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Outpatient Therapist

Vernon Hills, IL
Portrait Health Centers

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The Mental Health Therapist will provide outpatient services in a private practice setting to individuals and families who are experiencing varying levels of difficulties due to life situations or mental health concerns. Clients will vary in ages and issues, but all presenting issues will be non-violent and non-severe. Providers are able to choose their populations and hours are flexible. Portrait Health Centers can provide supervision for Licensed Professional Counselors. For all licenses, Portrait Health Centers will do all needed marketing and credentialing onto the major insurance panels. Positions start part-time and have the ability to grow to full-time. Positions are available immediately.

Major Areas of Responsibility:
  • Provide high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient mental health therapy to clients as scheduled.
  • Complete clinical documentation within 24 hours of date of service
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the clinic environment.
  • Maintain good standing with the appropriate board and insurance entities.
  • Complete all recommended continuing education requirements
  • Stay current with updated research and best practices.
  • Be aware of community referral sources and refer when necessary.
  • Secure client information per HIPAA standards.
  • Maintain case files within electronic health record (EHR) that are up to date

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Skill in working with a variety of cultures
  • Skill in working independently and implementing time management strategies
  • Ability to provide necessary self-care
  • Ability to demonstrate positive team interactions with other clinic staff
  • Awareness of appropriate timing for referrals

Education and Experience:
  • A master’s degree in a mental health-related field
  • Hold active license in the state of Illinois

About Portrait Health Centers:

Founded on the principles of scientific research, our unique model of having a multispecialty team of healthcare practitioners ensures the comprehensive and objective assessment of the patient and delivery of proven treatment protocols leading to positive patient outcomes. Merely offering hope to individuals and families is simply not adequate.

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