Behavioral Health: Assessment and Case Management Instructor

Location: Portland, OR
Date Posted:
05/03/2017

 

OCOM is a nonprofit graduate medical school in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to transform health care by
educating highly skilled and compassionate practitioners, providing exemplary patient care, and engaging
in innovative research within a community of service and healing. OCOM’s primary activities are providing
studies for specialized graduate degrees; operating two teaching clinics; providing affordable care for
patients and hands-on experience for student interns; and conducting acupuncture and Chinese medicine
research. For more information about OCOM, please visit ocom.edu.

We are seeking a dynamic instructor to join our academic team in Fall 2017 to teach Behavioral Health:
Assessment and Case Management.

Position Summary
Behavioral Health: Assessment and Case Management is a two-credit course that meets for two hours per
week in Fall quarter.

Students in this course are in their final year of the master’s program and treating patients in our intern clinic.
This course seeks to provide students with the clinical tools to effectively assess and manage behavioral
health cases that present in a Chinese medicine clinical setting. Students will learn basic case management
skills and best practices for assessing and professionally documenting patient complaints of depression,
suicidal ideation, anxiety, personality disorders, PTSD, alcohol and drug addiction, and associated features
of these disorders such as domestic violence. In addition, students will learn when to refer patients to other
providers for evaluation and treatment, and acquire the basic knowledge and skills to co-manage complex
behavioral health cases as part of a collaborative care team.

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for developing the curriculum for this course,
creating the syllabus and crafting weekly lesson plans.

This position reports to the Dean of Master’s Studies. Pay range for teaching Behavioral Health: Assessment
and Case Management is $40-$50 per instructional hour, depending on academic background and teaching
experience. For more information visit OCOM is a nonprofit graduate medical school in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to transform health care by educating highly skilled and compassionate practitioners, providing exemplary patient care, and engaging in innovative research within a community of service and healing. OCOM’s primary activities are providing
studies for specialized graduate degrees; operating two teaching clinics; providing affordable care for
patients and hands-on experience for student interns; and conducting acupuncture and Chinese medicine
research. For more information about OCOM, please visit ocom.edu.

We are seeking a dynamic instructor to join our academic team in Fall 2017 to teach Behavioral Health:
Assessment and Case Management.

Position Summary
Behavioral Health: Assessment and Case Management is a two-credit course that meets for two hours per
week in Fall quarter.
Students in this course are in their final year of the master’s program and treating patients in our intern clinic.
This course seeks to provide students with the clinical tools to effectively assess and manage behavioral
health cases that present in a Chinese medicine clinical setting. Students will learn basic case management
skills and best practices for assessing and professionally documenting patient complaints of depression,
suicidal ideation, anxiety, personality disorders, PTSD, alcohol and drug addiction, and associated features
of these disorders such as domestic violence. In addition, students will learn when to refer patients to other
providers for evaluation and treatment, and acquire the basic knowledge and skills to co-manage complex
behavioral health cases as part of a collaborative care team.

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for developing the curriculum for this course,
creating the syllabus and crafting weekly lesson plans.

This position reports to the Dean of Master’s Studies. Pay range for teaching Behavioral Health: Assessment
and Case Management is $40-$50 per instructional hour, depending on academic background and teaching
experience. For more information visit http://www.ocom.edu/employment-opportunities

 

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Contact Information:
Contact Name: Human Resources, Phone: (503) 253-3443
Email: hr@ocom.edu

Website: http://www.ocom.edu/employment-opportunities