University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or "AAAHC") health care facility. Located in the McCosh Health Center, the Caldwell Field House, and Dillon Gym. UHS provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees who experience work-related injuries and illnesses, or who require consultations regarding international and travel medicine.
UHS's mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University's purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.
UHS's values are Respect & Compassionate Care; Integrity & Service Excellence; Collaboration & Innovative Solutions; & Engagement & Lifelong Learning
UHS hires individuals of all backgrounds. We build on our staff's diversity--recognizing, valuing, and appreciating the different perspectives, talents and energy of all. UHS invites all its employees to make a valuable contribution in this regard. We firmly believe that being an inclusive and culturally responsive community is one of the foundations of a vibrant, relevant organization. We aspire to develop the mindsets, knowledge and abilities to build equitable and inclusive systems, teams and culture.
As a member of the UHS staff, your job may be deemed "essential" as defined by University and UHS policy. Please ask you supervisor for additional information.
Clinical Care (90%)
Provides urgent care and crisis intervention; performs psychological evaluations, and time-limited individual and group psychotherapeutic treatment
Serves on an on call-after hours rotation with other CPS psychologists/social workers.
Performs specialized evaluations for students of concern: these include administrative, readmission, exit, and post-hospital evaluations
Uses clinical data to inform diagnostic assessments (DSM-V) and treatment planning
Engages in campus outreach and community education related to mental health issues Participates on select UHS multidisciplinary treatment teams
Serves as a mental health consultant to other University partners and stakeholders, and a community referral resource for students
Provides oversight and coordination of one or more of the systems and processes in the clinic. These include the urgent care system that provides triage, evaluation, and clinical care services for high risk and emergent cases, decanal consultations (which provide appropriate consultations to the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, ODUS), the directors of Student Life, DSL, and the Graduate School, GS.
Effectively manages the daily clinical operations, and/or development of new clinical services in response to changing needs of the student body.
Administrative Management (10%)
Participates in UHS, Campus Life, and University committees, as assigned by the Associate Director and Director
Gets involved in other initiatives, projects, and activities, as assigned by the Associate Director and Director.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA)-approved doctoral program
Completion of APA-approved clinical internship or equivalent
New Jersey State licensure or license eligible
A minimum of two years of supervised clinical internship/fellowships,
Advanced understanding of the full range of developmental and mental health challenges affecting late adolescents and young adults.
Mastery of multiple models of brief integrative and psychodynamic psychotherapies, and evidence-based mental health care
Evidence of experience in working with severely troubled patients and/or on a psychiatric inpatient unit, or the functional equivalent
Demonstrated excellence in managing psychological emergencies during office hours and after-hours
Evidence of effective collaborations with a diverse group of psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, as well as productive collaborations with multiple stakeholders
Evidence of the provision of culturally informed mental health care, and attunement to the manifestations of psychological problems across different cultural backgrounds, identity configurations, and genders
Knowledge of New Jersey's psychology licensure standards and federal regulations (e.g., HIPAA, FERPA) pertaining to health care organizations (including clinical records, patient privacy and confidentiality, treatment of minors) as well as relevant accreditation standards (e.g., Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care)
Advanced degree in related fields at the doctoral level in public health, medicine, law, as well as behavioral and neurosciences
Board certification in psychology (e.g., American Board of Professional Psychology)
Experience working in a university mental health service or a comparable healthcare system
Evidence of professional contributions (such as presentations at professional and academic conferences, publications, and/or form of scholarship), and experience in writing and success in securing grant-related funding
Thrives in an energetic, diverse work environment, and skilled at effective interactions with college-age populations, international students, parents, faculty, and college administrator
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Salary GradeADM, 070Standard Weekly Hours26.46Eligible for OvertimeNoBenefits EligibleYesEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)YesPhysical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver's License RequiredNo
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