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Company: Little Company of Mary Hospital & Health Care Centers
Location: Evergreen Park, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Under the direction of the Business Manager, responds to inquiries about treatment, recovery and substance abuse and psychiatric issues, coordinates a smooth and responsible admission/referral process, and provides education for behavioral health clients and their significant others.# Acts as a liaison between Behavioral Health Services, the Hospital Emergency room and medical floors.# Makes recommendations for the appropriate level of care within behavioral medicine.# Provides nursing presence within the outpatient continuum.# Collaborates with the physicians and other healthcare disciplines to assure optimal care.# Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.# Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.# Demonstrates interventions appropriate to the age of the patients. Graduate of accredited school of nursing with a current RN license in the State of Illinois.# Certification in addictions counseling preferred.# Required to complete and maintain CPR certification.### Three years experience including one year experience working in the field of chemical dependency and/or psychiatry in an acute setting.# Has working knowledge of DSM IV criteria for chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders.


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