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The Women's Treatment Center

The Women's Treatment Center, a not for profit agency providing appropriate substance abuse treatment for women and women with their children on near West Side of Chicago has an opening for 2 Cook's.  We are recruiting 2 individuals with 2-4 years of strong institutional cooking experience, such as cafeteria, hospital or nursing home for an open Cook position. Duties of the position include planning and preparation of well-balanced meals for patients and their children.

Job requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • A current Food Sanitation cert from the City of Chicago required.
  • A current Food Sanitation Lic State of Illinois required.
  • Candidates will need to be able to work a flexible full-time schedule with rotating shifts.
  • Candidate must have 2-4 years of strong institutional cooking experience, such as cafeteria, hospital or nursing home.

City of Chicago Food Sanitation Number needs to be on your resume.

For consideration email your resume to  or fax your resume to 312/850-9095, or drop off your resume in person to 140 N Ashland Ave. Chicago, Il. 60607.

Posted 3/14/19 

Ecker Center for Mental Health

The Ecker Center for Mental Health is a private not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that has served the community for over 64 years, and currently provides a range of behavioral health services, including psychiatry, nursing , case management, 24/7 crisis and crisis residential, life skills development, counseling and various residential services. Our current budget is approximately $5.5 million, we operate 4 outpatient and 6 residential sites, and we employ 110 staff. Due to the current CEO’s retirement, we are seeking a committed, highly motivated and experienced leader to join our team.

The CEO is responsible for the overall effectiveness of the organization and works with its management team, Board of Directors and funders to operationalize the organization’s mission, values, and vision. The CEO provides outcome based strategic leadership, facilitates short and long term planning, implements new initiatives and growth opportunities, and works collaboratively to ensure a sustainable and effective organization. The CEO builds and strengthens external relationships with local, state, and federal governmental entities, local and regional community-based health and human service organizations, elected officials, civic groups, donors, and other related representatives, and serves as the primary spokesperson for the agency.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Executive leadership and strategic direction
  • Staff leadership, supervision and development
  • Financial accountability
  • Agency development, fundraising and community relations


This position requires at least a Master's Degree in a Health and/or Human Services-related field, 10 years of comparable leadership experience and a strong understanding of budgeting and financial management.

In addition, the position requires experience in behavioral health care settings, and expertise in the areas of organizational management and improvement, emerging technologies within the field, marketing, fundraising and community relations. Ideally, the CEO candidate will present a range of experience within Illinois based health care organizations, and familiarity with Illinois Medicaid reform and system transformation initiatives supporting managed care and value based payment. Experience with The Joint Commission accreditation is also a plus.

Please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the role and the organization to Ramona Grauzinis, HR & Resource Development Director, at  Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

Posted 3/11/19 

Near North Health Service Corporation

Position Title:         Manager of Comprehensive Services         

Report To:                Chief Operating Officer

Exempt:  X                 

Position Summary:          

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

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

Required Licensure and/or Certification:   N/A   

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

Supervision: N/A

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

Posted 2/7/19

Near North Health Service Corporation

(Full Time) Therapist

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

Job Type: Full time

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

Near North Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 2/7/19 

Job Opening for Association for Development – Behavior Health

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

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services field 


  • CADC or MISA required


  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred 

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

The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 30 to 40 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Therapy services are provided primarily within the agency. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency. PAS Reviewer is responsible for the provision of screening and review for PAS Screens and Resident Reviews. This position will act a back up to our primary screener. Services are provided primarily in the community at local hospitals and nursing homes. 


  • Master’s degree in a human services field 


  • LCPC or LCSW required


  • At least 2 years of experience in behavioral health 

Case Manager - Victims Services (Part Time – Aurora, IL)

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


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


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

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

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

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


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


  • Experience working in social services required. 

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

CST Worker is responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services and community support and engagement services.  Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes.  The CST Worker will also assist in covering crisis line calls when not providing mobile crisis intervention services.  Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.


  • Master's degree in Human Services field required. At least one year experience working with mentally ill. Knowledge of the DSM V


  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred 

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

The MHP is responsible for the implementation of the client's Individual Plan goals and objectives. The MHP demonstrates this through daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The MHP will assure client rights and dignity while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Preferred
  • High School Diploma and 5 years of experience in Social Services


  • Experience working with mentally ill adults preferred 

Registered Nurse (Exempt – Aurora, IL):

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


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


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


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

Posted 1/23/19 

President/CEO – Elm City Center in Jacksonville IL.

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

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

Apply on line at or 

Posted 1/24/19

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