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Psychologist

Company:
Harvard University
Job Location:
Cambridge, 02138
Category:
Counseling and Psychological Services
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time
University Health Services

64538BR

Position Description

Provides cognitive behavioral/diagnostic assessments and out-patient psychotherapy for students with  mental health concerns (individual, group, and crisis intervention). Participates in weekday urgent care schedule. Provides outreach and consults with University administrators. Supervises and trains CAMHS interns in psychotherapy.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitates the clinical management of patients through the process of evaluation, diagnosis consultation, and referral to the appropriate resources.
  • Provides individual, group, and crisis intervention.
  • Coordinates out-patient visits to ensure timely access to the appropriate services.
  • Identifies and monitors high risk patients and expedites an individualized crisis management plan.
  • Develops and maintains mechanisms to assure continuity of care for individuals requiring acute care.
  • Assists and participates in the development of treatment plans consistent with the policies andprocedures of the Mental Health Service.
  • Supervises Trainees, including social work interns, psychiatry residents, and psychology trainees.
  • Develops and conducts training sessions.
  • Provides outreach and consults with Houses, Tutors, Proctors and Deans' offices and other officers of the University.
  • Supports primary care model.
  • Manages caseload appropriately.
  • Documents all patient contacts accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Manages clinically expected outcomes to treatment.
  • Makes appropriate referrals,
  • Identifies and assesses appropriateness of care and accessibility.
  • Participates in week day urgent care schedule.

COMPLIANCE:

  • Adheres to the expectations and professional responsibilities of the department.
  • Employs the standards, practices, and procedures of the department.
  • Completes and complies with HUHS training requirements including HIPAA Privacy and Security.
  • Reports non-compliance incidents to the supervisor, manager, and/or Compliance Officer.
Basic Qualifications
  • PsyD or PhD or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 7 years' relevant work experience
Additional Qualifications and Skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated work experience in the following areas: assessment/treatment of a diverse population, substance addiction, eating disorders, multicultural adjustment issues, student health issues, and outreach and consultation in a university community.
  • Fluency in a foreign language (Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Spanish).
Certificates and Licenses
  • Ph.D. in clinical psychology.
  • Current Massachusetts License in Psychology.
Physical Requirements

All Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) staff and staff affiliates are considered Health Care Workers and as a condition of employment must provide documentation of the following:  

  • Letter of good health from your personal health care provider.  
  • TB skin test (within past 3 months) or, if known skin test positive, documentation of previous chest x-ray, information about any past treatment.  
  • Documentation of immunity (positive antibody titers) for Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella.  
  • Proof of appropriate past immunization for Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella. 
  • Hepatitis B vaccine series - required for staff with possible exposure to blood or blood borne pathogens.  
  • A current Flu vaccine (this season) and Covid vaccines to include the Primary series and Bivalent Booster.  

The required medical documentation/medical clearances can often be obtained by contacting your Pediatrician, PCP, medical provider. Titers, TB Skin testing can be performed by appointment at Occupational Health facilities. 

HUHS continues to place the highest priority on the health, safety and wellbeing of its faculty, staff and students, as well as the wider community. Being up to date with COVID vaccination, annual flu vaccination and other required medical vaccinations and documentation are required as a condition of employment at HUHS. You may claim exemption from the vaccine requirements for medical or religious reasons. 

Working Conditions
  • Travel may be required
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends
Additional Information
  • Harvard University requires a pre-employment reference and background screening.  
  • Harvard University is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship. 
  • This position has a 90-day orientation and review period.  
Work Format Details
This position is based primarily on-campus, in Massachusetts. This may include in-person during emergency situations (if applicable). Additional details will be discussed during the interview process. Certain visa types may limit work location. Individuals must meet work location sponsorship requirements prior to employment.

About Us

Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) is a campus-based health care organization devoted exclusively to members of the Harvard community. Our work includes multi-specialty ambulatory medical care, behavioral and mental health services, and campus public health. HUHS also manages two self-funded health insurance plans, the Harvard University Group Health Plan (HUGHP, for university employees and dependents) and the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP, for students and dependents).

Benefits
We invite you to visit Harvard's Total Rewards website (https://hr.harvard.edu/totalrewards) to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:
  • Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
  • Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
  • Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
  • Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
  • Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.
Job Function
Health Care

Department Office Location
USA - MA - Cambridge

Job Code
W0158P HLT Psychologist IV

Work Format
On-Site

Sub-Unit
*

Salary Grade
058

Department
CAMHS

Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Time Status
Part-time

Pre-Employment Screening
Criminal, Education, Identity

Schedule
The 24 hour schedule is TBD with the hiring manager.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University Health Services is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace in which all employees feel valued and have a sense of belonging. These principles are integral to our work and are at the core of who we are. We actively seek applicants with demonstrated commitment and/or experience promoting and fostering a working and learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds. We welcome, respect, and embrace individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, abilities, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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