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These job postings are from behavioral health organizations across Illinois.  If you are an IABH member and would like to learn more about adding a job to our career center, please contact us.  Job postings are free for IABH members and are posted for a maximum of 60 days.  Non-members can post a job to this page for a fee of $30.  Please send an email to laurie@ilabh.org if you are interested in posting a job, or fill out the form to the right.

Director of Clinical Services - Renz Addiction Counseling Center
Posted: 5/25/2018

Licensed clinician to provide clinical leadership at a community based outpatient addiction treatment center. Substance use disorder treatment experience necessary, supervisory and knowledge of DASA/SUPR regulations strongly preferred. Flexible hours, competitive salary and benefits. Resumes only to Jerry Skogmo, Executive Director. 

Contact:
Jerry Skogmo
jskogmo@renzcenter.org

847-742-3545

Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer - The South Suburban Council 
Posted: 5/3/2018

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Counseling, Addictions, Social Work or related field.  Must have CADC or LPC (LCPC/LCSW preferred).  A minimum of three years’ experience in chemical dependency and mental health. Two years supervisory experience required; must be able to effectively and competently supervise clinical staff and overall treatment of patients; must have medical experience and knowledge to recognize the signs and symptoms of serious or potentially threatening illnesses or behaviors.  Must have experience with evidence based strategies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed therapy, etc. Experience with electronic health records a plus.  A valid driver’s license and minimal auto insurance required.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems. Good verbal and communications and writing skills. Ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions and good short-term memory.  Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates as well as to retrieve information from policy and procedure manual.  Ability to perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing, working short distances are activities that the Clinical Supervisor must perform. 

If interested submit cover letter and resume by: April 30, 2018 at 4:00p.m. to Janet Coleman, Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, Room 140, South Building.

Quality Improvement Clinicagl Coordinator - Centerstone, Marion IL 
Posted: 5/3/2018

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 5/18/2018. Late applications may be considered based on pool of candidates. Position open until filled. 

Employment Specialist - Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.
Posted: 5/3/2018

About Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare: Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. strongly believes that treatment services are more effective when provided in the client’s natural setting, hence, the majority of services provided are located in the community. Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. also employs a holistic approach to each client’s treatment and integrates all facets of our clients’ lives including mental/emotional health, physical health/wellness, employment and education, social and family relationships, substance use/abuse issues, and housing needs. Job Summary: The Employment Specialist will focus on employment/vocational services and goals with the client. He/she will follow the principles and procedures of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model for supported employment. The Employment Specialist will assess the client’s personal, vocational, medical, emotional, social, and environmental situation to plan for treatment course through home, community, and office visits. He/she will provide individually-based motivational treatment and support to clients to assist them in their recovery from mental illness. The Employment Specialist will be an advocate for clients, and link them to community services as needed. He/she will provide client-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-informed services to clients with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse/addiction disorders. The Employment Specialist will provide at least 65% of all community support services in the community. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Engage clients and establish a relationship directed toward the goal of obtaining employment within the community. Develop an individual employment plan with clients that incorporates feedback from treatment team and/or family members.
  • Educate clients regarding how employment can affect their entitlements (i.e. Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid, etc.). Support clients so they can make informed decisions about employment opportunities. Discuss disclosure of psychiatric status to employers
  • Conduct job development and job search activities directed toward positions that are individualized to the interests and uniqueness of the client.
  • Assist clients with applications, resumes, interview skills, attendance at interviews, and other activities that enhances the client’s ability to gain employment.
  • Conduct employer contacts that are designed to learn about the needs of the business, describe supports offered by the supported employment program, and describe client strengths to promote hiring opportunities
  • Provide education and support to employers; i.e. negotiate job accommodations, assist with job training, provide follow-along support to the employer, etc. to increase client job retention
  • Provide individualized follow-along supports to assist clients in the maintenance of employment; e.g. create job support plans, assist with reporting earnings, and refer clients to benefits counseling as needed
  • Assess clients' vocational ability on an ongoing basis through collaboration with treatment teams and work experiences. Communicate with treatment team to integrate vocational services into treatment plan. Participate in meetings to help coordinate services for clients.
  • Use various methods to provide outreach services when clients appear disengaged from the program.
  • Perform other related duties and/or projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have one of the following requirements: o Bachelor's degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, family therapy, or related human service field o Bachelor's degree in any other field with two years of supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting o Licensed Practical Nurse under the Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65] o Certificate of Psychiatric Rehabilitation from a DHS-approved program, a high school diploma/GED, and two years’ experience of experience in a mental health setting o CRSS certification through IAODAPCA o Family Partnership Professional certificate from and in good standing with IAODAPCA o Occupational Therapy Assistant licensed under the Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act [225 ILCS 75] with one-year experience in a mental health setting; o High school diploma or GED and five years of supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License with daily access to a vehicle. Must have $100,000/$300,000 auto liability insurance.
  • Experience working with people with mental health and/or substance abuse diagnoses preferred
  • Experience in community-based services preferred
  • Marketing skills preferred 

Salary & Benefits
Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. offers a competitive benefit package, including; vacation days, sick days, paid holidays, floating holidays, excellent medical, dental, and vision packages, and a casual work environment. 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter HERE

Chief Operations Officer - Centerstone (Alton, IL/Marion, IL/Carbondale, IL)
Posted: 4/27/2018

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. 

Associate Director-Intake - CTF Illinois
Posted: 4/23/2018

CTF ILLINOIS is seeking an Associate Director to manage the intake of new individuals admitted to the program, develop business relationships with potential referral sources along with the program director, overall manager of insurance authorizations, runs psychosocial rehabilitation and community support groups. Essential Job Functions: Engages in intake interviews for all new admits into the day program Completes all new mental health assessments for individuals entering the program Completes all insurance pre-authorization for new individuals entering into the program Works collaboratively with the administrative assitant on ensuring that all individuals are certified with the state to receive insurance benefits Works collaboratively with the staff to ensure that all individuals have consents completed prior to admission to the program Engages in both psychosocial rehabilitation and communtiy support group therapy with individauls in the program Promote and maintain effective working relationships with other organizations and individuals whose own activities directly support the organization's services to individuals. Work collaboratively with the case manager to ensure all individuals in the day program have their case management and transportation needs met Works collaboratively with the case manager to ensure that all individuals are scheduled for individual sessions with their respective clinician Develop new business relationships and revenue streams in collaboration with the site director Attend weekly rounds meetings to ensure that staff is made aware of all incoming admissions and relevant clinical issues associated with both new and existing individuals in the program Oversee compliance of applicable regulations and standards. Ensure that each site remains in compliance with state and federal regulations Ensure DHS regulatory compliance at all sites. Maintain a working knowledge of current Federal and State regulations, HIPAA, and professional standards, and make/assist in the development of and/or recommend policies and procedures. Secondary Duties and Responsibilities: Provide oversight and preparedness for all DHS, CQL, and other surveys. Monitor survey process by co-attending surveys at the site, maintaining a positive rapport with surveyors and assisting site director and others as necessary. Co-facilitating a timely response to surveys by writing and directing the completion of the plan of correction with the site manager and director Assist in representing the organization in dealings with outside agencies, including governmental agencies, and third party payers. PACE certification within 60 days of hire. 

Required Experience, Education and/or Training
Master's degree (M.A.) or equivalent in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related field and prior internship in counseling or social work. Must be a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), a licensed social worker (LSW), or a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). Basic to intermediate user knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook,etc.), and/or other PC applications. Must have valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle for use on company business, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record. Minimum 2 years experience with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Ability to define problems, and resolve them quickly. Requires strong organization skills, coupled with excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work well with ever changing priorities and or situations. Must be a self-starter who can work well with people. Must be at least 21 years of age. Additional Experience, Education and/or Training Preferred: Previous certification and training as a QMHP preferred but not required.

Contact
Kathy Roman
708.429.1260 ext: 1201

Various Positions Open: Case Manager, Assessor and Supervisor - TASC, Inc.
Posted: 4/20/2018

TASC, Inc. has various job openings available. Please visit their website for further details or contact Nicole at 312.573.8355 on open positions. 

Licensed Practioner of the Healing Arts - South Suburban Council
Posted: 4/19/2018

Masters' Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field*; and two years of supervised work experience in Mental Health. LCPC or LCSW required with State of Illinois Licensure. Excellent working knowledge of evidence based treatments for substance abuse and mental health conditions. Must have valid driver's license and auto insurance. Must pass background clearance check.

Under the administrative supervision of a Program Director, works effectively as a team leader, inte1facing with patients, mental health counselors, consulting psychiatrist and medical director in providing treatment for individuals. Provide integrated treatment, if necessary for individuals with mental disorders and substance use disorders both as a team leader and counselor. Is able to complete a quick and accurate differential assessment of mental health and substance abuse conditions. Ability to implement and train staff with effective evidence based modalities for treating mental illness. Assist treatment care teams in managing patients with mental health problems. Has "on call" responsibilities. Assesses patients' mental status through interviews and observations, develop treatment plans and make refe1rnls to the appropriate level of care. Provides education,

individual and group counseling to assigned patients and maintains case records according to standards. Coordinates eff01ts with refen-al agencies. Establishes and maintains community refe1rnl network with local civic and community based service providers. Provides clinical supervision to QMHP staff.

Salary Range Staiting at $50,000. Position available May 1, 2018

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Life, Disability, 401K Plan, PTO.

Contact
jcoleman@sscouncil.org

Various Positions Open - Chestnut Health Systems 
Posted: 4/12/2018

Chestnut Health Systems has various job openings available. Please visit their website for further details on open positions. 

Coordinator of Central Intake - South Suburban Council
Posted: 4/12/2018

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Master's degree in Counseling, Addictions, Social Work or related field. Must have CADC or LPC (LCPC/LCSW preferred). A minimum of three years' experience in chemical dependency and mental health. Must have two years supervisory experience required; must be able to effectively and competently supervise staff and overall treatment of patients; must have medical experience and knowledge to recognize the signs and symptoms of serious or potentially threatening illnesses or behaviors. Must have experience in completing substance abuse and mental health assessments. Experience with electronic medical records a plus. A valid driver's license and minimal auto insurance required.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Good organization skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems. Good short-term memory, verbal communication skills, .ability .to provide and follow effectively written and verbal instructions.

Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates, as well as to retrieve information from policy and procedure manuals. Ability to successfully complete training and perform C.P.R. Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) poilllds of force on an occasional basis. Sitting, standing, walking short distances are activities that the Coordinator of Central Intake must perform.

Other information:
Date Available: Immediately 
Full Time 37.5 hours/week
Eligible for benefits
Salary commensurate with experience and education

Contact
jcoleman@sscouncil.org

Billing and Client Services Specialist - Turning Point
Posted: 4/12/2018

Established community mental health center in Skokie, IL seeks a full-time (40 hours/week) Billing and Client Services Specialist.

Established in 1969, Turning Point serves diverse communities throughout metropolitan Chicago. We provide outpatient individual and group therapy for all ages, psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring, case management, and a residential living program. Turning Point has consistently been awarded the highest rating from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Turning Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Culturally Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Billing and Client Services Specialist is a member of the Billing and Client Services Team. The Billing and Client Services Specialist completes orientation appointments for new clients and client paperwork to set fees and notifies new clients of fees and financial expectations. Other duties include: Explaining billing procedures and financial expectations to clients, including explanation of insurance deductibles and fees. Completes fee renewals and fee repayment agreement. Monitors closed client outstanding balances. Monitors open client balances and runs monthly report and follows up with clients who are delinquent in payments or who have accrued new balances. Completes insurance paneling and credentialing for clinicians (therapists and psychiatrists). 

This position requires some flexibility with one's work schedule, and the ability to work 1-2 evenings per week. 

Position Requirements: 

  1. Minimum educational attainment of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  2. Experience with Medical Billing and/or familiarity with and understanding of Insurance terminology and concepts
  3. Ability to work effectively within a team
  4. Strong computer skills. Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required, specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
  5. Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  6. Knowledge of data gathering techniques, such as Internet research and files analysis, to obtain technical and administrative materials for organizational use.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively and positively both verbally and in writing with clients and staff.
  8. Ability to operate standard office equipment including but not limited to computers, copiers, calculators, and facsimile machines.
  9. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  10. Ability to perform incidental typing of routine material (e.g., cards, labels, folders, envelopes, memoranda, letters).
  11. Ability to maintain confidentiality, use good judgment and sensitivity.
  12. Ability to communicate with and elicit cooperation from others and to assimilate and understand information in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  13. Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  14. Ability to develop clear and comprehensive correspondence.
  15. Ability to meet and communicate with the public and staff using tact and poise.
  16. Knowledge of or the ability to learn commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the mental health field.Must have the ability to lift 10 lbs.
  17. Background checks and drug tests are required for this position.

NOTES:
Additional Salary Information: Salary offered will be based on experience

Interested parties should send a resume and letter of interest to rpeikes@tpoint.org

Adult & Adolescent Residential Treatment-CEAD Council
Posted: 3/19/2018

Central East Alcoholism and Drug Council, located in Charleston, IL has two full time positions available, one in an adult residential treatment setting and the other in an adolescent residential treatment setting.  Certification and a Master's degree in a related field are preferred for both positions, but we will consider those not yet certified but able to become certified in two years, or with a Bachelor's degree and some relevant work experience.

Both positions will involve  providing individual, group and family counseling, milieu management, and documentation in an electronic medical record system.

Both positions will require working one weekend day and one evening, or two evenings, per week.

CEAD Council holds a strong disease model of addiction, believes strongly in the need to provide treatment to the family as well as the person with a substance use disorder, and teaches about and refers to 12 step groups for ongoing support in recovery. Our Adolescent Program includes Equestrian Therapy and is located in the country in a beautiful setting.  Our agency has undergone significant changes in leadership in the last year and is vigorously involved in development of a healthy, supportive team atmosphere for staff and a respectful, trauma informed setting for clients.  We have good pay and benefits, including an excellent retirement plan.

We are located in east central Illinois, about an hour south of Champaign.  The cost of living in our area is very reasonable, the crime rate is relatively low, and the schools are good. If you are interested in being considered please respond by email to ceadjudyb@mycci.net.?

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