Behavioral Health Associate

Job ID: 238479
Behavioral Health Associate
North Aurora, Illinois
Additional Job Information
Title: Behavioral Health Associate
City, State: Position will float to all TDS campuses - Glen Ellyn, North Aurora, Glendale Heights
Location: Therapeutic Day School
Department: School Programs 005
Additional Job Details: PRN(As needed), Days, Weekly
Shift: Float position will report to scheduled and on-call hours to all campuses
About Us
AMITA Health ( www.AMITAhealth.org ) is a joint operating company formed by Adventist Midwest Health, part of the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL., and Alexian Brothers Health System, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, AMITA Health is the third largest health system in the state with more than 12,000 associates committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care at nine acute and specialty care hospitals and at more than 80 ambulatory/clinic locations. AMITA Health has an extensive provider network of more than 3,000 hospital-affiliated physicians and the AMITA Health Medical Group consists of over 500 multi-specialty employed physicians and associate practitioners, ranking it among the largest regional medical groups. AMITA Health?s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by respecting the faith traditions of the many individuals and families we have been called to serve across suburban Chicago.
Job Description
Job Summary:
Provides direct behavioral health patient care.
+ Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.
+ Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.
+ Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
+ Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients
+ Required Credential(s):
+ One or more of the following:
+ Paraprofessional certification through the IL State Board of Education or Type 73 license.
+ Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
+ Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or transfer date.
+ Illinois Teacher?s Certification, LBS I or Substitute Teaching Certification or Professional Educator license
+ Bachelor's Level Degree, Bachelor's Level Degree required(Bachelor's Degree in Education or Human Services field preferred)
Work Experience:
+ 2-4 years of experience with adolescent populations preferred.
+ BA or BS in related field of education/psychology/expressive therapy preferred.
+ Working with students with Social Emotional Disorders in the classroom and during school day.
+ Must have a certification in related field or paraprofessional certification.
How To Apply
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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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