Posting Details Job Title STEPS Mental Health Clinician Requisition Number TE07676 Department Name 1B320:Counseling Center Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range $50/hour Type of Position Temporary Position Time Status Part-Time Required Education Required Related Experience Required License/Registration/Certification LCSWs, LPCCs, LMFTs, LPPs, and PhD/PsyD credentialed psychologists. Physical Requirements Sitting for long periods of time. Shift Work Shift: M-F, 8 am – 5 pm Hours Per Week : 16 Job Summary The University of Kentucky’s Office for Student Success is seeking multiple licensed mental health clinicians—including LCSWs, LPCCs, LMFTs, LPPs, and PhD/PsyD credentialed psychologists—to provide student-centered brief individual therapy services to support academic success and overall student well-being. Clinicians should have training and experience in providing culturally responsive services to individuals from historically marginalized backgrounds, including individuals from BILPOC (Black, Indigenous, Latino/Latinx/Hispanic, and People of Color) and LGBTQ+ communities. Additionally, clinicians should be able to provide 12 – 26 hours of clinical services per week and must be available for in-person work. Clinicians will report to the Acting Executive Director of the Counseling Center. Initial employment will last up to 6 months but may continue longer or move into a permanent position. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply08/06/2023 University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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LCSW Job Description Licensed Clinical Social Worker General Purpose Primary Responsibility for conducting clinical screenings/assessments to determine individual eligibility for a diversion program as an alternative to incarceration and further penetration into the criminal justice system. Also responsible for the delivery of Utilization Management (UM) processes including – clinical determinations regarding medical necessity. Responsibilities Administer all clinical screening/assessments for individuals identified by the Office of the Administrative Courts (AOC) Facilitates coordination with the AOC, criminal justice entities to ensure screenings/assessments are completed within 72 hours Collaborate with all stakeholders on the effectiveness of the program Telephonic and fax delivery of UM processing – collects information regarding clinical history, prognosis, treatment plans, response to treatment, utilization of care, etc. Performs multiple tasks within the review process including knowledge of different systems, reviewing for multiple clients and the ability to interpret and apply multiple benefit configurations Maintains a courteous and professional manner in all interactions Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience Masters Degree in Social Work Unrestricted Active Kentucky LCSW License Two years’ experience providing clinical services in the mental health field Bilingual English/Spanish preferred Tolerance of stress; Ability to recognize your own limitations and respond to difficult situations; Ability to apply your knowledge and research to clinical problems; Capacity to be critical and analytical; Work in a self-motivated, independent way; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to deal with people in distress; Ability to collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines Ability to use electronic health record
BENEFITS EFFECTIVE ON DATE OF HIRE Automatic Payroll Deposit 401(k) Retirement Plan Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Paid Time Off (PTO) Paid Holidays: 8 paid holidays per year and one floating holiday Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADD) Group Term Life Insurance (GTL) Flexible Spending Accounts LegalCare - Met Life Voluntary Accident Voluntary Critical Illness Insurance BENEFITS EFFECTIVE AFTER 90 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT Tuition Reimbursement Short-term Disability Long-term Disability