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We are currently seeking a Mental Health Counselor for our Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Department located at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, IL. This is a Resource (Per Diem) position and is not benefits eligible. Hours will be scheduled on an as needed basis to cover day, evening and night shifts.
In this role, you will:
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members to provide holistic, individualized patient care and therapeutic milieu management throughout the extent of the patient's hospital stay
Assist patients with activities of daily living as defined by the patient population and unit specificity
Assist with admission, transfer and discharge of patients
Participate in behavior management, treatment planning, and documentation in the medical records
Our ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor's degree in human services or Associates degree with three years of inpatient psychiatric experience
CPR certification required
CBT/DBT knowledge and application required
Inpatient or outpatient adolescent experience required