Advertised Summary Job Description: As a member of the Mental Health Service, the full-time psychotherapist provides assessment and clinical care to a diverse population of Columbia University Irving Medical Center students and their dependents.
General Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree + one year of related experience. Candidates will possess licensure in the state of New York.
Preference will be given to those with university counseling center experience
Demonstrated competence in crisis intervention, assessing need for psychiatric hospitalization, handling psychiatric emergencies, and supervising referral for inpatient care is required.
Evidence of experience working with severe and persistent psychiatric illness in an outpatient or university setting and/or on a psychiatric inpatient unit, or the functional equivalent, is required.
Demonstrated excellence in psychiatric assessment and diagnosis, including mastery of diagnostic nomenclature, and an understanding of best practices in diagnostic evaluation and time-limited psychotherapy is required.
Demonstrated commitment to and proficiency in cultural competency.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Three years of related experience is preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_172876
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