Emotional Support and Wellness Counselor - Care for the Caregiver - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20141714
Care for the Caregiver supports our Keck Medicine of USC healthcare workforce by helping to create an environment where staff, faculty, and trainees can thrive and provide outstanding patient care. Care for the Caregiver is seeking an Emotional Support and Wellness Counselor to provide workshops and programs on emotional health and resilience within the Keck Medicine of USC medical system. Individuals will be focusing their efforts on improving the mental health and wellbeing of healthcare workers, in combination with a team of other individuals addressing various factors of healthcare worker wellness. Successful applicants will be supporting the needs of Keck Medicine of USC staff and providers along with engaging in research related duties and activities.
Develop, plan, and execute training sessions and workshops for hospital staff and providers to teach emotional health and resilience
Select evidenced based concepts and interventions from frameworks such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) that are effective in addressing healthcare worker burnout, demoralization, and anxiety resulting from chronic stress
Identify and incorporate relevant research and best practices from healthcare worker burnout literature, industrial/organizational psychology and/or relevant fields of psychology into a program that teaches healthcare workers self-regulation skills that improve their emotional state and lead to enhanced job performance
Engage in activities that support the mission to improve healthcare worker wellness within the Keck Medicine community
Conduct sessions and workshops with staff and providers based upon cultural survey data
Travel to various hospitals/healthcare facilities within the Keck Medicine network maybe required to complete duties
Early morning or evening activities may be needed to accommodate night shift staff and providers
Performs other duties as assigned.
Â Required Qualifications:
Master's degree Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology
2 years Counseling experience
2 years Experience utilizing evidenced-based psychological interventions for consultation and education of teams and/or individuals within a workplace setting
Proficient in MS Office and applicable computer applications.
Resilient, self-aware, and able to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, and team oriented environment
Effectively works in a highly diverse, multicultural, and LGBTQIA affirmative environment
Desire to continue to grow as a professional; committed to excellence and lifelong learning
Doctorate Ph.D./Psy.D. from an accredited university
Licensed Psychologist (CA DCA) Must receive CA license within 180 days of CA license application.
Certification - Job Relevant Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) education and Certificate.
Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
The hourly rate range for this position is $39.00 - $63.95. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.