Clinical Therapist, Center for Sport/Center for Brain Health
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Health Care Provider
Posted on March 5, 2023
The Tulane Center for Sport provides comprehensive clinical care to former military personnel and former professional athletes via the Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) and the Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) Clinic. The Tulane University Center for Brain Health (TUCBH) is a clinical care and research center for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Physiological conditions, and Behavioral Health (BH) conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety. The primary focus of the TUCBH is to care for former military personnel who have separated from active duty. The Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) is a unique care model specifically designed to meet needs of former professional athletes. The PACT Clinic provides athletes with facilitated access to comprehensive evaluation and treatment plans.
The Clinical Therapist will work within a comprehensive interdisciplinary medical team to assess patient care needs. The position will provide behavioral health (BH) assessments to identify patients’ level of psychological function and treatment planning needs. The therapist will provide education and trauma counseling addressing a wide range of behavioral and social needs of patients.
Duties include: patient assessment, treatment planning and coordination, counseling, and ongoing program monitoring and development. Follow-up with appropriate services locally and nationally is required. The position must interface successfully with University resources, such as the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine, Tulane Athletics, and other academic departments. As well as contracted entities that include, the NFLPA Trust, and other entities as needed to address the needs of the athletes and their families. The successful candidate must utilize the appropriate digital tools for communication and data analysis to support patient care, to enhance interoffice and intra-office communications, and to maintain confidentiality and the requirements of HIPAA.