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ASST CLINICAL Coordinator School Based Services - (126537)

Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602
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    126537

Assistant Clinical Coordinator for School-Based Services

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 within 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. Hartgrove is a Joint Commission accredited 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.

The Hospital is seeking an Assistant Clinical Coordinator for School-Based Services. This role includes direct service with children, adolescents, young adults, and families, supervision of MA-level clinicians, and administrative responsibilities in the Hospitals school-based outpatient centers located in the southwest and western suburbs.

The primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy services to clients of Hartgroves school-based partnerships located in the southwest and western suburbs.
  • Provide individual and group supervision to MA-level direct service clinicians in the school-based settings.
  • Assist with program development, coordination / assignment of services, and oversight of compliance with policies / procedures at the school-based sites.
  • Assist with outreach and business development functions of the school-based centers.
  • Assure compliance with applicable laws pertaining to psychiatric treatments and adherence to policies / procedures of the school-bases sites
  • Provide a safe, secure, therapeutic and professional environment at all times

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position.

Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited MSW or M.A/ M.S. program

Experience: 3 years clinical experience within an inpatient/outpatient psychiatric mental health setting; strong preference for individuals with experience treating children, adolescents, and families as well as previous school-based experience.

Licensure/Certification: LCPC or LCSW credential required.

Knowledge: Working knowledge of Hospital safety policy and procedures. Excellent communications skills. Must possess knowledge of general psychiatric principles, working concepts and theory, age specific growth and development, limit setting, as well as crisis and behavioral management.

Supervision Received: Executive Director of Outpatient Services

Supervision Exercised: None

Line of Promotion: Clinical Coordinator of School-Based Services

Working Conditions. Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally in clear concise manner. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Job Classification: Exempt

This job classification in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Assistant Clinical Coordinator for School Based Services will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Human Resources Assistant and/or Director of Outpatient Services.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) within the state of Illinois
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited MSW or M.A/ M.S. program
  • 3 years clinical experience within an inpatient/outpatient psychiatric mental health setting; strong preference for individuals with experience treating children, adolescents, and families
  • Previous school-based experience strongly preferred
  • Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric principles, working concepts and theory, age specific growth and development, limit setting, as well as crisis and behavioral management
  • Bilingual capabilities strongly preferred
Posted: 2020-02-29 Expires: 2020-04-02

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