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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 29, 2019
For nearly a century, the Psychology Department has been a national and international leader in psychological research and the superior educational programs that we have provided to undergraduates and doctoral students.
The Clinical Science Faculty at UC Berkeley conduct translational research in which we study foundational mechanistic processes (e.g., emotion, sleep, intimate relationships, social competence, temperament, reward systems, family dynamics, and culture) with the goal of better understanding and ameliorating human problems. Our faculty study these processes in at-risk or in patient populations (e.g., schizophrenia, bipolar and other mood disorders, sleep disorders, dementia and other neurological diseases, ADHD and comorbid conditions) and/or in treatments. The treatment research we conduct is used to develop hypotheses about and/or confirm contributions of the foundational mechanistic processes, and it also contributes to improving treatments for important human problems and in diverse populations.
Follows clinical administrative policies and procedures to ensure patient satisfaction and compliance with care delivery protocols.
Opens the clinic during operating hours.
Checks in patients.
Makes copies of clinic forms and questionnaires.
Makes entries of clinic schedule and checks for accuracy of clinic schedule entries.
Answers phone, checks and documents messages, records new intake calls.
Communicates with students about scheduling and voicemail messages.
Updates voicemail at necessary time periods.
Provides administrative support for clinicians during clinical sessions.
Works with the Clinic Director and the Director of Clinical Training to ensure that public information describing the clinical services provided is accurate and fully descriptive on the website and in outreach materials to the community.
Collects documents related to client files, payments, and compliance paperwork for clinicians and supervisors.
Ensures charting is adequate and meets quality standards.
Tracks and notifies individuals when paperwork is incomplete.
Processes payments or reimbursement paperwork.
Maintains files related to confidentiality breaches and mandated reports.
Miscellaneous administrative duties of Psychology Clinic and Clinical Science Program (e.g., checking supplies, ordering equipment, updating listservs, sending out announcements)
Assists with clinic UG work-study students who serve as office personnel.
Working knowledge of or ability to learn common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
Basic communication and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective relationships with professional and administrative staff, students, patients and the public
Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Knowledge of clinical principles relevant to supporting clinic operations.
Solid knowledge of medical records systems.
Ability to educate patients on complex procedures in a clear, accurate and concise manner.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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