Licensed Clinical Social Worker (FAC0004059-Overnight)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (FAC0004059 – Overnight)
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a full-time fixed-term faculty member at the rank of Clinical Instructor to work in the Crisis and Assessment Outpatient Program at the WakeBrook Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Treatment services include clinical crisis assessments and referral of patients of all ages who present with emergent mental health, substance abuse or developmental disability needs to emergency resources. Provide short-term crisis counseling and intervention services making clinical dispositions in conjunction with crisis services physicians, coordinating hospitalizations and urgent outpatient referrals as needed. Duties will include assessing patients’ level of functioning, mental status, mental health, substance abuse and/or emergent developmental disability needs and available supports. Determine if there are potential medical needs warranting referral to medical staff or a medical facility. Determine if consumer may need hospitalization to protect him/herself from harm to self or others. Provide brief solution-focused counseling and referral for immediate medication evaluations to avoid hospitalization when possible. Consult with crisis physician and make arrangements for hospitalization or additional other emergency services as needed. Collaborate with consumer and family and others involved in patient’s care. Educate family members on available resources. Document all clinical work thoroughly and on required forms or in the EMR within established timeframes; promptly complete patient eligibility, data entry, referral and encounter forms as appropriate. This position is a full time position and hours will be overnight (four 10 hours shifts).
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Applicants must be a LCSW, LCMHC, PhD or PsyD in Psychology and have a North Carolina licensure to practice.
The successful candidate should have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in crisis and emergency environments. The successful candidate will also have experience providing leadership and psychiatric services as part of a crisis intervention team. Additionally, the successful candidate will have strong clinical and diagnostic skills.
Please apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/230456
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.