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Outpatient Program Therapist

Company: Chicago Behavioral Hospital
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

JOIN OUR TEAM AS A PROGRAM THERAPIST!$4,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!Your Work Matters How will you make a difference?Are you a compassionate and skilled mental health professional looking to make a meaningful impact on individuals' emotional well-being? Your opportunity to shine is here at Chicago Behavioral Hospital!As a Program Therapist, you will play a vital role in our mission to address the bio-psychosocial needs of our patients. This position involves performing social services functions and guiding patients in accessing therapeutic treatment skills to achieve optimal emotional health. Your responsibilities will include offering basic consultation, delivering specialized clinical social work services, crisis intervention, and conducting short-term and long-term family therapy.We are seeking a dedicated individual who can provide information and referrals as needed, contributing to the overall well-being of our patients and their families. If you are ready to bring your therapeutic expertise to a dynamic and caring team, join us at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital, where your skills will be instrumental in helping individuals achieve their optimal level of emotional health.Conduct individual/couples/family counseling with a focus on engagement, collaboration, and problem-solving.Collaborate with community agencies for patient assessment and services.Evaluate and document the effectiveness of interventions and patient responses.Assess the psychosocial, educational, and behavioral functioning of patients and document updates.Utilize age-specific considerations in treatment planning.Respond promptly to social work service requests.Contribute to the effective functioning of the patient's program and meet social work needs.Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings.Ensure specific, measurable goals and interventions are defined.Adhere to specific standards for the care of diverse patient populations.Utilize appropriate interventions in psychiatric emergencies.Your Experience Matters What we're looking for:Education & Licensure: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field preferred. Illinois State license in social work or clinical related mental health field preferred.Experience: A minimum of two (2) years' experience in a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; and have strong clinical assessment skills preferred.Additional Skill Requirements: CPR certification and management of aggressive behavior training within 30 days of employment prior to assisting in a restraining procedure. Must be able to pass a competency exam for the area upon hire. May be required to work flexible hours and overtime.Your Care Matters What we provide for our team:401(k) + matchingHealth insurance100% company-paid life insurance coverage up to 2x your annual salaryVision insuranceDental insurance100% company-paid long term disability insurancePaid time offPaid holidaysCafeteria on site + discounted mealsEmployee engagement eventsEmployee assistance programEmployee recognition programFree parkingWhat sets us apart:Career & training development opportunitiesDynamic and inclusive work environmentEngaged management team dedicated to your successA guiding mission and set of values that serve as both our northstar and yours, anchoring our collective purpose and aspirationsDisclaimer: Benefits are subject to change at the discretion of Chicago Behavioral Hospital.Compensation:This is a full-time role and the expected compensation range for this role is $56,000 to $65,000 annually. We're eager to engage with all qualified candidates, and consideration will be provided to experience and skill level. Join us as our Program Therapist!Get to know us Outstanding Care, Compassionate People, Unparalleled ServiceDiscover a fulfilling career at Chicago Behavioral Hospital (CBH)!Welcome to the heart of mental health treatment innovation in Des Plaines, Illinois! CBH, a cutting-edge 147-bed inpatient facility, is the leading provider of exceptional therapeutic care, prioritizing patient comfort and safety.At CBH, we go beyond inpatient care by offering an outpatient partial hospitalization program, ensuring continuous support while respecting the rhythm of daily lives. Our commitment to accessible care knows no bounds, as we emphasize availability irrespective of one's ability to pay.Join us in providing exceptional care and contributing to the well-being of individuals and families in need and be a part of the transformative healthcare experience at Chicago Behavioral Hospital.To learn more about CBH, visit us at: TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE POSITIVE I.M.P.A.C.T.S.Individuals Maintaining Positive Attitude and Commitment To Service At Chicago Behavioral Hospital, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.

Keywords: Chicago Behavioral Hospital, Des Plaines , Outpatient Program Therapist, Healthcare , Des Plaines, Illinois

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