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Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist (CPI Trained) | Chicago | IL

DirectShifts

DirectShifts

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023

We have open positions for a Mental Health Specialist.

 The ideal Mental Health Specialist candidate will have previous experience working in an inpatient psychiatric unit and can use proper judgment in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
  • Monitor patient vitals
  • Facilitate therapeutic CBT group sessions
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Stabilize and redirect patients
  • 15-minute rounding throughout the unit to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment
  • Assure compliance with applicable laws pertaining to behavior health in-patient care
  • Maintain all patient documentation
  • Position includes assisting patients in Activities of Daily Living (bathing, shaving, toileting, etc.)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology preferred
  • 1 year of experience working in an acute psychiatric setting
  • CPI-trained and certified
  • CPR certified
  • Working knowledge of general and psycho-education group therapy, therapeutic relationships, and age-specific growth and development
  • Being bilingual is a plus