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Volunteer Psychiatrist

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Utah Health and Human Rights

  • 1 person is interested
UHHR

Utah Health and Human Rights provides holistic mental health services to torture survivors in Utah, serving primarily refugees and asylum seekers. Twice monthly we run a psychiatry clinic on Thursday afternoons. We are looking for another psychiatrist to join our clinic at one or both of the monthly clinics.

Under the general direction of the Medical Director in cooperation with the Clinical Director, the psychiatrist/APRN conducts comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, diagnoses, prescribes appropriate psychotropic medication, and manages the medical care, and overseeing treatment for adults and children who are UHHR’s clients in accordance with the standards of clinical practice established by the State of Utah.

Volunteers must practice cultural humility and enjoy working with diverse populations.

EDUCATION:

Post graduate degree in Medicine, with psychiatric residency, as required for licensure in the State of Utah.

EXPERIENCE:

At least two (2) years experience in direct service provision in a community mental health setting.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Licensed as a Psychiatrist/APRN by the State of Utah, eligible for Board certification or Board certified.

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About Utah Health and Human Rights

Location:

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, US

Mission Statement

The Utah Health & Human Rights Project (UHHR) is a direct service and advocacy agency that promotes the health, dignity, and self-sufficiency of refugees, asylees, and immigrants who have endured severe human rights abuses, including torture and war-related trauma. UHHR is guided by profound respect for the dignity and resiliency of our clients. We believe that all survivors of human rights abuses deserve the opportunity to live fulfilling, dignified, and productive lives.

Description

UHHR provides specialized mental health, medical, legal, and case management services to improve opportunities, restore hope, and foster self-reliance in individuals, families, and communities that have survived torture and war-trauma. UHHR seeks to promote the health, dignity, and self-sufficiency of refugees, asyleees, and immigrants who have endured these severe human rights abuses. UHHR is the only federally supported torture treatment program in Utah, and is a member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Utah Health and Human Rights650 East 4500 SouthSuite 220Salt Lake City, UT 84107

(40.67386,-111.87334)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Clinic is held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 1-5pm. Volunteers must be available for one or both clinics each month.
  • Long term volunteers only.

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