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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 if you are interested in posting a job, or fill out the form to the right.

Community Based Social Work Care Coordinator - Cook County Health & Hospitals Systems - Chicago
Posted: 05/22/2017

The Community Based Social Work Care Coordinator (CBSWCC) supports the provision of care coordination in a manner that recognizes the Enrollee and the medical home care teams as essential partners in the Enrollee’s care. These services are offered at the patient’s home, physician office, and/or other health care facilities. If it is determined the Enrollees care is medically complex the CBSWCC collaborates with a nurse in the provision care coordination. Completes assessments of unmet health care needs and/or the presence of social determinants that impact the provision of care.  Collaborates with Enrollee and medical home care team to develop and implement a care plan that mitigates barriers and links patients to appropriate resources. The CBSWCC works across sites of care and with multiple disciplines to achieve the desired outcomes for the Enrollees. Supervises the activities of the assigned Community Health Worker (CHW). 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Illinois(must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Three (3) years of health care work experience (is required)
  • Prior care management work experience in a social service agency,  physician group, hospital or Emergency Department setting (is required)
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s license and mandatory vehicle insurance as required in the State of Illinois (In accordance with the Code of Ordinances of Cook County, Illinois codified through Ordinance No. 16-0692, enacted February 10, 2016 (Supp. No. 32) § Sec. 2-673) (must provide proof at time of interview)

There are multiple vacancies 
Link to this job posting for a detailed job description and application process click HERE

Manager, Extended Care Services - Integrated Care - Cook County Health & Hospitals Systems - Chicago 
Posted: 05/10/2017

Organizes and monitors the care of Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) patients received in post-acute facilities or by contracted vendors.  Identifies appropriate facilities/vendors that meet CCHHS standards of patient care, organizes the staff to assess patient progress and continued need for care, and assures compliance with CCHHS managed care and other relevant contracts.  Develops approaches to care that leverage system resources while providing efficient, effective care. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.  (Official transcripts must be provided at time of interview).
  • Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois. 
  • A minimum of five (5) years of nursing case management experience is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience working with patients with multiple chronic illness and/or mental illness is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in a healthcare setting is required.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of managed care organization experience is required.

Please click HERE for more information on this job posting

Director of Addictions - Pillars
Posted: 05/10/2017

Provides leadership and manages the operations of the Hickory Hills office, addictions services including the United States Probation and Pre-Trial contract (USPO), DUI services and substance abuse treatment. Directly supervises Addictions Coordinator and treatment staff.   May carry clinical responsibility for a select caseload.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provides leadership and direct day-to-day management of service line components while maintaining compliance with program/service line goals including but not limited to: completion of paperwork requirements, skill development, and oversight of concerns relating to coverage, job expectations, and maintaining program expense within budgetary limits.
  • Monitors all aspects of treatment delivery, including general DASA guidelines and specific program requirements.  Ensures overall compliance with funder and contract requirements regarding targeted client numbers, client hours, and adherence to program standards, etc.
  • Monitors productivity and accuracy of staff based on individual and group service hours and utilization review. 
  • Ensures all required reports are prepared as requested.
  • Coordinates department and office coverage, including reviewing and approving staff time off, ensuring groups are covered and other issues as they arise.
  • Pursues and oversees diversified payor mix, with a particular focus on growing and managing private insurance business.
  • Participates in planning process with Associate Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for program development, resource deployment and utilization, and community linkages.
  • Participates in CQI (Continuous Quality Improvement) process, overseeing adherence to protocols and goals and objectives set forth in CQI program for current year, including meeting accreditation and licensing standards.
  • Participates in regular management meetings to review and evaluate overall staff and program performance goals and objectives.
  • Oversees overall client flow process, including collaboration with Director of Access and Referral to coordinate the screening process.  Troubleshoots and problem solves any issues that arise.
  • Coordinates with the Billing, Benefits and Authorizations department as needed.
  • Manages personnel and student interns in accordance with policy, applicable laws, and the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, including interviewing, making hiring recommendations, training, planning, assigning and directing work, regular oversight of work, providing weekly clinical supervision, approving time cards, preparing and conducting annual performance reviews, addressing disciplinary issues as needed, providing regular and appropriate recognition, addressing complaints and resolving problems, etc.
  • Provides administrative support, supervision and consultation to support and broaden staff skill levels and ensures use of state of the art, client centered and evidence based treatment modalities.
  • Responsible for establishing and implementing staff protocols; ensures existing protocols are updated and orients and trains staff accordingly.
  • Responsible for ensuring documentation requirements and standards are maintained.
  • Maintains open communication with Pillars’ Administration in order to ensure inter-programmatic collaboration as well as with staff to ensure professional program operations.
  • Modifies modality and duration of treatment protocols based on the most current research.
  • Ensures staff attendance at Pillars all-staff meetings as well as all other required meetings including: team meetings, weekly supervision, and any other agency required meetings.
  • Collaborates with other site Directors on office space and coordinates logistics of office moves with Director of Facilities.
  • Completes regular program evaluations and inter-agency communication to ensure that the program continues to achieve objectives effectively.
  • May maintain a small caseload, but regularly provides coverage for staff absences.
  • Provides crisis support to clinics as needed (Crises should take priority over regular sessions).
  • Ensures completion of all agency required paperwork and documentation for all clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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 & Experience:
Master’s Degree in Addictions Studies, Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, or related field.  LCSW/LCPC licensure required. At least five (5) years of direct service experience in substance abuse services.  Experience providing DUI Evaluations and DUI Risk Education preferred (as per DASA 2060 rule requirements.)   CADC; CSADC or CAADC preferred.  Supervisory and administrator experience required.

This is a full-time leadership position (40 hours/week).  If you are interested and qualified, please submit your cover letter and resume to

Clinical Coordinator - WestCare Illinois
Posted: 04/28/2017

Person in this position will be responsible for clinical and programmatic leadership of all programs in the region. Will assist Directors with program development, performance improvement and training for all services delivered in treatment and prevention continuum. To apply log onto:

Stacy Munroe 

TRPMI Career Opportunities
Posted: 04/14/2017 

The Therapeutic Residential Performance Management Initiative (TRPMI) is a pilot program within the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services was recently rolled out and is seeking qualified candidates for the Clinical Specialist/Social Worker 2  and Continuous Quality Improvement Specialist /Research Data Analyst Associate role. They will serve as part of a clinically driven and trauma informed Team with a focus on utilizing continuous quality improvement methods and addressing organizational culture to improve the effectiveness  of therapeutic residential programs serving youth in the care of the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS).

To apply to the Clinical Specialist (Social Worker 2) Job Opening log onto: click on “external applicants”

Job Opening ID: 30720

Position Title: Social Worker 2

To apply to the Continuous Quality Improvement Specialist ( Research Data Analyst Associate) Job Opening  log onto: click on “external applicants”

Job Opening ID: 30727

Position Title: Research Data Analyst Associate

Survey Research Outreach Specialist - Center for Prevention Research and Development School of Social Work
Posted: 04/14/2017

Job Summary: 

The Survey Research Outreach Specialist (SROS) for the Center for Prevention Research and Development (CPRD), within the University of Illinois' School of Social Work, serves as lead coordinator of a large-scale applied research project, the Illinois Youth Survey (IYS).  Provides technical assistance  to participating schools and oversees the recruitment and promotion of the IYS with schools throughout Illinois.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Serve as a main contact for schools and community-based organizations for the IYS project.  Assist with the preparation of training materials regarding IYS administration and IYS data utilization.  Coordinate development and implementation of the IYS school promotion and recruitment plans, using a diverse and targeted array of methods (e.g. targeted communication, social media, and engagement of community and state partners). Develop and monitor project timelines. Use custom designed databases and/or spreadsheets to manage and track all aspects of Illinois Youth Survey data collection procedures including recruitment, promotion, survey administration, and reporting of results. Coordinate state random sample school recruitment efforts during statewide administration years. Schedule and assist with IYS exhibits at professional conferences to promote awareness of the IYS with school, community and state-level stakeholders. Develop and update content of materials (emails, flyers, recruitment guides) to promote statewide awareness of the Illinois Youth Survey.
Communicate with survey printing vendor to facilitate biennial updates and production of the paper-based survey forms. Assist with the development and updates to materials (e.g. survey administration instructions, online tutorials/webinars) that educate school survey administrators to collect IYS data in accordance with the IRB-approved protocol. Provide technical assistance to school personnel on coordination and implementation of paper-based and online surveys. Work with the project team to develop summary reports of data collection progress, quality and survey results. Provide information to the PI required to update the annual IRB and RRB renewal. Assist with preparation of quarterly progress reports documenting contract deliverables to the sponsor (Illinois Department of Human Services).

Minimum Education and Experience: 

Master's Degree or advanced degree in community psychology, sociology, human development, health communications, epidemiology, education, public health or related field. Two year experience with survey-based data collection.

Knowledge Requirements: 

Excellent organizational and time management skills including meeting deadlines, managing multiple tasks concurrently and maintaining required documentation. Ability to develop and update written materials designed to reach one or more target audiences. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability for solution-focused problem solving. Good judgement and tact when representing CPRD via trainings, presentations/exhibits, technical assistance consultations, and external meetings. Knowledgeable about working with diverse populations, cultures, and roles (e.g., race/ethnicity, class, gender, school & district personnel). Ability to work effectively, both on an interdisciplinary team and independently, to accomplish assigned tasks. Basic knowledge of survey data collection methodology.  Advanced MS Excel skills, writing skills for proofing and editing technical and non-technical reports is preferred.  Knowledge of appropriate use of social media for reaching school personnel and their community partners, SPSS, and Bilingual Spanish/English language proficiency is preferred.  Experience in large-scale, high volume survey administration. Experience working with or within a school, district or regional office of education is also preferred. 

Other Information:

This is a twelve-month non-tenure track academic professional position. The position is grant-funded and renewal is contingent upon availability of funds.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. 

To ensure full consideration complete applications must be submitted by May 10, 2017.  Please create your candidate profile at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and the name, address, and phone numbers of three references. 

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Jaime Waymouth at .  You may also visit  for additional information. 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer.

Consulting Psychiatrist - Cermak Health Services Cook County Jail
Posted: 03/24/2017

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Divisional Chief of Correctional Psychiatry, the Consultant Physician of Correctional Psychiatry is responsible for supporting mental health care to patients on the Mental Health System (MHS) caseload at assigned clinical areas on evenings and weekends. 

Applicants are invited to apply for this position online or submit a resume/CV to the following email address:

The job title (CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN - PSYCHIATRY) and posting number (00119679) must be in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathic (D.O.) degree from an accredited medical college or university is required.
  • Must possess a valid License as a physician in the State of Illinois is required.
  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in the practice of Psychiatry is required.
  • Must possess a valid Illinois Controlled Substances license is required.

Must possess a valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is required

You can find more information on this job posting HERE

Executive Director - Macon County MH Board
Posted: 03/23/2017

Job Summary:

The ED is the chief administrator responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization per the strategic direction of the Board of Directors. The ED will work with the Board and staff to prepare a comprehensive budget and to develop adequate funding for the operation of the organization.  The ED will communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and will establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, and key political leadership.  The ED is also responsible for compliance with all relevant, State, Federal and Local laws and regulations. 


Minimum Professional Background and Experience

Education:  Master’s degree from an accredited institution in business administration, behavioral and human services, healthcare administration or public administration is required.

Experience: Must have 10 years’ experience in behavioral health and leadership settings; experience in supervision and management of employees is required.  Knowledge of funding mechanisms, contract management and current knowledge about trends and changes occurring in the field is mandatory. Experience working with public boards is an added advantage. 


Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with expertise and experience.

More information can be found here.  
Submit resumes by 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 to

Please Note Resumes Will Only Be Accepted by Email

Substance Use Counselor - Thresholds
Posted: 03/02/2017

Job Summary: 

The Substance Use Counselor is responsible for providing Substance Use Treatment using the following evidence-based interventions to assist individuals with substance use disorders to achieve rehabilitative and recovery goals: Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and selected aspects of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The modalities that will be offered are individual counseling, group-based outpatient and intensive outpatient services, and DUI assessment & education services. All services are to be delivered within the framework of Trauma-Informed Care. The Substance Use Counselor is responsible for an assigned caseload, or sharing a caseload through participation on a treatment team, in order to facilitate the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans for persons with substance use disorders. Additional clinical responsibilities include providing admissions substance use assessments, treatment planning, continued stay review planning, and timely documentation of services rendered

Alice Riske

Executive Director - PEER Services
Posted: 03/02/2017

Job Summary:

Following the departure of a long-term leader, PEER Services is seeking its next Executive Director.  The next director will have the opportunity to take the helm of an agency with an outstanding reputation, a solid financial footing, and a high-quality, committed staff. 

PEER Services seeks a proven leader with dedication and commitment to human services management in the not-for-profit arena. An affinity and passion for the mission of PEER Services must be evident, although specific experience in healthcare and/or substance abuse and treatment is not required.  The successful candidate will bring strong leadership ability and will be skilled at building and guiding a team towards success and a positive client experience. Having the humility to delegate is important, as is the ability to listen and lead with respect for staff, clients and community members alike.

A big picture thinker and ambitious leader, the next Executive Director must also be a knowledgeable manager with excellent administrative and operational skills and an understanding of best administrative practices.  He or she will have demonstrated expertise in finance and financial oversight and will be comfortable with technology and management information systems. 

A compelling presence and excellent communication skills are a must, as is a proven ability to build relationships with community and funding partners.  Experience in fundraising will be beneficial. Important personal qualities include approachability and the ability to relate to people from all walks of life.  The successful candidate will possess the ability to juggle competing priorities while maintaining a calm demeanor.  A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required; a master’s degree is strongly recommended.

Applications for the position are being received exclusively by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. Please submit a letter of introduction and a current resume HERE

Substance Abuse Counselor - Anixter Center
Posted: 02/07/2017

Job Summary: 

CERTIFIED COUNSELOR: Bachelor degree in social service related field and one year experience working in a disability related or substance use disorder field. Must hold clinical certification as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) from the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA); or be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); or be a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC); or be a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), or be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); or be a licensed Psychologist pursuant to the Clinical Psychology Practice Act. Mentally Ill Substance Abuse (MISA) IAODAPCA certification preferred.

Contact Information: 
Anthony Lighthall

Substance Abuse Manager - Anixter Center
Posted: 02/07/2017

Job Summary: 

Oversee all aspects of the intensive and outpatient programs. Assist and supervise in the development and implementation of client treatment plans and appropriate services. Assume direct service responsibilities when program coverage makes it necessary.

Contact Information: 
Anthony Lighthall


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