University of Utah Job Description
Provides professional counseling services. Therapy activities include individual, group and couples counseling. May be responsible for developing program criteria for area of specialization such as couples or addictive behavior counseling. May be responsible for supervising the work of Certified Professional Counselors, Interns, or other caseworkers.
Master’s Degree in a Professional Counseling field from an accredited school or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); Current licensure to practice as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the State of Utah; Demonstrated human relations and effective verbal and written communication skills, and; The proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, problem solve and resolve conflicts for individuals, couples, and groups.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Working independently, this position has the authority to provide individual, group and couples counseling. Creativity and flexibility is essential in assessing an appropriate treatment for various levels of behavioral and emotional difficulties.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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