Clinical Care Manager

California, United States
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

If you are ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online for the position of Clinical Care Manager for Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), Vaden Health Center, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs. 

Vaden Health Center is proud to be part of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning; fosters community engagement; promotes diversity, inclusion and respect; and empowers students to thrive.


Provide comprehensive case management to students as they transition through different levels of mental health care which may include hospitalization, residential, day, and ongoing outpatient treatment programs.


  • Provide comprehensive mental health care services and programs to a subgroup of students requiring additional clinical and logistical support.
  • Liaise between center and other resources, and actively participate in developing care plans including facilitating referrals and providing support for leaves and returns to the university.
  • Contribute to providing clinical and educational services to students and staff.
  • Provide crisis assessment, intervention, and management to students of concern or in crisis; assess need for higher level of care.
  • Assist with situations involving students with complex needs, including crisis consultations and hospitalizations.
  • Evaluate and respond to emergency situations as needed; provide consultation to campus for urgent/crisis situations.
  • Track students of concern or students requiring higher levels of care, and participate in treatment planning for these students.
  • Participate in center meetings and development activities; complete special projects as assigned.
  • Work with faculty and administrators in consultation, outreach, and other collaborative initiatives.

* - Other duties may also be assigned


Education & Experience:

Master's degree in social work or psychology or related field and two years post-degree experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Expertise in clinical skills in evaluation, crisis intervention, and case management.
  • Proven ability to interact with diverse constituencies.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (verbal and written).

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California


  • Frequently sit and perform desk based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, and write by hand.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully; sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.


  • Job requires night, overnight or on-call availability, weekends and holidays.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University‚Äôs Administrative Guide,

Experience a culture of excellence. 

Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. 

Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers. 

Stanford University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.