Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics (RFUHC), as subsidiary of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, invites applications for a full-time Multicultural/BIPOC Clinician (“Clinician”) . RFUHC encourages applications from individuals underrepresented in their field and those that can potentially add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment.
Clinician is responsible for providing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy for RFUMS enrolled students, with a specific focus on work with Multicultural, Black, Indigenous and students of color. Service provision includes face-to-face and tele-psychological psychotherapeutic services to students regarding problems relating to stress, developmental issues, career, academics, interpersonal concerns, and other mental health issues. Clinician will engage in offering crisis services and will participate in after-hours crisis coverage. Clinician will conduct a variety of educational workshops and outreach offerings for students, faculty and staff, particularly focused on needs of Multicultural/BIPOC students. Clinician will serve as a liaison and partner to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and student groups focused on the needs of our Multicultural/BIPOC students. Clinician will offer consultation to students, faculty, staff, and family members. Clinician will participate in professional development and continuing education activities. Clinician may research student needs and develop and evaluate programs
About Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics
RFUHC is home to medical centers in Lake County, IL. RFUHC combines compassionate care with state of the art science to provide patients with the highest quality medical services. The physicians of RFUHC are innovators of their fields, offering patients access to the latest discoveries in medicine.
All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
RFUHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The Clinician will spend 80% of their time on the following:
Providing individual, couples and group psychotherapy following federal, state, professional and institutional regulations
Following established policies, procedures and practices
Maintaining accurate and up to date record keeping in an ethical manner and documents activity through electronic health records
Planning/presenting workshops and outreach
May develop and conduct research
Training other staff; maintaining expertise in areas related to college student mental health
Maintaining specific expertise in mental health issues related to black, indigenous and students of color
The Clinician will spend 10% of their time on the following:
Serving as consultant to the university regarding college students mental health issues and primary advisor for issues and concerns related to BIPOC student populations
Serving as a liaison and partner to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and other student groups focused on the needs of our BIPOC students
Serving as consultant to university personnel about individual clinical cases as well as planning and implementing preventive psychoeducational programs for student development
Maintaining liaisons with other campus units; participates in agency planning and management
Performing other related duties as required (10% of time)
Required Education & Experience
Master’s degree in Counselor Education, Social Work, Counseling or related field, or equivalent education/experience
Licensure in the State of Illinois in professional discipline upon hire
Considerable clinical casework experience in therapy
Demonstrated clinical experience working with BIPOC populations
Supervised internship or work equivalent experience in university counseling center or related professional setting
Experience providing psychotherapy and outreach
Demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and diversity
Must receive satisfactory results from a background check
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Effective interpersonal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with necessary internal and external agencies and organizations
Ability to present clear and comprehensive oral and written reports
Knowledge of psychological, educational and developmental needs of educationally, socially, or psychologically impaired individuals
Knowledge of psychotherapeutic techniques, differential diagnosis and psychometric instruments
Ability to identify and effectively utilize resources available on-campus and in the community to accomplish objectives
Ability to organize and maintain a caseload as necessary
Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field
Experience in a university or college setting
Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations
Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Student Contact, Detailed Work, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Stress, Training, Verbal Communication, Written Communication
Moderate Noise Conditions, Ability to Adjust Focus
Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:
Calculator, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Scanner, Telephone, Tools
Internal Number: 1292
About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
A spirit of inquiry, diligence, and academic excellence characterized our university’s namesake, Dr. Rosalind Franklin, who in 1952 captured the photograph revealing the structure of DNA. Today, those same traits drive our faculty and 2,000+ students as they engage in a level of rigorous academics, pioneering research, and innovative community service that continues to shape the future of healthcare.
Formed in 1912 as the Chicago Hospital-College of Medicine, today RFU brings together five colleges and over 30 graduate health profession and science programs. Our private, non-profit university teaches a range of disciplines on a single campus, allowing for team-based, interdisciplinary learning and practice opportunities—an approach that has made RFU a national leader in interprofessional medical and healthcare education and research.
Our students are further prepared for their careers through our state-of-the-art network of simulation and skills labs and a wide variety of clinical opportunities. Located 36 miles north of Chicago in the city’s North Shore suburbs, RFU students have access to a greater number and wider range of clinical and service learning experiences.
Fina...lly, RFU’s 2,000+ students enjoy an engaged, supportive sense of community with peers who share their academic interests and goals, and faculty who know them by name and are committed to their individual success.