CLINICAL FAMILY THERAPIST-ACHN Job Number: 00124073
Job Posting : Jan 6, 2020, 4:24:40 PM Closing Date : Jan 21, 2020, 5:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary : $29.65
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Position Summary- Grant Funded position
The Clinical Family Therapist conducts clinical services, participates in case management, discharge planning, and intervenes in high-risk situations. The Clinical Family Therapist complies with all legal and regulatory reporting requirements, interventions, documentation and referrals and collaborates with the treatment team, collateral contacts and community agencies to deliver the highest quality patient care services. Works within the scope of designated state license to provide clinical guidance to pre-licensed staff. This is a grant funded position.
Completes comprehensive clinical services including assessments, individual, family, multi-family, couples, and group therapy.
Anticipates barriers to treatment and discharge. Develops and implements plans to facilitate aftercare services. Provides counseling to patients, and families, regarding post-discharge care as needed.
Participates in case management, and provides referrals for patient care as needed.
Recognizes exhibition of potentially suicidal and/or homicidal patients, and follows through to provide immediate care and safety for the patient.
Conducts high risk assessments and implements safety planning. Documents and communicates to the treatment team regarding any high risk issues.
Follows all legal reporting requirements regarding suspected child and elderly/dependent adult abuse, and neglect, as well as potential violence against others.
Communicates legal status to treatment team and provides advocacy for patients.
Provides culturally competent care with consideration for race, age, gender, culture, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and other relevant factors.
Collaborates and communicates with the treatment team, and other disciplines, to ensure the highest standards of patient care.
* Master's degree in marriage and family therapy, counseling, social work or a related field (must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
* Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) (must provide at time of interview)
* T wo (2) years of experience in a behavioral health care setting
* Prior experience in working with chronic illness and family systems
* Must be able to work in the evenings and on the weekends, when and as needed
* Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution (e.g. the Commission on accreditation of marriage and family therapy education)
* Two (2) years of experience in an acute psychiatric facility with age specific population
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
* Knowledge of advanced clinical family therapeutic intervention, problem solving and crisis intervention skills.
* Knowledge of psychotherapy theory and techniques.
* Proficient knowledge of the MEND model.
* Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER