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Director UVU Community Mental Health Clinic
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Nov. 14, 2021
Title Director UVU Community Mental Health Clinic
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Community Mental Health Clinic
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Director UVU Community Mental Health Clinic

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


UVU is seeking a Clinic Director to oversee all aspects of the operation of the UVU Community Mental Health Clinic including responsibility for clinic budget, record maintenance and confidentiality, supervision of clinic staff and student interns, and updates to clinic website. Oversees the assignment of cases and manages the clinic waitlist. Oversees implementation of clinic policy and procedures and assures compliance with HIPPA, state and federal laws, and university policies. Creates detailed action plans to organize and schedule tasks effectively. Supervises undergraduate practicum and internship positions within the clinic. Collaborates with UVU Directors of Clinical Programs, Directors of Clinical Education to ensure quality experiences for student interns.

Upholds high ethical standards in clinical practice. Values diversity and inclusion and promotes cultural competency. Maintains knowledge of current behavioral health services and best practices regarding assessment, treatment and consultation, diagnostic principles, and diverse modalities of counseling. Understands the needs of UVU clinical graduate students, UVU clinical graduate programs, the local clinical population, and the availability of community resources. Builds and maintains positive relationships with community providers, partners, and referral sources. Coordinates with other college and university entities (e.g., clinical programs, academic departments, deans' office, etc.) to assure the clinic is meeting needs and requirements. Assists with planning conferences, summits, and events connected with mental health needs and education.

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to cultural diversity in its people and programs. As such, we have implemented an inclusion-based mission, incorporated inclusion within strategic planning, and actively participate in inclusive programs, such as ElevateHER. UVU encourages the applications of women and minority scholars. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a masters degree in clinical mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, or social work; AND a qualifying license to practice with the Utah Mental Health Professional Practice Act, plus at least 1 year of mental health counseling in a clinic setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge: Knowledge of direct behavioral health services, including assessment, treatment, and consultation.Knowledge of diverse modalities of counseling and diagnostic principles.Program development, data, and performance management experience.Knowledge of and familiarity with university settings and the needs of graduate studentsKnowledge and skill in clinical assessment, diagnosis, and intervention. Knowledge and skill in HIPPA compliant data management environmentKnowledge of community resourcesKnowledge of clinical populations

Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office suiteProficient with EHR software

Abilities: Able to build strong teams to meet performance goalsAble to maintain ethical practiceAble to manage multiple projects and to determine project urgency in a practical wayAble to create detailed action plans and organize and schedule people and tasks effectivelyAble to recognize diversity, individual difference, and cultural competencyAble to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlinesAble to learn new software applications

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Frequent standing, sitting, and walking; continuous ability to see, hear, and speak/ able to lift up to 10 pounds; frequent fine hand manipulation associated with the use of a computer.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $82,711 $103,389

Advertisement Number: STA73421

Open Date: 10/11/2021

Review Start Date: 10/25/2021

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: No

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