Ascension Health Behavioral Health Associate - High Acuity, FT Nights in Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Job ID: 257360
Behavioral Health Associate - High Acuity, FT Nights
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Additional Job Information
Title: Behavioral Health Associate
City, State: Hoffman Estates,IL
Location: AMITA Health - Behavioral Health Hospital
Department: Adlt Psychiatry Nrsng Unit 001 - High Acuity
Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Night, 40 hours,Weekly
Shift: Monday - Friday, 11:00pm - 7:30am, w/alternating weekends and holiday coverage
AMITA Health ( www.AMITAhealth.org ) is a joint operating company formed by Adventist Midwest Health, part of the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL., and Alexian Brothers Health System, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, AMITA Health is the third largest health system in the state with more than 12,000 associates committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care at nine acute and specialty care hospitals and at more than 80 ambulatory/clinic locations. AMITA Health has an extensive provider network of more than 3,000 hospital-affiliated physicians and the AMITA Health Medical Group consists of over 500 multi-specialty employed physicians and associate practitioners, ranking it among the largest regional medical groups. AMITA Health’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by respecting the faith traditions of the many individuals and families we have been called to serve across suburban Chicago.
Provides behavioral health counseling services.
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.
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.
- Bachelor's Level Degree, Bachelor degree in behavioral health field required
One year of experience in behavioral healthcare preferred
Experience with chronic mental disorders including schizophrenia; bipolar disorder; and substance use disorders.
Ability to manage an acute milieu
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