Social Work Practitioner - Advanced

East Carolina University   Greenville, NC   Full-time     Education
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Posted on November 15, 2020


Vacancy #: 400307

Anticipated Hiring Range: $50,000 - $65,000

Closing Date: 11/25/2020

Organizational Unit Overview: The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in education, patient care, research, and service in mental health. We strive to foster a collaborative environment committed to improving the health and well being of the people of eastern North Carolina and beyond. We support an advance evidence-based practice, sound scientific principles, and compassion in addressing the needs of our learners, our patients, our colleagues, and our community.

Job Duties: The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine seeks a licensed clinical Social Work Practitioner to work full time position to provide clinical services via telepsychiatry for the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program (NC-STeP). Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: psychiatric evaluation including assessment of patients’ presenting problem(s), mental status, behavioral and social circumstances, family dynamics and resources; biopsychosocial formulation and DSM diagnosis; crisis intervention; independently triage and prioritize patients for disposition including hospitalization, emergency treatment, early appointment or routine appointment. There may be opportunities to participate in the teaching and clinical supervision of medical students, psychiatry residents, and other health professional  trainees.


The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. 

Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation: Master’s degree in Social Work. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Master’s degree in Human Services discipline with coursework practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Application Types Accepted: Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 11/25/2020 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 400307 to ECU Human Resources 

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