Life Work Strategies Counselor (EAP)

Gaithersburg, MD
Dec 22, 2022
Feb 16, 2023
Full Time
Adventist Healthcare seeks to hire an Life Work Strategies Counselor (EAP) who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Life Work Strategies Counselor (EAP) you will:
•Manage a robust network of child/elder/dependent care resources. •Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to clinical case reviews, perform risk assessments and make referrals to appropriate clinical and community resources based on level of urgency, provide assessment of substance abuse concerns and provide appropriate referrals based on level of service needed, provide crisis intervention and clinical case management as needed etc.
•Maintain appropriate documentation, including quality case notes.
•Provide clinical case management and follow-up services for all assigned EAP cases.
•Must be able to provide counseling utilizing appropriate models including but not limited to Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other short term counseling techniques.
•Provide telephonic assessment, supportive counseling, referrals and follow-up to EAP participants.
•Utilize clinical assessments and protocols to assess risk and make referrals based on level of urgency.
•Provide consultation with managers and/ or human resource professionals regarding work related concerns.
•Assess workplace needs due to adverse incident(s) and coordinate onsite Critical Incident Response (CIR) events.
•Provide face-to-face assessment and short-term EAP counseling, as schedule permits.
•Attend on-site and/or virtual events to educate individuals about EAP services and/or mental/emotional health topics.

Qualifications: Include:
•Master's degree in a behavioral health related field
•1-2 years of post-graduate experience working in a behavioral health field.
•5 years post-graduate experience is preferred.
•Independent licensure required (ie: LCPC, LCSW, LMSW)
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Exercises good clinical judgement
•Ability to prioritize responsibilities and work efficiently to meet deadlines
•Tech savvy with the ability to easily learn new online platforms.

Work Schedule:

Full-Time, Day Shift, Monday - Friday, This position will be primarily On-Site: Silver Spring, Plum Orchard Blvd. Office

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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