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CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume addressing all of the qualifications listed above, and the names and contact information of three professional references (phone number, email address, etc.). Employment will require both a criminal and caregiver background check. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2017. Applications received after October 25, 2017 may not receive consideration.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: Licensed Behavioral Health Provider
Position Number 02180068
Division B65 College of Nursing
Department B65 **Div-College of Nursing**
Position Type Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Term/Project
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Academic Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

UW-Milwaukee is designated as one of only 115 universities in the country to receive the “highest research designation” designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The College of Nursing has been widely recognized for its innovation, leadership in the profession of nursing, and extensive collaboration with diverse community agencies. The College supports the University’s urban mission by responding to the health needs of individuals, families, groups, and populations in urban communities. As the largest College of Nursing in Wisconsin, the College is home to the Harriet H. Werley Center for Nursing Research and Evaluation, the Institute for Urban Health Partnerships and two long standing academic nurse-managed health centers, the UWM Center for Global Health Equity, the Nursing Learning Resource Center and the Center for Nursing History & Gallery. The College is proud of our world class faculty, 1/3 of whom have been inducted as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing. The College of Nursing faculty research portfolio includes funding for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) P20NR015339 Research Center in Self-Management Science.

UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing offers Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Nursing (MN), Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding (MSP), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in nursing. UW-Milwaukee partners with UW-Parkside to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Students in the consortial nursing program at UW-Parkside are placed in clinical sites in the Racine and Kenosha area and take classes at the Parkside campus.

Job Summary

The responsibility of the Licensed Behavioral Health Provider is to develop and participate in the establishment of, provision of, and support of an innovative model of integrated primary care and behavioral health services which support wellness through the Institute of Urban Health Partnerships (IUHP) Nurse Managed Nursing Centers (NMHCs) primary care program and in the community. The core functions of the Licensed Behavioral Health Provider are to engage in practice, education and team activities to further the goals of the IUHP Primary Care Behavioral Health project.

Representative Functions:
•Provide behavioral health services for NMHC primary care clients, focusing on mental health promotion and advocacy for the individual(s), their families and community related to their mental health needs as an integrated primary care behavioral health team member in the UWM NMHCs.
•Provide individual, family and group short term crisis counseling with referral to appropriate community resources, including care coordination of service to support all family members. Provide case finding services in the target communities of the NMHCs, conduct assessment of mental health status of clients and identify needs for supportive services and/or treatment.
•Assess coping skills of clients and families and teach effective strategies for coping during period of crisis and life transitions.
•Refer clients and family members to appropriate resources for treatment, living assistance and other needed services.
•Teach individuals, families and communities basic psychosocial skills of living, including effective ways to interact with others.
•Monitor individual’s medication self-administration and outpatient treatment program compliance.
•Work with clients, families and community resource groups to affect changes to improve living conditions and life style factors that lead to better mental health.
•Provide teaching regarding principles of mental health to NMHC staff and students, clients and their community.
•Provide a link between the CON NMHCs and community psychiatric resources.
•Provide consultation to IUHP health care providers regarding client mental health needs.
•Provide consultation and education to the community to strengthen resources available to persons with mental illness and trauma.
•Coordinate outreach for IUHP integrated behavioral health services.
•Establish and maintain confidential electronic health records.
•Participate in NMHC integrated behavioral health research initiatives.

Please note this is a 100% extramural (grant) funded position through June 30, 2019. Positions paid through extramural funding will terminate immediately upon loss or non-renewal of the funding.

Minimum Qualifications

•Master of Psychology, Nursing or Social Welfare
•Wisconsin Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and/or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and/or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
•At least 2 years of experience providing direct counseling services in a public/community mental health setting
•Demonstrated knowledge, skills and behavior in cultural competency
•Demonstrated collaborative skills with inter-professional teams

Preferred Qualifications

•Mental Health specialization for coursework in Master’s degree
•Education and experience in holistic/integrative health and alternative/complementary health care modalities.
•Certified and/or practice-based experience in Trauma Counseling and Trauma Informed Care.
•Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Social Worker (SW) licensed in the State of Wisconsin

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume addressing all of the qualifications listed above, and the names and contact information of three professional references (phone number, email address, etc.).

Employment will require both a criminal and caregiver background check.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2017. Applications received after October 25, 2017 may not receive consideration.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 10/26/2017
Position Contact Name Bev Zabler
Contact Phone 262-492-3740
Contact Email zabler@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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AA/EO Statement
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

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