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Director of Outpatient Mood Disorders

Company: AMITA HEALTH
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

 

AMITA Health-

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We are honored that AMITA Health is among LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Chicago. In compiling this list, LinkedIn measured seven pillars shown to lead to career progression; ability to advance, skills growth, company stability, external opportunity, company affinity, gender diversity and educational backgrounds.

AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to delivering compassionate care

 

AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates provides evidence-based behavioral health care for patients/ families when they require more intensive treatments.

Our facility is one of the largest behavioral health hospitals in the country and offers specialized services for mental health and substance abuse problems

 

Work Schedule: Full-time; 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m (with some evening hours)

Job Location: Alexian Bros Behavioral Health Hospital, Hoffman Estates

 

Benefits:

AMITA health 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, AMITA associates may be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness programs.

What You Will Do:

As the Director of Outpatient Mood Disorders, you will direct behavioral health activities and resources.

  • Develop new programs and enhancements to existing ones.
  • Direct and establish policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Collaborate with healthcare staff to achieve preventative, supportive and restorative goals for patients.
  • Ensure staff utilizes available information to evaluate the effectiveness of care and make adjustments in care as indicated.
  • Ensure that staff implements a collaborative interdisciplinary process to provide appropriate education.
  • Develop short and long range strategic plans for services, operating and capital budgets, and integrated strategic and financial plans.
  • Establish and monitor operating performance targets and metrics.
  • Direct and coordinate the human and financial resources.
  • Provide overall accountability for staffing levels, retention, structure and skill mix for direct staff.
  • Operational and clinical development of clinical virtual platform.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • One or more of the following equired:
    • 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 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.
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience required.
  • 10 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
  • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:

Licensure:  LCPC, LCSW, or Psy.D

 

Education: MS degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology

Why Join Our Team:

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that AMITA Health 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. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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