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Behavioral Health Clinician

Job Description
Organization: 
Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Health & Mental Health
Job Description: 

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Instructor/ST 68003519

OPEN RANK Behavioral Health Clinician (LPC, LCSW) – Children’s Hospital Colorado

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry has just welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD and is in the process of growing the Department of Psychiatry with new programs and expanding existing programs.

Department of Psychiatry Diversity Equity Inclusion Information:

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is to hold the Department of Psychiatry’s faculty, staff, and trainees accountable for promoting a culture of inclusive excellence and respect.  We are committed to continuous education, sustaining cultural humility, and action related to DEI topics including systematic review of policies and procedures to ensure they are in alignment with the department’s DEI mission and vision.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for direct patient care and safety including diagnostic, assessment, treatment, and discharge planning for children, adolescents, and their families in Outpatient clinics at the Anschutz Medical Campus and/or at one of the Children’s Hospital of Colorado Networks of Care. Although there may be opportunities to engage in training, supervision, and/or scholarship, this role is considered a Clinical Only position.

Please note, this is an open rank position and could be categorized as Instructor, Senior Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below. 

Areas of Responsibility

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct patient care to children, adolescents, and their families, including completing diagnostic evaluations, as well as providing individual, family, and group therapy.
  • Develops and implements evidence-based treatment plans and engages in ongoing treatment monitoring.
  • Collaborates with internal and external providers involved in a patient’s care in order to coordinate on the treatment plan and progress.
  • Maintains timely communication with team members, supervisor, and divisional leadership.
  • Attends team meetings and educational in-services.
  • Enters appropriate notes and charge captures that comply with state and federal standards in the medical record for all patients seen.
  • experience.  Minimum degree qualifications: LPC or LCSW

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Clinical skills in evidence-based assessment and treatment in an outpatient mental health setting.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks and maintain a well-organized work environment.
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of related clinical experience
  • Instructor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: LPC or LCSW
  • Senior Instructor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: LPC or LCSW
  • Assistant Professor: 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: LPC or LCSW
  • Associate Professor: 4-7 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: LPC or LCSW
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Salary and Benefits:

Instructor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $58,000 to $80,000. 

Senior Instructor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $58,000 to $80,000. 

Assistant Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $58,000 to $80,000. 

Associate Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $58,000 to $80,000. 

This represents the 25-50 percentile of the salary range which is based on experience. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

 

Benefits: 

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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