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INTAKE COUNSELOR (DEGREED) - (115369)

Universal Health Services
Springfield, IL 62701
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    115369

Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center is seeking dedicated, compassionate and professional A&R Intake Therapistto join our team of professionals. If you have a strong work ethic and exude a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of children and adolescents within the mental health field, we want to hear from you!

The Assessment and Referral Therapist is responsible for responding effectively to requests for information on a wide range of human service needs. The position is responsible for direct contact with potential clients, patients, residents, referral sources, physicians, clinical treatment team members and case managers. The position is expected to make an accurate assessment of inquirers problems and needs, identify resources to meet their needs, make the appropriate referrals and provide advocacy when required.

Why work for us?

Join a clinical team passionate about the well-being of the children we serve. Join a team who cares about each other! Through providing comprehensive nursing care; therapeutic interactions, handling distressed patients in a therapeutic manner, and administering appropriate treatments, we do make a difference!

* On the Job Training * Competitive pay * Shift Differential * Weekend Differential * Flexible scheduling: 8 and 12 hour options * Medical * Dental * Vision * 401k/match * Life insurance* Paid Time Off * Extended Leave Bank * Tuition Reimbursement * Employee Referral Bonus * Voluntary Insurance Options * Discounted Meals * Robust Employee Assistance Program * Growth opportunities both within LP and across UHS!

Who are we looking for?

Compassionate professionals with a passion for children, and who have the ability to:

  • Connect, build rapport and establish trust with patients and co-workers
  • Demonstrate empathy
  • Deliver solid listening and verbal communication skills and interpersonal abilities
  • Deliver service excellence in patient and team interactions and in every part of your job.
  • Acclimate and Mentor new team members; provide support and guidance
  • Maintain calm demeanor in handling high stress moments

Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies in the United States. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. Our operating philosophy is to build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers.

Job Requirements

Must Be 21 years of age

Master;s Degree in mental health/ human services field from an accredited colllege

*LCSW/LCPC and 2 years experience in evaluation and treatment of mental illness preferred

Posted: 2019-12-11 Expires: 2020-04-02

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INTAKE COUNSELOR (DEGREED) - (115369)

Universal Health Services
Springfield, IL 62701

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