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Mental Health Specialist - Eligible for Retention Bonus - (124980)

Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602
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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!

About Us.

Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital is dedicated to providing behavioral health and psychiatric support to children and teens ages 3 to 17. Quality behavioral health is our passion. Improving the lives is our reward. We are working to improve lives and transform the delivery of healthcare.

Job Summary:

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, Bachelors Degree, or Masters Degree in Psychology or related field strongly preferred.

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

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.

Posted: 2020-02-20 Expires: 2020-04-02

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Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602

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