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Senior Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Specialist

Human Resources
200001UK Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives
In this role, you will provide highly responsive and accessible assessment, solution-focused consultation and referral services to employees and their household members.  Consult with human resources/employee relations, managers and other stakeholders regarding employees with job performance or personal issues and/or at-risk situations. As a member of the Medtronic Employee Assistance Program (MEAP) Center of Expertise, consult with the organization to enhance individual and organizational productivity, teamwork, and psychologically healthy workplaces.
You can grow your career with us; we hope you’ll consider joining our team! 

A Day in the Life
Provide assessment, consultation, referrals, and follow up to employees and their immediate family members on work, family, personal and life events
Provide crisis counseling to employees and immediate family members
Help coordinate access to counselors for employees and family members
Collaborate with EAP vendor(s) to ensure high quality delivery of EAP services and promotion of program
Consult with managers and human resource/employee relations professionals regarding challenging employee situations and human relations issues impacting productivity and team effectiveness
Develop, coordinate and deliver employee and manager trainings, and EAP orientations 
Provide direct delivery, and coordination of critical incident management services 
Follow established professional standards for program delivery

Must Haves
Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years experience providing direct services (assessment, referral, counseling, delivering training, providing critical incident services) OR advanced degree and 2+ years of related experience
Professional Licensure (e.g. Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) in state of practice

Nice to Have
Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP)
Fluency in verbal and written English and Spanish
Experience in international EAP service delivery and vendor relations
Experience in a global, matrixed corporate culture
Training in conducting threat assessments
Knowledge and application of adult assessment inventories

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 

Physical Job Requirements 
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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The mission to improve access to healthcare globally is something we are all very proud to work hard toward achieving. Great people, fun atmosphere, big city salaries. The CEO is fantastic - he is a very clear communicator of the mission and is truly dedicating his life to achieving it.
Smart and committed coworkers. Mission driven. Good benefits. Good long term career opportunities. Company is large enough that you can always find interesting projects to work on.
Knowing that everyday your work helps to save lives makes it great place to work. Training on lean practices, quality and other. Excellent peers.


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