The Professional Support Liaison is responsible for assisting LiveOnNY staff with building coping mechanisms to resolve stressful situations they may encounter on-the-job or that may affect their job performance. This integral position offers staff guidance and resources for avoiding burnout, compassion fatigue, vicarious fatigue and other risks.
Plans and leads group and individual activities aimed at helping LiveOnNY staff achieve skills and create opportunities for personal, professional and team success.
Counsels and assists employees with compassion fatigue issues affecting job-related performance. Develops prevention and resiliency skills for self and others
Provides rapid & effective staff assessments to determine potential cases of fatigue/burn out.
Provides self-care training techniques during new hire orientation and annually.
Works collaboratively with Leadership to identify strategies to improve performance, motivation and methods to achieve specific goals.
Reviews staff’s activity to determine the possible need for staff assessment and one-to-one support. Debriefs with various teams during designated debriefing sessions.
Maintains a patient, sensitive, empathetic, trustworthy, non-judgmental and respectful attitude toward all staff.
The ideal candidates supports and fosters the mission, vision and core values of LiveOnNY and its commitment to organ and tissue donation. Requires experience working with individuals and groups. Experience in compassion fatigue therapy, grief counseling & /or recovery intervention. This position is available part-time (14 hours per week).
Internal Number: PSL
LiveOnNY is a nonprofit organization committed to helping New York live on through organ and tissue donation and to caring for the families touched by donation. We serve as the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for the greater New York City area. Everyday, we work to further our mission by facilitating lifesaving organ donations, caring for the families of the selfless donors who give the gift of life, and advocating on behalf of those who are still waiting for transplant.