Behavioral Health Therapist III in Lemont, IL at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 4/13/2021

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Job Description


Our Team at Timberline Knolls RTC:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of speciality behavioral health and addiction disorders.

Everything about Timberline Knolls was designed to stand out from other facilities by focusing on the ways women and girls most optimally respond to treatment. From our stunning campus and contemporary housing lodges to our extensive amenities and use of evidence-based therapies, we have built the Timberline Knolls experience to provide you with the highest level of comfort in a retreatlike setting. We are a place that initiates transformation; a place where you can find true and lasting healing. 

Through our individualized approach to care, we are able to empower girls and women to create opportunities for themselves and transform their lives through a commitment to personal growth and change. We strive to help those in our care to not only develop the coping skills needed to be successful once they leave Timberline Knolls, but also to feel confident in their ability to confront future challenges. 

At Timberline Knolls, our goal is to make a real-life difference.  

Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Position Summary:

  • Apply psychotherapeutic techniques and interventions in the delivery of services to individuals and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed emotional and mental disorders.
  • Conduct individual, group or family therapy as appropriate for the treatment plan of the patient.
  • Conduct a psychosocial assessment and develop an initial discharge plan.
  • Provide initial treatment planning for patient based on assessment and coordinate any additional services needed and revise as necessary.
  • Maintain documentation of therapy services provided to each patient according to facility and professional standards, revising as necessary.
  • Maintain a caseload as assigned.
  • Participate in treatment team meetings and collaborate with other staff to facilitate services for the patient as appropriate to their treatment plan.
  • May provide these services in an inpatient or outpatient setting.
  • Provide case management, discharge planning or after-care planning according to treatment plan.
  • May assist in educating and training staff on behavior management or therapeutic crisis intervention.
  • May coordinate various clinical, psychosocial or educational activities with patient and their families.
  • Evaluate patient's need and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed.
  • May assist in the training of new clinical staff and interns.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

Position Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or other therapeutic field is required.

  • Four or more years’ experience as a therapist with two or more years’ experience with the specific population of the facility is required.