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Company: Eating Recovery Center
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Eating Recovery Center/Insight Behavioral Health Centers is looking for aProgram Therapistwho will provide constant and comprehensive patient supervision and support, facilitate psycho-educational groups and contribute to overall implementation of therapeutic programming including experiential therapy. The Program Therapist will ensure a safe and therapeutic environment in ourmood & anxiety disorderprogram.

To better understand our mission, visit our site online:http://www.insightbhc.com/about-us

We are seeking skilled individuals who want to join our team:

  • In saving, strengthening and supporting patients and their families
  • In believing that it is not about the disorder, it is about lasting recovery
  • In practicing the belief that quality care is driven by quality people
  • In helping restore healthy lives

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates curriculum-based and community support groups
  • Milieu Management
  • Highly skilled in-patient de-escalation techniques and in vivo ACT/DBT skills training
  • Ongoing assessment and monitoring of mental status
  • Perform checks on the unit to ensure environmental safety and patient location
  • Maintain daily program structure
  • Contribute clinical information and observations about patients via thorough and timely documentation
  • Accompany patients on fresh air breaks and planned outings
  • Be creative in therapeutic interventions in order to maintain a safe, supportive, clinically
  • sound milieu
  • Provide 1:1 outreach to patient if necessary
  • Demonstrate a capacity for leadership while working to increase milieu awareness
  • Responsible for updating and communicating information related to patient care to other staff
  • May provide coverage for primary therapist

As the Program Therapist establishes career goals, this position may train to cover other positions as assigned by the Clinical Manager.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Masters degree from a four-year college or university
  • At least two years of related experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of DBT, ERP and trauma informed treatment strongly preferred.
  • Basic computer skills are required; experience with electronic documentation is preferred

Required License or Certification:

  • Has a license-eligible Masters Level Mental Health Degree or is within 6 months of graduation. Applies for provisional or intern license immediately upon graduation.
  • With relevant significant work experience and demonstrated skills supporting patients with similar diagnoses in similar care settings, may accept a current graduate student farther than 6 months from anticipated graduation.

Benefits include:

  • A competency-driven core culture, offering a great place to work in addition to providing world-class care to our patients
  • Competitive wages
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Excellent fringe benefits
    • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • 401(K) with Company Match
    • Flexible Spending Account Program


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