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

Regular

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

About Us

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.

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

  • Experience with chronic mental disorders including schizophrenia; bipolar disorder; and substance use disorders.

  • Ability to manage an acute milieu

How To Apply

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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.