Mental Health Professional

Company: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Updated: 11/6/2020

Description:

This posting will be used to fill multiple positions. The Mental Health Professional at the Psychiatric Research Institute provides direct clinical services such as diagnostic assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and crisis intervention to patients. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans. UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks: •Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family •Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave •Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only) •Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS •Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000 •Career Training and Educational Opportunities •Merchant Discounts •Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy Salary offered commensurate with experience. Responsibilities: •Responsible for direct and indirect clinical services that are provided in the office unless remote work agreement is available upon hire. •Makes decisions related to treatment planning. •Understands mental health diagnosis and treatment. •Responsible for maintaining caseload, by contacting patients and discharging as appropriate. •Responsible for ongoing communications with their supervisor and other members of the treatment team. •Completes clinical and administrative processes and documentation in compliance with relevant policies and procedures. •Participates in staff meetings, trainings, supervision, and continuing education activities as needed to maintain quality provision and coordination of care as well as professional licensure and/or certification. •May perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: •Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work •One (1) year of behavioral health experience •Licensed by the Arkansas Professional Board (LMSW, LCSW, or LPC) The ideal candidate will be licensed by the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board as an LCSW Preferred Qualifications: •Evidenced-based treatment background •Experience using trauma-informed care model This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. To apply, visit https://jobs.uams.edu and search for job number 68477