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Mental Health Specialist - Eligible for Retention Bonus

UHS INC HARTGROVE- Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Are you passionate about Mental Health?

Are you looking for a rewarding career working with children?

If so, a Mental Health Specialist role at Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital may be the perfect fit for you! We are seeking compassionate healthcare professionals to add to our team.

A Career with Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital Offers…

  • A rewarding career improving the lives of youth
  • Resources of a large health system (UHS, Inc.)
  • An engaged leadership team
  • A commitment to patient safety
  • Career advancement and mobility
  • Competitive compensation & benefits packages
  • And much more!

The Mental Counselor provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and activities of daily living.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School diploma or GED required accompanied with 5+ years of related psychiatric experience preferred. Associate's Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or Master’s Degree in Psychology or related field strongly preferred.

Experience: One-year experience working with a psychiatric patient population preferred.

Retention : Eligible for Retention Bonus

Licensure/Certification: BLS Provider certification through the American Heart Association and CPI certification required upon completion of orientation. BLS Provider and CPI certifications must remain active throughout employment.

Knowledge: Must possess knowledge of psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training.

UHS INC HARTGROVE-

Why Work Here?

Be a Part of a Dynamic Team.

Hartgrove Hospital 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 within UHS and in the Chicago area, Hartgrove Hospital 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. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

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520 N. Ridgeway Ave. Chicago, IL 60624
Chicago, IL
USA

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