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The Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Chicago

The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is in search of a Clinical Manager.  For more information, please read about the position here: Clinical Manager-CC.pdf

Posted June 12, 2018

The Women's Treatment Center
Posting of Open Position

Patient Transition Specialist (2)

The Women's Treatment Center (TWTC) provides women with multiple health issues including addiction to prescription medications and other illicit substances and their children 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 of providing treatment services in a truly unique setting? If so, then consider joining our team. We are recruiting 2 Patient Transition Specialists.

The Patient Transition Specialist assists TWTC patients with seamless transition throughout the continuum of TWTC inpatient and outpatient treatment and services; coordinates with the Utilization Review team to ensure accurate submission of authorizations and approvals as well as monthly billing, and participates as a member of the Quality Improvement and Compliance team.

Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred

CADC preferred

Experience in patient advocacy and/or customer service desired. 

Must be task-oriented and highly organized.  Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office and data entry required.  Requires strong interpersonal skills.

Please submit resumes to Deborah Shanahan at dshanahan@bhsconsulting.com or fax to 312/850-9095.

Posted June 12, 2018

The Women's Treatment Center
Posting of Open Position

JOB TITLE: Director of Development and Communications

PROGRAM: Administration

CONTACT PERSON: Debbie Shanahan

TELEPHONE #: (630) 572-8228 x 307

AVAILABILITY: Immediate

DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS:   Under the supervision of the Executive Director or designee the Director of Development and Communications plans, manages and executes coordination of fundraising activities, grant research and writing, donor relations, community outreach, volunteer management, event planning, marketing and other activities that forward the vision and mission of The Women’s Treatment Center (TWTC).

Bachelor’s degree in Business, English, Communications or related field required; Masters preferred.

Five to ten years of professional experience in nonprofit organizations including grant writing, major and individual donor acquisition, and planning/executing successful events. Should be able to identify established relationships and resources within the donor and foundation community, proven experience in fund raising positions and knowledge of donor cultivation, stewardship, and major gifts and demonstrate direct experience in developing marketing, communications and media strategies.

Must be task-oriented and highly organized with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple deadlines.  Proficient verbal, writing, and proofreading skills.  Solid knowledge of business or social policy trends and of organizational development.  Strong interpersonal, analytical, relationship building and organizational skills as well as cultural sensitivity.  Specialized training and demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and computer software including Windows 7 or higher, Microsoft Office software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and donor management systems.  Ability to make presentations to internal and external groups and committees with confidence.  Graphic Design skills and/or working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus.

Posted May 23, 2018

BUILD, Inc. 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (VOCA) Full-Time (40 hours), exempt 

Broader Urban Involvement and Leadership Development (BUILD, Inc.) is seeking a committed, self-motivated, enthusiastic professional to join its excellent team in the role of Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Since 1969, BUILD has worked in some of Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods giving at-risk youth alternatives to the violence that takes away their positive potential. Applying our model of positive youth development, BUILD seeks to redirect the behavior of gang-affiliated youth and potential gang recruits to improve their chances of leading fulfilling lives and to increase the stability and safety of the communities in which they reside. BUILD’s mission is to engage at-risk youth in the schools and on the streets, so they can realize their educational and career potential and contribute to the stability, safety and well-being of our communities. 

Vision: Grow Hope. Save Lives. BUILD Futures. 

The LCSW will effectively address the mental health needs of youth who are victims of or witnesses to crime or have otherwise been exposed to violence-related trauma—such as surviving/witnessing a homicide victim, and experiencing physical assault and/or battery, sexual assault, robbery, and cyber bullying—supporting them with comprehensive services that promote healing, foster life-skills, and prevent high-risk/consequence behaviors that make youth vulnerable to violence and other negative outcomes. The LCSW will provide ongoing training of staff to identify youth mental health/substance abuse issues and provide front-line support; a) in-field support and consultation; b) initial short-term treatment and referrals; c) establishing mental health/substance abuse referral partners and identifying opportunities for more formal collaboration; and e) facilitating external referrals, follow-through/support. The LCSW will also provide supervision for interns. 

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker reports directly to the Manager of Health and Wellness Services. 

Direct Service: 

  • Exemplifies the mission, vision and values of the agency. 
  • Receives case assignments, establishes treatment plans, reviews case progress and determines case closure through the supervisor of the assigned program. 
  • Provides mental health services to participants through a short-term therapeutic model. 
  • Makes referrals in accordance with service plans to other organization units and external providers. 
  • Facilitate and track external referrals and follow-up. 
  • Assists members of the Intervention Team during crisis situations involving youth. 

Documentation and Compliance:

  •  Document and report program activities and outcomes, and ensure progress toward annual program objectives 
  • Submits statistics and reports to the Manager of Health and Wellness Services on a bi-weekly and monthly basis and/or as needed. 
  • Maintains File Compliance as required and compliance with Efforts To Outcomes (ETO)
Communication and relationship management: 
  • Maintains knowledge current in the field including, but not limited to, attendance at seminars, workshops, etc. 
  • Train staff to identify traumatized youth mental health/substance abuse issues, provide support, and refer youth to community partners offering services that are more intensive. 
  • Consult with staff and provide in-field support for high-need youth. 
  • Maintains knowledge current on agency’s theories, methodologies and best practices. 
  • Attends departmental and agency-wide staff meetings, as scheduled and agency-wide events as required. 
  • Supervise social work interns as needed in accordance to respective program requirements. 

Other: 

  • Participate in agency-wide fundraising events. 
  • Encourages participant/community participation in agency-wide fundraising events. 
  • Participate in agency outreach and recruitment events, including evenings and weekends. 
  • Participate in civic engagement activities that advance the mission of BUILD, Inc. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

  • Masters in Social Work with a License in Clinical Social Work 
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in working inner-city youth. 
  • Operate professionally in the field on a flexible time schedule, which includes late evenings and weekends. 
  • Self-motivated leader with the ability to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles. 
  • Demonstrates good judgment and ability to work independently as a part of a team. 
  • Driven to succeed, organized, proactive, innovative, responsible, and assertive, possess integrity and the ability to motivate others. • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be able to effectively and efficiently handle multiple tasks and deadline simultaneously. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential. 
  • Must work effectively with agency staff, board members, funders, donors and volunteers. 
  • Must possess solid understanding of data collection and program evaluation. 
  • Must maintain respectful and appropriate relationships with program participants, all level of agency staff and various publics of the agency; demonstrating sensitivity to all ethnic, racial and economic backgrounds and embracing the agency’s mission, values and culture.
  • Must pass Child Endangerment & Violence screenings, Illinois State Background Check & Federal Fingerprints 

This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. 

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. 

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Jana Gillespie at careers@buildchicago.org.

Posted May 23, 2018 

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

****OPEN POSITION****

Job Title: Brief Intervention Therapist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Integrated Care Behavioral Health Services

Position Location: 23 Calendar Avenue, La Grange

Posted Date: 5/17/18

This is a full-time position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY

Provides brief behavioral health intervention services to medical patients of an outpatient family practice Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Brief intervention services are provided using evidence-based models in addition to ongoing collaboration with medical staff and other behavioral health team members within a Community Mental Health Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

1)    Works in an integrated care setting to provide behavioral health services to children, adolescents and adults served by the Pillars Community Health medical center.
2)    Provides brief intervention services using evidence-based models (including, but not limited to, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution-focused therapy) to a caseload of clients referred by the medical center.
3)    Completes needs assessments in order to identify appropriate services and level of care for referred clients, and makes appropriate referrals based on that assessment.
4)    Integrated care responsibilities include but not limited to: providing curbside consultation with medical providers, participating in staffings with medical providers and psychiatrists, notifying medical providers of clients’ progression in treatment, assessing risk and treatment needs of medical patients on site at the medical clinic, assisting in outreach and community engagement to inform communities of medical and behavioral health services, tracking symptom presentation and outcomes of treatment, assisting in the development of psycho educational material for a medical population, and participating in behavioral health team meetings.
5)    Assesses and stabilizes high risk individuals and/or families.
6)    Works in collaboration with other agency programs and staff.
7)    Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations such as, DCFS, schools, hospitals, and other providers in the community as required.
8)    Provides case management services that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
9)    Responds to clients’ needs outside of regularly scheduled session times.
10) Monitors and support services provided by psychiatrist.
11) Maintains records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols.
12) Participates in peer review per clinic protocol to ensure that documentations satisfies current standards of care and regulatory guidelines
13) Participates in agency meetings and in-services.
14) Maintains licensure and CEU requirements, regularly submitting record of such to HR and Credentialing and Compliance Departments.
15) Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field required. LCSW/LCPC/LMFT required.

Related experience should include integrated care experience with a primary care population and a demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of brief treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused therapy. Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referrals sources, and other community providers is essential.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from consultation meetings at other Pillars Community Health sites.   Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

*** OPEN POSITION****

Job Title: Bilingual SASS/Crisis Therapist (Home Based)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of SASS/Crisis

Position Location: 6415 Stanley Avenue, Berwyn, IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

This is a full-time position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY
Provides crisis intervention services and mental health assessment and treatment services to a caseload of clients in the office or in the community depending on the needs of the clients. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SASS/Crisis Responsibilities:

  1. Provide crisis intervention services in person or by telephone to police, school and hospital personnel, and community residents dealing with crisis situations. This includes referrals as well as diagnostic assessment and crisis intervention therapy. 
  2. Participate in a 24-hour /7 day a week rotation schedule with all other crisis workers assigned to the team.
  3. Conduct emergency on-site assessments of clients to determine the need for inpatient hospitalization.  Monitoring of client during inpatient stay and follow up treatment will be determined by program
  4. Provide on-site assessment for SASS within 90 minutes.
  5. Provide crisis stabilization treatment using brief therapy model as needed until situation has been resolved or client can be assigned to appropriate agency program.

Other Clinical Responsibilities:

  1. Provide individual, family, or group therapy to a caseload of clients as determined by the SASS program needs. Complete assessment in order to formulate an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment interventions to serve the identified client and family.
  2. Assess and stabilize high risk individuals and/or families. 
  3. Work in collaboration with other agency programs and staff. Coordinate with other community agencies and organizations such as DCFS, schools, hospitals, other providers in the community.
  4. Provide services to facilitate an effective transition in living arrangement, consistent with the client’s welfare and development (e.g., a client being discharged from inpatient psychiatric care, transitioning to adult services, or a DCFS client moving from one placement to another or to his/her parent’s home).
  5. Provide intensive outreach in an attempt to engage clients who do not follow through with post discharge/deflection appointments.
  6. Provide case management services as defined in the service plan that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
  7. Provide psych education and medication training to client and/or family as required.
  8. Respond to clients and/or family needs outside of regularly scheduled session times. 
  9. Monitor and support services provided by psychiatrist.
  10. Maintain records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols.
  11. Participate in agency meetings and in-services.
  12. Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related degree.  Related experience should include work with adults, children and adolescents, crisis intervention, assessment, case management, brief treatment, and home and community based interventions.  Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referrals sources, and other community providers is absolutely essential. 

LANGUAGE

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from home and community based interventions. Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

**** 2 OPEN POSITIONS****

Job Title: Bilingual Outpatient Therapist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Outpatient Mental Health    

Position Location: 6918 Windsor Avenue, Berwyn IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

Seeking two (2) bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates for these full-time positions (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org  

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY: 

Provides outpatient mental health assessment and treatment services to a caseload of clients in the office or in the community depending on the needs of the clients. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides individual, family, or group therapy to a caseload of clients as determined by program needs.
  2. Completes mental health assessments in order to formulate an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment interventions to serve the identified client and family.
  3. Determines frequency, duration and intensity of treatment, and develops treatment plans.
  4. Assesses and stabilizes high risk individuals and/or families. 
  5. Works in collaboration with other agency programs and staff.
  6. Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations such as DCFS, schools, hospitals, other providers in the community.
  7. Provides case management services as defined in the service plan that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
  8. Responds to clients and/or family needs outside of regularly scheduled session times. 
  9. Monitors and supports services provided by psychiatrist.
  10. Maintains records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols while meeting established productivity standards. 
  11. Participates in agency meetings and in-services.
  12. Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related degree.  Experience working with mentally ill children, adolescents and adults required.  Training in and experience with a variety of evidence based treatment models required.  Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referral sources, and other community providers is essential.    

LANGUAGE

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License and vehicle.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from community and home based interventions. Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

*** OPEN POSITION ***

Job Title: Bilingual Clinical Coordinator of Access and Referral

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Access and Referral

Position Location: 6918 Windsor Avenue, Berwyn, IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

This is a full-time supervisory position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY:

Supervises and provides clinical support and consultation to Access and Referral Staff as well as provides clinical supervision to Outpatient Mental Health staff in their day to day processes and job responsibilities. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES    

  • Oversees day to day clinical tasks of Access and Referral Staff, ensuring quality care and customer service 
  • Provides supervision to Outpatient Mental Health Therapists and Access & Referral Staff.
  • Provides clinical support, supervision and consultation to support and broaden staff skill levels
  • Ensures completion of all agency required paperwork and documentation for all clients.
  • Participates in planning process with Director/VP/Associate VP of service line for program development, resource deployment and utilization, community linkages.
  • Participates in hiring process for positions within specific service line, as needed.
  • Coordinates with other program Coordinators and Directors as needed.
  • Orients and trains new and existing staff.
  • Completes evaluations in collaboration with direct supervisors for staff within service area.
  • Ensures all existing protocols are followed, updated and trains staff accordingly.
  • Ensures staff attendance at Pillars all-staff meetings as well as all other required meetings.
  • Completes regular program evaluations and inter-agency communication to ensure that the program continues to achieve objectives effectively.
  • Maintains a small outpatient mental health caseload.
  • Provides services on-site, in-homes, and off-site at community partners (including schools, police stations, etc) where appropriate.
  • Provides crisis support to clinics as needed (Crises should take priority over regular sessions).
  • Client follow-up as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field required.  LCSW/LCPC/LMFT required.  Supervisory experience required. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

PILLARS COMMUNITY HEALTH

****OPEN POSITION****

Job Title: Bilingual Behavioral Health Therapist (Home Based)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to:  Director of Integrated Care Behavioral Health Services

Position Location: 23 Calendar Avenue, La Grange, IL

Posted Date: 5/14/18

This is a full-time position (40 hours).  If you are interested and qualified, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@pillarscommunity.org 

For more information about Pillars Community Health, please visit:  www.pillarscommunityhealth.org

SUMMARY

Provides behavioral healthcare services to medical patients of an outpatient family practice Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Behavioral health services include provision of individual, couple, family and group counseling services, as well as ongoing collaboration with medical staff and other behavioral health team members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. 

  1. Works in an integrated care setting to provide behavioral health services to children, families, and adults served by the Pillars Community Health medical center.
  2. Integrated care responsibilities include: providing curbside consultation with medical providers, participating in staffings with medical providers and psychiatrist, notifying medical providers of clients’ progression in treatment, assessing risk and treatment needs of medical patients on site at the medical clinic, assisting in outreach and community engagement to inform communities of medical and behavioral health services, tracking symptom presentation and outcomes of treatment, assisting in the development of psycho educational material for a medical population, participating in behavioral health team meetings, and completion of intake paperwork for medical center patients seeking behavioral health services.
  3. Provides individual, family, or group counseling/therapy to a caseload of clients as determined by program needs.
  4. Completes assessment in order to formulate an accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment interventions to serve the identified client and family.
  5. Assesses and stabilizes high risk individuals and/or families.
  6. Works in collaboration with other agency programs and staff.
  7. Coordinates with other community agencies and organizations such as, DCFS, schools, hospitals, and other providers in the community as required.
  8. Provides services to facilitate an effective transition in living arrangement, consistent with the client’s welfare and development (e.g., a client being discharged from inpatient psychiatric care, transitioning to adult services, or a DCFS client moving from one placement to another or to his/her parent’s home).
  9. Provides intensive outreach in an attempt to engage clients who do not follow through with post discharge/deflection appointments.
  10. Provides case management services as defined in the service plan that coordinate, support, and advocate for clients who need multiple services and require assistance in gaining access to and in using mental health, social, vocational, educational, child welfare, and other community services and resources.
  11. Responds to clients and/or family needs outside of regularly scheduled session times.
  12. Monitors and support services provided by psychiatrist.
  13. Maintains records in accordance with agency policies and complete required outcomes protocols.
  14. Participates in agency meetings and in-services.
  15. Acquire and/or maintain state licensure.
  16. Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related degree required.  Related experience should include integrated care experience with a primary care population and a demonstrated flexibility in the use of treatment modalities including individual, family, and group treatment for short and long term lengths of stay.  Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with consumers, referrals sources, and other community providers is absolutely essential.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

OTHER

Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License and vehicle.  Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from community and home based interventions. Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.

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