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Company: DuPage County Health Department
Location: Lombard
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

The DuPage County Health Department is proud to announce an opening for a Behavioral Health Therapist, primarily providing outpatient care for the Adult population. If you enjoy working in a team atmosphere, collaborating across multiple programs and organizations and being a part of an evolving and dynamic organization, then this job is for you! Our Adult Outpatient program provides treatment to individuals with serious mental illness through individual & group counseling, community support, as well as psychiatric treatment. Our program is part of a larger behavioral health program that includes crisis services, adult intensive services/residential services, forensic behavioral health and substance use treatment. Current availability exists for working out of our East Public Health Center located in Lombard, IL. Typical schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, 4-days of the week, and 10:30 AM until 7:00 PM one day per week. The schedule also includes working 5 to 6 Saturdays per year. Can you say benefits? This position offers a full, DuPage County, benefit package which includes 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks of paid vacation per year and paid sick time. This is also a pension eligible position and we are a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Candidates hired within this position may be eligible for a Retention Bonus after one year of service! Responsibilities Provides evidence based psychotherapeutic services to individuals, groups or families; treatment includes focus on integration of behavioral health and primary health wellness Meets established productivity standards while completing concurrent documentation and demonstrating independent judgment and discretion in making position related decisions Determines frequency, duration and intensity of treatment, and develops treatment plans Provides and follows-up on referral and community resource linkage Cooperates and participates in team meetings to assess client progress, as well as, collaborates with co-workers, healthcare providers and other agencies in the community to assure a comprehensive plan of care and necessary resource linkage to service Maintains required training, licensure and/or certification and confidentiality of privileged information at the same time adhering to client privacy laws Consults with staff concerning client and program issues and provides community support and case management services Participates in emergency response activities as assigned Requirements Completion of a Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field and two years of experience with chronically mentally ill adult population; or an equivalent combination of training and experience; LCSW, LCPC, or LMFT is preferred. Spanish speaking is strongly preferred. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of community resources and the ability to work collaboratively with service providers. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: DuPage County Health Department, Lombard , Therapist, Healthcare , Lombard, Illinois

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