Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Department of Psychiatry
Psychologist/Social Worker Job Opening at Columbia University Medical Center
Position Titles: 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 social workers or psychologists assigned to work with a child and adolescent population within the Faculty Practice Organization at CUIMC. These are full-time, clinical positions in an outpatient setting. Primary responsibilities involve diagnostic/intake evaluations of children and adolescents, as well as individual and group therapy utilizing evidence based supported treatments. Clinicians will be expected to maintain regular contact with patients' outside providers and facilitate appropriate discharge to outpatient care when needed. Candidates must have substantial experience working with children and adolescents with anxiety disorders and with cognitive behavioral therapy. Experience working with high-risk patients is preferred. 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 child and adolescent patients. 2.Candidate(s) will provide individual and group psychotherapy and will coordinate discharge plans for patients. 3.Candidate(s) will work closely with a clinical team, including psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists. 4.Candidate(s) will have opportunities to attend case conferences, peer supervision and Grand Rounds at CUMC. Opportunities may exist for clinical supervision and teaching.
Minimum Educational Requirements: Licensed Clinical Social Worker or PsyD or PhD in Clinical Psychology NYS license required. For psychologists: Instructor level requires graduation from an APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, and completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship program. Assistant Professor level requires 2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital or private practice setting.
See our website for more information about our department: www.columbiapsychiatry.org
CU is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 7419
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