Job Posting #930 – Behavioral Health & EAP Counselor

Behavioral Health & EAP – Counselor

Date Posted: September 16, 2020
Job Title: Counselor
Department: Behavioral Health & EAP
Responsible to: Behavioral Health & EAP Manager
Hours: 32 – 40 hours/week
Schedule: Monday – Friday
Pay Range: $28.28 – 42.42

Job Summary: Provide assessment of client problems, short-term counseling, referrals to appropriate community agencies and follow-up to assure quality of care and problem resolution for clients. Conduct self in a professional manner, maintain confidentiality, and continue to develop professional skills. Workday will be flexible and scheduled to meet the needs of the clients.

Education & License Requirements: Earned master’s degree or doctorate in social work, psychology, alcoholism studies program, or human services area required. LCSW, LPA, LPC, LMFT, or Psychologist licensure in the State of Oregon is desired.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience: Experience working with children, adolescents, and families is required. Experience facilitating groups and working with older adults is desired. Clinical counseling and excellent communication skills required. Must have the ability to work as an effective team member, as well as independently, and seek consultation when needed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Communicate clearly – verbal, written, telephone, and electronic.
  • Maintain knowledge base of current providers in the community.
  • Work independently utilizing good time management.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment.
  • Listen to client’s concerns.
  • Provide assessment of client’s problems.
  • Deliver brief, short-term problem-resolution oriented therapy.
  • Assist in writing and updating policies and procedures.
  • Make presentations to public.

Marginal Job Functions: Light cleaning, clerical duties, move furniture, equipment, and supplies.