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Therapist (Zion Health Clinic)

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Lake County Health Dept
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Zion, IL 60099
Job Description

Therapist (Zion Health Clinic)

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Job Description

Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!

About the Role:

As a Therapist you will be responsible for providing evaluation and treatment service, consultation and referrals to Primary Care Services clinic patients.

Location: 1819 27thStreet, Zion IL

Hours:Monday (10:30 am – 7:00 pm) Tuesday and Thursday (8:30 am – 5:00 pm) Wednesday (11:30 am – 8:00 pm) Friday (8:30 am – 5:00 pm) Saturday (8:00 am – 12:00 pm)Note- 4th Saturdays are scheduled at 1/2 days. The Fridays prior to the 4th Saturdays are also 1/2 days; 8:30am – 12:30pm

About You:

Skills and Experience:

+ Performs initial evaluations and assessments of Primary Care Services patients.

+ Provides direct services to patients including individual and group treatment.

+ Conducts crisis intervention, evaluation, and referral for Primary Care Services patients.

+ Focuses on patient empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist patients to build strengths to meet their treatment needs.

+ Facilitates with patients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally.

+ Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing on assigned patients.

+ Provides education and direction to patients, family members and/or significant others.

+ Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards.

+ May assist in the orientation and training of new outpatient mental health services program staff.

+ Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary.

+ Takes a personal stake in the success of the outpatient mental health services program.

+ Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis (such as implementing processes as a result of performance measurement reviews, participation in councils and teams, and making suggestions to improve a process).

Education, Qualifications, and Certification:

Consistent with Community-Based Mental Health Professional Qualifications as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP):

+ Master’s degree in a related field, and

+ Successful completion of 1,000 practicum hours, and

+ One (1) year of documented clinical experience under the supervision of a QMHP, and

+ Licensed by the State of Illinois as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW).

+ Licensed by the State of Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), or as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred

If in a FQHC program:

+ Licensed by the State of Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), or as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required

About the Perks:

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit theHealth Departmentpage to get additional information on why you should work for us.

To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please take a look at this shortvideo.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location

Zion, Illinois, United States

Position Type



25.07 – USD

Applications will be accepted

This position is subject to close at anytime

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