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Boston University BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE THERAPIST, SHS Student Health Services in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Boston University's Behavioral Medicine clinic is seeking a licensed clinician to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team. We are expanding our staff and seeking 4 clinicians to fill our open positions. Each position is flexible, with a minimum of 30 hours per week and 9 months per year. Our clinicians provide psychological assessment and brief psychological treatment/management to our undergraduate and graduate students dealing with psychological issues. Care of students often involves coordination with Student Health Services-based primary care clinicians, as well as with clinicians based outside of the University. Collateral work includes outreach to the Boston University community, as well as consultation to professors, family, and university offices, to assist in care for the individual student. This position includes rotated on call responsibilities.

Required Skills

Degree and area of specialization:

Masters or doctorate degree in Social Work, Counseling/Clinical Psychology, or related mental health field. Must be licensed or license eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Desired qualifications, Strongly preferred qualities of the candidate include:

  • Experience in college mental health, crisis assessment, brief intervention, confidentiality requirements, and referral

  • Minimum of three years post-graduate degree work experience in a mental health setting (college mental health preferred)

  • Administrative and technological skills required to effectively document in an Electronic Health Record

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team setting

  • Demonstrated skill in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these efforts as a part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Strong commitment to equity in healthcare and with demonstrated awareness, knowledge, and skills to interact effectively with persons representing a wide range of diverse backgrounds, namely socio-economic, students of color, LGBTQ, and international students

  • Self-motivated and self-directed with a commitment to high professional ideals

This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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