Registered Dietitian
(Chicago, IL)

Seeking a full-time Registered Dietitian to join the staff in a behavioral health clinic specializing in outpatient and “Intensive Outpatient Program” care for eating and weight related disorders. The best fit applicant will be; willing to learn, have excellent interpersonal skills, open to new models of intervention, psychologically minded and comfortable coordinating treatment with a multidisciplinary treatment team. 

Responsibilities will include individual nutritional assessment, nutrition education, meal planning, and supervision, and collaborative care. Experience in working with adolescents, adults, athletes, and treating trauma and/or eating disorders is preferred.  Support, supervision and training opportunities are provided with leaders in the industry to further develop expertise in eating and weight related disorders, optimizing sport performance and nutrition targeting bone health. 

Ascend Consultation in Health Care (ASCENDchc), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, provides prevention, and intervention services primarily for teens and adults.  We value creative, evidenced based programming and compassionate care.  Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah Halvorson at Sarah.Halvorson@ascendchc.com. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. ASCENDchc is an equal opportunity employer.

 
 

Licensed Therapist
(3 Positions Available: 2 in Urbana-Champaign, and 1 in Chicago)

Urbana-Champaign: 2 Positions Available

Ascend Consultation in Health Care, LLC provides prevention, early intervention, and intensive behavioral health care services for adolescents, teens, young adults, and adults. We value creative, evidence-based programming and multidisciplinary care. Ascend takes pride in providing clinicians with opportunities for professional growth. Supervision and training opportunities with leaders in the industry will be provided to further develop expertise in eating and weight-related disorders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct individual and group psychotherapy

  • Conduct group psychotherapy as part of an intensive outpatient program

  • Coordinate treatment within a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, registered dietitians, primary care physicians, etc.

  • Participate in program and skill development and implementation

  • Mentor MSW interns

  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications: 

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Marriage and Family Therapist preferred. License eligible encouraged to apply as well.

  • Experience conducting group and individual psychotherapy required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

  • Willingness to learn and team approach is required

  • Experience in eating and wight-related disorders preferred

  • Entrepreneurial, energetic, and independent thinkers preferred

*Candidate must have a current IL license and be able to work in Champaign-Urbana location.*
Compensation negotiable. Benefits and PTO provided.

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter to Melissa Smith, Director of Clinical Services: melissa.smith@ascendchc.com

JOB: Clinician for Outpatient Eating Disorders Program
PRIMARY LOCATION: Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
JOB TYPE: Licensed Therapist
OURS:  Full-Time

 
 

Chicago: 1 Position Available

Ascend Consultation in Health Care, LLC provides prevention, early intervention, and intensive behavioral health care services for adolescents, teens, young adults, and adults. We value creative, evidence-based programming and multidisciplinary care. Ascend takes pride in providing clinicians with opportunities for professional growth. Supervision and training opportunities with leaders in the industry will be provided to further develop expertise in eating and weight-related disorders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct individual and group psychotherapy

  • Conduct group psychotherapy as part of an intensive outpatient program

  • Coordinate treatment within a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, registered dietitians, primary care physicians, etc.

  • Participate in program and skill development and implementation

  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications: 

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Marriage and Family Therapist preferred. License eligible encouraged to apply as well.

  • Experience conducting group and individual psychotherapy required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

  • Willingness to learn and team approach is required

  • Experience in eating and weight-related disorders preferred

  • ntrepreneurial, energetic, and independent thinkers preferred

  • *Candidate must have a current IL license and be able to work in downtown Chicago location.*

Compensation negotiable. Benefits and PTO provided.

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter to Sarah Halvorson, Director of Clinical Services: sarah.halvorson@ascendchc.com.

JOB: Clinician for Outpatient Eating Disorders Program
PRIMARY LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois; potential for Northbrook, IL location
JOB TYPE: Licensed Therapist
HOURS:  Full-Time