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Mental Health Specialist - Part Time

Universal Health Services


Location:
CHICAGO, IL
Date:
04/21/2017
Job Code:
226022
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Specialist - Part Time

Job Code:  226022
Facility: Hartgrove Hospital
Location: CHICAGO, IL US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .5
Position Summary:
Hartgrove Behavioral Health System is seeking enthusiastic individuals to be part of our Part Time staff to work in our inpatient units with children, adolescents and the adult population. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a stable and growing behavioral health organization in the Chicagoland community. Come be a part of our winning team of professionals and make a difference! Part-time 8-hour shifts are available.
 
A Mental Health Specialist at Hartgrove provides direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse including patient vital signs, assistance with head to toe assessments and proper clinical documentation. Mental Health Specialist maintain all patient health data and records, run Therapeutic CBT group sessions, maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu including crisis intervention and Q15 observation rounds while working within the ethical boundaries of the field.
 
Requirements
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related field is required. Associates Degree in a related field with two years related psychiatric experience or High School diploma with five years of related experience may offset the Bachelor's Degree requirement.
Experience: Acute in-patient experience working with children, adolescents and/or adults strongly preferred.
Knowledge/Skills: Applicants must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavioral management. Must be self-motivated, results-orientated individual who is customer focused with a positive attitude. Applicants must be able to work with clients that have poor social skills, suffer from substance abuse and a variety of mental illnesses. Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants a plus
Benefits:· Medical, Dental and Vision · 401k with matching · UHS Stock Purchase Plan · Paid Vacation Time · Tuition Reimbursement · Shift Differential pay ranging up to an extra -$2.25 per hour · Flex Spending Accounts · Much, much more!!
 
Hartgrove Behavioral Health System is a 160 – bed leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to providing quality behavioral health services for its diverse population of children, adolescents and adults. As a leader in behavioral health with in UHS and in the Chicago area, Hartgrove is a state-of-the- art facility offering some of the most advanced technologies and programs found in the behavioral health field. We are dedicated to our teamwork approach and provide a compassionate and therapeutic environment, as well as offering a continuum of specialty programs throughout our inpatient, partial and outpatient services.
Hartgrove is a Joint Commission approved and state licensed facility focused on short-term crisis stabilization programs. We provide fully accredited educational programs, comprehensive Behavioral Health services, along with an array of additional services, while utilizing a holistic treatment approach.


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