Outpatient Behavior Health, LCSW in Oak Park, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Oak Park, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Summary

The Outpatient Therapist, serving as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, is responsible for providing therapeutic recreational and activity services to patients under the hospital care for emotional or substance abuse problems. The Therapist will develop and implement therapeutic treatment plans demonstrating sound application of Theory and methodology, assessments and therapy sessions for individuals, families or groups.


  • Master's (Required)

  • Clinical Social Worker (Required)

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Required)

  • CPR Certification (Required)

Job Duties

• Conducts psychosocial assessments to document history and identify preliminary issues for treatment focus.

• Participates in the formulation of patient's treatment plans, including the establishment of treatment goals and objectives.

• Monitors and documents patient's progress in achieving treatment goals and objectives in group notes, as well as through individual and family sessions.

• Consult with doctors, case managers and nursing staff as needed to provide quality patient care. Contacts outpatient treatment providers as needed.

• Conducts individual therapy with patients.

• Conducts family therapy sessions for patients and family members.

• Provides process-oriented group therapies, as well as conducting educational and other didactic groups as assigned.

• Reports to community and/or state agencies regarding any patient issues as required by law.

• Cross trains and covers inpatient therapy to help bridge services for patients needing continued therapy after discharge.

• Represents hospital in legal proceedings as required.

• Complies with facility safety, infection control and security program.

• Supports facility internal and external customer service standards.

• Upholds the Organization's ethics and customer service standards.