AMITA Health Careers
Job ID: 440215

Therapist-Behavioral Health - Mental Health Services Outpatient - Full-Time - Days - AMITA Health St Francis Hospital - Evanston, IL

Evanston, Illinois

Regular / Day

We Are Hiring

Therapist-Behavioral Health - Mental Health Services OP - Full-Time, Days - AMITA Health St Francis Hospital - Evanston, IL

Monday-Friday
3 days: 11-7pm
2 days: 9-5pm

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 comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities using specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive diagnostic assessments of patient’s needs and psychosocial status.
  • Develop a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan and goals for the patient and provides psychotherapy, group and family therapy if applicable.
  • Collaborate with other members of the multidisciplinary team, as appropriate, to develop treatment goals for the patient. May participates in multidisciplinary patient care conferences discussing information obtained from patient assessments, updates, treatment plans.
  • Provide appropriate documentation of all pertinent information obtained in interviews, consultation with other healthcare professionals, referrals, contacts and supportive services provided to each patient.
  • Complete necessary documentation and reporting in accordance with departmental standards and Federal and State regulations.
  • Provide direct clinical supervision to interns and assigned staff.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • 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 specializing in Clinical Practice 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. 
      • Clinical Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Master's degree required
     

Work Experience:

  • None 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.