Edward-Elmhurst Health Clinical Therapist II/Social Worker-Plainfield Outpatient in Plainfield, Illinois
Edward-Elmhurst Health includes three hospitals — Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health — and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago. Linden Oaks is a community based non-for-profit facility that treats conditions such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and self-injury for adolescents and adults. We are a leading center for the treatment of substance abuse and offer services for each stage of the recovery process, including inpatient and outpatient treatment, residential (for adults) and detoxification. Our comprehensive eating disorders program is nationally known and locally preferred.
This position provides quality clinical therapeutic services to patient populations and their families/significant others. Serving as a member of the interdisciplinary team, supporting the organization's treatment program and philosophy and assuring the deliverance of quality treatment. Orienting and mentoring new staff to the unit. Providing clinical supervision to Master’s level interns.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Master’s Degree in Social Work or a Master’s Degree in a recognized mental health field or a
A minimum of two years of previous experience as a Clinical Therapist or doctoral training
Possesses the skill set to supervise Master’s level interns
Knowledge of developmental psychology, disease pathology and clinical needs of assigned population
Ability to maintain information which is highly confidential
Ability to clearly summarize pertinent clinical information via written correspondence and medical records documentation
Ability to demonstrate self-control in volatile or hostile situations
Ability to set therapeutic limits and maintain therapeutic distance with clients; maintains therapeutic boundaries with patients during treatment and following discharge
Preferred Education and/or Experience:
Minimum of two years of experience in a behavioral health setting
Required License and/or Certification:
Current State of Illinois licensure with a minimum of four letters or a Psych D which may include LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor), LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), or LCP (Licensed Clinical Psychologist) unless primary patient population is chemical dependency when a CADC is required.
Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross
CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification within 90 days of hire
Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include:
Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
Medical, dental, and vision
Paid time off
Fitness center membership
Plus many other Employee Perks