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Outpatient Psychotherapist Weight Management Clinic

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Sign-On Bonus: - This role is eligible for a sign-on bonus of $10,000 -provided you complete all pre-employment requirements and subject to terms. - Current and former associates of 6 months or less are not eligible -Title: - - - - - - - - - - - - -Outpatient Psychotherapist, Weight Management ClinicDepartment: - - - - - - - PBP Psychiatry Work Schedule: - -Full-time, some afternooons/evenings; and/or Saturdays (are optinal)Clinic: - - - - - - - - - - - - - Ascension Weigh Loss SolutionsWork Location: - - - - - Sites include: Schaumburg, Bartlett, Huntley, Chicago, IL (partial on-site & tele health)Compassionate, personalized care has a new name. Alexian Bros Behavioral Health Hospital -is now part of Ascension Illinois. -Licensure: -Psychologist credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date is requiredBenefits:Ascension offers competitive salaries, PTO plans, and a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental, and vision coverage from quality benefit carriers. We also offer a retirement plan with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts. Additionally, as a non-for-profit organization, Ascension associates may be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness programs. What You Will Do: Key duties:The Psychotherapist provides outpatient therapy to a patient population that is exclusively referred by Ascension Weight Loss Solutions or AWLS. - All patients will have that one thing in common (participating in treatment program for medically managed weight loss). - Some referrals will be focused on health psychology-related concerns (e.g., education on the disease of obesity, effective illness management and improvement of overall health, motivation and treatment compliance, adjustment to and acceptance of health status, etc). - Some will also include comorbid mental health concerns (e.g., depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, adjustment, coping, etc). -______________________________________________________________________________________________Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral, -addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities using specialized clinical knowledge and -advanced clinical skills.

  • Perform comprehensive diagnostic assessments of patient's needs and psychosocial status.
  • Develop a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan and goals for the patient and provide 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 participate 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: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • One or more of the following required:
      • 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.
      • Psychologist 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.Education:
        • Master's degree required. Additional Preferences: LICENSURE:Psychologist credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date is Required Why Join Our Team: Ascension Illinois, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, with 15 hospitals and over 150 sites of care, serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. A career at Ascension means you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all.Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, 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.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement: This employer participates in the Electornic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more inforamtion.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Hoffman Estates , Outpatient Psychotherapist Weight Management Clinic, Executive , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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