to obtain Louisiana licensure.  Must be licensed in Louisiana within six months of hire date.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY   NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

  1. Ability to protect confidentiality and meet all ethical standards associated with the practice of psychology within a university counseling center context.
  2. Strong case formulation, assessment and treatment skills, including the ability to understand transference and countertransference in working clinically with a diversity of clients, issues and levels of impairment.
  3. Outstanding oral and written communication skills, able to dialogue effectively with a wide range of students, faculty and staff.
  4. Ability to effectively utilize an electronic medical records system.
  5. Ability to take the lead when appropriate, both administratively and clinically.
  6. Ability to collaborate collegially with a multidisciplinary staff, both within CAPS and throughout the University community.
  7. Knowledge of developmental trends and concerns of undergraduates, as well as graduate and professional students.
  8. Ability to engage in an ongoing pursuit of self-knowledge and understanding of own personal factors affecting clinical work.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.    Previous experience delivering group interventions.
  2.    Experience working with university students in a college counseling setting.
  3.    Training and experience working with substance abuse issues.
 
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