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Posted: August 2, 2018

Compass Health Center is seeking a Primary Clinical Therapist within our Young Adult Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs in our Northbrook office.  This program primarily treats young adults aged 18 to 23 who struggle with mood and anxiety symptoms that interfere with daily functioning.

We are seeking an experienced clinician with a passion for delivering evidence-based therapy to young adults with a variety of mental health needs to lead this program. If you work effectively with patients in crisis, possess an excellent work ethic, feel passionate about patient care and have the ability to work collaboratively with others, you would be a great fit for our team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete initial intake evaluation to determine diagnosis and appropriateness of program
  • Coordinate care with patients’ outside providers to ensure continuity of care
  • Provide individual therapy
  • Assess patients’ progress and need for higher level of care, transition plan and/or discharge
  • Communicate with patients’ family members or support system as needed
  • Chart progress of patients appropriately
  • Provide insurance utilization team with updates
  • Facilitate group therapy and family therapy as needed
  • Complete discharge paperwork
  • Participate in professional development activities

You would be the ideal candidate if you:

  • Are a Psychologist or Master’s level clinician with clinical experience conducting intake assessments, individual, and group therapy
  • Hold the following licenses or certifications: PhD, PsyD, LCSW, or LCPC
  • Have knowledge and experience of group dynamics utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), as well as other empirically supported treatments
  • Have previous experience with patients in crisis

The benefits of working at Compass Health Center:

Compass Health Center offers our full time employees a competitive total compensation package, including:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance
  • 401K with generous company match
  • Increased PTO with years of employment
  • Performance based raise structure, with the opportunity for an annual raise, up to 6%, based on annual review