AMITA Health Careers
Job ID: 410452

Behavioral Health Associate / Peer Recovery Specialist - Chemical Dependency Outpatient - Full-Time, Days

Chicago, Illinois

Regular / Day

We Are Hiring

Asst-Behavioral Health - Chemical Dependency Outpatient - Full-Time - Days - St Elizabeth Hospital - Chicago, IL

8:00AM-4:00PM; every other Saturday.

Why Join AMITA Health?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care.  The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AMITA Health, you will have the opportunity to assist in the provision of behavioral health services and safety support for patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects, records, and reports data on client progress making specific instructional changes according to established guidelines and completes informal evaluations as required.
  • Provides patient assistance including deescalating volatile situations and alerts team members to any areas of concern.
  • Assists with the search, inventory, storage, and return of patient property.
  • May serve as a member of the crisis response team and participates in situational debriefs as required.
  • May assist in the planning and implementation of individualized behavior support plans.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.