At Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, you won't just find a career – you'll discover an exclusive experience that gives you an opportunity to learn more, grow more and become more. Our staff demonstrates an unwavering commitment to patient care, consistently performing at a level that is extraordinary. As part of our team, you’ll discover why our unique combination of research and patient care has earned us national ranking by U.S. News & World Report, as well as an ANCC Magnet™ designation for the fourth consecutive time. What’s more, you’ll work in one of the most popular, cultural, historical and diverse cities in the nation. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and extensive park systems, along with numerous sports teams, museums and a vibrant theater community.
Veteran’s Counselor – LCSW, LCPC, LMFT The Center for Veterans and Their Families is dedicated to assisting and supporting current service members (active duty, Reserve and National Guard), veterans and their families with vital clinic services focused on PTSD, TBI counseling and therapy.
To accomplish this, we are seeking a veteran’s counselor who will assess and treat veterans in a multidisciplinary outpatient practice setting. You’ll work in collaboration with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other members of Road Home Program’s (RHP) multidisciplinary team. The counselor/therapist provides the necessary counseling and support to help stabilize veterans. Insight and direction for RHP clients will be offered to ensure that clients are connected to other services and support in the community.
The counselor will exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
• Interview, assess and evaluate clients and families who present themselves for care; provide professional outpatient counseling and treatment with the goal of maximizing personal/family stability
• Prepare intake summaries, treatment plans and case summaries while maintaining on-going confidential records
• Chart members’ treatment and progress in accordance with state and other regulations and in keeping with accepted community standards
• Develop, implement and evaluate treatment approaches for clients and affected family members, including individual, family, group or intensive therapeutic modalities
• Confer and consult with center physicians regarding clients’ progress and treatment; this may include conferring with attending physicians regarding hospitalized clients regarding recommendations for treatment plans
• Utilize resources within the community that support service members and veterans to meet the needs of the clients’ treatment goals (these community resources will offer options for referrals to external resources for the client and/or family members)
• Participate in development, implementation and evaluation of programs within the psychiatry department at Rush
• Develop and conduct psycho-educational classes and groups
For further details and to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/jobsatrush and search for Job Number 2017-0537.
Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reason prohibited by law.
• Current licensure in the State of Illinois as a Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) required
• A minimum of 2-5 years of post-license experience under licensed supervision as a member of an outpatient psychiatric treatment team
• Prior experience using evidence-based therapies for the treatment of trauma is required
• Previous work with service members, veterans and their families strongly preferred