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1400 Irving Park Road
Streamwood, IL 60107
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Crisis Intervention Specialist/Driver
Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System • Streamwood, IL
Posted 28 days ago
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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 a Crisis Intervention Specialist/Driver ( CIS/Driver) position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following: Under the direction of the Outpatient Services Crisis Intervention Coordinator, the CIS a member of the interdisciplinary team who assists in total consumer care through implementation of appropriate therapeutic approaches within the therapeutic environment. The CIS/Driver assists with crisis intervention, group therapy, treatment planning, and discharge planning. The CIS will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills and will work with patients of any age population and demonstrate an understanding of normal growth and development. The CIS/Driver will understand and implement verbal de-escalation and collaborative problem solving techniques. The CIS/Driver will also drive or be the support driver on the PHP van during both morning and afternoon transports supporting the successful transition of clients to and from the van and program.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Knowledge of educational, child development and classroom teaching/management theories with a good understanding of educational and therapeutic interventions is preferred. Qualification as a certified CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) trainer is preferred.: For the driver role, the candidate must qualify to drive the van and complete all necessary van driver training.
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.