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Social Worker/LICSW - Auto Req ID 29556BR

Harvard University

Student Mental Health Services

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Position Description
Seeking experienced professional with background in reducing barriers to mental health care in multicultural environment to provide assessment and clinical care for a diverse university population of Harvard’ with a focus on students and their dependents. Facilitates the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, consultation and referral of students for appropriate care. Counsels and provides outreach and education to a diverse population; maintains quality assurance and improvement activities in compliance standards; provides outreach and consults with University administrators. Participates in After Hours on-call and urgent care schedules. Reports to the Chief of the Service and the Practice Manager.

This is a nine month appointment starting September 1 through May 31. As a 1.0 FTE you will be required to work 40 hours in the academic 40 week period (September 1 through May 31).This position must work 5 days a week including Mondays and Fridays as well as one evening shift until 7:00pm. Two weeks of vacation must be taken: one week in the month of January and the last week of May. The appointment will be put on unpaid leave of absence from June through August. After Hours Urgent Care on-call responsibilities include covering occasional holidays and weekday on-call (approximately once per month). Clinical schedule includes evening hours during the academic year; May be required to provide training to Harvard community during evening hours.

Minimum Qualifications
Licensed independent clinical social worker with current Massachusetts license. Demonstrated experience in eating disorders.

Desired Qualifications
Comfort working within a time effective model in an extremely busy practice. Experience with emergency care and crisis management. Demonstrated work experience in the following areas preferred: assessment/ treatment of a diverse population of adolescents and adults; multicultural adjustment issues; fluency in a foreign language (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish preferred); student health issues, and outreach and consultation in a university community.

University Description
Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It was named after the College’s first benefactor, the young minister John Harvard of Charlestown, who upon his death in 1638 left his library and half his estate to the institution. A statue of John Harvard stands today in front of University Hall in Harvard Yard, and is perhaps the University’s best known landmark.

Harvard University has 12 degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The University has grown from nine students with a single master to an enrollment of more than 20,000 degree candidates including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. There are more than 360,000 living alumni in the U.S. and over 190 other countries.

Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) is proud to be a diversity employer in healthcare and higher education. We support and welcome cultural inclusion, respect, equality and equity, essential to health and a healthy work environment.

Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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To be considered for this position please apply online at http://www.employment.harvard.edu/ and reference the above Auto req ID 29556BR.

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