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BH Outpatient Therapist

Req #:  109660
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Therapy
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Position Requirements:

EMDR or "trauma informed" therapy

LCSW or LCPC who specializes in trauma work/counseling

Masters degree from an accredited Social Work program or accredited counseling program.

2~3 years experience
Good assessment skills
Good organizational skills
Good communication skills
Good computer skills, Microsoft Word

Licensed in the state of Illinois

Additional training/experience in family/group therapy.
Resiliency and flexibility to deal with a changing environment.
Demonstrated problem solving ability.
Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases.
Knowledge of Universal Precautions is a must.
Customer focused.
Transporting patient is required.
May at time come in contact with violent patients, therefore knowledge of techniques to manage violent patients is a must.
May be involved in restraining patients.
Ability to flex hours in order to meet patient care needs.
Ability to handle crisis situations.


To provided psychiatric counseling and comprehensive treatment to patients and their families, educate behavioral health staff and organize and/or present community service education programs in accordance with the Illinois Mental Health Code, Good Samaritan Hospital policies and procedures and Accrediting Organization and IDPH standards. The licensed clinical social worker or license clinical professional counselor is a member of a multi~disciplinary team that directs the delivery of patient care and impacts quality and clinical cost outcomes per specific patient population.

Provision of direct care to clients in the outpatient program.
Professional Development, Demeanor, and Conduct
Program Specific Activities

Nearest Major Market: Chicago