Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist 3

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Educational Affairs
Full/Part Time:


The primary purpose of this position is to support the mental health of Penn State COM students through counseling, consultation, and outreach. Essential Functions:Provide individual counseling, couples counseling, group counseling, initial assessments, crisis intervention, and consultation to students regarding a variety of mental health and developmental concerns. Demonstrate a commitment to multicultural competency. Plan and implement outreach programming for mental health related topics. Provide consultation services for staff and faculty colleagues, students, and parents consistent with ethical guidelines, including confidentiality. Conduct training in helping, interpersonal, and coping skills to student leaders, classes, and others upon request. Maintain documentation that meets legal, professional, and ethical standards of practice for clinicians. Be available for other duties as assigned. Participate in meetings related to administrative, planning, and/or clinical issues. Qualifications: To successfully perform the duties of this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made. Other skills, Abilities, and/or Training: Ability to preserve confidentiality of information. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Analytical skills necessary for collection and assessment of psychosocial data, interpretation of data and ongoing review of treatment efficiency and effectiveness. A solid understanding, and an ability to use and apply different concepts, theories, principles, practices, and terminology within counseling or clinical psychology. Demonstrated ability to make ethical decisions and maintain ethical standards. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to work within strict deadlines. Desire to be a team player. Creative problem-solving skills. Exceptional customer services skills. Excellent oral communication skills (i.e. ability to deal effectively with others; speak professionally on the phone, etc.). Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in Social Work or related discipline or higher , or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Certifications, Registrations or Licensure: Licensed or license eligible Social Worker or equivalent

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088