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School-Based FFS Therapist - (120463)

Universal Health Services
Chicago, IL 60602
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School-Based Therapist Fee-for-Service

Hartgrove Behavioral Health System is a 160-bed leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to providing quality behavioral health services for its diverse population of children, adolescents and adults. As a leader in behavioral health within UHS and in the Chicago area, Hartgrove is a state-of-the-art facility offering some of the most advanced technologies and programs found in the behavioral health field. Hartgrove is a Joint Commission accredited and state licensed facility focused on short-term crisis stabilization programs. We provide fully accredited educational programs, comprehensive Behavioral Health services, along with an array of additional services, while utilizing a holistic treatment approach.

The Hospital is seeking fee-for-service therapists to provide individual and family therapy services within our community partnerships at multiple school sites within the Chicagoland area. The first partnership is with Community High School District (CHSD 218) located in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Therapists in this partnership provide individual and family therapy to adolescent and young adult clients during afterschool and evening hours. The second partnership is with Valley View School District (VVSD) 365U located in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Therapists in this partnership provide individual and family therapy to children and adolescents during the school day. Applicants may apply to one or both locations. This partnership provides all overhead expenses for the therapist, including office space, supplies, billing and reimbursement services, and assistance with insurance credentialing.

The primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provide individual and family therapy services to clients of Hartgroves community partnerships with CHSD 218 and/or VVSD 365U
  • Develop and maintain a clinical caseload while working alongside support staff for scheduling and appointment availability
  • Maintain and submit appropriate documentation as well as billing submission under the standards of the partnership
  • To assure compliance with applicable laws pertaining to psychiatric treatments
  • To provide a safe, secure, therapeutic and professional environment at all times

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) within the state of Illinois; LCSW or LCPC strongly preferred
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited MSW or M.A/ M.S. program
  • 2 years clinical experience within an inpatient/outpatient psychiatric mental health setting; strong preference for individuals with experience treating children, adolescents, and families
  • Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric principles, working concepts and theory, age specific growth and development, limit setting, as well as crisis and behavioral management
  • Bilingual capabilities strongly preferred

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Posted: 2020-01-20 Expires: 2020-03-20

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