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Mental Health Therapist

Company: North Shore Pediatric Therapy
Location: Evanston
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

At North Shore Pediatric Therapy, helping children diagnosed with autism and other developmental needs is at the center of all we do. Our providers specialize in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Neuropsychology, and Mental Health services. We use evidence-based therapies, provide compassionate care, and pride ourselves on clinical excellence and innovation. The children we serve are at the center of what we do and are our 1 priority. North Shore Pediatric Therapy is a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and team-oriented company. We offer an enjoyable and exciting place to work, potential for individual growth within the company and a competitive base salary plus bonus opportunities, health benefits, and 401K Plan. We are searching for a LCSW or LCPC for our Evanston Clinic About the Role The Mental Health provider role provides direct 1:1 therapy, completes screenings and evaluations, writes appropriate treatment plans and formulates functional goals for clients. In addition, the MH specialist makes recommendations for other professional services and cross referrals. Being a supportive part of the NSPT team and helping the family and child meet their goals is of the highest importance. Utilizes mental health expertise to address medical and clinical needs for a defined patient population. Performs psycho-social assessments and contributes to the interdisciplinary plan of care by developing and implementing a plan of care/treatment plan that provides extraordinary care for the patient while being sensitive to costs and resources. Works collaboratively with patients, patients' family, healthcare providers, insurers, community resources, and other involved parties. The Ideal Candidate Masters Degree in Social Work or Psychology from an accredited school Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) Meets continuing education requirements to maintain license accreditation One-year social work previous pediatric fieldwork and practicum experience Previous experience working with children, adolescents and families with diverse social and behavioral challenges Ability to appropriately document social work interventions according to office policy Insight and ability to appropriately access and utilize manager or supervisor feedback Ability to interpret medical reports and write appropriate treatment plans and formulate functional goals Must be able to clearly explain behavior function, intervention and treatment strategies to families Must have leadership skills to manage families, as well as program planning Exceptional customer service skills and ability to interact with a diverse group Able to work in a fast paced, unpredictable environment with changing circumstances while maintaining a positive attitude Must be computer proficient, especially with Microsoft Office Excellent public speaking, listening, written/verbal communication and self-awareness skills Analytical mind and solutions-driven thinking Self-motivated with the willingness and accountability to exceed client expectations Excellent organization, planning, prioritization and time-management skills Works well with others in a supportive manner and is able to forge and maintain relationships Minimum Physical Requirements: Ability to stand and move for 30% of the day Use of hearing, hands and eyes 100% of the workday Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 30 pounds occasionally during the workday Adequate physical mobility to allow for movement and play with children as well as the physical stamina to keep up with the energy level of young children Stamina and ability to work all assigned hours Youre excited about this opportunity because You have a passion to work for a company whose mission is to help children with developmental needs You are innovative and want to be part of change You care to listen deeply and communicate openly You take ownership, execute, and deliver on commitments You want the opportunity to grow with the company and have an impact from day 1 Were excited about you because You have a passion to work for a company whose mission is to help children with developmental needs You thrive working in a rapidly growing business with curiosity, humility, humor, and professionalism You are curious and want learn You challenge the status quo - always thinking of new and better ways of doing things You are organized, can multi-task and pay close attention to detail. If the Company and this role excites you, we want to talk to you

Keywords: North Shore Pediatric Therapy, Evanston , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Evanston, Illinois

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