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Outpatient Behavioral Health Intake Independently Licensed Therapist II- Full-time Days $7,500 Sign on Bonus

Location DeKalb, Illinois Business Unit Ben Gordon Center Job REQID 62786 Job Function Mental Health/Social Services Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


The Outpatient Behavioral Health Intake Clinician reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

This role is responsible for completing Integrated Assessment and Treatment Plans (IATPs) and IM+CANS for both new and current patients across the lifespan. The Outpatient Behavioral Health Intake Clinician coordinates care including communicating with treatment team, patient, and family, and documenting in medical record (EPIC). This role may support additional projects, perform administrative tasks, and other duties as assigned



  • 2 years post graduate degree required.
  • Experience working with substance abuse and mental health populations.
  • Masters Degree with LCSW, LCPC required.
  • Masters degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field.
  • Experience and training in assessment, individual, family, and group counseling.
  • Must be computer comfortable and/or proficient as much as medical records are automated.


  • 3-5 years in intensive treatment setting and /or mental health setting.
  • 3-5 years training.
  • Presentation skills including lectures and didactic presentations

**Internals and rehires within 1 year are not eligible to receive sign-on bonus

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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