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Onsite EAP Counselor (32 hours / week) - Lake Bluff, IL

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743018 Onsite EAP Counselor 32 hours week Lake Bluff IL

Onsite EAP Counselor (32 hours / week) - Lake Bluff, IL (743018)

Position Description

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond counseling services and verified referrals to behavioral health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)


Onsite EAP Clinician possesses a broad professional knowledge base of mental health and substance abuse, behavioral and organizational dynamics. They must have practice, experience and a demonstrated strong skill set consistent with accepted EAP core technology. The onsite consultant also demonstrates a professional commitment and understanding to serve both the workforce and workplace. This includes physical and / or telephonic availability during crisis and disasters impacting the host organization. 

***This is a 32 hours/week position***
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Initial assessment and triage for mental / behavioral health services 
  • Referral to legal and financial consulting services
  • Overview and explanation of the Optum EAP program and assistance in helping the member access benefits
  • Crisis / suicide intervention
  • Individual, family and marital / couple therapy
  • Partner on multi - disciplinary team with other health / fitness providers as necessary (medical, pharmacist, chiropractor, dental, health coach, condition management nurse, physical therapist, personal trainer, nutritionist, etc.)
  • Conduct / coordinate / interpret Brain Resource tools as appropriate
  • Working within a short term, solution focused counseling modality
  • Conduct workshops / brown bags on health enhancement topics, such as stress management, resilience, positive thinking, etc.
  • Provide management consultations on workplace issues
Required Qualifications:    
  • Masters / Doctoral degree in a recognized behavioral health discipline
  • Current, unrestricted license at the independent practice level in your state of residence
  • 2+ years experience in a behavioral health setting
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products
  • Ability to work onsite in Lake Bluff/North Chicago area
Preferred Qualifications:    
  • Previous Onsite EAP experience
  • CEAP
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health - related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. 
Job Keywords: EAP, CEAP, Employee Assistance, Psychologist, Social Worker, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Therapist, Counselor, LCPC, LP, LMFT, LCSW, LPC, Chicago, Lake Bluff, Libertyville, Lake Forest, IL

Job Details

  • Contest Number743018
  • Job TitleOnsite EAP Counselor (32 hours / week) - Lake Bluff, IL
  • Job FamilyBehavioral
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsVernon Hills, IL

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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