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. 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.
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, family, and group therapy services at our Chatham Family Counseling Center location at 1111 E. 87th Street in Chicago. The flexible schedule offers the clinician a choice of days from Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Therapists are able to build and maintain a caseload of clients tailored to specific clinical interests (e.g., children, families, adults with a range of clinical conditions) or practice as a generalist. The Hospital provides all overhead expenses that are typically associated with working a group/private practice, including office space, supplies, billing and reimbursement services, and assistance with insurance credentialing.
The primary responsibilities are as follows:
Provide individual, family, and group therapy sessions to children, adolescents and adults in an outpatient setting
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 department
To assure compliance with applicable laws pertaining to psychiatric treatments
To provide a safe, secure, therapeutic and professional environment at all times
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