The Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services, a unit within the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University, is seeking applications for a Psychologist. The primary responsibility of the Psychologist is to provide brief counseling, psychotherapy and wellness programming to West Virginia University Health Sciences Center students. The incumbent will report directly to the Director of the Carruth Center and will have an indirect report to the Associate Vice President for Health Science Center Academic Affairs.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide consultation and outreach to student clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the University community.
Provide counseling and psychotherapy to individuals, groups and couples with diverse concerns.
Conduct intake evaluations, assessments, triages, consultation and crisis intervention services.
Participate in staffing the Carruth Center's after-hours crisis phone.
Completed required documentation on an electronic health record system, as well as quality assurance activities.
Provide clinical supervision to trainees and facilitate seminars on a variety of topics.
Facilitate Health Sciences Center student access and transition to appropriate mental health providers for ongoing pharmacologic and behavioral therapies as appropriate.
Work collaboratively with University officials to establish suicide prevention and risk reduction strategies.
Provide strategic consultation to HSC leadership and other campus collaborators to develop and support varios HSC-wide initiatives promoting student health, resilience and wellness.
Assure wellness activities are available to HSC students based at regional campuses, traveling to regional campuses and other venues as necessary.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctora...l Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.