The Department of Psychiatry and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term position at the Clinical Instructor level at our outpatient clinic in Carrboro, NC. The STEP Clinic provides comprehensive psychiatric and recovery services to approximately 700 individuals, including individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Role responsibilities for this professional include:
Team Leader (100% FTE): A Master's level clinician with significant case management experience will serve as the team lead on HomeLink team and will oversee the team's outreach and services. S/he will manage caseloads, lead team meetings and plan daily activities for the team.
Provide community outreach services to adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with psychotic disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders and other psychiatric conditions.
Complete comprehensive clinical assessments.
Collaborate with other professionals in our Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health including our co-located Primary Care Clinic, Community Resource Court, Individualized Placement and Support team and Assertive Community Treatment team.
Participate in clinic and health system continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Provide education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient’s diagnosis, illness, treatment and/or life situation.
Maintain working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources.
Carry out other duties as assigned.
Provide supervision to peer support, housing specialist.
Education and Experience:
At least two years of experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illness is required. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences; work in market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous support services. Skills and competence to establish supportive, trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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