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Medical Director - Human Support Services, Waterloo
Posted: 6/08/2018

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK:

The Medical Director will provide direct client services primarily in the areas of psychiatric assessment and the prescription of medications for psychiatric or addictions conditions. The Medical Director will direct and manage clinical staff in the diagnosis and treatment of client psychiatric and substance abuse services.  The Medical Director will attend Psychiatric Leadership staffings and will provide physician-level direction in the management of client assessment and treatment.  The Medical Director is responsible to completely document clinical services provided in a manner that meets requirements of external accreditation, licensure and reimbursing entities.  The Medical Director is directly responsible to the Executive Director or designee. 

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF POSITION DUTIES:

1.   Provide direct client services primarily in the areas of psychiatric assessment and the prescription of medications for psychiatric or addictions conditions.  The Medical Director will assume responsibility for the medical aspects of care, including medication management, review of complicated cases where physical and mental issues intersect, seizure disorders, addictions, psychosomatic disorders, and other medical and psychiatric related issues.

2.   Be present for staffing with all direct service personnel by program.  Be available by telephone or other means to give advice on treatment at problem junctures or as staff have problems.

3.   Review and sign all medical forms, treatment plans, and discharge summaries in the Substance Use Disorder Program.

4.   See clients as referred by staff, for needs relating to medication, psychiatric evaluation, questions about treatment, etc.

5.   Completely document clinical services provided in a manner that meets requirements of external accreditation, licensure and reimbursing entities. Also, assist personnel at the Agency to record any additional data necessary for client files and for clinic statistics.

6.   Remit third party payment to HSS.

  • Along with the Clinical Director will oversee client services to insure that all agency patients receive appropriate evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, medical screening and medical/psychiatric evaluation whenever indicated, and that all medical/psychiatric are is appropriately documented in the medical record.
  • Provide psychiatric involvement in the development, approval, and review of all policies, procedures, and protocols that govern clinical care as needed.
  • Advocate for the availability of adequate psychiatric staffing to provide clinical, medical administrative leadership, and clinical care throughout the system.
  • Oversee assuring that all clinical staff receive appropriate clinical supervision, staff development, and in-service training.
  • Oversee assuring, through an interdisciplinary process, the appropriate credentialing, privileging, and performance review of all clinical staff.
  • Oversee advising the Executive Director regarding the development and review of the system’s programs, positions, and budgets that impact clinical services.
  • Assist the Executive Director as requested by participating in discussions with the Board of Directors on matters affecting the clinical services of the agency.
  • Assist the Executive Director in making liaisons with private and public payers, in particular with Medical Directors or equivalent clinical leadership in payer organizations.
  • Oversee assuring the quality of treatment and related services provided by the system’s professional staff, through participation (directly or by designee) in the system’s ongoing quality assurance and audit processes.
  • Oversee providing oversight to ensure appropriate continuum of programs, level of care criteria, standards of practice, and psychiatric supervision of each program.  Internal review of level of care determinations and appeal of adverse UR decisions is an additional component of this process.
  • Oversee participating in the development of a clinically relevant, outcome evaluation process.
  • Oversee providing liaison for HSS with community physicians, hospital staff, and other professional and agencies with regard to integrating agency services into the larger medical community.

19.  Provide individual case coordination and consultation with other health care providers involved with a client’s health care so as to integrate care.  This includes assisting clients to find needed health care providers that will work with them.

20.  Oversee developing and maintaining, whenever possible, training programs in concert with various medical schools and graduate educational programs.

REQUIREMENTS:

A degree in medicine (M.D.), licensure as physician to practice medicine in Illinois, and board certification or eligibility as a psychiatrist, ability to work in a community setting, experience in treatment of the mentally ill, intellectually and/or developmentally disabled, alcohol and substance use disorders.  Will also consider an Advanced Practice Nurse, with a specialty in Psychiatry.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Shall have personal transportation in order to be able to move to assigned locations.  Have normal or corrective appliances that make normal hearing and eyesight, as well as clarity of speech in order to be understood.

Contact:
Anne King, MSW, LCSW
Executive Director
Human Support Services
988 N Illinois, Route 3
Waterloo, IL  62298
(618) 939-4444 ext: 1220
(618) 939-4181 FAX
aking@hss1.org

Director of Behavioral Health - Grundy County Health Department
Posted: 5/31/2018

Directs the activities of the Grundy County Health Department Behavioral Health Division. Program categories in which the Director may assume responsibility include adult, child and adolescent mental health therapy services; case management, crisis intervention, alcoholism and substance abuse program services as well as psychiatric services, medication management and access, community consultation and education; interagency coordination; and program development; as well as others as defined by need and resources. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Is knowledgeable of state and federal governing law such as DHS rules and regulations which include the Illinois Mental Health Code, HIPAA, DMH, DASA program rules; Medicaid and Medicare standards; CARF standards; Office of the Inspector General, Rule 2060, Rule 132, IDPH professional ethics and standards; psychiatric best practices; pharmaceutical standards. Actively seeks changes and interpretations to these governing standards in order to develop and implement agency policy, objectives and program planning.
  • Participates in formulation and development of agency policy and procedures, objectives, budget and program planning. Reviews all behavioral health policies annually.
  • Works with software system personnel to ensure Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is working as needed for Division of Behavioral Health. Ensure all staff in behavioral health division are kept up to date on all EMR changes and new implementation practices.
  • Utilizes Electronic Medical Records system to capture all client information. Ensure all behavioral health staff are documenting consistently within establish timelines.
  • Accesses, and makes available for stakeholders, monthly, quarterly and annual statistics regarding division performance through the EMR.
  • Responsible for implementation of DMH and DASA contract services; serves as community liaison for linkage and referral for provision of therapy, case management, psychiatric and medication evaluation and monitoring services.
  • Exercises responsibility for personnel, fiscal and other management controls; prepares and review records and reports of an operational, professional and/or research nature.
  • Works with Financial Manager to seek financial support for program development and participates in budget planning.
  • Acts as advocate for the needs of county residents for mental health and substance abuse services. Continually assesses program and division function in order to promote efficiency in operational procedures, effectiveness of treatment, program needs in order to promote fiscal responsibility. Reports such information to Administrator, governing board, community stakeholders.
  • Recruits, trains and evaluates the work activities of division staff members, provides orientation, and in-service education and training for division staff and interns. Provides quality assurance through review of clinical records.
  • Provides individual administrative and clinical supervision of therapists, case management, interns, support staff, and psychiatric nurse for all medication management/ medication access/laboratory testing/physician access.
  • Participates in planning process with other community providers in related programs.
  • Develops a system for delivering behavioral health services efficiently within the Grundy County Health Department. Reassess system regularly.
  • Provides behavioral health services as needed within the division.
  • Acts as liaison with local universities for practicum and internship placement, and acts as site coordinator.
  • Actively participates in the programs and activities of professional organizations related to behavioral health services, including, but not limited to: Will-Grundy NAMI, Behavioral Health Alliance, Mental Health Coalition, Will-Grundy Adult and Children & Adolescent LANs (local area networks).
  • Serves as Behavioral Health Advisory Committee chair.
  • Available on call after hours or weekends for emergencies as needed.
  • Develops programs that streamline behavioral services in the county that address the identified needs in the IPLAN and does not duplicate efforts in the county.
  • Collaborates with community partners to develop systematic approaches for a comprehensive system of behavioral health care within the County.
  • Abides by code of ethics, policy and procedures and other governing policies of the county and health department.
  • Participate in public health emergency preparedness activities, including holding a position in the Incident Command System.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Public Health Administrator. 

Qualifications/Education & Experience:
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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred. Registered Dual Disorder Professional (RDDP) and/or Certified Addiction Counselor (CADC) desired, but not required. 

Physical Requirements: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Minimum Requirements:
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.

• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exits. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. • Required to complete and maintain certification as a Care Coordinator, MFP TC, SHIP, and AIRS.

• A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance are required.

• Required to complete and maintain certification as a SHIP Counselor as required by Illinois Department of Insurance. 

To Apply:

Candidates must meet the minimum requirements of the position in order to be considered.

Send resume and salary requirements to HR@grundyco.org with “Director of Behavioral Health” in the subject line or mail to Grundy County Administration, Attn: HR 1320 Union Street, Morris, IL 60450.

No phone calls please.

Grundy County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will give consideration to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, order of protection status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from military service as those terms are defined in Section 1-103 of the Illinois Human Rights Act (775 ILCS 5/1-103).

Deadline to apply is June 15, 2018
Philip J. Jass
815-941-3113

Chief Clinical Officer - Macon Resources, Inc.
Posted: 5/31/2018

MRI (Macon Resources, Inc.), a non-profit organization in Decatur, Illinois, provides services to promote the growth, independence, and self-worth of children and adults with disabilities.  We achieve our mission by offering programming which includes case management, residential services, life skills training, vocational training, job placement, children’s prevention and home visiting, day care, and after-school care and summer camps.

The Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) will be integral member of the Administrative team and oversee the agency’s adult clinical services.  This will be achieved by providing direct supervision, input and technical assistance to designated clinical directors along with developing a vision and strategic plan for these services while operating within the agencies budget.  The Chief Clinical Officer will report directly to the President and CEO.

The position requires a Master’s Degree, preferably in Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation or other social/behavioral sciences. Five years of progressive administrative experience in a related field preferred. Three years of progressive experience in the areas of planning, budgeting, staff development, supervision, and day-today operations of clinical services required. Must be able to maintain payroll, financial, personnel, and information related to persons served as confidential and in accordance with the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act and the Policies and Procedures on Macon Resources, Inc.

Please send a resume and cover letter detailing experience and salary requirements to:

Jacob Roddis
Chief Operating Officer
jroddis@maconresources.org
(217) 875-8803

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 n

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