Ascension Health Behavioral Health Associate - ED/SIRS, Full Time, Nights, Hoffman Estates in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Job ID: 275154

Behavioral Health Associate - ED/SIRS, Full Time, Nights, Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: Behavioral Health Associate

City, State: Hoffman Estates, IL

Location: AMITA Health - Behavioral Health Hospital

Department: Adlt Psychiatry Nrsng Unit 004 - ED/SIRS

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Nights, 36 hours, Weekly

Shift: 11:00pm to 7:30am, w/every other weekend

About Us

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.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides behavioral health counseling services.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes therapy treatment goals.

  • Administers individual and group therapy. Maintains thorough and confidential records of observations.

  • Evaluates progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.

  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • 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.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree, Bachelor degree in behavioral health field required

Work Experience:

  • One year of experience in behavioral healthcare preferred

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.