Under the direction of the Employee and Labor Relations (ELR) Director, responsible for all aspects of the debriefing and psychological components of the Workplace Violence Prevention Program (WPVP) including program planning, service provision and evaluation, personnel matters, utilization of resources, customer satisfaction, and all other management functions. Provide direction, assistance, and consultation to clinical and support staff. Work in collaboration with departments, other Human Resource (HR) units and employee support services to assist and problem solve with all units within the university as appropriate on faculty and staff concerns when personal and/or interpersonal issues relating to Workplace Violence reports/issues. Provide input on university policy and practice matters, including mental health, substance abuse, violence prevention, employee stress, work productivity, and satisfaction.
Serve as a mental health expert on Violence in the Workplace Violence Prevention Advisory Committee, Medical Staff Well-Being Committee, and emergency response mental health plan for faculty, staff, and administration. Collaborate with management for psychoeducational and organizational issues involving mental well-being, debriefing and processing of workplace violence and resulting impact to wellbeing and productivity of UCDH employees. Scope of responsibility also includes immediate response to emergencies, facilitation and documentation of debriefing and coordination of services with UCDH, community support agencies as well as UCDH administration .
Ph.D. in clinical psychology and licensed in the State of California for at least three years.
Five years of administrative/management experience in an employee assistance or equivalent program. Demonstrated experience in supervision/leadership and human resource management to hire, assign and direct work, evaluate and reward performance, transfer or promote, suspend layoff/recall, discharge, or otherwise discipline career staff employees.
Experience in the principles and practice of business management to effectively and ethically manage and oversee operational. resources.
Experience in maintaining a high degree of discretion, integrity, and responsibility regarding confidentiality and privacy.
Skills necessary to provide effective and appropriate individual and/or group counseling.
Skills to perform needs assessments, program design and implementation, and customer satisfaction surveys.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.
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