Staff Psychologist

California Lutheran University

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$72,000 a year

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Position Category: Staff (Exempt)
FLSA: Exempt
FTE: 1.0
Location: Thousand Oaks

University Background:
The mission of California Lutheran University is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice. Founded in 1959 in beautiful Ventura County, the university has an enrollment of about 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students who come from across the nation and around the world from a diversity of backgrounds, cultures and faiths. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, Cal Lutheran is looking for candidates with a dedication to and success in working in diverse communities. The university is committed to an inclusive learning and work environment that values individual differences and respects each persons dignity.

Basic Function:
Under the direction of the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services and in accordance with standardized procedures, the psychologist is responsible for providing short-term individual, group, and relationship therapy, psychological assessments, consultation, outreach, psychoeducational workshops, clinical supervision, training, and case management with clients with a diverse range of presenting concerns and mental health illness/diagnoses. The position works in collaboration with other staff members and trainees, and performs after hours emergency/crisis on-call responsibilities as needed.

Representative Duties:
Provides individual and relationship therapy. E
Conducts intake and assessment services. E
Manages a large clinical caseload within an environment of high activity and multiple role demands. E
Facilitates interpersonal process, support, and/or psychoeducational groups. E
Provides on-call and/or in-person emergency hours screening and triage services. E
Provides behavioral health consultations with medical professionals and other providers and campus partners. E
Responds to campus crises. E
Shares after-hours emergency services coverage as needed with other members of the staff. E
Maintains accurate and timely documentation of services provided. E
Provides outreach, liaison, and consultation services. E
Provides referrals and coordinates care. E
Provides supervision of trainees and post-doctoral resident in accordance with policies and procedures. E
Attends staff meetings, case consultation, training seminars, supervision meetings, and divisional meetings. E
Demonstrates a commitment to campus and community diversity in the broadest sense and provides counseling services consistent with that value. E
Follows agency policies and procedures, and adheres to state and federal mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, and best practices. E
Uses computer applications and electronic record-keeping. E
Attends campus events. E
Other responsibilities, as assigned

E = Essential Duties

Knowledge Of:
Techniques to respond effectively to spontaneous work demands while undertaking projects that require advanced planning
Multicultural competency in the broadest sense and a commitment to continue this work
Proficiency in oral and written communication skills, public speaking, and in leading group discussions and trainings
Generalist clinical skills in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology in treatment, utilizing a time-limited model of care

Ability To:
Utilize a strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate
Commit to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community
Embrace a team-orientation
Maintain a commitment to a developmental philosophy toward both clients and trainees
Attend occasional evening or weekend activities

Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of a doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in counseling or clinical psychology (or related field) from an APA-accredited program.
Completion of a pre-doctoral internship at an APA-, APPIC-, or CAPPIC-accredited training program.
Experience of demonstrated skillful provision of clinical services to a college student population.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bilingual (Spanish-English).
Demonstrated interest in and experience providing clinical supervision.
Training and experience providing group psychotherapy.
Knowledge of and experience with Titanium data management software.

Licenses and Other Requirements:
Licensed as a psychologist in California (in good standing)

Physical Abilities:
Working Environment:
Indoor office environment

Posting Number: Staff003132020

Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date: 07/26/2021

Position End Date:
Open Date: 06/03/2021
Close Date: 8/15/2021
Open Until Filled: No

Application Procedure/Special Instructions:
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California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and Universitys policies, procedures, and processes.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.


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