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Professional Opportunities

To locate and apply for open positions at Cougar Health Services, please visit WSU Human Resource Services. Active job opportunities include:

Advanced Practice Professional

Cougar Health Services (CHS) Nurse Practitioner provides primary care and gender affirming therapy for WSU students. This practice requires competence in general medicine, gynecology, sports medicine, trauma, infectious disease including STD’s, dermatology, psycho-social medicine and as applicable women’s health using current standards of care. Provider practices within the scope of a board-certified provider to prescribe, administer, and dispense contraceptive products and be a resource for students seeking family planning options in a primary care clinic. This includes providing education to patients which may include counseling them about family planning, sexual health, and reproductive medicine. Local and regional specialists are available for referral as needed. Patients needing counseling may be referred to WSU Counseling Services, to the staff psychiatrist or to other community mental health professionals. In all interactions professionalism, teamwork, preventive care, patient education and cost-effective practice styles are valued. Providers also support CHS and the university through non-clinical work when requested.

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Director of Medical Services

The Cougar Health Services (CHS) Director of Medical Services has primary responsibility for the coordination, management, and oversight of the provision of medical care on the WSU Pullman campus. They are directly involved in patient care, extra-departmental activities related to the health and wellbeing of the WSU community, and advocating for the medical wellness and general public health of WSU students. This position is key in building an integrated approach to the provision of health and wellness services on the WSU Pullman campus. As such, collaboration with internal and external partners in leading a service which reflects and promotes an attitude of inclusion, diversity, access, and equity is crucial in creating successful outcomes.

For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to submit application materials by August 27 through the Isaacson Miller website.

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Physician

Cougar Health Services (CHS) physicians provide primary care for WSU students. This practice requires competence in general medicine, gynecology, sports medicine, trauma, infectious diseases including STIs, minor surgical skills, dermatology, women’s health and psychosocial medicine using current standards of care. Provider practices within the scope of a board-certified provider to prescribe, administer, and dispense contraceptive products and be a resource for students seeking family planning options in a primary care clinic. This includes providing education to patients which may include counseling them about family planning, sexual health, and reproductive medicine. Patients needing mental health services may be referred to WSU Counseling & Psychological Services and Behavioral Health to the staff psychiatrist, or to other community mental health professionals. In all interactions professionalism, teamwork, preventive care, patient education and cost-effective practice styles are valued. Physicians also support CHS and the university through non-clinical work when requested.

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Physician, Gender Affirming Therapy Provider

The Cougar Health Services (CHS) physician provides primary care and Gender Affirming Therapy for WSU students. This practice requires competence in general medicine, gynecology, sports medicine, trauma, infectious diseases including STIs, minor surgical skills, dermatology, women’s health and psychosocial medicine using current standards of care. Provider practices within the scope of a board-certified provider to prescribe, administer, and dispense contraceptive products and be a resource for students seeking family planning options in a primary care clinic. This includes providing education to patients which may include counseling them about family planning, sexual health, and reproductive medicine. Patients needing mental health services may be referred to WSU Counseling & Psychological Services and Behavioral Health to the staff psychiatrist, or to other community mental health professionals. In all interactions professionalism, teamwork, preventive care, patient education and cost-effective practice styles are valued. Physicians also support CHS and the university through non-clinical work when requested.

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Postdoctoral Psychology Resident

The Postdoctoral Psychology Resident will join a team of professionals who are strongly committed to social justice, equity and inclusion. At CAPS, we strive to create a workplace where we can recognize and value our differences. The Postdoctoral Resident will join us in providing brief and culturally-sensitive individual counseling, group therapy, risk assessment, crisis intervention, AOD (alcohol and other drug) interventions, consultation, and outreach for a diverse group of WSU students presenting with a range of diagnoses and concerns, including psychological, social and other difficulties that interfere with student functioning and academic performance. It is the expectation of CAPS that the Postdoctoral Psychology Resident will demonstrate a nuanced understanding and awareness of cultural differences and will be affirming of others across a broad spectrum of identities including racial, ethnic, religious, sexual orientation, gender, economic status, immigration status and ability.

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Psychologist

Provide culturally affirming brief, focused individual counseling, group therapy and workshops, initial consultations, and crisis assessment and intervention to a diverse student population. Provide training and clinical supervision in a training program that includes practicum counselors, an American Psychological Association-accredited doctoral internship, and post-doctoral psychology residents. Engage in outreach presentations and activities. Provide professional consultation to WSU faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health, and academic challenges in order to enhance an inclusive campus climate for student success.

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Psychologist, Multicultural Specialist

Provide culturally affirming brief, focused individual counseling, group therapy and workshops, initial consultations, and crisis assessment and intervention to a diverse student population. Prioritize clinical work, outreach, and liaison relationships with students from marginalized communities including Black/African American, Latinx, Undocumented, Indigenous/First Nations, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Multi-racial, and other students of color. Provide training and clinical supervision in a training program that includes practicum counselors, an American Psychological Association-accredited doctoral internship, and post-doctoral psychology residents. Engage in outreach presentations and activities. Provide professional consultation to WSU faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health, and academic challenges in order to enhance an inclusive campus climate for student success.

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Student Employment

Cougar Health Services hires students for graduate assistantships and hourly student employment. You can find and apply for jobs through Handshake, WSU’s electronic job board for students.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are several ways students can get involved at Cougar Health Services.