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Multiple Job Openings

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center for Women 

 

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center for Women is seeking Behavioral Health Specialists. We are hiring for PM shifts (3p-11:30p).  We have Full-Time, Part-Time (24 hours weekly or 16 hours weekly) and Registry positions.

 

Timberline Knolls is a residential treatment center located on 45 beautiful acres just outside of Chicago providing services to women with substance abuse, mood disorders, eating disorders and trauma. This is your chance to be a part of a nationally recognized treatment team. To learn more please visit our website: www.timberlineknolls.com

 

A Behavioral Health Specialist at Timberline Knolls is responsible for providing daily resident monitoring, guidance and education; Promotes a safe, secure and therapeutic milieu environment; Participates in the therapeutic milieu and treatment program and community. Provides crisis intervention and milieu management as indicated; Works as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team under supervision of the Milieu Manager and Milieu Coordinator with the therapists, psychiatrists, expressive therapists, program staff, nutrition team, and nursing staff.  Consistently demonstrates Timberline Knolls values by serving with uncompromising care, relentless compassion, and unconditional joyful spirit.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

·         Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Services or Human Services

·         Experience providing mental health, eating disorders and/or substance abuse treatment services is preferred

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

·         Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; behavioral therapy methods; the assessment and treatment of behavioral disorders; and familiarity with the principles of 12-step recovery.

·         Develops knowledge of eating disorders, chemical dependency and other relevant issues and demonstrates competency in providing and implementing resident care.

·         Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics.

 

If you are interested in making a real life difference at Timberline Knolls, please contact or send your resume to: heidi.barber@timberlineknolls.com

 

Subject Line:  BHS Position

 

Please include in your email, your preference of Full-Time, Part-Time 24 hrs,, Part-Time 16 hrs. or Registry (Per Diem/As Needed)

 

You can also apply directly on our company website at the link below and select Lemont, IL as the location:

 

http://www.timberlineknolls.com/information/professionals/careers/

 

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center for Women is seeking Registered Nurses. We are hiring for Full-Time Nights (6p-6a) and Registry positions.  New Nurses are Welcome!

 

Timberline Knolls is a residential treatment center located on 45 beautiful acres just outside of Chicago providing services to women with substance abuse, mood disorders, eating disorders and trauma. This is your chance to be a part of a nationally recognized treatment team. To learn more please visit our website: www.timberlineknolls.com

 

Registered Nurses at Timberline Knolls are to ensure high quality, comprehensive and individualized health care to all residents. To collaborate with the multidisciplinary treatment team and interdepartmentally to ensure that all resident physical, biopsychosocial, and age, developmental and cultural needs are met.  Consistently demonstrates Timberline Knolls’ values of uncompromising care, relentless compassion, and unconditional joyful spirit.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

·         Registered Nurse with a current Illinois license.

·         Psychiatric experience preferred.

·         Current certification in health care provider CPR.

 

If you are interested in making a real life difference at Timberline Knolls, please contact or send your resume to: heidi.barber@timberlineknolls.com

 

Subject Line:  RN Position

 

Please include in your email, your preference of Full-Time or Registry

 

You can also apply directly on our company website at the link below and select Lemont, IL as the location:

http://www.timberlineknolls.com/information/professionals/careers/

 

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center for Women is seeking Therapists. We are hiring for full-time, part-time and Registry positions.

 

Timberline Knolls is a residential treatment center located on 45 beautiful acres just outside of Chicago providing services to women with substance abuse, mood disorders, eating disorders and trauma. This is your chance to be a part of a nationally recognized treatment team. To learn more please visit our website: www.timberlineknolls.com

 

You would be responsible for providing family therapy for residents and their families, plans and provides multi-family group for residents’ families.  Provides services as a member of the inter-disciplinary treatment team coordinating with the Attending Psychiatrist, Primary Therapist and other team members.  Consistently demonstrates Timberline Knolls’ values of uncompromising care, relentless compassion, and unconditional joyful spirit.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

·         Illinois Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional  Counselor (LCPC) (or licensed within one year) with behavioral health treatment experience in hospital, therapeutic day school and/or residential settings.

·         Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field

·         Demonstrated skill in 12-Step and Family Systems Recovery Models with Adolescent and Young Adult Women Clients.

 

If you are interested in making a real life difference at Timberline Knolls, please contact or send your resume to: heidi.barber@timberlineknolls.com

 

Subject Line:  Therapist Position

 

You can also apply directly on our company website at the link below and select Lemont, IL as the location:

http://www.timberlineknolls.com/information/professionals/careers/

 

 

Posted 11/14/17


Program Director - Young Adult Program

Thresholds

Chicago, IL

 

Thresholds, a national leader in mental health services, is a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top Workplaces" for three consecutive years and a 10 time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For". Through our more than 100 Chicagoland locations and 30 innovative programs, Thresholds provides healthcare, housing and hope for over 15,000 adults and youth.

 

Thresholds Youth Services is looking to hire an experienced and dedicated Program Director for its flagship Young Adult Program.

 

The Young Adult Program (YAP) is the largest program in Thresholds, and has been featured in books and scholarly journals describing best practices for emerging adults with mental health needs.  The Program Director oversees a comprehensive array of residential, transitional living, high school, and other services for young adults with serious mental health needs and traumatic backgrounds.  The Program Director supervises several Assistant Program Directors and other managers, and is responsible for the personnel, financial, clinical, physical space, and all other areas related to the day to day functioning of YAP and its 9 sites.

 

The Program Director reports to the Senior Director of Youth Services, and is part of the Thresholds leadership.  He or she takes part in both internal and external committees to advance the support of our members, build partnerships, and implement innovative strategies.

 

The Program Director must have excellent supervisory skills and the talent to manage a large, multi-faceted program, along with strong communication skills, and attention to detail.  Join our expanding team of excellent leaders dedicated to improving the lives of youth and young adults!

 

Must have a clinical license + 5 years of supervisory experience

 

Experience with DCFS-based programs strongly preferred

       

EDUCATION

  • A Master’s degree in a related field with three years’ experience is preferred. Extensive experience may be substituted for formal educational requirements with the approval of the SVP, Clinical Operations.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years of experience working with persons diagnosed with mental illness preferred.
  • Ability to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding member care.
  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to provide information to members and healthcare personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently and solve problems.
  • Knowledge of the mental health care system and ability to adapt to constant changes.
  • Computer skills required; knowledge of database functions and maintenance necessary.
  • Daily access to a personal vehicle is required. Must obtain and maintain $100,000/$300,000/$100,000 liability insurance coverage. Subject to validation every six months.
  • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle or personal vehicle. Must be 23 years of age and must meet all insurance carrier’s requirements. Subject to annual Department of Motor Vehicles license verification.

SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS

  • LCSW or LCPC preferred.
  • Current and valid driver’s license required.

Please email your resume to:  Alice.Riske@thresholds.org.

 

Posted 10/16/17


Y.O.U.

Youth & Opportunity United

 

Youth & Opportunity United is a premier youth development organization located in Evanston, Illinois. Established in 1971, Y.O.U. works to ensure every young person has the opportunity to succeed by working with families, schools, and community partners to provide academic, social, and emotional support where it is most needed, closing the gap between youth and opportunity.

 

We seek a proven leader whose passion for service is demonstrated by a genuine dedication to improving the lives of children and youth. Experience in fundraising and securing long-term support through active relationship management is required. This person should demonstrate a high proficiency to organize, analyze and prioritize as well as the proven ability to delegate to and work with a highly professional senior leadership team.  The ability to lead staff of a wide spectrum of ages, in an inspirational manner where employee development and recognition operate at a high level, is expected. 

 

The qualified candidate must demonstrate success in reaching out to and proactively engaging with a variety of stakeholders and constituents.  Communicating effectively with people of diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds is a must.  An ability to build rapport with and enfranchise those who have varying viewpoints and different perceptions is a highly valued skill set. As the key spokesperson for the organization, this person must be able to speak extemporaneously and passionately about the mission of Y.O.U.

A proven ability to direct and manage the finances, budget preparation and oversight, and grants administration within a complex organization is highly valued. First-hand experience in after-school programming and planning and/or public administration is a plus.  Career experience in a top management position in an organization with a similar mission is ideal. 

 

Impeccable integrity and sound judgment are essential to success in this role.  We seek a person whose strength of character is well demonstrated, whose demeanor is composed and unflappable, and who is open and accessible as well.  Energy, natural optimism and the ability to be a good listener and quick learner are important personal attributes. 

 

A master’s degree from an accredited academic institution in a related field is strongly preferred.  Evidence of continuing education, certification and executive level training is desirable.

 

Applications and nominations are being received by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. To apply, visit http://www.kittlemansearch.com/youth--opportunity-united-you/

 

For more information about Youth & Opportunity United, visit www.youthopportunity.org

 

Posted 10/25/17


Illinois Health Practice Alliance, IPA

Provider Network Relations Associate

Scope of Work - Full Time

Community Behavioral Healthcare Association (CBHA)

 

The Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois (CBHA), supporting Provider Relations for the IPA, LLC, will be responsible for recruitment of providers to contract with the IPA network. Duties will also include maintaining and strengthening relationships within the IPA provider community, developing and implementing strategies for retention and ongoing recruitment to build, expand and maintain a cost effective, accessible provider network, provide quality customer service to address the need of the IPA network members, and staff the Provider LLC.

 

Key duties include:

  • Recruit behavioral healthcare providers to be part of the IPA network and build a cost effective, high quality provider network
  • Coordinate and implement educational forums to instruct providers about the IPA network
  • Educate the provider community about the benefits of joining the IPA network
  • Provide follow-up phone calls and visits to community providers as part of recruiting and retention strategy
  • Respond to provider calls on the Provider Network Services Line queue as well as emails, voicemails and faxes seeking assistance
  • Identify and prioritizes gaps in care and assists with performance improvement opportunities
  • Respond to and resolve provider related inquiries
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with IPA providers by offering excellent customer service
  • Provide routine and targeted visits, webinars and phone calls for ongoing provider relations and continuing education
  • Engage trainers for the purpose of continuing education regarding procedures/policies/initiatives
  • Coordinate and implement orientation sessions with providers
  • Identify key stake holders and effectively manage relationships
  • Works with IPA leadership on organizational performance initiatives and direction
  • Attend IHPA Board of Directors and selected committee meetings
  • Works to resolve deadlocks that may occur between the Centene member and Provider LLC, as agreed to in the IHPA Operating Agreement
  • Staff and provide the CEO/Executive Director for the Provider LLC ensuring communication mechanisms in place across provider owners, board directors are appointed that meet the IPA Operating Agreement requirements
  • Manage financial aspects of the Provider LLC by collecting capital, investing in IHPA as agreed to, returning equity if a provider exits the LLC and is entitled to a return and providing financial statements to provider member

Qualifications

  • Requires BA/BS degree, Master Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Illinois community behavioral health system
  • 3 years of related experience (provider relation, network management, customer services, sales negotiation)
  • Proficient in PC-based applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, database knowledge)
  • Ability to work independently and managed multiple tasks simultaneously.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Marvin Lindsey (mlindsey@cbha.net).  In the subject line of your email reference CBHA IPA Position.

 

Deadline:  Friday, December 8, 2017.

 

Posted 11/14/17


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

IMPACT Behavioral Health Partners

Evanston, IL

 

Impact (previously Housing Options) will be hiring an accomplished, committed leader who will work closely with the Board of Directors. S/he will have strategic and operational responsibility for Impact’s staff, programs, and execution of its mission. The position’s major areas of focus are overall management; strategic planning; growth and development/fundraising; and, representation of the agency and our services to the community. The CEO will provide leadership and supervision for all senior staff and managers.

 

The successful candidate will lead Impact through an expansion period, where its strategic plan provides for it to double the number of people it serves over the next 3-5 years.  Her/his background will include significant experience contributing to the change and growth – as measured by both scale and impact – of an organization.

 

Individuals will be considered for follow-up interviews that demonstrate:

·         Outstanding professional leadership and management experience;

·         Knowledge, strength, and experience in developing and coaching a team and inspiring the staff to grow and learn;

·         Intelligence, creativity, and visionary thinking;

·         A high level of organizational and political sophistication, especially as it relates to service strategy, connecting programs to funding, creatively generating other resources, and building collaborative and strategic partnerships.

 

Impact is a CARF-accredited, nonprofit 501(c)(3) community behavioral health organization. We believe that individuals recover from mental illness when they are provided with a roof over their head and wrap-around services that support their recovery. To that end, Impact offers supportive housing, employment and clinical support to those with serious mental illness so they can lead a full life. All programs and services are integrated to provide our participants the support they need to recover and attain wellness and reclaim his or her life in the community.

 

The position profile is available at https://www.impactbehavioral.org/job-openings/

 

APPLICATION. Send cover letter and resume to: ImpactCEOsearch@gmail.com.  In your email Subject line, please include “<Your Name> application.”

 

No calls please. 

 

DEADLINE: Friday, December 7, 2017 at 5:00p

 

 

Posted 11/13/17



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