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Mental Health Professional (Psychiatrist or Advanced Practical Psych Nurse)

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

University of Delaware
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The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html


Job No: 496880
Work Type: Staff
Location: Newark
Categories: Health Services, Student Affairs & Services, Full Time


Psychiatric services are provided by two roles: psychiatrists and psychiatric advanced practice nurses. Both disciplines are responsible for the independent provision of direct clinical services and participation in center-wide initiatives.

Pay Grade: 36E

Context of the Job:

The Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD) is a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive student learning and psychological wellbeing program providing a diverse array of services so that students can be more successful in their academic, personal, and career pursuits. The CCSD is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS) and sponsors three levels of doctoral training for psychologists including an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral internship in health psychology.

The Center's efforts focus on helping students reduce psychological symptoms, cope with complicated life events and developmental tasks, improve interpersonal skills and relationships, and increase self-knowledge and problem-solving ability. The Center promotes equality and respect for individuals and cultures, focuses on diversity and inclusion, and encourages ongoing education regarding issues faced by students in minoritized groups. CCSD is part of the Division of Student Life which contributes to and facilitates critical learning and development within healthy, inclusive, and supportive communities so that all students may thrive at UD and beyond.

This position is key to accomplishing the mission for CCSD. Under the direct supervision of the director, the clinical responsibilities include psychiatric evaluation and treatment of students including diagnosis, administering, or prescribing of medications, and adjunctive psychotherapy. Referrals and crisis interventions are made appropriately to both on and off-campus services. Internal and external consultation support is provided to Student Health Service physicians/nurses/health educators/administrators, CCSD psychologists, Residence Life/Housing Directors and support staff, Student Life Vice President and Assistant Vice Presidents, University faculty and deans, parents, families, and private physicians/psychiatrists/ psychologists. The Mental Health Professional also provides supervision to doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows in the CCSD.

The work of the Mental Health Professional supports the University's mission and vision of comprehensive wellbeing services for students, as well as the strategic initiatives of the Division of Student Life to ensure student success. The Mental Health Professional will be an active citizen of the department, engaged in internal committee work, development, and delivery of clinical and training programming, as well as creating connection and community with staff. Members of the Student Life Wellbeing team engage with all aspects of the University community to engender a campus environment that supports health and wellness and creates a foundation for life-long wellbeing by providing Blue Hens with the services, care, and skills to make healthy choices.

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Job Posting: 844042

Posted On: Sep 16, 2021

Updated On: Oct 16, 2021