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Health Psychologist

Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

AMITA Health is hiring for a Full-Time Health Psychologist at our Rehabilitation Hospital location in Elk Grove Village, IL, with secondary rotation(s) at our Saint Alexius Medical Center (SAMC) location in Hoffman Estates, IL. Both locations are approximately 30 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. We are seeking an individual with work/training background in health psychology with a specific desire to work within a medical rehabilitation setting. Additionally, there are opportunities to deliver clinical services to a broader patient population in a variety of other settings and levels of care. The ideal candidate has an interest in providing clinical care, program development, training, and being a member of an interprofessional healthcare team.


Work Schedule: Full-time, Weekdays 8:00am to 4:30pm

w/ one or two late start mornings along with one or two late evenings


Location:  Alexian Bros Behavioral Health Hospital, Hoffman Estates, Il


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:

Provide therapeutic psychological counseling.

  • Assess a patient's psychological status and provide appropriate interventions and treatments.
  • Collaborate with nursing and ancillary service to provide appropriate psychological therapy for patient.
  • Refer patients to other disciplines for consult and evaluations as indicated.
  • Provide psychological expertise and education to multidisciplinary team.
  • Act as resource to other disciplines.
  • Communicate complex/sensitive information to patients and medical team.
  • Administer and interpret psychological tests used for diagnosing mental and personality disorders and differentiating between organic and functional cases of behavior disorders.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Licensure as a Clinical Psychologist required required. 



  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) required.
Additional Preferences:

A doctoral degree in clinical, counseling, or school psychology from an APA accredited academic program is preferred

Trained at an APA-Accredited health service psychology internship site is preferred

Prior training and/or work experience in pediatric health psychology is preferred

Prior experience or interest in supervising trainees

Training and work experience in Health Psychology is preferred     

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:


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.

Keywords: AMITA HEALTH, Hoffman Estates , Health Psychologist, Other , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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