Staff Psychologist

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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The Staff Psychologist/ Assistant Coordinator of Eating Disorders Services provides individual, group, and couples counseling as well as family consultation, and conducts triage and intake evaluations, with a concentration on clients with eating disorders and disordered eating. The Assistant Coordinator works with the Coordinator to provide in-service training, consultation, and supervision to trainees and other staff around eating disorders, and serves as a liaison with student health services on shared cases. As a member of one of the daily walk-in-clinic (WIC) teams, assesses the level of urgency present with students who register for services at the Counseling Center, and make referrals for psychiatric evaluation, refers to other resources on and off campus, and provide crisis intervention services including participation in an urgent care rotation with other clinicians. In addition, provide orientation to the counseling center for incoming students, and consultation for students, parents and various offices throughout the university. The Staff Psychologist/ Assistant Coordinator of Eating Disorder Services also performs other duties as assigned.

Ability to work one evening (Tuesday or Wednesday) and occasional Saturday morning hours are required.

Required Education & Experience:

Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology and licensure or eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania. Doctoral degree in social work and licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in Pennsylvania may also be considered. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

*Demonstrated ability to provide individual, group, and couples counseling

*Demonstrated ability in the treatment of eating disorders

*Ability to provide consultation to WIC team members, TCS staff, TCS trainees, administration, faculty, staff, students, and families regarding mental health issues

*Ability to participate as a member of one of the department's two Critical Incident Stress management teams to provide debriefing and other interventions for traumatized community members

*Ability to provide supervision to trainees

*Ability to work one evening (Tuesday or Wednesday) and occasional Saturday morning hours are required.

*Ability to provide education in areas of expertise for the department's didactic seminar for pre-doctoral interns, and other forums

*Ability to assist in the hiring of new staff and also the selection of trainees

*Ability to participate on a walk in clinic team one day per week providing triage assessments and consultation to other staff and trainees

*Ability to assist in the orientation of new and transfer students and their parents to Temple University and to counseling center services


*Previous experience working in a college counseling center setting.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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