- Job date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 23:42:25 GMT
- Expected salary: $15 per hour
- Job title: Mental Health Counselor – PM Shift
- Company: Kankakee Terrace
- Location: Bourbonnais, IL
Mental Health Counselor
- Start Date: ASAP, within 1-2 weeks
- Salary: $15.00/hour + benefits
- Schedule: PM shift, full-time
- Shift: Monday-Friday 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm with every other weekend rotation
Transitional Care Management has 12 different locations throughout Chicagoland.
- Multiple centers give you the opportunity for advancement. In fact, 16 of our current DONs & ADONs were promoted from within.
- The culture that surrounds us is one of great patient care, and has the feeling of true support by those who work beside you.
- You have direct access to our executive team via our “iCare Line”, so you can openly express concerns or compliments.
Kankakee Terrace is a Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility (SMHRF) that has 146 beds and provides rehabilitative treatment to individuals seeking to recover from their illness. The Administrator often says, “Our focus is recovery and rehabilitation”.
Location: The center is 2 miles from I-57 and just down the street from Snowbarger Athletic Park (& the former Bears Training Camp). It’s an easy commute.
Mental Health Counselor: officially we title this job a Mental Health Professional (MHP), but in other centers it may be called Mental Health Counselor, Mental or Behavioral Health Counselor, Social Services Counselor, Psychiatric Counselor, or PRSC
The Mental Health Counselor is responsible and accountable for case management and the coordination of services. The Mental Health Counselor will assess, develop a Plan of Care and oversee the psychiatric programming of the residents to ensure needs and goals are being met.
What’s in it for you:
- High quality standards; in fact, many of our centers have a 5-star quality rating
- Employee recognition & referral programs
- Annual merit increase opportunities
- We focus on building relationships with our residents and families. In time, you may feel like they are your family too.
- Our Activities/Events department goes beyond bingo. We focus on the individual patient and as a result they are more engaged with you.
What our employees may say to you (excerpts from our employee survey):
- “I feel like I make a difference here.”
- “People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”
- “When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.”
Mental Health Counselor
What we need from you:
- Ideally – prior experience as a PRSC or mental health professional in a licensed nursing home, intermediate care facility, or specialized mental health rehab facility.
- OR – Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field (including but not limited to sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling or psychology) and have a minimum of 1 year of supervised experience in mental health or human services
- Experience with Point Click Care (PCC)
What we’re doing to keep you safe:
- PPE: No PPE Shortages here! We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members. Join us and we’ll keep you protected!
- Virtual interviews, utilizing ‘video chat’ apps and software
- Temperature screenings and routine health checks
- And more …
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.
- Join us and love what you do again!