ECU's Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, seeks a full-time behavioral health provider to provide behavioral health services to rural patients via telehealth. This position will function as a member of the public health research team in the implementation of grant-funded school- and home-based programs to assess the effectiveness of delivering telehealth-enabled care when delivered directly into patients' homes or school settings rather than into a hospital or clinic setting. The successful candidate will work alongside district school nurses, staff, and faculty as well as medical, dental, and nutrition providers from ECU and other regional partners to provide healthcare to rural children and adult patients both in the school and home settings, and to assess the feasibility of delivering telehealth enabled care in rural areas with limited broadband capabilities. The behavioral health specialist will deliver the behavioral counseling needed for patients coping with chronic disease and by acute disease exacerbations. Patients will be of all ages.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Master's degree in a clinical behavioral health discipline such as Counselor Education, Clinical Health Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 500296
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Public Health of the Brody School of Medicine, at East Carolina University (ECU) is located in Greenville, North Carolina. ECU, a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University, is the third largest of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system. Our Department of Public Health is committed to educating professionals and conducting research to improve the health of communities in our region and beyond. We practice a combination of science and social approaches to reduce disease and systematically address the multiple determinants of health. Our work is rooted in strong partnerships with the community, health and social services, industry and business and academia. Home to 11 faculty members, the Department of Public Health has three concentrations: Epidemiology, Community Health and Health Behavior, and Health Policy, Administration and Leadership. Our MPH program prepares professionals to identify and address complex public health challenges using innovative and collaborative approaches that integrate research and service primarily in rural settings. The Department promotes a diverse and inclusive climate and seeks to enhance interdisciplinary teaching and research.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.