Psychologist, Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps Center, IL

Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: 05-11-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
 
We are seeking a qualified Psychologist for an available contract opportunity at the  Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps Center, in Chicago, IL.


 Available Position: Clinical/Counseling Psychologist

Place of Performance:   Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps Center, Chicago, IL 60623 

Facility Information: Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 25 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. Job Corps Centers have classroom facilities, hands on trade education, cafeteria, health services, recreational facilities, and dormitories. During the students’ enrollment (typically during 8 months), Job Corps assists students in attaining and maintaining optimal health by providing basic on-Center health services to include promotion, prevention, assessment, intervention, and follow-up care. In addition, Job Corps strives to educate students regarding the connection between maintaining a healthy lifestyle and being employable.

Work Schedule: Part-time, approximately 30.5  hours per week. Work will be performed during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, at times and days mutually agreed upon by the Mental Health Consultant and the Center Director or designee. Services are required 52 weeks per year.

Basic Scope of Work (includes but it is not limited to):
The Job Corps Center is required by the Department of Labor to provide basic mental health services to students. The Job Corps mental health and wellness program is conducted by licensed mental health professionals involved in direct clinical services, staff development, consultation, and overall direction of the program. The general emphasis of the mental health and wellness program must be on prevention, early detection, identification of mental health problems, and helping students overcome barriers to employability. The program utilizes an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) approach which includes short-term counseling with an employability focus, referral to center support groups, and crisis intervention (such as emotional reaction to HIV testing, rape, suicidal behavior, death, or other serious loss). It is important to note that short-term counseling is defined as six sessions or less, for manageable conditions with periodic mental health checks as needed.
  • Assessment and Care Management
  • Mental Health Promotion and Education
  • Staff Development and Consultation
  • Intervention and Treatment
  • Ongoing Education, Support and Building Job Corps Community


Requirements/Qualifications:
License: The Psychologist must have a current Psychologist State license.
Education:  Must provide proof of education (diplomas and certificates).
Certifications: CPR or BLS certification is desired.
Experience: Must have experience in providing mental health care for adolescents and young adults. Previous practice in settings such as schools, colleges, institutions, military or correctional institutions is desired. Admission and attending privileges at local hospitals or specialty clinics is desired.

JOB APPLICATION LINK:   https://ghg.catsone.com/careers/ 
 



 
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
GHG
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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