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Clinical Psychologist, Yale Health

Company: Jobleads
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Yale Health- Mental Health Education and Outreach 64960BR University Job Title Clinical Psychologist Bargaining Unit None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group) Time Type Full time Duration Type Regular Compensation Grade Clinical & Research Compensation Grade Profile Clinical Psychologist (27) Work Location Central Campus Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) Searchable Job Family Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5 Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard) Full-Time; 37.5 HRS; Weekdays 8:30-5:00 Flexible Schedule. Early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays/recess periods may also be required. Participates in on-call rotation. Position Focus: Yale Mental Health and Counseling (MHC) supports undergraduate, graduate, and professional students by providing individual and group psychotherapy as well as psychiatry services to a diverse, talented, and passionate student body of over 13,000 individuals. MHC employs over 30 clinicians consisting of LCSWs, Psychologists, and Psychiatrists and also provides high quality training to psychiatry residents, psychology post-docs, and post-MSW fellows. MHC is a vibrant and energetic environment that values collaboration and initiative and is looking for candidates who want to be an integral part of the Yale community.The Clinical Psychologist provides, plans and coordinates individual therapy, group therapy, and couples therapy in Yale Mental Health and Counseling. They assess and diagnose mental illness, and provides psychological treatment for complex cases involving students with severe mental health concerns. They provide culturally competent treatment to patients of varied racial/ ethnic identities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual/ gender identities. They administer and interpret psychological tests and develop and present written test results and analysis. Serve as liaison to patients, families, and clinical staff on issues and programs pertaining to psychological services. They serve as a liaison to Yale community and develop and deliver outreach programs to the Yale community. They adhere to psychology code of ethical conduct and abide by laws affecting the practice of psychology. Additionally, the Clinical Psychologist provides supervision to trainees in the department as well as staff psychologists. Evaluate, assess and modify psychological treatment plans. Participate in the development of short and long-term patient treatment. Provide psychological services to patients of differing cultural backgrounds, identity configurations, and genders. Provide mental health emergency coverage. Participate in after-hours on call coverage in rotation. Assist in the development of materials for educational programs and seminars for professional staff. Interact with internal contacts such as patients, clinicians, social workers and other medical staff, administrators with regard to clinical programs and program development. Interact with external contacts such as outpatient therapists, residential treatment centers, and other mental health institutions. 1. Provides clinical supervision to trainees as well as staff members. 2. Performs programmatic duties as directed by the Chief of Mental health and Counseling. 3. Plans, coordinates and implements individual, group, and couples' therapy for students in University outpatient clinic. Provides family meetings as appropriate. 4. Conducts patient evaluations and assesses patients' acceptability for psychotherapy programs and develops initial disposition planning. 5. Establishes positive relationships with patients in order to administer the appropriate treatment. 6. Manages and provides therapy for complex cases involving patients with significant mental health concerns. 7. Maintains patients' charts and reports. 8. Participates in mental health 24-hour emergency coverage. 9. Provides educational and consultation services to undergraduate residential colleges and professional schools. 10. Provides mental health outreach to Yale community. 11. Develops materials for educational programs and seminars for professional staff. 12. Interacts with internal contacts such as patients, patients' families, clinicians, medical staff, and administrators regarding treatment of individual patients and implementation of clinical programs. 13. Assesses and evaluates the purpose and value of psychological testing and treatment and recommends changes to treatment plans. Analyzes data and psychological testing results. 14. May perform other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology and three years of experience providing clinical care post-licensure. Required Skill/Ability 1: Well-developed problem resolution, counseling, and crisis intervention skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Required Skill/Ability 2: Demonstrated ability providing treatment for a culturally diverse population. Ability to thrive in an energetic and diverse work environment. Required Skill/Ability 3: Demonstrated ability to work as constructive member of a clinical team. Required Skill/Ability 4: Skilled in interacting effectively and appropriately with college age populations and international students. Required Skill/Ability 5: Ability to design and implement workshops and outreach services designed to provide mental health education. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working in a college counseling center. Knowledge of Yale College residential college system. Required Licenses or Certifications State of Connecticut Psychologist License or Connecticut Psychologist License eligible. Drug Screen No Health Screening No All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process. Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. Affirmative Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at , or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: . Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus

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