Requisition ID: 65294
Ministry: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
Location: Presence St Mary Chicago
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL 60622 United States (US)
Department: 20060082 12th Flr GeriatricPsych PSMEMC
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
Thank you for your interest in pursuing Behavioral Health opportunities with Amita Health.
Are you looking for a career that will give your life purpose? Are you looking for a career choice that will affect peoples' lives in a positive way?
If so, we have the right opportunity for you. Here with Amita's Behavioral Health departments we give you an opportunity to have a rewarding career not just a job. Our goal is to help our associates grow their careers with our focus on development, a team orientated atmosphere and our goal to create a great place to work. Here, you can make a difference by doing the work that you love while making a significant impact on people's lives and the communities we serve.
The Mental Health Counselor and Registry Mental Health Counselor assists in providing holistic patient care to psychiatric patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN). Contributes to the accomplishment of improved customer satisfaction; patients, evaluations, treatment, physicians, employee, quality of care and cost effectiveness; provides individual and group education. The Mental Health Counselor and Registry Mental Health Counselor participates in the assessment, planning, goal attainment, implementation and evaluation of care for patients in the Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Unit.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree or equivalent required. Minimum one year of experience in inpatient psychiatric required. Experience working with children, adolescents, adults and their families/significant others in Mental Health or Substance Abuse treatment field. Experience in treatment and discharge planning; developing and conducting educational groups.
Bachelor's degree in psychology/counseling, social work, other related area/or equivalent experience preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel).
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Basic Life Support (BLS) and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification required within 60 days of employment (per unit specific). Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification per department requirement.
Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
Job Function: Behavioral Health
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability