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AMITA Health Behavioral Health Licensed Counselor - PHP - Full-Time, Days in Aurora, Illinois

Job ID: 420036Behavioral Health Licensed Counselor - PHP - Full-Time, DaysAurora, IllinoisRegular / Day

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Why Join AMITA?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AMITA Health, you will have the opportunity to provide behavioral health counseling services.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct patient assessments and establish therapy treatment goals.

  • Administer individual and group therapy. Maintain thorough and confidential records of observations.

  • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.

  • Provide patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.

  • Work directly with the patient, family, physician and community providers to ensure active and collaborate care from the initiation of treatment to the time of discharge.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Clinical Counselor credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or transfer date.

  • Therapist specializing in Marriage & Family 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.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). Required before provisioning of care.

Education:

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

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

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