• Counselor

    Location US-FL-Miramar
    Job ID
    2018-102114
    Institution
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Department
    Student Services
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 16,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Dominica, West Indies, before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States. Ross is accredited by the Dominica Medical Board and the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).

     

     

    Overview: 

     

    This position will provide individual, couple, family, and group counseling to a diverse academic community of medical students and their families. Additional responsibilities will include assessment, crisis intervention, workshop development and facilitation, outreach, and consultation with other RUSM professionals and programs. Ensures integration, alignment, and continuity of care between the medical sciences and clinical sciences portions of the medical program. This position will join the RUSM management team and will report directly to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs.

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Provide individual, couple, family, and group counseling to medical students and family members;
    • Provide crisis intervention, assessment, and on-call services;
    • Develop and implement mental health promotion and outreach activities;
    • Consult with other RUSM departments, programs, and professionals;
    • Create, coordinate, and oversee a consultation program that ensures resources and ongoing support for clinical students; oversee and liaise with the ASPIRE student assistance program services for RUSM. 
    • Serve as primary resource and point of contact for sensitive student issues, gathers information to resolve issues or refer to appropriate resource(s), and follows up to ensure timely resolution.
    • Collaborate with other members of Student Affairs division to provide support for escalated student issues
    • Provide consultation and resources for student issues as presented by self-referral, RUSM faculty or staff, making appropriate assessments and professional referrals (both internal and external); oversee coordination of formal referrals to ASPIRE and other appropriate sources
    • Participate in on-going professional development, departmental, and RUSM professional meetings; and
    • Other duties, as assigned by the Associate Dean of Student Affairs

     

    Qualifications

    • Doctorate (preferred) and at least 2 years’ experience with Student Assistance Programs, Critical Incident Stress Management, Anxiety management and chemical dependency OR Master's (required) degree in Counseling or a closely related field (e.g., Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or Social Work) and at least 5 years’ experience with Student Assistance Programs, Critical Incident Stress Management, Anxiety management and chemical dependency, is required.
    • Licensure/certification;
    • Must be willing and able to work within a team-oriented environment; collaborating with, learning from, and training other internal and external health care professionals, faculty, and colleagues in associated and ancillary functions
    • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and a commitment to an environment of inclusion and diversity
    • Licenses, Certifications, etc.: Licensure in one or more states, CEAP Certification preferred
    • Working knowledge of Banner, ImageNow, Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite and other systems
    • Ability to administer and interpret evidence-based behavioral health assessments;
    • Excellent computer and written and oral communication skills;
    • Strong leadership and in-depth knowledge about the clinical practice of counseling;
    • Active participation in professional associations;
    • In-depth knowledge of evidence-based intervention approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based stress reduction; 
    • Documented record of culturally competent clinical experience.

     


    We are proud to be an EEO/M/F/D/V employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. To apply, please visit our website www.rossu.edu; select Careers and complete our online application process

    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.

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