A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Michigan Medicine Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience has an opportunity for a Faculty Counselor to join Michigan Medicine in its commitment to the safety, health/well-being and fulfillment of all faculty and staff. This position will specifically focus on faculty, physician, house officer mental health and well-being by implementing innovative approaches to improve access to mental health services and support. This clinician will provide short-term, confidential, evidence-based mental health counseling, consultation, crisis intervention, and debriefing services that support a culture that prioritizes psychological well-being, resilience, safety, engagement and fulfillment.
The Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience is committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion across all areas of our work. We believe the diversity of people and perspectives enriches our group and the work we accomplish together as we strive toward our vision of well-being for all faculty and staff.
Provide short-term psychological, clinical services in the form of individual, couple, and group mental health counseling for Michigan Medicine faculty, physicians, house officers and fellows.
Perform a broad range of clinical services using evidence-based therapeutic methods to resolve psychological and/or work concerns using assessment, conceptualization, and intervention.
Develop programming and services specifically for faculty, physicians, house officers and fellows, to include consultation, leadership training, peer support, and the opt-out well-being consultation program.
Remain knowledgeable of current research literature and interventions to support faculty/physician/house officer well-being, including factors associated with burnout, trauma, and stress in academic medicine to combat burnout, depression and suicide among clinicians.
Establish linkages and provide referrals to appropriate campus, community, and other resources based on benefit coverage while coordinating with treatment and service providers, as needed.
Develop and implement preventative and proactive psycho-educational outreach and consultation services to faculty/physicians/house officers/fellows on matters related to mental health, well-being, and mental health stigma reduction.
Remain abreast and serve as a mental health consultant and expert on all health system changes that impact safety, fulfillment, competence, and growth of faculty, physicians, house officers and fellows.
Provide trauma-informed practices and initiatives that support clinician well-being and support a culture of safety.
Provide consultation to leaders and mitigating interventions to address emergent and urgent risks and make recommendations for risk reduction, crisis intervention, case management, referrals, and follow-up.
Identify educational needs and deliver presentations on subjects such as trauma and stress in an academic health environment, stigma reduction in help-seeking behaviors, resilience, grief/loss, substance use disorders, physician recovery programs, burnout, self-care and compassion practices.
PhD degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an A.P.A. accredited program, or Master degree in clinical social work or related field is required.
Current State of Michigan licensure in field of practice is required.
Considerable knowledge with advanced certifications in both mental health and substance use disorders.
Six years of demonstrated mental health and substance use disorders experience.
Competence in the delivery of crisis intervention services and brief time-limited therapy.
Demonstrated understanding of Faculty/Physician/House Officer/Fellow well-being including factors associated with burnout, trauma and stress in an academic medicine environment.
Experience with culturally competent clinical and programming services that serve our diverse community.
Ability to direct and implement programming to promote Faculty/Physician/House Officer/Fellow well-being and combat burnout, depression and suicide among clinicians.
Experience working with a large health system and/or academic health system or university.
Maintain the highest confidentiality standards and adhere to relevant professional standards, ethics, and quality of care.
Benefits at the University of Michigan
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
Family medical leave
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 198186
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.