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Multicultural/BIPOC Clinician

Company: Rosalind Franklin University
Location: North Chicago
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics (RFUHC), as subsidiary of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, invites applications for a full-time Multicultural/BIPOC Clinician ("Clinician") . RFUHC encourages applications from individuals underrepresented in their field and those that can potentially add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment.

Clinician is responsible for providing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy for RFUMS enrolled students, with a specific focus on work with Multicultural, Black, Indigenous and students of color. Service provision includes face-to-face and tele-psychological psychotherapeutic services to students regarding problems relating to stress, developmental issues, career, academics, interpersonal concerns, and other mental health issues. Clinician will engage in offering crisis services and will participate in after-hours crisis coverage. Clinician will conduct a variety of educational workshops and outreach offerings for students, faculty and staff, particularly focused on needs of Multicultural/BIPOC students. Clinician will serve as a liaison and partner to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and student groups focused on the needs of our Multicultural/BIPOC students. Clinician will offer consultation to students, faculty, staff, and family members. Clinician will participate in professional development and continuing education activities. Clinician may research student needs and develop and evaluate programs

About Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics

RFUHC is home to medical centers in Lake County, IL. RFUHC combines compassionate care with state of the art science to provide patients with the highest quality medical services. The physicians of RFUHC are innovators of their fields, offering patients access to the latest discoveries in medicine.

All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

RFUHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The Clinician will spend 80% of their time on the following:

  • Providing individual, couples and group psychotherapy following federal, state, professional and institutional regulations
  • Following established policies, procedures and practices
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date record keeping in an ethical manner and documents activity through electronic health records
  • Planning/presenting workshops and outreach
  • May develop and conduct research
  • Training other staff; maintaining expertise in areas related to college student mental health
  • Maintaining specific expertise in mental health issues related to black, indigenous and students of color

The Clinician will spend 10% of their time on the following:

  • Serving as consultant to the university regarding college students mental health issues and primary advisor for issues and concerns related to BIPOC student populations
  • Serving as a liaison and partner to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and other student groups focused on the needs of our BIPOC students
  • Serving as consultant to university personnel about individual clinical cases as well as planning and implementing preventive psychoeducational programs for student development
  • Maintaining liaisons with other campus units; participates in agency planning and management

Performing other related duties as required (10% of time)

Required Education & Experience

  • Master's degree in Counselor Education, Social Work, Counseling or related field, or equivalent education/experience
  • Licensure in the State of Illinois in professional discipline upon hire
  • Considerable clinical casework experience in therapy
  • Demonstrated clinical experience working with BIPOC populations
  • Supervised internship or work equivalent experience in university counseling center or related professional setting
  • Experience providing psychotherapy and outreach
  • Demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and diversity
  • Must receive satisfactory results from a background check

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with necessary internal and external agencies and organizations
  • Ability to present clear and comprehensive oral and written reports
  • Knowledge of psychological, educational and developmental needs of educationally, socially, or psychologically impaired individuals
  • Knowledge of psychotherapeutic techniques, differential diagnosis and psychometric instruments
  • Ability to identify and effectively utilize resources available on-campus and in the community to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to organize and maintain a caseload as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field
  • Experience in a university or college setting

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions

Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations

Mental Demands:

Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Student Contact, Detailed Work, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Stress, Training, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

Physical Demands:

Attendance, Driving, Kneeling, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Removing, Sitting, Speaking, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear

Lifting Requirements:

Up to 25 Pounds (Light)

Noise Conditions:

Moderate Noise Conditions, Ability to Adjust Focus

Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:

Calculator, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Scanner, Telephone, Tools

EOE, including Disability / Vets

Keywords: Rosalind Franklin University, Waukegan , Multicultural/BIPOC Clinician, Other , North Chicago, Illinois

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