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Employee Assistant Program Counselor (EAP)

Job ID: 968739
Facility: ECU Health
Dept: Employee Assistance Program
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jul 5, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.

The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

Position Summary

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselor utilizes their expertise to support and counsel individuals through crisis intervention, brief solutions-focused counseling, referrals to treatment or other outside community resources, and ongoing follow-up for ECU Health team members and their eligible family members. 

As a EAP Counselor, you will:

  • Provide orientation and well-being services to team members and their eligible family members
  • Coordinate consultation and counseling via face-to-face and/or video conferencing
  • Deliver management and leadership consultation and coaching, and other EAP organizational interventions

The counselor is a trusted and compassionate resource for ECU Health leadership and team members throughout the organization.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree, Licensed Major:  Psychology, Social Work, MFT or other mental health field
  • LMFT, LCMHC, LCSW, PhD licensure 
  • Provisionally licensed clinician considered. Must become fully licensed within 2 years
  • Two to three years' experience in short-term counseling or therapy experience in a clinical mental health


  • Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP)
  • Experience providing counseling to children and couples
  • Experience providing substance abuse assessment and counseling
  • Public speaking skills and experience
  • Knowledge of and experience in the use of a variety of counseling modalities, knowledgeable in community resources; basic knowledge of human resources practices and policies
  • Experience using electronic medical record and maintaining accurate clinical records per licensure standards

Other Information

  • 40 hours a week
  • Monday - Friday (8 am - 5 pm), shift hours may vary
  • Hybrid: Employees are required to work on-site for the 1st 90 days
  • Regional travel to other entities as needed
  • Rotating on call 
  • Great Benefits


General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Samantha Stewart, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition



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