The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, is seeking to fill a faculty position as Clinical Psychologist in Wellness. This position reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Wellness.
Working under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Wellness, this position is responsible for:
Assessing wellness needs and interests of UNMC Colleges of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health, as well as other UNMC and UNO units;
Providing proactive, preventative educational outreach services in stress management to students, residents, faculty, staff and patients;
Planning, implementation, and interpretation of evaluation of the corporate wellbeing of UNMC students, staff, and faculty through such methods as an annual campus wellbeing survey;
Developing and maintaining a comprehensive catalog of wellness activities in all UNMC units;
Participation in a collaborative research team to investigate the health effects of stress and stress management interventions on trainees, staff and patients, with the intent to develop effective and practical strategies to prevent or lessen the effects of stress and burnout on health care trainees and providers of all disciplines;
Clinical care (individual and group psychotherapy to patients).
PhD in Clinical Psychology (Specialization in Health Psychology preferred)
Licensure as a Clinical Psychologist
Research experience designing independent research projects, IRB submission, manuscript preparation
Track record of successful collaboration with other healthcare providers
Grant writing experience preferred but not required
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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