The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Clinical Therapist/Cognitive Rehabilitation Specialist to provide counseling, psychotherapy, and cognitive rehabilitation services at the Hiram G. Andrew Center in Johnstown, PA. The candidate will provide behavioral health services in Johnstown while serving as a member of a clinical team and supervising subordinate staff/students.
Qualifications for the position include a Master's degree in rehabilitation or mental health counseling, psychology or related field. A minimum of 2-years relevant experience is highly desired.
The candidate must demonstrate the ability and interest to: - Develop, provide and support therapeutic needs of individuals with mental health and cognitive disabilities - Provide individualized therapeutic services to clients in vocational programming - Maintain and coordinate individual and group rehabilitation and mental health programming in conjunction with the Hiram G. Andrews Center - Document clinical interactions - Maintain confidential records and protected information - Write grant proposals and reports - Train and supervise subordinate staff/students - Communicate the needs of the program to superiors, co-workers, and staff - Teach related coursework in counseling cognitive rehabilitation and behavioral health - Support and expand the counseling program/department and its mission.
A strong background in evidence-based clinical intervention, assessment and service provision with persons with mental/behavioral health and cognitive disabilities is required.
Individual and group counseling and/or psychotherapy experience with individuals with cognitive and mental health disorders essential. LPC or LPC eligible preferred; CRC (or NCC) or CRC (NCC) eligible preferred
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualfications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19003215
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.