Psychologist Per Diem (9558C) #2439
Company: University of California-Berkeley
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Psychologist Per Diem (9558C) #2439
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Services (UHS) provides comprehensive medical, mental health,
insurance and health promotion services to all Berkeley students,
and a variety of health programs for faculty and staff.
Approximately 65,000 visits occur annually including Primary Care,
Urgent Care, Occupational Health and Specialty Clinics. Services
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University Health Services (UHS) is looking for a licensed
psychologist to work with a team of talented professionals in their
Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) unit, and who share a
passion for providing exceptional and comprehensive psychological
and counseling services to university students. CPS is a highly
utilized, comprehensive, student counseling service that assists
students with a wide range of concerns, including academic success,
life management, career and life planning, crisis management, and
emotional and psychiatric illness. Performing under the general
supervision of the Director of CPS, CPS staff provides a variety of
services for students including career assessment and counseling,
brief psychotherapy, crisis assessment and intervention, couples
counseling, group counseling, and case management for complex
medical and psychiatric illnesses. Counseling staff also offer
psycho-educational programs to students and provide consultation to
faculty and staff regarding student concerns. Counselors are a
multicultural group of social workers and clinical and counseling
psychologists. CPS also has an American Psychological Association
(APA) accredited pre-doctoral internship training program. UHS,
located at the Tang Center, serves the University of California,
Berkeley campus by providing fully accredited primary and urgent
medical care, sports medicine, mental health, innovative health
promotion and health insurance services to students, as well as a
variety of faculty and staff health programs and services. UHS
employs over 300 career and contract staff. To learn more, visit
* Performs diagnosis and psychotherapy on a full range of cases
that are not pre-screened.
* Professionally responsible for the soundness and validity of
recommendations and services, but is expected to seek advice from
senior specialists on unusual or uniquely complex client responses
or on problems outside their area of expertise.
* Gathers, analyzes, prepares, summarizes and monitors the status
and progress of individual cases and projects and may participate
in the training of lower-level professionals and
* Implements related business processes.
* Functions as a resource and may provide clinical guidance and
oversight to lower level professional staff.
* Other duties as assigned.
* Thorough knowledge and experience with providing time-limited
counseling and psychotherapy, group counseling, evaluation,
diagnosis and crisis intervention services.
* Knowledge and experience with student development and career
* Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, standards and ethics of
* Thorough knowledge of diagnostic/psychological testing
* Prior counseling experience in working with multicultural
undergraduate and graduate student populations.
* Highly effective written and verbal communication and
interpersonal skills, including public speaking and workshop
* Thorough skills associated with conducting complex diagnosis,
problem-solving and critical-thinking.
* Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse
client group, members of the medical staff and faculty.
* Ability to conduct complex analysis and develop and present
recommendations and course of treatment.
* Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.
* Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology and current, valid
license in California.
* Experience providing services to underrepresented student
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment
Employment is contingent on successful completion of: Background
Check, Acceptable Medical Evaluation that includes infectious
disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccinations or
immunity levels, and successful credentials verification (if
This is a part-time Per Diem position.
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a
background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities.
Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews
information received in the context of the job responsibilities.
The University reserves the right to make employment contingent
upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required
to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children,
dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social
service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment
contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the
responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more
information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and
affirmative action policy see:
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