AMITA Health Careers
Job ID: 431766

Counselor-Substance Abuse - Inpatient, PRN/Registry, Days, Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Regular / Day

We Are Hiring

Counselor-Substance Abuse - Chemical Dependency- PRN,Day, AMITA Health St Joseph Hospital - Chicago,IL

Work Schedule:  ******position is Registry, as needed only; shifts when working will be 8:00a - 4:30p

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 provide substance abuse counseling services.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides assigned patient counseling services and case management.
  • Systematically and continually assesses the patient's coping mechanisms and progress.
  • Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referral sources.
  • Coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other healthcare members.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention credentialed from the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Clinical Counselor credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Counselor credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Social Worker credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Counselor specializing in Addiction credentialed from the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IADAPCA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Required or eligible for certification within one year.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
  • Master's degree in Social Work or related field needed
     

Work Experience:

  • LCSW, LCPC, MSW with 2 to 5 years of behavioral health experience

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.