• Mental Health Professional

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    ICE BHSL Employee Assist Prg Counselor
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    This position is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas

    After-Hour and Rotating Call Schedule Availability Required


    The Mental Health Professional provides Employee Assistance Program consultation to supervisors, employees and family members of contracted companies on both personal and work related issues. S/He assesses problem areas and refers, as needed, to the most appropriate community resource, case management services, supervisor/management consultation, and crisis intervention.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.


    1. Provides short term, solution-focused counseling to employees and family members of contracted companies. 
    2. Maintains records of services provided for case management, referral and/or resource services.
    3. Develops and facilitates training workshops.
    4. Provides supervisor consultations and crisis intervention/debriefing services. 
    5. Develops program promotion and utilization reports.
    6. Available after hours for crisis situations on a rotating call schedule. 
    7. May perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field PLUS five (5) years of experience in counseling, employee assistance and/or behavioral health
    • Must have LCSW, LMSW, LPC, or CEAP licensure
    • Valid Arkansas driver's license
    • Access to a vehicle with current and valid liability insurance and the willingness to use it for work-related travel
    • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Certified Employee Assistance Professional
    • Supervisory experience
    • Experience with public speaking, administration, and/or marketing
    • Excellent presentation skills

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Continuously
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: None


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