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Benchmark Psychiatric Services, LTD. is setting a new standard for onsite mental health care delivery, providing the highest quality in patient care. Benchmark Psychiatric Services, LTD. is focused exclusively on managing mental health care for residents of assisted living (AL), independent living (IL), and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). With an unparalleled practice model, developed by extensive years of experience, Benchmark Psychiatric Services, LTD. aids ALs, ILs, and SNFs by providing psychiatric evaluation, psychotropic medication management, neuropsychological testing, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and on-site staff educational opportunities.

We invite you to explore career options, providing proactive mental health care for a dynamic and rapidly growing company.

These jobs are currently open:

Clinical Psychologist, LCSW, or LCPC

Central, South Central, & Eastern KY Opportunity

SCOPE:

  • Perform periodic formal assessments at various long term care facilities.
  • Provide individual and/or group psychotherapy to residents of long term care facilities
  • Provide feedback to the person served, family, and treatment team with regard to emotional and cognitive rehabilitation issues and their practical application.
  • Provide training to the persons receiving services and, as appropriate, all others involved in their care.
  • Analyze and document results of sessions.
  • Provide psychotherapy and education to the person receiving services and family regarding the adjustment process and programmatic outcome.
  • Provide weekly supervision to other staff per discipline requirements.
  • Lead groups in accordance with the appropriate group dynamics.
  • Reports to the Chief Clinical Officer

 

Benchmark Psychiatric Services, LTD. is seeking full-time Licensed Clinical Psychologist, LCSW, or LCPC to provide individual and group psychotherapy. There is a potential for an outpatient psychotherapy practice in the Lexington, KY office, if desired.

 

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Education Reimbursement
  • University of Kentucky Football Suite Seats & Parking Pass
  • University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Lower Level Seats, K-Fund Hospitality Room Access, & Rupp Arena VIP Parking

 

Requirements:

  • Doctorate or Master’s in appropriate discipline from an approved program.
  • Successful completion of accredited internship.
  • Appropriate Kentucky state license (in good standing), or eligible for licensure.
  • Professional membership in relevant professional organization(s) a plus
  • Prior experience/interest in geriatric patients and differential diagnosis of dementia preferred.
  • Ability to travel within central & eastern KY; must have reliable transportation and clean driving record.
  • At least 2 years of professional preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families & other staff.

 

All applicants, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

 

Nurse Practitioner / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Central, South Central, & Eastern KY Opportunities

SCOPE:

The nurse practitioner (NP) / advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) provides mental health services, including initial psychiatric evaluation, differential diagnoses, prescribing pharmacological treatments, prescribing non-pharmacological treatments, and ordering/interpreting relevant laboratory values in the direct management of acute and chronic psychiatric illnesses within the scope of state regulations governing advanced practice. The NP/APRN serves as a member of a health care team with primary responsibilities related to management of health care for certain patients and families as assigned. The NP/APRN is expected to foster, promote, and restore client health through the development and use of prepared wellness materials and by collaborating with physicians and other multi-disciplinary team members to provide psychosocial support to AL and SNF residents and their families.

 

  • Hours are flexible
  • Adult & Geriatric patient population
  • Mental Health Care: primary examples include depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, bipolar disorder, mild to severe stages of dementia

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited NP/APRN¬¬¬ program and state licensure as a certified nurse practitioner (NP) / advanced practice registered nurse (APRN)
  • National certification as a Psychiatric, Adult, or Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Kentucky controlled substance license
  • Federal DEA number
  • Computer literacy and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • 1 year of clinical experience as an NP preferred
  • Willing to train exceptional new graduates
     

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adheres to the highest standards of healthcare practice, ethics, and professionalism at all times.
  • Examines, diagnoses, and treats patients, with a focus on Psychiatry for the adult and geriatric population.
  • Identifies psychiatric, physiological, and pathophysiological findings, taking appropriate action and developing an on-going treatment plan, as indicated.
  • Utilizes resources independently to provide appropriate evidence-based care in routine and emergency settings.
  • Provides client, family, and staff education on mental health topics.
  • Establishes patient care goals and reinforces understanding of disease processes and illness management, medication and related issues, medical resources, and self care skills to clients.
  • Maintains continuity of care by documenting and communicating care and on-going plans of treatment.
  • Provides and coordinates case management, and partners with primary and specialty care provider(s) as appropriate.
  • Reports directly to Chief Clinical Officer

 

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Education Reimbursement
  • University of Kentucky Football Suite Seats / Parking Pass
  • University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Lower Level Seats / K-Fund Hospitality Room Access / VIP Rupp Arena Parking

 

All applicants, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

 

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Chicago South & Southwest Suburbs

Currently we are in search of a Pediatric Neuropsychologist to expand our child, adolescent, and overall Neuropsychology service.

Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology specializing in Pediatric Neuropsychology and be licensed or license eligible as a Clinical Psychologist in the state of Illinois. Successful candidates for this position will have completed a two-year APPCN residency in Pediatric Neuropsychology and be on track to become board certified by ABCN. Skills and personal qualities that facilitate program development and effective collaboration with physicians from other departments, school system personnel, and the community are necessary.

Benchmark Psychiatric Services, LTD. offers a full continuum of services for our clients, their families, and caregivers. This includes routine, on-site & office-based psychiatric and psychological care, staff education, and organizational services tailored to assist long term care facilities in maintaining compliance with OBRA and other regulatory standards. Our overall goal is to maximize our clients' functioning, independence, and quality of life.

For more information please call 1.800.461.9533 x2

All applicants, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

 

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Chicago South & Southwest Suburbs

SCOPE:

  • Perform periodic formal assessments at various long term care facilities.
  • Provide feedback to the person served, family, and treatment team with regard to cognitive/neuropsychological rehabilitation issues and test results and their practical application.
  • Provide training to the persons receiving services and, as appropriate, all others involved in their care.
  • Analyze and document results of testing and/or training.
  • Provide counseling/psychotherapy and education to the person receiving services and family regarding the adjustment process and programmatic outcome.
  • Provide weekly supervision to other staff per discipline requirements.
  • Lead groups in accordance with the appropriate group dynamics.
  • Reports directly to the Director of Neuropsychology


Benchmark Psychiatric Services, LTD. is seeking full-time licensed clinical neuropsychologist to provide inpatient neuropsychological assessments within Chicago and the Chicago suburbs. 

 

There is a potential for outpatient neuropsychology service in the southwest suburban office, if desired. 

 

Competitive salary, medical benefits, and 401K after 90 days.

 

Requirements:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from an approved program.
  • Successful completion of APA accredited internship.
  • Successful completion of 2-year post-doctoral residency in Clinical Neuropsychology.
  • Illinois Clinical Psychology License (in good standing), or eligible for Licensure.
  • Professional membership in relevant neuropsychological professional organizations (e.g., NAN,  INS).
  • Prior experience/interest in geriatric patients and differential diagnosis of dementia preferred.
  • Ability to travel within Chicagoland suburbs; must have reliable transportation and clean driving record
  • 5 years of professional experience in administration and interpretation of neuropsychological procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families & other staff.

 

All applicants, please attach a CV and cover letter.

 

Nurse Practitioner

Chicago South & Southwest Suburbs

SCOPE:
The nurse practitioner (NP) provides mental health services, including initial psychiatric evaluation, differential diagnoses, prescribing pharmacological treatments, prescribing non-pharmacological treatments, and ordering/interpreting relevant laboratory values in the direct management of acute and chronic psychiatric illnesses within the scope of state regulations governing advanced practice. The NP serves as a member of a health care team with primary responsibilities related to management of health care for certain patients and families as assigned. The NP is expected to foster, promote, and restore client health through the development and use of prepared wellness materials and by collaborating with physicians and other multi-disciplinary team members to provide psychosocial support to AL and SNF residents and their families.

 

  • Hours are flexible
  • Full-time opportunities with benefits (medical, 401k) available
  • Adult & Geriatric patient population
  • Mental Health Care:  primary examples include depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, bipolar disorder, mild to severe stages of dementia


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited NP program and state licensure as a certified nurse practitioner (CNP)
  • National certification as a Psychiatric, Adult, or Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Illinois controlled substance license
  • Federal DEA number
  • Computer literacy and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • 1 year of clinical experience as an NP preferred
  • Willing to train exceptional new graduates

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adheres to the highest standards of healthcare practice, ethics, and professionalism at all times.
  • Examines, diagnoses, and treats patients, with a focus on Psychiatry for the adult and geriatric population.
  • Identifies psychiatric, physiological, and pathophysiological findings, taking appropriate action and developing an on-going treatment plan, as indicated.
  • Utilizes resources independently to provide appropriate evidence-based care in routine and emergency settings.
  • Provides client, family, and staff education on mental health topics.
  • Establishes patient care goals and reinforces understanding of disease processes and illness management, medication and related issues, medical resources, and self care skills to clients.
  • Maintains continuity of care by documenting and communicating care and on-going plans of treatment.
  • Provides and coordinates case management, and partners with primary and specialty care provider(s) as appropriate.
  • Reports directly to the Director of Behavioral Health
     

All applicants, please attach a CV and cover letter.

 

 

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