East Carolina University

Greenville , NC
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East Carolina University
Greenville, NC Full-time
Posted on September 2, 2018

Vacancy #: 002438
Recruitment Range: $31,200-$70,807
Closing Date: 09/10/2018

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 to patients presenting in the emergency departments of hospitals affiliated with 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 will be opportunities to participate in the teaching and clinical supervision of medical students, psychiatry residents, and other health professional trainees.

Work Schedule: Saturday and Sunday plus 3 weekdays (negotiable); includes weekend work may include some holidays. Work hours are 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Minimum Qualifications: 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 the Department: Certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board.

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 09/10/2018 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 002438 to ECU Human Resources at

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