Provides employee assistance services to promote the resilience and wellbeing of Boston University faculty, staff and their household family members. Services include direct clinical care, consultation and training to the organization, development of program promotion activities, and establishment of community linkages and a provider network. Services are provided on BU's Charles River and Medical campuses. The position reports to the Director of the Faculty & Staff Assistance Office and provides leadership in the absence of the director.
Provides confidential clinical services to individuals, couples and groups including assessment, short-term counseling, crisis intervention, case monitoring, and referral for personal and work-related concerns
Provides critical incident and grief support for individuals and groups
Consults to managers/supervisors, Human Resources, Occupational Health, Equal Opportunity, Diversity & Inclusion and other department administrators regarding risk assessment, critical incidents, workplace conflict and employees with work performance, personal or other workplace issues
Provides consultation and coordination with HR and Occupational Health in assessing fitness for duty and supporting successful reintegration of employees returning from leave
Creates and delivers training and educational workshops on effective utilization of EAP services, behavioral health, wellbeing, work-life and other EAP-related issues
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders; fosters and maintains effective and constructive communication within a team environment
Identifies, evaluates, and develops referral relationships with local behavioral health and substance abuse providers; researches community resources to address employee needs
Participates in program awareness activities; cultivates employee wellbeing through innovative programing, workshops, social media and promotion of wellness activities
Initiates and implements clinical and programmatic improvements to EAP services; contributes to creating and revising policies and procedures
Serves on advisory boards and committees within the organization and in professional EAP organizations
Maintains timely case documentation and program statistics; strictly adheres to confidentiality and ethical guidelines
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
Master's Degree and currently licensed as a mental health professional in good standing.
Minimum of 5 years post-license clinical experience
Knowledge of and ability to work with various multicultural, ethnic, socio-economic, educational, age-specific and gender populations
Advanced knowledge of and ability to intervene with a broad range of issues including substance misuse, psychiatric illness, suicide/homicide risk, interpersonal violence, critical incidents, organizational difficulties, and workplace conflict
Excellent verbal and written skills. Experience with public speaking and presentation of trainings
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
Ability to provide some services before 9 am and after 5 pm
Experience or familiarity with a medical center preferred
Please include a cover letter with your application. The position is Full time/regular. However the position could be converted to two part time (50%) positions. Indicate in your cover letter your preference in the full time or a part time (20 hr) opportunity.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 3249
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