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Contract Therapist - Licensed in the state of Illinois

Company: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Opportunity at a Glance

Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 16,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Barbados, West Indies, before completing their clinical training in one of Ross's affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.

This non-academic post reports to the Manager, Clinical Student Support and provides individual mental health counseling to a diverse academic community of medical students as an independent contractor. Additional responsibilities may include crisis intervention, group therapy, and consultation with other RUSM professionals and programs. This is a contract position in alignment with the therapist's schedule.

The RUSM Wellness & Counseling Center (the "Center") contributes to the overall academic mission of the University. The primary mission of the Center is to assist students in resolving personal difficulties and in acquiring those skills, attitudes, and resources necessary to succeed in medical school and pursue productive, healthy, and satisfying lives.

Must be licensed in the state of Illinois.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Provide individual mental health counselling, crisis intervention and case management to RUSM students
* Participate in quality improvement and peer review activities
* Adhere to the ethical and legal standards of professional practice and behavior relevant to their field of training and licensure
* Maintain timely and accurate clinical notes in the Center's electronic health record system
* Adhere to all Center policies
* Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the campus community and other employees and contractors of the Center
* Provide consultation to colleagues
* Provide occasional evening and weekend hours

#LI-MF

Qualifications

Qualifications

* Doctorate (preferred), Master's (required) degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Social Work
* State licensure/certification by the appropriate regulatory body
* Proven experience of providing effective mental health counseling services utilizing best practices
* Proven experience of crisis intervention experience
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Proven experience of effectively working in a fast-paced environment with little guidance
* Proven experience of cultural humility in clinical practice
* Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with diverse student populations
* Strong technological skills

EEO

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Who We Are

With more than 14,000 alumni practicing throughout North America,Ross University School of Medicine has been providing students with the foundation to pursue successful careers in medicine since 1978. The Ross experience is "Dedita Scientiae Medendi" - dedicated to the science of healing - and we are proud of our rich tradition of preparing students for their life's work as physicians. Students complete medical sciences coursework at our new world-class campus in Barbados, followed by clinical education in the United States at leading teaching hospitals across the country.

Ross is proud to fulfill a social mission by educating a diverse group of skilled doctors who practice primary care, work in medically underserved areas, and are more representative overall of the communities in which they serve. Learn more about Ross University School of Medicine, part of Adtalem Global Education, at www.medical.rossu.edu.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don't just welcome differences, we celebrate them. #WeAreAdtalem

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, click here to visit our Diversity page.

Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Provide individual mental health counselling, crisis intervention and case management to RUSM students - Participate in quality improvement and peer review activities - Adhere to the ethical and legal standards of professional practice and behavior relevant to their field of training and licensure - Maintain timely and accurate clinical notes in the Center's electronic health record system - Adhere to all Center policies - Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with the campus community and other employees and contractors of the Center - Provide consultation to colleagues - Provide occasional evening and weekend hours #LI-MF Qualifications Qualifications - Doctorate (preferred), Master's (required) degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Social Work - State licensure/certification by the appropriate regulatory body - Proven experience of providing effective mental health counseling services utilizing best practices - Proven experience of crisis intervention experience - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Proven experience of effectively working in a fast-paced environment with little guidance - Proven experience of cultural humility in clinical practice - Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with diverse student populations - Strong technological skills

Keywords: Adtalem Global Education Inc., Downers Grove , Contract Therapist - Licensed in the state of Illinois, Healthcare , Downers Grove, Illinois

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