EAP Counselor II

Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Aug 01, 2018
Closes
Aug 14, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Support Center

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. Provide telephonic clinical assessments, short term problems resolution, and referral services to employees and their family members seeking Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services. Responsible to facilitate care through the LifeWork Strategies EAP Affiliate Network of counselors and appropriate community resources. Additionally, provide clinical case management and follow up services.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
-Provide telephonic assessment, supportive counseling, referrals, and follow up to EAP participants.
-Determine and communicate member eligibility and program coverage.
-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.
-Demonstrate ability to provide substance abuse and mental health assessments and develop immediate actions plans based on level of urgency.
-Provide face-to-face assessment and short term EAP counseling, as schedule permits. 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.
concerns and problem employees.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics:
-Master's degree in a behavioral health related field is required with a minimum of 5 years of post graduate experience working in the behavioral health field
-Prefer at least 5 years of clinical experience with 1-2 years of substance abuse experience
-Prefer at least 3 years of experience working in an EAP setting
-Possess a valid, independent clinical licensure
-Must be a team player
-Must be flexible and adaptable to a growing, fast paced workplace environment
-Excellent verbal and written communications skills
-Excellent professional and interpersonal skills
-Must have the ability to take initiative and follow through on requests in a prompt and thorough manner
-Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, be resourceful and work under tight deadlines
-PC and MS Office proficiency required
Work Schedule:


Position is a part of after-hours on-call rotation



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Equal Employment Opportunity


Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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