Full Time; Partial Year Career* Student Health Services has one Behavioral Health Specialist position available. The position will be filled by either a Licensed Psychologist (Job #1807929) OR a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage & Family Therapist (Job #1807928).
Under the direct supervision of the Case Manager Supervisor, the Behavioral Health Specialist provides direct behavioral health assessment, intervention, and case management within a fast-paced Primary Care clinic to optimize whole-person health and wellness that supports the academic success of a highly diverse, multicultural student population.
Working collaboratively with colleagues from diverse clinical training backgrounds, performs psychological evaluation, diagnosis, psycho education, counseling and case management with individuals across a broad spectrum of developmental and psychological concerns that may affect physical, academic and personal functioning. Provide education and training to primary care staff on behavioral health related topics.
In discharging these duties the Behavioral Health Specialist is expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of gender, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, etc. and able to provide counseling students to students with diverse backgrounds.
All the Behavioral Health Specialist's activities are performed within the limits of the standards and ethical principles of their professional organization, as well as applicable legal mandates for mental health professionals in the State of California.
This position requires demonstrated specialization in counseling and assessment in the context of integrated health services, often identified as collaborative care, behavioral health, or behavioral medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Student Health Services has one Behavioral Health Specialist position available. The position will be filled by either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage & Family Therapist (Job #1807928) OR a Licensed Psychologist (Job #1807929).
A *partial-year career appointment is established to accommodate foreseeable seasonal fluctuations in staffing, operational, or other needs and contains regularly scheduled furlough periods during which the incumbent remains an employee and retains health benefits, but is not at work. The Behavioral Health Specialist's furlough period is for four weeks in summer (dates to be determined) and is unpaid time off.
Some special conditions include: Valid California licensure, in good standing, as a Psychologist Or Valid out-of state licensure, in good standing, as a Psychologist
Out of State licensed psychologists are required to acquire California licensure within 180 days from either submitting the application or beginning California residency, whichever occurs first.
Prior to formal offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment criminal history background check and a pre-employment credentialing check.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 05/21/2018
Application and materials must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD) to ensure review by the hiring unit. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), E100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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