Psychologist & LICSW
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Job Description

Harvard University

University Health Services

Job Summary
Provide a wide range of direct clinical services to patients including individual and group counseling, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and clinical consultation.

Job Code
W0158P HLT Psychologist IV

Job-Specific Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief of Behavioral Health, provides assessment and clinical care for a diverse population of Harvard employees and their dependents. Facilitates the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and referral of patients for appropriate care. Provides problem-specific, solution-focused care in a short-term therapy model.

  • Facilitates the clinical management of patients through the process of evaluation, diagnosis, consultation, and referral to the appropriate resources.
  • Provides individual, group, and crisis intervention.
  • Coordinates out-patient visits to ensure timely access to the appropriate services.
  • Identifies and monitors high risk patients and expedites an individualized crisis management plan.
  • Develops and maintains mechanisms to ensure continuity of care for individuals requiring acute care.
  • Assists and participates in the development of treatment plans consistent with the policies and procedures of the Mental Health Service.
  • Supports primary care model.
  • Manages caseload appropriately.
  • Documents all patient contacts accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Manages clinically expected outcomes to treatment.
  • Makes appropriate referrals.
  • Identifies and assesses appropriateness of care and accessibility.

Typical Core Duties
  • Provide individual, group, family, and couple's therapy, crisis intervention
  • Provide initial, crisis management, and evidence and skills-based, shorter-term treatment for registered students on an outpatient basis
  • Facilitate the clinical management of patients through the process of evaluation, diagnosis, consultation and referral to the appropriate resources
  • Identify and monitor high risk patients, and expedite an individualized crisis management plan
  • Develop and maintain mechanisms to ensure continuity of care for individuals require acute care
  • Ensure compliance with University policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations

Basic Qualifications
  • PsyD or PhD or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 7 years' relevant work experience *
*Only applicants with 7 years' relevant work experience will be considered for this position.

Additional Qualifications

Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience with emergency care and crisis management. Demonstrated work experience in the following areas preferred: assessment/ treatment of a diverse population of adolescents and adults, eating disorders; multicultural adjustment issues; fluency in a foreign language (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish preferred); outreach and consultation in a university community.

Certificates and Licenses
  • Current Massachusetts license in Psychology
  • Will consider a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (L.I.C.S.W)

Working Conditions
  • Travel may be required
  • May be required to work nights and weekends

Job Function
Health Care

Sub Unit

USA - MA - Cambridge

HUGHP Behavioral Health

Time Status

00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Salary Grade

Pre-Employment Screening
Criminal , Education, Identity, License / Cert.

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

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

7 Year(s)

Education Required:


Employment/Position Type:

Part Time
Date Posted : 07/17/2020