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The Baby Fold

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (MHC)

The Baby Fold is hiring for a new and rewarding opportunity in the Caregiver Connections program! The Early Childhood MHC will provide ongoing, relationship based mental health consultation, technical assistance, and referral services to Early Child Care and Education (ECCE) providers within the communities we serve.  Provide/facilitate pertinent training to ECCE providers and others within Central IL to promote community support for child and family mental health! Master’s in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field required. LPHA preferred.

Apply at: www.TheBabyFold.org

Posted 2/21/19 

The Link & Option Center, Inc. 

Job Fair, Saturday, February 23, 2019

For more information, please go here: JOB FAIR 2-23-2019.pdf

Posted 2/12/19 

Near North Health Service Corporation

Position Title:         Manager of Comprehensive Services         

Report To:                Chief Operating Officer

Exempt:  X                 

Position Summary:          

Will manage, plan, design and oversee NNHSC’s Comprehensive Services Department including Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, and Integrated Behavioral Health Chicago programs.  Will coordinate and integrate social service and mental health programs into the medical healthcare services. 

Will follow role assignments that are in alignment with the Patient Centered Medical Home Standards, and participate in all Patient Centered Medical Home efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the direct management of staff and programs in Comprehensive Services. Responsibilities include the supervision and evaluation of staff, management of department/grants and oversight of all social services,          substance abuse, case management, youth initiatives, domestic violence programs, psychiatry services, integrative care activities, doctoral and masters level interns and related activities.
  2. Oversees all group educational and counseling components of all Comprehensive Services programs.
  3. Ensures accessible mental health and social service for all patients/clients. Coordinates these services between the medical and comprehensive service departments. Ensures client intervention and care plan development area incorporated with NNHSC medical system.
  4. Provides direct supervision and coordination of substance abuse counselors, ensures substance abuse program curriculum is consistent with national standards, and works to expand program.
  5. Works closely with COO to ensure integration of all NNHSC comprehensive service programs including clinical, nutrition, EIS, case management programs including Family Case Management, Healthy Start and Healthy Families Illinois.   
  6. Ensures all comprehensive service programs and staff reach set productivity standards.
  7. Responsible for domestic violence grant. Maintains quality and performance productivity standards for this program.
  8. Reports and summarizes departmental progress and activities monthly.
  9. Ensures that all guidelines, regulations, productivity standards and reporting requirements pertaining to the Comprehensive Services department and grants are adhered to. 
  10. Assists in identifying new funding prospects. Promotes expansion of programs and services within mental health, social services, substance abuse, and youth initiatives.  
  11. Develops and prepares written proposals and grants for the department of Comprehensive Services.
  12. Assists in all budget preparation as related to department needs.
  13. Performs related duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains liaison with community organizations, hospitals, funders and other associations through the coordination of Comprehensive Services.
  2. Monitors and documents activities of all Comprehensive Services.

Education:   Master’s Degree in Social Work and/or Nursing with emphasis in Psychology or LCSW Licensure.

Required Licensure and/or Certification:   N/A   

Minimum Experience: 5 years in health care setting; experience in group and individual work desirable.  5 years of management experience in an ambulatory setting.

Supervision: N/A

Other Requirements: occasional Saturday hours, evening hours and/or may be required to work at a different site.

Posted 2/11/19

Near North Health Service Corporation

(Full Time) Therapist

Master's degree in human service field with experience providing individual therapy to adults and children/adolescents.  Bilingual is a plus. LCSW or LCPC licensure required. Must be able to work independently. Some flexibility in hours; some evening hours are required and Saturday hours. 40hrs weekly

Job Type: Full time

To apply please email resume and cover letter to: nearnorthhr@nearnorthhealth.org or you may fax it to (773) 624-5642 or mail it to:  Near North Health Service Corporation, Attn: Human Resources, 4829 S. Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL. 60615

Near North Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 2/11/19 

The Women's Treatment Center

The Women's Treatment Center provides chemically dependent women with a continuum of care, recovery tools, and parenting skills to maintain a sober lifestyle as they rebuild their lives and futures and mend the bonds with their families. We are one of the few substance abuse programs in the nation that can accommodate children in residential treatment, making us particularly responsive to the needs of chemically dependent mothers. 
 
Do you share our mission in providing treatment services in a truly unique setting? If so, then consider joining our team. 

We are recruiting a Program Director II of Outpatient Services, for OMAT & Drug-Free OPS. Candidate should have familiarity/ working knowledge of Outpatient operations and federal methadone regulations. The candidate shall supervise and oversee Outpatient services which include Outpatient methadone as well as drug-free OPS.

Requirements:

Be familiar with/ working knowledge of Outpatient operations and federal methadone regulations.

Master's degree is required.

Professional license LCPS, LCSW, or LSW required.

CADC is a plus.

2 years of experience supervising an OP Methadone program required.

2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.

2 experience dealing with addictions and women’s issues a must.

Be available to on-call duties required.

The Women's Treatment Center offers a competitive benefits package, which includes, medical/dental/vision and life insurance. They also offer 401K and tuition reimbursement benefits.

Please apply to by email hr@womenstreatmentcenter.org, or fax to 312/850-9095. or in person at The Women's Treatment Center 140 N Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60607.

Posted 2/11/19 

Ecker Center for Mental Health – Elgin, IL

Part Time Therapist, Bilingual

Master's degree in human service field with experience providing individual therapy to adults and children/adolescents. Must be bilingual Spanish. LCSW or LCPC licensure required. Must be able to work independently. Some flexibility in hours; evening hours are required and Saturday hours are preferred. 20 flexible hours weekly

Job Type: Part-time

To apply please email resume and cover letter to: tcourt@eckercenter.org or you may fax it to 847-695-5496 or mail it to:  Ecker Center for Mental Health, Attn: Human Resources, 1845 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL  60123

Ecker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 2/4/2019 

Job Opening for Association for Development – Behavior Health

Please visit www.aidcares.org to apply

AOD Counselor / Mental Health Professional (Full Time – Aurora, IL)

The Behavioral Health Outpatient MHP & AOD Case manager is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 30 to 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services field 

License/certifications:

  • CADC or MISA required

Experience:  

  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred 

Therapist - Licensed Clinical Social Worker & PAS Reviewer (Full Time – Aurora, IL)

The Behavioral Health 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. Therapy services are provided primarily within the agency. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency. PAS Reviewer is responsible for the provision of screening and review for PAS Screens and Resident Reviews. This position will act a back up to our primary screener. 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 - Victims Services (Part Time – Aurora, IL)

Provide crisis intervention, support services, and case management to victims/families in crisis or quality of life concerns. Education to the community, police and other service providers is also required. Hours include evenings and weekends. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required.
  • Master’s degree preferred. 

License/certifications:

  • 60 Hour DV/SA certification required, ICDVP certification preferred. 

    Experience:
  • Experience in crisis/emergency relief work preferred.
  • Experience with at-risk, trauma and/or crisis clientele preferred. 

Case Manager Bilingual MHP – Residential Supported (Full Time – Aurora, IL)

The residential Case Manager MHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients’ independent community living skills.  Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required to maintain appropriate residential coverage.  The Case Manager MHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable.  The Case Manager MHP is expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency to ensure positive client-centered approach. 

Education:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required

Experience:

  • Experience working in social services required. 

Case Manager QMHP – CST Worker (Full Time – Aurora, IL):

CST Worker 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.  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

Experience:                           

  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred 

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

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 

Registered Nurse (Exempt – Aurora, IL):

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing service, to meet the identified health care needs of a designated population of clients. Responsibilities include assessing the health needs of clients, planning for the provision of needed health services, implementing a plan of care, and evaluating outcomes and ongoing health needs in collaboration with the client and other members of the health care team, as needed. The Registered Nurse works within the framework of AID's goals, policies, and procedures to assure that accreditation standards and regulatory requirements, pertaining to health care, are met in all programs. 

Education:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited and approved nursing program.

License/certifications:

  • Current, unrestricted Illinois Registered Nurse License in good standing with the State licensing board; current BLS certification

Experience:

  • A minimum of one year of previous nursing experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments is preferred.

Posted 1/23/19 

President/CEO – Elm City Center in Jacksonville IL.

Due to a pending retirement, we are looking for our fourth director in 60 years. The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for management of the Center's operations. We provide services to adults with developmental disabilities, physical impairments, and behavioral health backgrounds.

  • Knowledge of state/Federal regulations rules to residential, employment/production, behavioral health, CARF, DOL, and DHS/DDD/DMH services is required.
  • Bachelor degree in human services with multi-year experience at a manager level required. Master’s degree and LPHA status preferred.
  • A working knowledge of funding, managed care, person centered care, organizational planning, inclusion, marketing, and HCBS criteria is essential.
  • CEO represents the Center with the community and state organizations.
  • Elm City Center is financially stable and is an equal opportunity employer
  •  Jacksonville is a rural community 25 miles west of Springfield, IL. Morgan County’s population is roughly 36,000.

Apply on line at www.ElmCity.org or tom.frederick@elmcity.org 

Posted 1/24/19

Ecker Center for Mental Health

Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) – PT, Community Support Team (CST)

Responsibilities: Connect clients to resources and services, maintain ongoing involvement with clients to promote stabilization in their community, assist in developing natural community supports, and in recapturing their daily living skills including providing medication and appointment supports. Serve as a role model, provide individual counseling and group work, and advocate for clients as needed. Provide accurate, quality and timely documentation.

 

Qualifications: High School degree or equivalent. 1 year of work, internship or volunteer experience providing mental health recovery support services. Willingness to share personal mental health recovery experience to support clients. CRSS certification, or ability to obtain it within 12 months of employment. Knowledge of how to coordinate and integrate delivery of services, ability to administer CPR and emergency first aid. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license and automobile.  Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 21 hour workweek.

 

To apply please email resume and cover letter to: tcourt@eckercenter.org or you may fax it to 847-695-5496 or mail it to:  Ecker Center for Mental Health, Attn: Human Resources, 1845 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL  60123

Ecker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 1/7/19 

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