We Are Hiring: Vocational Counselor - BH Mental Hlth Svcs OP - Full-Time, Day - Center for Mental Health - Arlington Heights, IL
What You Will Do: Assist in the provision of behavioral health services and safety support for patients.
Collect, record, and report data on client progress making specific instructional changes according to established guidelines and complete informal evaluations as required.
Provide patient assistance including deescalating volatile situations and alert team members to any areas of concern.
Assist with the search, inventory, storage, and return of patient property.
May serve as a member of the crisis response team and participate in situational debriefs as required.
May assist in the planning and implementation of individualized behavior support plans.
What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
High school diploma or GED required.
Some experience working with those with disabilities, mental illness or job coaching preferred
Why Join Our Team: AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.
We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.
Equal Opportunity Employer: 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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Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.