Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Department of Psychiatry
Psychologist/Social Worker Job Opening at Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Position Title(s): Associate in Clinical/Instructor/Assistant Professor level positions in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)
Job Description: The Department of Psychiatry is seeking licensed social workers or psychologists assigned to work in full-time, clinical positions in the Faculty Practice Organization (FPO) at CUIMC. This position will entail approximately 50% time spent working in the Columbia Day Program and 50% time spent seeking individual patients and conducting groups in the FPO. Primary responsibilities involve conducting individual and group therapy utilizing empirically supported treatments, diagnostic/intake evaluations of adults, and individual treatment planning and progress monitoring with patients. Candidates should have previous experience providing outpatient treatment and working on a multi-disciplinary team. Evidence and training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) preferred. Candidates with additional experience in evidence-supported treatment delivery for mood and sleep disorders are desired. Ideal applicants will have experience, familiarity, and comfort working with high-risk patients, as well as young adults and college students. Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well across disciplines and function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
1. Candidate(s) will conduct intake evaluations/diagnostic assessments of patients with psychiatric disorders and psychological distress. 2. Candidate(s) will provide group and individual psychotherapy. 3. Candidate(s) will work closely with a clinical team, including other psychologists/social workers, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurse-practitioners. 4. Candidate(s) will have opportunities to attend case conferences, peer supervision, and Grand Rounds at CUIMC. Opportunities may exist for clinical supervision and teaching.
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