Behavioral Health Therapist in Oak Park, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 6/11/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Why Us

For over 100 years, West Suburban Medical Center has supported generations of families in the Oak Park and surrounding areas. Our kind, caring hospital staff have a passion to heal and make a difference in our community. We understand that our employees are the heart of our facility. If you are looking for a family atmosphere, a company committed to professional growth and a culture that embraces our five core values of Quality. Innovation. Service. Integrity. Transparency.

We offer a competitive benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k) savings plan, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time-off program, Tuition reimbursement, etc.

 

Job Description 

The Behavioral Health Counselor assesses patient and patient's family needs, develops treatment plans, provides and evaluates patient care, and assists with discharge planning. Under supervision, provides supportive counseling, case management, and community support services as applicable.

Responsibilities

  • Provides evidence based psychotherapeutic services to individuals and groups; treatment includes focus on integration of behavioral health and primary health wellness
  • Meets established productivity standards while completing concurrent documentation and demonstrating independent judgment and discretion in making position related decisions
  • Determines frequency, duration and intensity of treatment, and develops treatment plans
  • Developing program material and adjusting group therapy content, as needed, to fit group needs
  • Provides and follows-up on referral and community resource linkage
  • Cooperates and participates in team meetings to assess client progress, as well as, collaborates with co-workers, healthcare providers and other agencies in the community to assure a comprehensive plan of care and necessary resource linkage to service
  • Charting in our electronic medical records system
  • Maintains required training, licensure and/or certification and confidentiality of privileged information at the same time adhering to client privacy laws
  • Consults with staff concerning client and program issues and provides community support and case management services.
  • This position may also include meeting with patients individually for case management

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s in relevant behavioral health field
  • Advance verbal and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • 2-3 years of experience working with adults, who are experiencing psychosis, and their families.