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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.

Residential Counselor - RTS-South - South Suburban Council
Posted: 12/7/2018

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Behavioral Health or related field. Must have Illinois Certification in substance abuse or become certified within two years of working in the chemical dependency field; plus one or more years experience in behavioral health or chemical dependency preferred. Must have a thorough knowledge of the disease of alcoholism/addiction and its application to patient care. Must have valid drivers license and minimal auto insurance.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems.  Good short-term memory, good verbal communication skills, ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions. Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates when applicable. Ability to successfully complete training and perform C.P.R. Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten pounds of force on an occasional basis. Sitting, standing and walking short distances are activities that the Residential Addiction Counselor must perform.

Available immediately
37.5 hours per week
Salary commensurate with education. 

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

Clinical Supervisor - Behavioral Health - South Suburban Council
Posted: 12/7/2018

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree in Counseling, Addictions, Social Work or related field. Plus LCPC/CADC or LCSW are required.  Two years of supervisory work experience in Behavioral Health, preferably in a residential facility.  Working knowledge of the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) Criteria and LOCUS (Level of Care Utilization System for Psychiatric and Addiction Services) required.  Must have medical experience and knowledge to recognize the signs and symptoms of serious or potentially threatening illnesses or behaviors.  Experience with evidence based clinical practices required.  Ability to effectively supervise and direct clinical staff of a 48 bed/patient unit.   A valid driver’s license and minimal auto insurance required.  Must pass background clearance check. 

PHYSICAL & 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. 

Available immediately. 37.5 hours per week. $25.86 per hour. 

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

Addiction Counselor, Chicago, IL
Posted: 10/30/2018

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the incumbent provides individual and group counseling to participants, which includes presenting educational lectures, leading process groups, formulating and reviewing individualized treatment plans, and maintaining progress notes. The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively with participants.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts didactic groups and provides individual counseling.
  • Responsible for an assigned caseload, documents including discharge plans and monitor progress and response of participant to treatment.
  • Provide an initial individual orientation for each new participant.
  • Completes documentation of participants in the clinical records on a daily basis.
  • Completes assessments of participants substance abuse history, develops treatment plans.
  • Contact participant’s case worker/referral source within the first week of treatment.
  • Provide each participant with written treatment verification, if requested.
  • Provide referral sources to participants when needed.
  • Present cases at clinical staffing.
  • Maintain participant records in accordance with agency standards.
  • Comply with agency policies and procedures.
  • Participate in regular agency staff meetings and training.
  • Participate in agency fundraising efforts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.?

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in the Social or Human Sciences of Social Work or a minimum of two (2) years in college working on degree is preferred.
  • Must be certified by IAODAPCA or certifiable within two (2) years from date of hire.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of substance abuse and its modalities of treatment.
  • Must have knowledge of ASAM criteria and DMS-IV diagnosis.
  • Must have knowledge of DHS regulations (2060/2090) and CARF.
  • Must have at least two (2) years of counseling experience in the substance abuse and MISA (mental health) certified.
  • Knowledge of Illinois DUI laws.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Applications.
  • Flexible to adapt to schedules and work load to the needs and demands of the program.
  • Possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license and willingness to use personal vehicle in course of employment.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

If interested in this employment opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to: Madan9250@hascares.org.


Bilingual Mental Health Therapist, Chicago, IL
Posted: 10/30/2018

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the PPD-MH Therapist conducts Mental Health Assessments and provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy – as well as other supportive services – to women suffering with Perinatal Mood Disorders. Additionally, the Mental Health Therapist conducts Mental Health Assessments and provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy – as well as other supportive Mental Health services – to those suffering with Mental Health disorders. This position provides services out of our H.A.S. Broadview site, located at: 1915 W. Roosevelt Rd., Broadview, IL 60155. Once weekly trips to our H.A.S. Fullerton site (5005 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, 60639) is required in order to participate in weekly Group Clinical Supervision Meetings, held every Friday from 3-5 PM.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or another related field is required.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish is required.
  • Clinical licensure (LCSW, LCPC, LMFT), or license eligible within first 90 days of employment, is preferred.
  • Some familiarity with Illinois DMH Rule 132 and its general provisions & requirements pertaining to the delivery & documentation of Community Mental Health services is preferred.
  • Experience with Integrated Assessment & Treatment Planning (IATP) using the IM+CANS tool is highly desirable, but State endorsed IM+CANS certification training will be provided for those without this experience.
  • Must possess above average written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently while supporting & collaborating with the larger team.
  • Must be highly self-motivated, disciplined, organized, and require minimal oversight.
  • Must be comfortable using Microsoft Word, Outlook (email and calendars), and should have some familiarity working with Electronic Health Records data management systems.
  • Should possess some flexibility to accommodate the occasional early evening client appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete a comprehensive Integrated Assessment and Treatment Plan (IATP), using the IM+CANS tool, with all new clients.
  • Conduct individual, group, and family therapy sessions.
  • Maintain clinical case files on all assigned clients, which will be subject to regular internal quality assurance audits.
  • Work as part of a team to further develop program initiatives and to increase our referral network.
  • Provide case management services to clients, as needed.
  • Engage in regular clinical peer review of cases, particularly those involving the potential for risk of self-injury or harm to others (particularly harm to the infant).
  • Attendance in weekly Friday afternoon Group Supervision/Case Review meetings from 3-5pm at our Fullerton Ave. site is required.
  • Participate in agency sponsored trainings, agency meetings, community outreach events, health fairs, fundraising events, etc., as directed by Program Manager.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

If interested in this employment opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to: Madan9250@hascares.org.


Clinician, Bloomington, IL
Posted: 10/30/2018

Overview:
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Clinician for our Bloomington, IL facility.

**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, family and group counseling and rehabilitation services to clients and their families.
  • Teach skills groups.
  • Develop master treatment plans.
  • Conduct diagnostic and assessment evaluations.
  • Conduct admissions and discharges..

Qualifications:

  • Some evening work required.
  • Must have a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field with at least 1,000 hours of supervised mental health experience.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

 For immediate consideration, please see us at www.chestnut.org/employment

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


Clinician-Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs, Bloomington, IL
Posted: 10/30/2018

Overview:
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Clinician to work within our outpatient behavioral health programs at our Bloomington, IL facility. 

**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Complete assessments and intakes.
  • Provide group services.
  • Develop treatment plans.

Qualifications:

  • Evening work required.
  • Must have a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field with at least 1,000 hours of supervised mental health experience.
  • Illinois licensure of LMFT, LCSW or LCPC preferred.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process. 

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.       

For immediate consideration, please see us at www.chestnut.org/employment

 ***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

 Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

 EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


Clinician - Bloomington, IL
Posted: 10/30/2018

Overview:
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Clinician for our Bloomington, IL facility.

**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct diagnostic and assessment evaluations with clients and their families; write bio-psychosocial reports to address diagnosis and patient placement criteria with guidance and oversight as required.
  • Plan and implement treatment for clients with guidance and oversight as required.
  • Conduct admissions and discharges.
  • Develop Master Treatment Plans (MTP) and determine continuing care plans with guidance and oversight as required.
  • Provide individual, family and group counseling and rehabilitation services to client and their families (all levels, including advanced or specialized therapy skills). Clinical functions determined by individual training, experience and assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Facilitate skills and educational groups as required by the program including domestic violence/partner abuse intervention groups.
  • Maintain records of client and all services provided within assigned program.
  • Maintain regular contact with each client’s collaterals (such as probation, family, psychiatrist).
  • Provide court testimony when requested.
  • Attend and participate in all program and staff meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in program and staff development activities.
  • Supervise interns and assist in the orientation of new clinicians.
  • Recognized by the Program and Clinical Directors as a peer leader to informally advise staff (clinical mentor) and provide clinical guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Demonstrate project management capability or leadership potential.
  • Provide LCSW, LCPC, or LMFT supervision to staff as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Evening work required.
  • Must have a master’s degree in a human services field and qualify as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) in the state of Illinois.
  • Illinois licensure of LMFT, LCSW or LCPC required.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process. 

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.     

For immediate consideration, please see us at www.chestnut.org/employment

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


Associate Director of Care Coordination, Bloomington, IL
Posted: 10/30/2018

Overview:
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Care Coordination to lead a new project at our Bloomington, IL facility.

**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with clients, and their support networks as appropriate, to develop an individualized treatment plan.
  • Provide for referral, linkage, and discharge to recommended CHS services and/or community resources, especially involving aftercare treatment options, housing, healthcare, food pantries, and community supports.
  • Provide advocacy, both client and system centered to ensure that basic rights of the chronically mentally ill are protected.
  • Provide appropriate mental health services and interventions, including crisis intervention, case management, individual, family counseling, and/or client centered consultation.
  • Provide clinical supervision to staff that includes honest and straightforward feedback and collaboration related to staff members’ professional development goals.
  • Coordinate treatment services as assigned by fielding intake calls, staffing cases with intake or OP staff and making appropriate recommendations according to ASAM Criteria.
  • Attend 100% of monthly, required Rule 132 supervision if not an LPHA and ensure supporting documentation of same.
  • Develop a working knowledge of the Mental Health Code and Confidentiality Act and its application to client services.
  • Promote the recovery model of treatment including trauma-informed care, hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness and spirituality/connectedness by assisting consumers with regaining control over their own lives through self-directed recovery; including utilizing recovery language in all applicable documentation.
  • Model and promote the team approach to ensure efficient and effective service delivery and client flow.
  • Provide direct services to clients and their families at productivity expectation.
  • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.
  • Complete required paperwork in accordance with program and agency policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Position requires a master’s degree in a human services field with relevant experience.
  • Or a bachelor’s degree in a human services field with at least five (5) years’ related experience.
  • Three (3) years’ clinical experience required and one (1) year supervisory and administrative experience preferred.
  • Illinois licensure of LCPC or LCSW or CADC certification a must.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.        

For immediate consideration, please see us at www.chestnut.org/employment

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


Vice President and Chief Clinical  Officer, East Hazel Crest, IL
Posted: 10/22/2018

The South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse provides both inpatient and outpatient services to individuals with Substance Use Disorders and to individuals with a combination of Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health disorders.   We are currently looking for a qualified individual who can work in conjunction with the President and CEO, and other department managers in developing new programming as well as continuing the high quality treatment services we currently provide.  We are located in East Hazel Crest, Illinois.

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer must have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Service or Management related area;   Certification and/or licensure a plus; 
  • Familiar with SUPR 2060 standards, The Joint Commission Standards and Rule 132;
  • Five years of progressively more responsible experience in mental health and substance use disorder treatment or healthcare management;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge related to healthcare network and systems development;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge related to developing and implementing new mental health and substance use disorder related programs;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge related to managed care systems and contracts;
  • Three years of experience in the supervision of staff; 
  • Experience working with Electronic Clinical Records;
  • Demonstrated experience as a “team leader” in managing projects; 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of staff at various organizational levels; 
  • Demonstrated ability to write proposals and other management related documents;  
  • Demonstrated experience in building network relationships, including representations in various forums, workgroups, with external stakeholders, such as payers, community organizations, legislators, trade organizations and State of Illinois departments;
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex organization problems;   
  • Must have valid driver’s license.

Full Time Position Available: January 2, 2019

Salary:   Commensurate with Experience

If interested please send cover letter and resume to:  jcoleman@sscouncil.org

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