EAP Counselor, Life Work Strategies, Full Time

Gaithersburg, MD
Nov 04, 2021
Dec 06, 2021
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

The EAP Counselor will:
• 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.

Qualified candidates will have:
• 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

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

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.

Work Schedule:

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

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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