Triage Clinician at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 11 days ago.





Job Description:

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at the University of Georgia, University Health Center is pleased to announce an opening for a Triage Clinician position. As an agency, Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is committed to the promotion and celebration of diversity in all of its forms. We are a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff striving to provide culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities. CAPS Triage Clinicians are an integral member of the CAPS Professional Staff. The CAPS Triage Clinicians serve as the primary point of entrance to clinical service within CAPS. It is a fast-paced, dynamic clinical position that requires flexibility, multi-tasking, and strong crisis management skills. As part of a counseling center in-house team, this staff member will evaluate risk level of incoming students, assist in identifying and tracking students as well as assisting in follow-up consultations, act as a "first responder" to students in crisis and make determinations for referral, level of care and primary modality of treatment.

The position will be a full-time benefited position. Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal degree within the field of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field. Full independent licensure within the State of Georgia by the date of first employment, two years or more in a setting that provides crisis services, three or more years working within the college mental health setting, background and training in providing supervision of counseling and psychotherapy, demonstrated history and experience working with individuals from traditionally underserved populations- first generation, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, Latinx, rural, veterans, etc., training and ability to provide telehealth services, and ability to communicate and provide services in more than one language.

The University Health Center is Joint Commission accredited and the University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. The prospective hire for this position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.


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