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INTAKE COUNSELOR (DEGREED)

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion
Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, and their families. SBHS has an Intake Clinician position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for?responding effectively to requests for information on a wide range of human services needs.? The position is responsible for direct contact with potential clients, consumers, residents, referral sources, physicians, clinical treatment team members and case managers.? The position in expected to make an accurate assessment of inquirers' problems and needs, identify resources to meet their needs, make the appropriate referrals and provide advocacy when required.?::


Experience Required:?? Must possess a minimum of two years experience in the evaluation and treatment of mental illness.? Knowledge of the State of Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act is preferred.??Must have?the ability to effectively work with consumers of any age population and demonstrate an understanding of normal growth and development and?developmental stages.


Skills Required:? data entry, Crisis Intervention, Insurance Management


Education required:? Masters degree in Social Work or Counseling


Licensure:? LSW, LCP; obtain LCSW or LCPC within one year of employment


UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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