Staff Psychologist

Augusta University,

Student Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Mon, May 3rd, '21

Deadline:

Open until filled.

Start Date:

Late July or early August

Last Updated:

Mon, May 3rd, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities are to provide individual, couples, crisis, and group counseling to students to include treatment plan development, case management, care coordination, client advocacy, crisis intervention and consultation, and administration and interpretation of assessment instruments. Maintaining adequate and appropriate documentation of counseling records.  Responsible for development, delivery, and assessment of new and existing outreach programs that promote and provide practical and effective education and skills for students through seminars, workshops, class presentations and other engagement events. Collaborating with other campus departments/offices, campus committees and student organizations to provide joint programming for students.  Providing training to appropriate campus organizations, faculty and staff regarding relevant mental health issues of college students.  Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director which may include serving in relief in the front office, campus training and possible outreach to community organizations and groups.

 

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Direct Clinical Mental Health Counseling and associated support activities

·         Prevention, Psychoeducation, and Prevention Programming

·         University Collaboration and Committee work

·         Administrative tasks

·         Perform all other related duties as assigned

This is a limited-term position (18 months from the time of hire). Candidates who are license-eligible will receive supervision as they work towards obtaining a psychologist license to practice independently in Georgia.

ABOUT AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans. Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success. Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements

Obtained doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited college or university by date of hire.  Licensed or license eligible for the State of Georgia.  Should be fully licensed to practice independently without supervision in the State of Georgia within two years of hire.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

·         Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

·         Knowledge of and experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Excellent analytical, organizational and customer service skills

·         Exercise sound judgment and make responsible decisions regarding clinical treatment and planning

·         Strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a team environment

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality

Preferred

·         Prior experience working in a university counseling center setting

·         Experience providing group and couples counseling

·         Experience and proficiency in assessing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of mental health disorders

·         Experience providing crisis services, and treating more ever mental health concerns

·         Prior clinical experience and expertise with a diverse clinical caseload

·         Experience providing outreach presentations on issues relevant to college students

·         Administrative experience in coordinating programs

 
COMPENSATION

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume

Cover Letter/Letter of Interest

List of three references and their contact information