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C09 - Contract Employee -Counseling and Healt Service- CONTRACTED TITLE

Company: Salem State College
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

General Statement of Duties

The senior psychologist is a part-time member of the counseling and health services clinical team, coordinating the counseling services of CHS, providing clinical consultation to clinical and support staff, and delivering psychological services to members of the Salem State student body. It is open to fully licensed independent practitioners (Massachusetts licensed psychologists/HSPs) with over 10 years of experience in college mental health.

This is a 15-20 hour a week/36 week position in the 2021-22 academic year, beginning October 3. Hours are flexible within the M-F/8:30 -5 timeframe, however Friday coverage is strongly preferred. The office is closed all state holidays and through winter break (approximately 4 weeks) which unpaid time off.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinates clinical care, including the triaging of incoming clients post-MH Screening, assignment of intakes, and oversight of available clinical hours. Provides clinical supervision and training to graduate interns, unlicensed and licensed staff in accord with educational goals, licensure standards and clinical practice. Assists with crisis response, referrals and follow up in collaboration with other departments and community agencies, including coordination with ProtoCall - 24/7 mental health hotline and Shrink Space services. Provides evaluation, crisis intervention, and short term individual and group counseling to Salem State Students. Related case management duties include working with students, their families, off campus care providers, and on campus support services. In the event that a client of the clinic is referred for a level of care evaluation through regional EDs or psychiatric crisis services, this may include limited off-hours consultation with local crisis services and emergency departments. In terms of crisis services, the counselor assists with unscheduled walk-in emergencies. While rare, the counselor could also be responsible for coordinating involuntary psychiatric holds ("Section 12") with staff eligible to apply for such holds, or in coordination with other staff or local emergency services. As part of a multidisciplinary treatment team, the counselor is expected to consult with other mental health and medical providers to form care plans which take into account the holistic wellbeing of students seeking CHS services, in line with CHS mission and goals. Assists with managing the electronic medical record and counseling related documentation and maintains clinical and statistical records in accordance with professional standards. Assists the associate director/ associate dean with gathering and analyzing data for reports and continuous improvement. Works effectively within a multidisciplinary department.


Required Qualifications:

* Active licensed health care provider and psychologist in MA
* PhD in counseling or cliinical psychology
* More than 10 years of experience in college mental health field
* Experience with diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience supervising licensed and unlicensed metnal health providers
* Experience with Point and Click Medical Record

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach a resume and cover letter. Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Please note: Contracted positions are part-time and non-benefitted. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Contracted positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship.

EEO Statement:

Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

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