Contract Therapist – State Licensed in California

Job Description

This non-academic post collaborates with the Manager, Clinical Student Support and provides individual mental health counseling to a diverse academic community of medical students as an independent contractor. Additional services may include crisis intervention, group therapy, and consultation with other RUSM professionals and programs. This is a contract position in alignment with the therapist’s schedule.

The RUSM Wellness & Counseling Center (the “Center”) contributes to the overall academic mission of the University. The primary mission of the Center is to assist students in resolving personal difficulties and in acquiring those skills, attitudes, and resources necessary to succeed in medical school and pursue productive, healthy, and satisfying lives.

Must be licensed in the state of California.

Services to be Provided by Contract Therapist

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


–    Provide individual mental health counselling, crisis intervention and case management to RUSM students

–    Participate in quality improvement and peer review activities

–    Adhere to the ethical and legal standards of professional practice and behavior relevant to their field of training and licensure (Contract Therapist is responsible for any costs associated with training and licensure)

–    Maintain timely and accurate clinical notes in the Center’s electronic health record system

–    Adhere to applicable Center policies

–    Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the campus community and other employees and contractors of the Center

–    Provide consultation to colleagues

–    Provide occasional evening and weekend hours

Completes Provides other duties services as assigned.


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