Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences (Practitioner)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20133415
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, in collaboration with USC Athletics and USC Student Health seeks a Sport Psychology Clinical Program & Case Manager to join a diverse and dynamic multidisciplinary team who are strongly committed to providing student-athletes with overall support for their wellbeing. We are seeking candidates who have strong program management and case managements skills/experience and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, diverse, collegial, professional environment.
Description of Clinical and Sport Psychology Services
The University of Southern California is a committed to providing student-athletes overall support for their wellbeing. For the past 20Â years USCâs Sport Psychology department has provided programming, individual therapy, and educational training to help student-athletes become a âwhole healthy person.â It is our philosophy that the healthier you are as a whole person the better you will perform. More information can be found here.
Duties and Responsibilities:Â
Under the direction of the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology Services, the Sport Psychology Clinical Program & Case Manager will:
Provide wrap-around Case Management support to student athletes and related coordination of care services for the Clinical Sport Psychology team. Case Management
Coordination of care for student psychiatric hospitalizations and IOP, including pre-hospitalization and post-discharge care coordination and campus partner communication.
Facilitation/coordination of annual mental health screenings, including data collection, risk identification, and outreach.
Coordination of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) testing and referrals.
Coordination and administration of the eCheckUp alcohol screener in collaboration with post-doctoral fellow(s).
Referrals to higher levels of care and referral coordination with on- and off-campus mental health partners, including ongoing maintenance of referral lists.
Tracking and management of student athletes who qualify for coverage post-graduation as required by Pac 12 and CA state law.
Facilitation of psychiatry referrals.
Coordination of student athlete specific clinical groups and programs (e.g., CORE Power, Bodies In Motion, Sis You Good, Black Men in Sport, and more)
Coordination of clinical documentation in electronic medical records (PnC).
Creation, organization, and communication of crisis coverage system.
Provide high-level Program Management support to the Eating Disorder Treatment Program (âOptimal Performance Teamâ), the Drug Testing & Treatment Program, the Recovery from Injury through Skill Enhancement Program, and the Sport Psychology Training Program, as well as program management related to Program Management
Program coordination and organization of above clinical programs and services.
Benchmarking and research on best practices, instruments, programs, and interventions related to above clinical programs and services.
Documentation related to above clinical programs and services.
Information dissemination related to above clinical programs and services.
Recruitment, onboarding and training coordination for the Sport Psychology Training Program.
Survey development, dissemination and analysis related to above clinical programs and services.
Coordination of team work, including team events and retreats.
Coordination of faculty sport team travel, sport psych team calendar, and trainee sport team assignments.
Participate in clinical faculty recruitment, onboarding, and training activities.
Attend multidisciplinaryÂ faculty and staffÂ meetings.
AttendÂ and contribute to various Athletics, Student Health, Psychiatry Department and campus meetings, fostering educational objectives and a consultative collegial environment.
ParticipateÂ in yearly merit review and performance evaluations, peer review, and otherÂ unit, departmental, and division teams and committees.
Serve on committees, as desired/assigned.
Perform other duties as necessary or assigned.
Masterâs degree in social work, marriage & family therapy, counseling, psychology, healthcare administration, public health, or related field.
Work experience on a college campus and/or with student athletes.
Strong appreciation and skills for interacting with young adults (e.g., college students, graduate students, international students, etc.).Â
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Professional maturity and demonstrated ability to manage highly sensitive, confidential information.
Multicultural competency in working with diverse colleagues and clients.
Resilient, self-aware, and can thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment.
Ability to balance autonomy, accountability, and collaboration.
Experience or familiarity with electronic medical records.
3-5 years of project management and/or case management experience.
Application Deadline:Â Until position is filled.
Starting Date:Â August 2023
This is a full-time faculty position with an academic appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and clinical service assignment as the Sport Psychology Clinical Program & Case Manager within Clinical and Sport Psychology Services. Salary is competitive and contingent on experience. A generous benefits package includes: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term care, disability, malpractice coverage, significant retirement benefits (USC makes a 10% contribution when you contribute 5%); tuition assistance for you and your family; paid professional days and parental leave; access to free continuing education credits through our Grand Rounds lecture series; and generous paid time off. Information about benefits can be foundÂ here. USC is an in-person institution; this position will be onsite at USCâs University Park Campus.
The annual base salary range for this position is $80,000-$105,000.Â When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
The Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences is committed to attracting and nurturing a diverse community dedicated to providing culturally informed, high-quality behavioral healthcare to a multicultural population. Both in our work environment and clinical practice, we embrace diversity across multiple dimensions. We aim to provide a safe, inclusive environment for our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, trainees, volunteers, patients, colleagues, and the multitude of stakeholders with whom we work. Through our clinical services, educational programs, research studies, and policy initiatives, we are committed to addressing health care disparities for historically underserved groups; to combating racism and anti-Blackness at all levels; and to promoting and ensuring social justice.
USC strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. All genders, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, veterans, bicultural/multicultural and bilingual/multilingual individuals are encouraged to apply.
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
To apply, please submitÂ a) CV/Resume,Â b) Cover letterÂ expressing interest in and fit with the minimum and preferred qualifications, andÂ c) Three  letters of recommendation to:
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