Open Rank-Instructor Series/Assistant Professor- Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Clinician


Job title: Open Rank-Instructor Series/Assistant Professor- Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Clinician

$58000 – 80000 per year

Company: University of Colorado Denver

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Job description: University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Open Rank-Instructor/ Senior Instructor/Assistant Professor Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health

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The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz:

Denver:

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  • Denver Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
  • Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Denver 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 DOPsych DEI mission and vision.

Nature of Work

The Instructor/Sr Instructor/Assistant Professor at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Refugee Mental Health Practice will join the CU Medicine Department of Psychiatry Faculty Practice and University of Colorado Outpatient Clinic in an expanding program working with immigrants and refugees of all ages. Our clients seek care for suffering related to past trauma resettlement and acculturation difficulties, and other mental health issues. The Instructor/Sr Instructor/Assistant Professor will work with the Refugee Mental Health Medical Director to expand the existing Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Practice and work collaboratively with the Stress Trauma, Adversity Research and Trauma Center’s Clinic in order to provide optimal care for traumatized patients.

This clinician will:

  • Work with Care Coordinators to help facilitate mental health referrals to the program through coordination with University of Colorado Hospital primary care clinics and outside agencies who work with immigrants and refugees.
  • Provide individual and family psychotherapy and case management services for clients
  • including coordination of care with other agencies.
  • Educate primary care providers on refugee mental health.
  • Educate trainees in psychiatry, psychology, and social work on refugee mental health.
  • Collaborate with mental health and medical staff to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Work with Medical Director and Evaluation team to create and update systems to track intake calls, referrals, and touch points.
  • Attend weekly program planning meetings.
  • Attend weekly clinical case conference meetings.
  • Assist with administrative aspects of patient care.
  • Comply with all safety measures, clinic policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by the clinic manager and program director.

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

Along with open rank, there may be an opportunity to work at additional clinical and or/research settings based on skillset and program needs. Additional clinics in the Division include:

  • UCH Outpatient services and resident clinic
  • UCH ED Coverage
  • UCH CL Services
  • Women’s Behavioral Health
  • START Center
  • Student and Resident Mental Health
  • Faculty and Staff Mental Health
  • OCD Services
  • Faculty Practice
  • Early Onset Psychosis Services
  • Early Onset Psychosis Services
  • Geriatric Behavioral Health Services
  • Integrated services within but not limited to, Transplant, Burn Unit, Neurology, NICU
  • Cohen Military Clinics
  • Johnson Depression Center
  • Encompass Schools- Telehealth
  • Executive Functioning Clinic

Salary and Benefits:

LCSW or LPC The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at

Instructor: $58,000 to $80,000.

Senior Instructor: $58,000 to $80,000.

PhD and/or PsyD The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at

Instructor: $95,000 to $105,000.

Senior Instructor: $95,000 to $105,000.

Assistant Professor: $95,000 to $105,000.

This information represents the 25-50 percentile of the salary range which is reflective of a candidate with 1-7+ years of 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. The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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.

The above salary range (or hiring 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 .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

LCSW/LPC

Instructor:

  • 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.
  • LCSW/LPC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor,
  • Master’s degree or higher in social work or counseling
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience providing therapy.
  • Experience working with immigrants.
  • Comfort working with patients with severe and sometimes treatment-refractory illness.

Senior Instructor:

  • 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.
  • LCSW/LPC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Master’s degree or higher in social work or counseling
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience providing therapy.
  • Experience working with immigrants.
  • Comfort working with patients with severe and sometimes treatment-refractory illness.

PhD or PsyD

Instructor:

  • 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.
  • PhD or PsyD
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience providing therapy.
  • Experience working with immigrants.
  • Comfort working with patients with severe and sometimes treatment-refractory illness.

Senior Instructor:

  • 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.
  • PhD or PsyD
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience providing therapy.
  • Experience working with immigrants.
  • Comfort working with patients with severe and sometimes treatment-refractory illness.

Assistant Professor

  • 1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.
  • PhD or PsyD
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience providing therapy.
  • Experience working with immigrants.
  • Comfort working with patients with severe and sometimes treatment-refractory illness

Preferred Qualifications (applicable for all ranks)

  • Fluency in Spanish, Arabic, Dari, or Farsi
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience in program development.
  • Experience working with children and adolescents.
  • Experience with EPIC system.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Clinical and ethical professionalism, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff and patients.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to be non-judgmental and respectful of other’s beliefs, values, and culture.
  • Ability to engage patients with significant trauma histories.
  • Ability to work within established rules, policies, and procedures.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 04:47:16 GMT

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