Universal Health Services Chicago , IL 60602
::Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees.
The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Chicago Children's Center for Behavioral Health is a proud to be affiliated with UHS. We have a full time position for a compassionate caring bilingual therapist who enjoys working with adolescents and pediatric behavioral health patients.
The Bilingual Program Therapist performs social service functions to include assisting clients in meeting their bio-psycho-social needs while enabling them to access through therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of emotional health, including providing basic consultation, teaching, and specialized clinical social services for consumers/families receiving care. The clinical social services provided includes crisis intervention, individual therapy, short and/or long-term family therapy, group therapy, treatment planning and discharge planning. The Program Therapist serves as an integral member of the treatment team and is also responsible for case management of consumer's internal/ external support systems.
Master's Degree in as Social Worker, Clinical Counselor or Mental Health services field is required. A minimum of two (2) years experience in a acute behavioral health care facility, with direct experience in individual, family and group therapies, crisis intervention and treatment skills is preferred; must have strong clinical assessment skills, with majority of experience focused on the child/adolescent population.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: LCSW, LSW, LPC or LCPC is required within two (2) years of employment. Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Professional Regulations