Mercy Health

  • EAP Specialist

    Requisition ID
    Other Professional Non-Clinical
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Days, Varies/Rotating
    Employee Assistance Program
    US-MO-Des Peres
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.



    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    The EAP Specialist provides direct clinical services to Mercy and contracted employers, employees, and their dependents. They also serve contracted unions and their membership. Clinical services include assessment and short term counseling, coordination of referrals, case management, and crisis intervention. The EAP Specialist is also responsible for providing employer leadership consultation, facilitating seminars on EAP related topics, and responding to critical incidents in the workplace. They also assist employers with policy implementation, formal management referrals, and return-to-work agreements



    We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:


    • Education: Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health field

    • Licensure:  Missouri licensure as a LPC or LCSW.

    • Experience: Minimum two years of full-time clinical experience, including experience in substance abuse assessment/treatment, crisis intervention/risk assessment, and leading groups.    

      • Strong ethical awareness and decision making skills in navigating cases with multiple stakeholders.
      • Ability to adapt EAP service delivery to a variety of company cultures and leadership styles
      • Excellent communication and public speaking skills, including the ability to facilitate meetings and seminars for up to one hundred attendees.
      • Adept computer/technology skills, including the ability to use an electronic health record and Microsoft PowerPoint for presentations.
      • Driver’s license and personal vehicle for travel throughout the St. Louis region and surrounding counties.


    • Preferred Experience:  Experience in providing brief/solution-focused counseling and EAP services, especially in the healthcare industry. Training and experience in leading Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD). Experience providing telehealth delivery of counseling services.

    • Preferred Certifications: Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP), Substance Abuse Professional (qualification per DOT regulations)


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.




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