Clinical Instructor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Psychiatry – Research – 412250
Posting Open Date 07/03/2023
Application Deadline 07/16/2023
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Clinical Instructor
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0004584
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and Qualifications
Proposed Start Date 08/07/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary Flexible work arrangements, including virtual/hybrid work locations, are an integral part of the School of Medicine’s Working Forward initiative. As such, this position’s work location is designated as hybrid. Please note that the designated work location is subject to change based on the unit’s business needs.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, fixed-term position at the Clinical Instructor level to join the UNC NC-PAL IDD workstream. NC PALIDD endeavors to enhance the care of children with IDD at the primary care level through education, capacity building, and direct family support. The Clinical Instructor in this position would develop, lead, and disseminate educational materials and training content for individuals/families, participating primary care practices, and colleagues and stakeholders statewide. This individual will work with team members to create and implement a training program for NC PALIDD Family Partners and will provide supervision to these Family Partners. 
Additional duties include: 

  • Working with the NC-PAL IDD team to develop policies and procedures related to practice-level training and intervention
  • Staffing the NC-PAL clinical consultation phone line weekly
  • Staffing the NC-PAL Direct Observation Telepsychiatry Clinic, working with families to complete intake procedures, supporting scheduling, and coordinating follow-up between the calling provider(s), the patient and their family, and the NC-PAL psychiatry provider
  • Developing and fostering relationships with managed care organizations and/or IDD care delivery agencies across the state to build partnerships and to build awareness of the NC-PAL IDD program
  • Submitting quarterly reports regarding progress toward goals
  • Participating in an array of relevant team meetings
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Applicants must hold a master’s degree in social work. 
  • Applicants must hold or be pursuing licensure (full or provisional) or certification through the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board. 
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team is required. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Must be able to be at UNC facilities, to travel to partner sites/practices in their personal vehicle and may need to travel as far as 5 hours from home.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
  • Ability to work independently performing 70-75% of work remotely. 
  • Knowledge of diagnostic, treatment, and system navigation issues as they relate to the NC pediatric Intellectual Developmental Disabilities population. 
  • An ideal candidate would have previous work experience in a NC managed care organization, the NC Department of Health and Human Services (IDD division), or in a services delivery agency supporting individuals with IDD and their families. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Power Point, Word, and Excel is strongly preferred.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Ammie Senn, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Academic Personnel Office Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected].
Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 
If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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