Employee Assistance Program (LCSW) Counselor, FT Weekdays

Gaithersburg, MD
Oct 09, 2019
Nov 07, 2019
Full Time
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.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an EAP Counselor who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. 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.

The EAP Counselor will 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

Qualified candidates will possess:
- Master's degree in a behavioral health related field required
- LCSW active license required
- CEAP a plus, but not required
- Minimum 5 years of post graduate experience working in the behavioral health field
- 5 years clinical experience with 1-2 years of substance abuse experience preferred
- 3 years experience working in an EAP setting preferred

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Full-time; Weekdays - Mon-Fri 8a-5p

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.

Tobacco 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 use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine 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. 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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