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Women's Treatment Center
Posting of Open Position

JOB TITLE: Director of Development and Communications

PROGRAM: Administration

CONTACT PERSON: Debbie Shanahan

TELEPHONE #: (630) 572-8228 x 307

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   Under the supervision of the Executive Director or designee the Director of Development and Communications plans, manages and executes coordination of fundraising activities, grant research and writing, donor relations, community outreach, volunteer management, event planning, marketing and other activities that forward the vision and mission of The Women’s Treatment Center (TWTC).

Bachelor’s degree in Business, English, Communications or related field required; Masters preferred.

Five to ten years of professional experience in nonprofit organizations including grant writing, major and individual donor acquisition, and planning/executing successful events. Should be able to identify established relationships and resources within the donor and foundation community, proven experience in fund raising positions and knowledge of donor cultivation, stewardship, and major gifts and demonstrate direct experience in developing marketing, communications and media strategies.

Must be task-oriented and highly organized with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple deadlines.  Proficient verbal, writing, and proofreading skills.  Solid knowledge of business or social policy trends and of organizational development.  Strong interpersonal, analytical, relationship building and organizational skills as well as cultural sensitivity.  Specialized training and demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and computer software including Windows 7 or higher, Microsoft Office software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and donor management systems.  Ability to make presentations to internal and external groups and committees with confidence.  Graphic Design skills and/or working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus.

Posted May 23, 2018

BUILD, Inc. 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (VOCA) Full-Time (40 hours), exempt 

Broader Urban Involvement and Leadership Development (BUILD, Inc.) is seeking a committed, self-motivated, enthusiastic professional to join its excellent team in the role of Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Since 1969, BUILD has worked in some of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods giving at-risk youth alternatives to the violence that takes away their positive potential. Applying our model of positive youth development, BUILD seeks to redirect the behavior of gang-affiliated youth and potential gang recruits to improve their chances of leading fulfilling lives and to increase the stability and safety of the communities in which they reside. BUILD’s mission is to engage at-risk youth in the schools and on the streets, so they can realize their educational and career potential and contribute to the stability, safety and well-being of our communities. 

Vision: Grow Hope. Save Lives. BUILD Futures. 

The LCSW will effectively address the mental health needs of youth who are victims of or witnesses to crime or have otherwise been exposed to violence-related trauma—such as surviving/witnessing a homicide victim, and experiencing physical assault and/or battery, sexual assault, robbery, and cyber bullying—supporting them with comprehensive services that promote healing, foster life-skills, and prevent high-risk/consequence behaviors that make youth vulnerable to violence and other negative outcomes. The LCSW will provide ongoing training of staff to identify youth mental health/substance abuse issues and provide front-line support; a) in-field support and consultation; b) initial short-term treatment and referrals; c) establishing mental health/substance abuse referral partners and identifying opportunities for more formal collaboration; and e) facilitating external referrals, follow-through/support. The LCSW will also provide supervision for interns. 

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker reports directly to the Manager of Health and Wellness Services. 

Direct Service: 

  • Exemplifies the mission, vision and values of the agency. 
  • Receives case assignments, establishes treatment plans, reviews case progress and determines case closure through the supervisor of the assigned program. 
  • Provides mental health services to participants through a short-term therapeutic model. 
  • Makes referrals in accordance with service plans to other organization units and external providers. 
  • Facilitate and track external referrals and follow-up. 
  • Assists members of the Intervention Team during crisis situations involving youth. 

Documentation and Compliance:

  •  Document and report program activities and outcomes, and ensure progress toward annual program objectives 
  • Submits statistics and reports to the Manager of Health and Wellness Services on a bi-weekly and monthly basis and/or as needed. 
  • Maintains File Compliance as required and compliance with Efforts To Outcomes (ETO)
Communication and relationship management: 
  • Maintains knowledge current in the field including, but not limited to, attendance at seminars, workshops, etc. 
  • Train staff to identify traumatized youth mental health/substance abuse issues, provide support, and refer youth to community partners offering services that are more intensive. 
  • Consult with staff and provide in-field support for high-need youth. 
  • Maintains knowledge current on agency’s theories, methodologies and best practices. 
  • Attends departmental and agency-wide staff meetings, as scheduled and agency-wide events as required. 
  • Supervise social work interns as needed in accordance to respective program requirements. 

Other: 

  • Participate in agency-wide fundraising events. 
  • Encourages participant/community participation in agency-wide fundraising events. 
  • Participate in agency outreach and recruitment events, including evenings and weekends. 
  • Participate in civic engagement activities that advance the mission of BUILD, Inc. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

  • Masters in Social Work with a License in Clinical Social Work 
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in working inner-city youth. 
  • Operate professionally in the field on a flexible time schedule, which includes late evenings and weekends. 
  • Self-motivated leader with the ability to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles. 
  • Demonstrates good judgment and ability to work independently as a part of a team. 
  • Driven to succeed, organized, proactive, innovative, responsible, and assertive, possess integrity and the ability to motivate others. • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be able to effectively and efficiently handle multiple tasks and deadline simultaneously. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential. 
  • Must work effectively with agency staff, board members, funders, donors and volunteers. 
  • Must possess solid understanding of data collection and program evaluation. 
  • Must maintain respectful and appropriate relationships with program participants, all level of agency staff and various publics of the agency; demonstrating sensitivity to all ethnic, racial and economic backgrounds and embracing the agency’s mission, values and culture.
  • Must pass Child Endangerment & Violence screenings, Illinois State Background Check & Federal Fingerprints 

This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. 

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. 

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Jana Gillespie at careers@buildchicago.org.

Posted May 23, 2018 

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

****OPEN POSITION****

Job Title: Brief Intervention Therapist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Integrated Care Behavioral Health Services

Position Location: 23 Calendar Avenue, La Grange

Posted Date: 5/17/18

This is a full-time position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY

Provides brief behavioral health intervention services to medical patients of an outpatient family practice Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Brief intervention services are provided using evidence-based models in addition to ongoing collaboration with medical staff and other behavioral health team members within a Community Mental Health Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

1)    Works in an integrated care setting to provide behavioral health services to children, adolescents and adults served by the Pillars Community Health medical center.
2)    Provides brief intervention services using evidence-based models (including, but not limited to, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution-focused therapy) to a caseload of clients referred by the medical center.
3)    Completes needs assessments in order to identify appropriate services and level of care for referred clients, and makes appropriate referrals based on that assessment.
4)    Integrated care responsibilities include but not limited to: providing curbside consultation with medical providers, participating in staffings with medical providers and psychiatrists, notifying medical providers of clients’ progression in treatment, assessing risk and treatment needs of medical patients on site at the medical clinic, assisting in outreach and community engagement to inform communities of medical and behavioral health services, tracking symptom presentation and outcomes of treatment, assisting in the development of psycho educational material for a medical population, and participating in behavioral health team meetings.
5)    Assesses and stabilizes high risk individuals and/or families.
6)    Works in collaboration with other agency programs and staff.
7)    Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations such as, DCFS, schools, hospitals, and other providers in the community as required.
8)    Provides case management services that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
9)    Responds to clients’ needs outside of regularly scheduled session times.
10) Monitors and support services provided by psychiatrist.
11) Maintains records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols.
12) Participates in peer review per clinic protocol to ensure that documentations satisfies current standards of care and regulatory guidelines
13) Participates in agency meetings and in-services.
14) Maintains licensure and CEU requirements, regularly submitting record of such to HR and Credentialing and Compliance Departments.
15) Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field required. LCSW/LCPC/LMFT required.

Related experience should include integrated care experience with a primary care population and a demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of brief treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused therapy. Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referrals sources, and other community providers is essential.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from consultation meetings at other Pillars Community Health sites.   Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

*** OPEN POSITION****

Job Title: Bilingual SASS/Crisis Therapist (Home Based)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of SASS/Crisis

Position Location: 6415 Stanley Avenue, Berwyn, IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

This is a full-time position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY
Provides crisis intervention services and mental health assessment and treatment services to a caseload of clients in the office or in the community depending on the needs of the clients. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SASS/Crisis Responsibilities:

  1. Provide crisis intervention services in person or by telephone to police, school and hospital personnel, and community residents dealing with crisis situations. This includes referrals as well as diagnostic assessment and crisis intervention therapy. 
  2. Participate in a 24-hour /7 day a week rotation schedule with all other crisis workers assigned to the team.
  3. Conduct emergency on-site assessments of clients to determine the need for inpatient hospitalization.  Monitoring of client during inpatient stay and follow up treatment will be determined by program
  4. Provide on-site assessment for SASS within 90 minutes.
  5. Provide crisis stabilization treatment using brief therapy model as needed until situation has been resolved or client can be assigned to appropriate agency program.

Other Clinical Responsibilities:

  1. Provide individual, family, or group therapy to a caseload of clients as determined by the SASS program needs. Complete assessment in order to formulate an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment interventions to serve the identified client and family.
  2. Assess and stabilize high risk individuals and/or families. 
  3. Work in collaboration with other agency programs and staff. Coordinate with other community agencies and organizations such as DCFS, schools, hospitals, other providers in the community.
  4. Provide services to facilitate an effective transition in living arrangement, consistent with the client’s welfare and development (e.g., a client being discharged from inpatient psychiatric care, transitioning to adult services, or a DCFS client moving from one placement to another or to his/her parent’s home).
  5. Provide intensive outreach in an attempt to engage clients who do not follow through with post discharge/deflection appointments.
  6. Provide case management services as defined in the service plan that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
  7. Provide psych education and medication training to client and/or family as required.
  8. Respond to clients and/or family needs outside of regularly scheduled session times. 
  9. Monitor and support services provided by psychiatrist.
  10. Maintain records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols.
  11. Participate in agency meetings and in-services.
  12. Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related degree.  Related experience should include work with adults, children and adolescents, crisis intervention, assessment, case management, brief treatment, and home and community based interventions.  Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referrals sources, and other community providers is absolutely essential. 

LANGUAGE

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from home and community based interventions. Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

**** 2 OPEN POSITIONS****

Job Title: Bilingual Outpatient Therapist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Outpatient Mental Health    

Position Location: 6918 Windsor Avenue, Berwyn IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

Seeking two (2) bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates for these full-time positions (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org  

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY: 

Provides outpatient mental health assessment and treatment services to a caseload of clients in the office or in the community depending on the needs of the clients. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides individual, family, or group therapy to a caseload of clients as determined by program needs.
  2. Completes mental health assessments in order to formulate an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment interventions to serve the identified client and family.
  3. Determines frequency, duration and intensity of treatment, and develops treatment plans.
  4. Assesses and stabilizes high risk individuals and/or families. 
  5. Works in collaboration with other agency programs and staff.
  6. Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations such as DCFS, schools, hospitals, other providers in the community.
  7. Provides case management services as defined in the service plan that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
  8. Responds to clients and/or family needs outside of regularly scheduled session times. 
  9. Monitors and supports services provided by psychiatrist.
  10. Maintains records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols while meeting established productivity standards. 
  11. Participates in agency meetings and in-services.
  12. Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related degree.  Experience working with mentally ill children, adolescents and adults required.  Training in and experience with a variety of evidence based treatment models required.  Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referral sources, and other community providers is essential.    

LANGUAGE

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License and vehicle.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from community and home based interventions. Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

*** OPEN POSITION ***

Job Title: Bilingual Clinical Coordinator of Access and Referral

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Access and Referral

Position Location: 6918 Windsor Avenue, Berwyn, IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

This is a full-time supervisory position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY:

Supervises and provides clinical support and consultation to Access and Referral Staff as well as provides clinical supervision to Outpatient Mental Health staff in their day to day processes and job responsibilities. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES    

  • Oversees day to day clinical tasks of Access and Referral Staff, ensuring quality care and customer service 
  • Provides supervision to Outpatient Mental Health Therapists and Access & Referral Staff.
  • Provides clinical support, supervision and consultation to support and broaden staff skill levels
  • Ensures completion of all agency required paperwork and documentation for all clients.
  • Participates in planning process with Director/VP/Associate VP of service line for program development, resource deployment and utilization, community linkages.
  • Participates in hiring process for positions within specific service line, as needed.
  • Coordinates with other program Coordinators and Directors as needed.
  • Orients and trains new and existing staff.
  • Completes evaluations in collaboration with direct supervisors for staff within service area.
  • Ensures all existing protocols are followed, updated and trains staff accordingly.
  • Ensures staff attendance at Pillars all-staff meetings as well as all other required meetings.
  • Completes regular program evaluations and inter-agency communication to ensure that the program continues to achieve objectives effectively.
  • Maintains a small outpatient mental health caseload.
  • Provides services on-site, in-homes, and off-site at community partners (including schools, police stations, etc) where appropriate.
  • Provides crisis support to clinics as needed (Crises should take priority over regular sessions).
  • Client follow-up as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field required.  LCSW/LCPC/LMFT required.  Supervisory experience required. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

****OPEN POSITION****

Job Title: Bilingual Behavioral Health Therapist (Home Based)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to:  Director of Integrated Care Behavioral Health Services

Position Location: 23 Calendar Avenue, La Grange, IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

This is a full-time position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY

Provides behavioral healthcare services to medical patients of an outpatient family practice Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Behavioral health services include provision of individual, couple, family and group counseling services, as well as ongoing collaboration with medical staff and other behavioral health team members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. 

  1. Works in an integrated care setting to provide behavioral health services to children, families, and adults served by the Pillars Community Health medical center.
  2. Integrated care responsibilities include: providing curbside consultation with medical providers, participating in staffings with medical providers and psychiatrist, notifying medical providers of clients’ progression in treatment, assessing risk and treatment needs of medical patients on site at the medical clinic, assisting in outreach and community engagement to inform communities of medical and behavioral health services, tracking symptom presentation and outcomes of treatment, assisting in the development of psycho educational material for a medical population, participating in behavioral health team meetings, and completion of intake paperwork for medical center patients seeking behavioral health services.
  3. Provides individual, family, or group counseling/therapy to a caseload of clients as determined by program needs.
  4. Completes assessment in order to formulate an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment interventions to serve the identified client and family.
  5. Assesses and stabilizes high risk individuals and/or families.
  6. Works in collaboration with other agency programs and staff.
  7. Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations such as, DCFS, schools, hospitals, and other providers in the community as required.
  8. Provides services to facilitate an effective transition in living arrangement, consistent with the client’s welfare and development (e.g., a client being discharged from inpatient psychiatric care, transitioning to adult services, or a DCFS client moving from one placement to another or to his/her parent’s home).
  9. Provides intensive outreach in an attempt to engage clients who do not follow through with post discharge/deflection appointments.
  10. Provides case management services as defined in the service plan that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
  11. Responds to clients and/or family needs outside of regularly scheduled session times.
  12. Monitors and support services provided by psychiatrist.
  13. Maintains records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols.
  14. Participates in agency meetings and in-services.
  15. Acquire and/or maintain state licensure.
  16. Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related degree required.  Related experience should include integrated care experience with a primary care population and a demonstrated flexibility in the use of treatment modalities including individual, family, and group treatment for short and long term lengths of stay.  Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referrals sources, and other community providers is absolutely essential.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License and vehicle.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from community and home based interventions. Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

CENTERSTONE

Do you want to lead and expand with a nationally recognized and growing behavioral healthcare organization?  Do you enjoy working with dedicated and engaged professional teams? Do you have dynamic and cutting-edge vision you’re driven to share?  Centerstone Illinois is looking a visionary clinical leader for its professional teams and clinical leaders.  Centerstone is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of community-based behavioral health care, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Centerstone is delivering care that changes people's lives.  Centerstone Illinois is a growing, $40 million entity in the Southern and Metro-East areas of Illinois, with a broad array of service lines and 650 staff members.

Position Title: Chief Operations Officer – Alton, IL/Marion, IL/Carbondale, IL

Position Summary: The Chief Operations Officer (COO) provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to support Centerstone Illinois’ clinical and operational goals.  Goals for the position and organization are to foster service growth; drive clinical excellence through evidenced based practices and the adoption of proven clinical models statewide; ensure excellent customer service internally and externally; and to ensure the fiscal health of the organization.  The COO will provide vision and direction, establish and promote CIL’s reputation as a clinical leader, and will promote the clinical growth and development of the organization. 

Minimum Qualifications: Requires Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other Human Services related discipline and minimum of eight to ten years clinical experience. Five years previous supervisory/ management experience required.  Experience working in a managed care environment and with primary and behavioral health care integration and IDD Services preferred.  Working in value based reimbursement systems a plus.  Must be a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts and shall be licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulations as an LCSW or LCPC.  Experience operating within a health care environment with responsibility for business outcomes strongly preferred.  Requires excellent communication and problem solving skills.  Expertise demonstrating leadership, supervisory skills, outcomes management, and strategic planning along with a demonstrated ability to lead and work with diverse and virtual teams required.  Requires approximately 25% travel.  Requires successful completion of background screenings and ability to successfully utilize computer/electronic equipment and software.  

Pay & Benefits: Centerstone promotes a culture designed to support and engage employees and offers competitive compensation and a benefits plan providing choices designed to meet a diverse range of needs for life situations (group health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, wellness program and retirement 403b plan match).  Market based salary in line with candidate’s experience and qualifications.   

To apply: Go to www.centerstone.org and click on Careers at bottom of home page, select Illinois jobs and search.  Additional questions can be directed to scott.kopperud@centerstone.org. Application deadline is 5/31/18. Late applications may be considered based on pool of candidates. Position open until filled.

Agency has embarked upon implementing and imbedding Trauma Informed Care principles throughout the corporation.  Centerstone – Delivering Care that Changes People’s Lives.  Join us building better tomorrows today.  Providing quality community services since 1959.  Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted May 4, 2018 

The Link & Option Center, Inc. is having a Job Fair on Monday, April 30, and Tuesday, May 1. 

They will be hiring for following positions:

CENTERSTONE

Centerstone of Illinois is seeking the following team member to join our team of professionals: 

Position Title: Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Program Manager, West Frankfort

Position Summary: In keeping with the Mission/Vision/Values of Centerstone, the BCBA Program Manager provides behavior intervention and treatment services to assigned caseload and supervises staff in the behavior analytics program, not limited to but including BCBAs, BCaBAs, Behavior Therapists, interns and RBTs.   This includes performing assessments, data collection and maintenance of appropriate documentation in addition to supervisory duties including on call availability as needed for emergency situations, daily interaction and direction for behavior analytic services team and communication with all intellectual/developmental disability team staff, along with communication with the agency management team.  This position requires independent decision making when performing job tasks/providing services.  The BCBA Program Manager is responsible for compliance with standards, regulations and laws.   As part of Centerstone’s team-oriented philosophy, this position is expected to actively participate in variety of cross-functional teams and performance improvement initiatives.

  

Minimum Qualifications: Position requires a Master’s Degree in Human Services, demonstrated skill in performing required assessments, Clinical Licensure as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), at least 5 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities and supervisory experience.  BCBA Program Manager must have a valid driver’s license in relevant programs.  BCBA Program Manager must successfully complete required background checks and pre-employment screening, including drug screening.  Management staff in positions that require use of automated/electronic systems, including automated documentation systems, are required to have computer and keyboarding experience.

Benefits: Centerstone values employees, promotes a culture designed to support and engage employees and offers competitive compensation and benefits plan providing choices designed to help meet a diverse range of needs for life situations (group health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, wellness program and retirement 403b plan match).

To apply: Go to www.centerstone.org and click on Careers at bottom of home page, select Illinois jobs and search.  Additional questions can be directed to scott.kopperud@centerstone.org. Application deadline is 5/11/2018.  Late applications may be considered based on pool of candidates. Position open until filled.

Agency has embarked upon implementing and imbedding Trauma Informed Care principles throughout the corporation.  Centerstone – Delivering Care that Changes People’s Lives.  Join us building better tomorrows today.  Providing quality community services since 1959.  Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted April 30, 2018 

CENTERSTONE

Do you want to lead and expand with a nationally recognized and growing behavioral healthcare organization?  Do you enjoy working with dedicated and engaged professional teams? Do you have dynamic and cutting-edge vision you’re driven to share?  Centerstone Illinois is looking a visionary clinical leader for its professional teams and clinical leaders.

Centerstone is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of community-based behavioral health care, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Centerstone is delivering care that changes people's lives.  Centerstone Illinois is a growing, $40 million entity in the Southern and Metro-East areas of Illinois, with a broad array of service lines and 650 staff members.

Position Title: Chief Operations Officer – Alton, IL/Marion, IL/Carbondale, IL

Position Summary: The Chief Operations Officer (COO) provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to support Centerstone Illinois’ clinical and operational goals.  Goals for the position and organization are to foster service growth; drive clinical excellence through evidenced based practices and the adoption of proven clinical models statewide; ensure excellent customer service internally and externally; and to ensure the fiscal health of the organization.  The COO will provide vision and direction, establish and promote CIL’s reputation as a clinical leader, and will promote the clinical growth and development of the organization. 

Minimum Qualifications: Requires Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other Human Services related discipline and minimum of eight to ten years clinical experience. Five years previous supervisory/ management experience required.  Experience working in a managed care environment and with primary and behavioral health care integration and IDD Services preferred.  Working in value based reimbursement systems a plus.  Must be a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts and shall be licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulations as an LCSW or LCPC.  Experience operating within a health care environment with responsibility for business outcomes strongly preferred. 

Requires excellent communication and problem solving skills.  Expertise demonstrating leadership, supervisory skills, outcomes management, and strategic planning along with a demonstrated ability to lead and work with diverse and virtual teams required.  Requires approximately 25% travel.  Requires successful completion of background screenings and ability to successfully utilize computer/electronic equipment and software.  

Pay & Benefits: Centerstone promotes a culture designed to support and engage employees and offers competitive compensation and a benefits plan providing choices designed to meet a diverse range of needs for life situations (group health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, wellness program and retirement 403b plan match).  Market based salary in line with candidate’s experience and qualifications.   

To apply: Go to www.centerstone.org and click on Careers at bottom of home page, select Illinois jobs and search.  Additional questions can be directed to scott.kopperud@centerstone.org. Application deadline is 5/31/18. Late applications may be considered based on pool of candidates. Position open until filled.

Agency has embarked upon implementing and imbedding Trauma Informed Care principles throughout the corporation.  Centerstone – Delivering Care that Changes People’s Lives.  Join us building better tomorrows today.  Providing quality community services since 1959.  Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted April 30, 2018

CENTERSTONE

Centerstone of Illinois is seeking the following team member to join our team of professionals: 

Position Title: Quality Improvement Clinical Coordinator – Marion, IL

Position Summary: The Quality Improvement Clinical Coordinator will complete clinical record review, LPHA review, collect and compile data for utilization management, assist with database management for quality assurance analysis and reporting, and plan, coordinate, and provide clinical training for clinical staff.  This includes providing training for clinical documentation and clinical best practices. The Quality Improvement Clinical Coordinator will provide consultation for process and compliance review for new and existing programs and processes, and may facilitate or participate in strategic planning or project management activities.  Must have strong knowledge in Rules 132 and 2060 and in communicating implications of the rules to others. The Quality Improvement Clinical Coordinator assists the Vice President of Quality Improvement in the organization’s quality improvement activities including conducting surveys, and maintaining linkage agreements. 

Minimum Qualifications: Requires licensure such as LCPC or LCSW in order to qualify as LPHA.  Requires a Master's Degree in social services, human services, or other related field plus 2 years relevant professional work experience.  Requires excellent communication and problem solving skills, training and teaching skills, and demonstrated ability to work independently but also with a team.  Must have strong communication skills with experience communicating with coworkers and problem solving.    Also requires successful completion of background screening and ability to successfully utilize computer/electronic equipment and software.  

Benefits: Centerstone values employees, promotes a culture designed to support and engage employees and offers competitive compensation and benefits plan providing choices designed to help meet a diverse range of needs for life situations (group health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, wellness program and retirement 403b plan match).

To apply: Go to www.centerstone.org and click on Careers at bottom of home page, select Illinois jobs and search.  Additional questions can be directed to scott.kopperud@centerstone.org. Application deadline is 5/11/2018. Late applications may be considered based on pool of candidates. Position open until filled.

Agency has embarked upon implementing and imbedding Trauma Informed Care principles throughout the corporation.  Centerstone – Delivering Care that Changes People’s Lives.  Join us building better tomorrows today.  Providing quality community services since 1959.  Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted April 25, 2018


Association House of Chicago

Position Announcements


Bilingual Medical Office Receptionist:  Supports the three major components of the Behavioral Health Division. The medical office receptionist is responsible for greeting participants, checking participants in for appointments, answering telephones and providing general information to the public. They are responsible for gathering insurance information, recording information changes from participants and directing them to the appropriate staff and/ or waiting area. Medical office receptionists handles outgoing and incoming mail and may be responsible for sorting mail, filing and performing basic clerical duties which include but are not limited to receiving and recording participant payments, admitting participants into electronic health databases, and processing claims.  High School Diploma or GED required.  Bilingual (English/ Spanish) required.

Home-Based Service Facilitator:  Ensures coordination of services and continuity of care of participants. Develops and establishes intensive outreach strategies to maintain program capacity. Monitors delivery of services and ensures continuous quality improvement in relation to program goals and standards. Coordinates and assists families to access appropriate supports during times of crisis. Works closely with other programs and service providers in the community to increase service access and ensures adherence to service agreement.  Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or related social services area from an accredited university or college.  Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) required.  Bilingual-Spanish preferred.  Two years of experience in community behavioral health setting.  Availability to work flexible schedule to accommodate families’ needs.  Basic computer skills.  Valid IL driving license.  Licensed use of a car, current car insurance and driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse (Contractual, Part-time – 4 Hours/Week):  Responsible for direct and indirect care given to assigned participants in compliance with state regulations, professional standards of practice, physician orders, and individual health/treatment plans. Conducts nursing assessments and identifies health needs. Administers and monitors prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques and physician’s orders. Provides consultation and case management to/for persons with severe mental illness or co-occurring disorders. Recommends and refers participants to appropriate medical services. Documents all services using program standards. Acts as a collaborative member of an interdisciplinary team.  Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse degree from accredited university/college.  Experience working with persons with psychiatric disorders and/or co-occurring population required.  Valid Illinois Registered Nurse (APN) license required.  Must have Psychiatric Specialty.  Must have malpractice insurance.  Valid Illinois driver’s license, insurance, and access to vehicle.

Substance Abuse Specialist – ACT:  Responsible for providing substance abuse assessments and counseling to ACT participants. Responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive, and community-based treatment, support, and rehabilitation services to persons with severe mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Provides therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, psychosocial rehab, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Implements crisis services in consultation with supervisor/psychiatrist and makes sure that participants are safe and obtain timely access to services. Serves as a liaison with other systems of care. Documents all services using program standards.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, or a related field or CADC certification preferred.  Experience working with persons with psychosocial rehabilitation services, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and/or development disorders required. Personal vehicle, current driver’s license and insurance, good driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.  Carries cellular phone at all times to respond to participant needs.  Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.

Community Support Specialist (CRSS) – ACT:  Responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive, and community-based treatment, support, and rehabilitation services to persons with severe mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Encourages and models the philosophy of peer-led recovery and empowerment through CRSS (Certified Recovery Support Specialist) principals. Provides therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, psychosocial rehab, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Implements crisis services in consultation with supervisor/psychiatrist and makes sure that participants are safe and obtain timely access to services. Serves as a liaison with other systems of care. Documents all services using program standards.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, or a related field preferred.  CRSS certification or eligibility and willingness to obtain certification within one year.  Personal vehicle, current driver license and insurance, good driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.  Carries cellular phone at all times to respond to participant needs.  Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.

Community Support Specialist – Community Support Team: Responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive, and community-based treatment, support, and rehabilitation services to persons with severe mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Provides therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, psychosocial rehab, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Implements crisis services in consultation with supervisor/psychiatrist and makes sure that participants are safe and obtain timely access to services. Serves as a liaison with other systems of care. Documents all services using program standards.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, or a related field or CADC certification preferred.  Experience working with persons with psychosocial rehabilitation services, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and/or development disorders required.  Experience working with diverse ethnic populations required. Personal vehicle, current driver license and insurance, good driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.  Carries cellular phone at all times to respond to participant/program needs.  Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.

Community Support Specialist – Community Connections: Responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive, and community-based treatment, support, and rehabilitation services to persons with severe mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Provides therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, psychosocial rehab, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Implements crisis services in consultation with supervisor/psychiatrist and makes sure that participants are safe and obtain timely access to services. Serves as a liaison with other systems of care. Documents all services using program standards.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, or a related field or CADC certification preferred.  Experience working with persons with psychosocial rehabilitation services, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and/or development disorders required.  Experience working with diverse ethnic populations required. Personal vehicle, current driver license and insurance, good driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.  Carries cellular phone at all times to respond to participant/program needs.  Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.

Community Support Specialist – Williams/CST: Responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive, and community-based treatment, support, and rehabilitation services to persons with severe mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Provides therapeutic interventions that facilitate illness self-management, psychosocial rehab, skill building, identification of natural supports, and use of community resources. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Implements crisis services in consultation with supervisor/psychiatrist and makes sure that participants are safe and obtain timely access to services. Serves as a liaison with other systems of care. Documents all services using program standards.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, or a related field or CADC certification preferred.  Experience working with persons with psychosocial rehabilitation services, psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and/or development disorders required.  Experience working with diverse ethnic populations required. Personal vehicle, current driver license and insurance, good driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier.  Carries cellular phone at all times to respond to participant/program needs.  Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies.

Bilingual Clinician – Community Support Team:  Responsible for providing intake services, therapy and case management services for adults with severe mental illness or dual diagnosis. Uses intensive outreach strategies to engage participants in services. Conducts comprehensive mental health and substance abuse assessments to determine service needs. Formulates treatment plans and implements intervention strategies. Monitors and reviews treatment plans regularly. Monitors participants’ symptoms and medication regularly. Assists participants and families in developing crisis management plans. Provides crisis intervention services in consultation with program supervisor and attending psychiatrist. Coordinates and links participants with needed services and community resources. Documents all services using program protocols.  Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, human services or related field.  Bilingual Spanish/English required.  Must have daily use of a car, current insurance, valid driver’s license, and a driving record acceptable to Agency insurance carrier.  Flexibility to work on weekends, evenings, holidays during emergencies when assigned to the rotating emergency cellular.


Posted April 24, 2018

Adapt of Illinois has positions open for highly motivated individuals for psychiatric rehabilitation programs in Belleville, IL. As a member of a treatment team, you will be responsible for providing quality psychiatric rehabilitative and case management services to adult and geriatric persons diagnosed with serious mental illness.

Benefits and Incentives:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(K)
  • Company sponsored trainings, including crisis prevention techniques, CPR, First Aid

REHABILITATIVE SERVICES ASSOCIATE

(GROUP HOME)

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • Interest in learning about and working with persons with severe mental illness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Goal-oriented interventions related to community living skills development
  • Case management
  • Accurate documentation of services provided
  • Day and evening shifts available

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

(NURSING HOME BASED PROGRAM)

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other Human Services related field
  • Interest in learning about and working with persons with severe mental illness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility in scheduled work hours and ability to work 4 10-hour days per week including rotating weekends and holidays

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting individual and group services
  • Case management
  • Facilitating community placement
  • Accurate documentation of services provided

COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

(SUPPORTED RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM)

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other Human Services related field and a minimum of 1000 hours of clinical experience under supervision
  • Minimum of one year experience working with individuals with mental illnesses
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Personal vehicle, valid driver's license, clear driving record, and acceptable auto liability insurance coverage

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide intensive case management, case coordination, advocacy and outreach in multiple locations and settings
  • Assist with housing acquisition
  • Routinely travel from the administrative office to the homes of the people served and throughout the local community (doctor's appointments, shopping, leisure activities, etc)
  • Participate in rotating on-call services
  • Accurately document services provided

Adapt of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply online at http://www.adaptusa.com/careers/

Posted April 23, 2018

Job Opening for Association for Development – Behavior Health

Please visit www.aidcares.org to apply


QMHP Licensed LCPC/LCSW PAS & MFP Reviewer (Substitute - Aurora):

The Behavioral Health PAS & MFP Reviewer is responsible for the provision of screening and review for PAS Screens and Resident Reviews and MFP Resident Reviews. Services are provided primarily in the community at local hospitals and nursing homes. 

Education:

  • Master's degree in a human services field

License/certifications:

  • LCSW or LCPC

Additional Requirements::

  • At least 2 year of experience in behavioral health required

Case Manager LCPC/LCSW PAS & MFP Reviewer - Quality Improvement
(Full Time – Aurora, IL)
: 

Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 30 to 40 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency. PAS & MFP Reviewer is responsible for the provision of screening and review for PAS Screens and Resident Reviews Services are provided primarily in the community at local hospitals and nursing homes.

Education:

  • Master's degree in a human services field

License/certifications:

  • LCPC or LCSW required

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience in behavioral health

Case Manager - QMHP CST Worker:

  • Responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services and community support and engagement services.
  • Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes.
  • The CST Worker will also assist in covering crisis line calls when not providing mobile crisis intervention services.
  • Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.

Education:

  • Master's degree in Human Services field required. At least one year experience working with mentally ill. Knowledge of the DSM V


Case Manager QMHP - Licensed or Pending:

The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency. 

Education:

  • Master's degree in a human services field

License/certifications:

  • LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW preferred

Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Case Manager LCSW/LCPC Licensed (Full Time – McHenry, IL):

  • Provide leadership and guidance for staff in the interpretation of Rule 132
  • Track QI data and complete timely reports
  • Track Quality in programs and ensure that all aspects of each service comply with all applicable Federal, State, and accreditation standards
  • Key contributor to the Behavioral Health team and the agency as a whole

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services required
  • Master's Degree in Human Service Field required

License/certifications:

  • LPHA or LCSW required

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience working in the behavioral health field

Case Manager Mental Health Professional / 
Qualified Mental Health Professional (MHP/QMHP) CST 
(Full Time – Elgin/McHenry, IL)
:

The Behavioral Health CST Case Manager is responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services and community support and engagement services. Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes. Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met. 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field/Master's preferred.
  • At least one year experience working with mentally ill.

Mental Health Professional (MHP) - Behavioral Health Residential):

The MHP is responsible for the implementation of the client's Individual Plan goals and objectives. The MHP demonstrates this through daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The MHP will assure client rights and dignity while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Preferred
  • High School Diploma and 5 years of experience in Social Services

Experience:

  • Experience working with mentally ill adults preferred
Posted April 23, 2018
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