Clinical Coordinator (4143U) 6660
At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles
, our Principles of Community
, and our Strategic Plan.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 23, 2020.
University Health Services (UHS) is looking for a licensed psychologist to work with a team of talented professionals in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) unit who shares a passion for the provision of exceptional and comprehensive psychological and counseling services to university students. CAPS is a highly utilized, comprehensive student counseling service that assists students with a wide range of concerns, including academic success, life management, career and life planning, crisis management, and emotional and psychiatric illness. Under the general supervision of the Director of CAPS, CAPS staff provides a variety of services for students including career assessment and counseling, brief psychotherapy, crisis assessment and intervention, couples counseling, group counseling, and case management for complex medical and psychiatric illness. Counseling staff also offer psycho-educational programs to students and provide consultation to faculty and staff regarding student concerns. Counselors are a multicultural group of social workers and clinical and counseling psychologists. CAPS also has an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral internship training program.
UHS, located at the Tang Center, serves the University of California, Berkeley campus by providing fully accredited primary and urgent medical care, sports medicine, behavioral health, innovative health promotion and health insurance services to students, as well as a variety of health programs and services for faculty and staff. UHS employs over 300 career and contract staff. To learn more, visit http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/
- Under the supervision of the Clinical Director applies advanced concepts to coordinate the day-to-day operations of CAPS including: monitoring student access to culturally sensitive counseling services, managing referrals from Primary Care and Psychiatry, creating schedules, and reviewing third party calls. Assists with the review and management of after hours call reports. Serves in a back-up capacity to the Clinical Director as needed.
- Develops specialized programs, goals and objectives for unit(s), and/or specific clinical program(s).
- Coordinates specialized programs and projects regarding the delivery of clinical services in CAPS.
- Contributes to the development of clinical standards of care, clinical policies and procedures, and related functions for lower level professional counselors.
- Coordinates the use of technology in provision of clinical services.
- Assists with maintaining the CAPS website content regarding clinical programs.
- Participates in the coordination of TAO (Therapy Assistance Online) working with the Customer Success Manager to increase student utilization and ensure staff are aware of and trained in the use of the resources available for students.
- Trains professional and paraprofessional staff in a range of aspects of clinical service delivery (e.g. urgent drop-in services, documentation, TAO).
- Provides clinical supervision of professional graduate-level training staff.
- As technical leader, performs evaluation, diagnosis, and psychotherapy including treatment of the most difficult and complex cases involving high risk (e.g. risk of harm to self or others).
- Will apply advanced knowledge to provide consultation to staff regarding clinical services including the management of complex, high risk cases.
- Uses and interprets career assessments.
- May develop and deliver psychoeducation and other outreach programs, including crisis outreach, when needed.
- Serves on committees and attends meetings of significance to CAPS and the University.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education or Training
- Advanced knowledge and understanding of clinical counseling principles, methods, procedures, and standards associated with conducting evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services.
- Ability to conduct the most complex analyses, develop and present recommendations and findings, and determine appropriate course of treatment.
- Advanced knowledge of multicultural, equity, inclusion, and diversity issues as applicable to working with diverse student populations and staff.
- Advanced knowledge of legal and ethical standards including knowledge of HIPAA Privacy Rule, FERPA, and California state laws regulating privacy and confidentiality of health information.
- Advanced skills associated with problem-solving and critical-thinking.
- High degree of sophistication, knowledge, and experience in understanding systems.
- Advanced skills associated with program development and implementation.
- Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client groups, multidisciplinary mental health and medical staff, and faculty.
- Ability to exert influence on policies and programs of significance.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.
- Must be computer literate.
Licenses or Certifications
- Masters in Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Counseling, OR Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology (Post-doctoral work required).
- Current, valid license in California as a LCSW, MFT, or Psychologist.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Employment is contingent on successful completion of: Background Check, Acceptable Medical Evaluation that includes infectious disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccinations or immunity levels, and successful credentials verification (if applicable).
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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