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Mental Health Counselor 1- Part Time- Affective Mood Disorde

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Rush University Medical Center
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Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description

Job Title:

Mental Health Counselor 1- Part Time- Affective Mood Disorders


4 Kellogg


4th (Rotating)


Active Regular PT (40 to 71 hours per pay period)


Adult Psychiatry

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Job Description:

Mental Health Counselor 1- Affective Mood Disorders

Are you looking to bring your interest to the Affective Mood Disorders Unit located in a leading academic medical center? If so, you may be the right candidate for our part-time Mental Health Counselor position!


Position Highlights:

+ As a staff member of the Adult Psych Unit,the Mental Health Counselor utilizes basic principles of the biological and behavioral sciences in the management and treatment of patients on this unit.

+ The Mental Health Counselor is accountable to and practices under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.

+ In addition to Mental Health Counselors, the treatment team includes MDs, RNs, Social Workers, OT, and Art Therapists

+ Part-time position – Rotating shifts

Position Responsibilities:

+ The Mental Health Counselor functions under the supervision of an RN to perform delegated tasks, utilize basic principles of the biological & behavioral sciences in the treatment of patients, and participate in and lead group sessions.

+ Duties include taking vital signs, bathing patients, leading therapeutic group activities and assisting patients with basic activities of daily living while maintaining patient safety on the unit.

Position Qualifications Include:

+ Bachelor’s degree required.

+ At least one year of experience with chronically ill psychiatric patients preferred.

+ Must have demonstrated ability to interact effectively with others in difficult situations.

Company Highlights:

+ Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

+ Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

+ Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

+ In U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 8 of 16 categories.

+ Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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