Hartgrove Hospital 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 Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility offering some of the most advanced technologies and programs found in the behavioral health field. We are dedicated to our teamwork approach and provide a compassionate and therapeutic environment, as well as offering a continuum of specialty programs throughout our inpatient, partial and outpatient services.
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The Program Specialist provides direct patient care under the Director of PHP/IOP Services. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention, facilitation of group meetings, coordination of patient transportation, assistance with discharge planning, and department recruitment. The Program Specialist is additionally responsible for the implantation of programs, training and the schedule.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Essential Job Functions are defined as the fundamental job-related duties that are necessary to the position. An employee is deemed qualified for this position if he or she can perform the following duties with or without accommodations:
-Perform all crisis intervention techniques and respond to code situations
-Monitor and ensure patient safety at all times
-Ability to therapeutically communicate with patients
-Ability to recognize and communicate the physical and psychological status of the patients under their care
-Assist patient with Activities of Daily Living when necessary