Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.
Cornell Health is seeking a Behavioral Health Consultant Postdoctoral Resident. As a member of an integrated health team reporting jointly through Medical Services & Counseling & Psychological Services, the Behavioral Health Consultant Postdoctoral Resident will participate in a concentrated training opportunity in Behavioral Health in Primary Care within an integrated college health setting. Specifically, the resident will participate and receive training in the following:
Provision of brief assessment and triage services for common behavioral health needs within a fast-paced primary care student health setting.
Delivery of appropriate behavioral health intervention and treatment services for common students concerns including insomnia, depression, anxiety, substance use, stress, sexual health, and support for chronic medical conditions.
Concurrent and/or timely documentation and treatment planning within the shared electronic medical record.
Evaluation of crisis situations and application of appropriate interventions.
Facilitation of appropriate referrals to specialty care, traditional counseling services, campus services, and community services and/or providers.
Development and refinement of student and provider educational materials to support effective brief interventions and facilitate provider expertise in addressing common behavioral health concerns.
Liaison services between the medical and CAPS departments with participation on various interdisciplinary care teams including CAPS clinical team, primary care team huddles, etc., as time and interest permits.
Provision of same-day and walk-in behavioral health services as needed.
Provision of Saturday coverage for the CAPS department as assigned.
Opportunities may be available to conduct brief intake and triage services exclusively for the CAPS department.
Opportunities also exist to be involved in group counseling interventions.
This position also involves the following training opportunities:
A minimum of two weekly hours of individual face-to-face supervision with a licensed clinical psychologist.
One to two weekly professional development seminar hours on topics relevant to clinical care in a college health setting.
Opportunities to interact and collaborate with trainees from multiple disciplines including clinical/counseling psychology, social work, psychiatry, public health, and medicine.
Supervised clinical work under the Behavioral Health Consultant Program Coordinator and the CAPS Assistant Director for Clinical Programs, with joint administrative supervision from the Medical Director and CAPS Director.
Multicultural competence is highly valued. Cornell University is a diverse institution that welcomes students from all over the world. Working at Cornell Health requires the ability to conceptualize a broad range of clinical issues from a multicultural and social justice perspective. Diversity is recognized and honored among all Cornell Health and university staff.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Relocation assistance will be provided
Doctorate in Clinical/Counseling Psychology.
Interest in development of additional knowledge of behavioral interventions related to medical conditions.
Ability/interest to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of behavioral conditions.
Ability/interest to adapt to pace of primary care, working with an interdisciplinary team.
Interest in developing clinical competence for interdisciplinary work within a college health setting and population.
Strong communication skills, including consistent follow up with medical providers.
Emerging knowledge of psycho-pharmacology.
Familiarly with Point and Click or other electronic health record system.
Computer Skills: to perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.
Ability to adapt to varying professional disciplines.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please note that this is a one-year, fixed term position.
REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS
Please mail current official transcripts of graduate work (unofficial will be accepted until official records can be sent) and two letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors the following supplemental materials:
Attn: Tim Glanton Cornell Health 110 Ho Plaza Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853-3101
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