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Lead Behavioral Health Counselor

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

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

 Sign-On Bonus: 

This Behavioral Health Counselor role is eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus, provided you successfully complete all pre-employment requirements subject to the terms and conditions of the offer.  Former associates of six months are not eligible.

 

AMITA Health represents one of the largest hospital systems in Illinois, with 15 acute care hospitals and four specialty hospitals devoted to behavioral health, long-term care, physical rehabilitation and women and children’s needs.

 

Work Schedule: Full-time PM Shift, 3:00pm- 11:30pm w/ rotating weekends

 

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

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Why join AMITA Health-

More than a job: Working for Ascension is more than a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members and the community.

 

Strength in our people- At AMITA Health, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. We strongly support a work life balance and you will benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement and training.

 

Mission and Values: As a community, we welcome all faiths, and are inspired by the mission and values of Ascension, to provide high – quality, compassionate personalized care with dignity, especially to those in our communities who are most in need. This guiding vision is the cornerstone of who we are as a company, national, non-profit and patient focused.

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AMITA Health provides you with great benefits package that includes:

 

An affordable health insurance, prescription drugs, dental and vision plans. Associates can opt into Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Health Saving Accounts (HSA) and Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA).

 

A tuition reimbursement program for part-time and full-time associates to help in paying for their tuition.

 

Industry recognized certifications and free online learning tools to help them engage in work, learn new skills and grow their careers. Collaborative work environments also give associates a chance to learn from others’ experiences across disciplines.

 

In-depth leadership programs that will meet the needs of associates and where they are in their career journeys. Ascension associates have access to internal career resources, as well as dedicated nursing career coaches

What You Will Do:

As a Behavioral Health Counselor, you will provide behavioral health counseling services.

  • Conduct patient assessments and establish therapy treatment goals.
  • Administer individual and group therapy.
  • Maintain thorough and confidential records of observations.
  • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.
  • Provide patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.
  • Work directly with the patient, family, physician and community providers to ensure active and collaborate care from the initiation of treatment to the time of discharge.
What You Will Need:

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science, Social Science, or Psychology required.
Additional Preferences:

Education:  Master's degree in Behavioral Science, Social Science, or Psychology is highly 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:

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.

Keywords: AMITA HEALTH, Hoffman Estates , Lead Behavioral Health Counselor, Other , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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