We Are Hiring:
This full-time Behavioral Health Technician role is eligible
bonus, provided you
successfully complete all pre-employment requirements subject to
the terms and conditions of the offer. Former associates of
six months are not eligible.
Here Comes the Summer Fun!
We are looking for a full-time
Behavioral Health Technician to join our AMITA Health
This position follows the school calendar and you are off in the
represents one of the largest hospital systems in Illinois, with 15
acute care hospitals and four specialty hospitals devoted to
behavioral health, long-term care, physical rehabilitation and
women and children’s needs.
AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to
delivering compassionate care to nearly 6.6 million residents in
Chicago and its surrounding suburbs
Full-time Days: Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM following school
calendar with potential for 20 summer school days
Therapeutic Day School- North, Glendale Heights, Il
AMITA health offers competitive salaries, PTO plans, and a menu of
benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental,
and vision coverage from quality benefit carriers. We also offer a
retirement plan with employer match and Flexible Spending
Additionally, as a non-for-profit organization, AMITA associates
may be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness
What You Will Do:
Provide direct behavioral health patient
What You Will Need:
- Assist patients with performing activities of daily
- Provide or assist with providing direct patient care,
diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.
- Observe and record patient behavior and activities.
- Report any changes in condition and suggest modifications to
the treatment plan.
- Establish a therapeutic relationship with assigned
Licensure / Certification /
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job
transfer date required.
- Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention credentialed
from the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) preferred.
- One of the following required:
- Paraprofessional cert, Type 73 license,Teacher’s Cert, LBS
Sub Teaching Cert, or Prof Educator license through the ILSBE; LPC,
LCPC, LSW or LCSW from the IDFPR.
- Nurse Aide credentialed from the Illinois Department of Public
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Services or related field
is highly preferred
Why Join Our Team:
AMITA Health, one of the largest health
systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230
sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups,
26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves
over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the
communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients
and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body,
mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the
source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being.
We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement
potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.
AMITA Health will provide equal
employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for
employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression,
age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information,
carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a
covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only
to individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking
information from applicants.