The Department of Mental Health Services promotes psychological health, well-being, and success for all Indiana University School of Medicine learners and trainees across the State of Indiana. We deliver professional and comprehensive counseling and psychiatric services, programming, and outreach, as well as support the broader School of Medicine community and foster an environment where learners can thrive.
As member of the Department of Mental Health Services team working with IUSM medical trainees, you will have the opportunity to:
evaluate and treat mental health concerns.
contribute toward personal development, maturation, and wellness.
facilitate adjustment to the School of Medicine, residency training programs, and fellowship programs.
support academic persistence.
The Mental Health Clinician provides direct clinical care to medical trainees. Additionally, this role supports programming and outreach, as well as advances the delivery of mental health services across IU School of Medicine.
This is an ideal role for an experienced master's or doctoral-level clinician, who thrives on and is rewarded by direct clinical work with patients. The individual in this position will deliver quality clinical care approximately 75-85% of their time, allowing opportunities for supporting programming and outreach.
Responsibilities of this role include:
Perform diagnostic assessments; provide insight-oriented and cognitive-behavior based therapy.
Triage referrals; provide crisis management and stabilization; support planning/expansion of crisis management services.
Communicate with referral sources within the IU system (i.e., program directors, lead advisors, faculty).
Design and deliver psycho-educational programming and community outreach services.
Collaborate with members of the mental health services team, and across the School and university, to facilitate quality patient care.
Complete scheduling of patients and documentation of clinical work in a timely and complete manner.
Participate in the assessment and development of improvements to the delivery of mental health services and programming provided to medical trainees across the IUSM system.
Facilitate treatment planning including referrals to providers outside of the IU system for outpatient and inpatient care as needed; coordinate post-hospitalization care and follow-up.
Administrative and special project work (i.e., content development for website and communications efforts in partnership with Office of Strategic Communications).
REQUIRED: Master's Degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field, plus 3 years of experience including supervised clinical work, providing psychotherapy, assessing risk and creating treatment plans, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, crisis management, and addictions evaluations and treatment. Current licensure or license eligibility in the State of Indiana as an HSPP, LCSW, or LMHC.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered (for example, candidates with a PsyD or PhD in Psychology).
5 years of experience, knowledge of and experience within mental health systems in the State of Indiana, experience with the young adult population, experience delivering teletherapy, knowledge of and competency with mindfulness meditation and relaxation techniques, experience in higher education, experience with an electronic medical record.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: HE
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: IUSM MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (IN-DMHS-IUINA)
Internal Number: 72379
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.