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Counselor, Substance Abuse - Chemical Dependency -Part Time Evenings

Company: AMITA HEALTH
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

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.

 

AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to delivering compassionate care to nearly 6.6 million residents in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs

 

Work Schedule:  Evening Shift, 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun

 

Sign-On Bonus: 

This part-time Substance Abuse Counselor role is eligible for a $2,500 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.

 

Location:  Amita  Holy Medical Center, Des Plaines , IL

 

 

 

 

 

What You Will Do:

Provide substance abuse counseling services.

  • Provide assigned patient counseling services and case management.
  • Systematically and continually assess the patient's coping mechanisms and progress.
  • Utilize appropriate teaching methods and/or referral sources.
  • Coordinate patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other healthcare members.

Education:

What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention credentialed from the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • One or more of the following required:
    • Clinical Counselor credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Counselor credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Social Worker credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Counselor specializing in Addiction credentialed from the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IADAPCA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Required or eligible for certification within one year.
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.

 

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

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, Des Plaines , Counselor, Substance Abuse - Chemical Dependency -Part Time Evenings, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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