Employee Assistance Program Specialist / Social Worker
DCH Health System - Tuscaloosa, AL

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Provides triage, short-term counseling, mental health case management, supervisory/employee consultations, as well presents workshops/seminars; scope of service includes pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics


  • Assessment of client needs to determine appropriate treatment interventions
  • Based upon the assessment, develops and implements intervention strategies to meet client needs
  • Provides mental health case management services to clients under designated health insurance plans
  • Responds to client crises during office hours as well as when on-call for after hours
  • Serves as Employee Liaison for DCH employees as requested
  • Provides workshops, seminars, and other training on a variety of personal development and job-related issues for EAP companies
  • Assists with marketing and program development for EAP
  • Provides consultation to supervisors regarding employee work performance issues
  • Provides interventions with work groups to enhance interpersonal communications within the work group
    • Maintains performance, patient and employee satisfaction and financial standards as outlined in the performance evaluation.
    • Performs compliance requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
    • Must adhere to the DCH Behavioral Standards including creating positive relationships with patients/families, coworkers, colleagues and with self.
    • Requires use of electronic mail, time and attendance software, learning management software and intranet.
    • Must adhere to all DCH Health System policies and procedures.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Master’s degree or above in social work or counseling with licensure by the State of Alabama: LCSW (licensure through the Alabama State Board for Social Work Examiners) or LPC (licensure through the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling) or other professional licensure in the mental health field with licensure granted through a State of Alabama legally recognized Board required. Academic courses and work experience related to clinical practice with individuals, families, children, psychopathology, and addictive behaviors. Strong public speaking skills with background in presenting seminars and workshops. Basic computer skills for word processing and PowerPoint. Valid drivers license and automobile liability insurance. Must have current eligibility for malpractice liability insurance.

    Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English.


    Must be able to lift 35 lbs. Position may include some outdoor adventure-based facilitation or training which may include lifting, bending, kneeling, squatting. Additional physical activity may include moving tables, chairs, display boards, files, ice chests, and other items and equipment needed for workshops and other professional activities. Hearing and vision must be corrected to within normal range. Good communication skills. Must be available for on-call at night and weekends. Evening hours are regularly a part of the weekly work schedule. Able to perform the duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Physical presence onsite is essential. Hearing and vision must be normal or corrected to within normal range. Able to perform the duties with or without reasonable accommodation.