Chestnut Health Systems

  • Case Manager

    Location US-IL-Granite City
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Regular Full-Time
    Mental Health
  • Overview

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


    Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Case Manager to work at our Granite City, IL location.


    • Participate in all required staff development activities, including necessary trainings, supervision, and staff meetings.
    • Provide care coordination services for patients, including the coordination of assessment and treatment information with patient’s primary care, behavioral care, speciality care and psychiatry providers as well as with families, referrals sources, schools, and/or other professionals, with periodic guidance and oversight. And timely document all activities in the patient record.
    • Support interventions consistent with the following treatment philosophies: client centered, trauma informed, recovery oriented, and strength based.  Be proficient in MET skills.
    • Develop and foster professional working relationships with referral sources; conduct meetings with major providers and referral sources, as needed.
    • Facilitate/Develop education (presentations/trainings) skills groups on various topics.
    • Provide transportation for patients and/or families as needed to facilitate clinical appointments.
    • Participate in program development activities to improve services to patients and community, including making regular recommendations regarding the improvement of service with particular emphasis on audit studies and Quality Improvement. May include helping develop training protocols for new staff and/or participating in professional audits.
    • Operate professionally within a multi-disciplinary team setting and provide clinical guidance to less experienced staff/interns; includes consistent modeling of the Mission, Vision, and Values of Chestnut Health Systems.
    • Function as a team member by providing support and back-up to staff as necessary.
    • Maintain and protect confidentiality and security of all organizational information gained in the course of performing job responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and client information.
    • Perform other duties as assigned, required or specifically negotiated with supervisor.


    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years’ supervised mental health experience; or a bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, education, psychology or related human service field; or a bachelor’s degree in any other field with two (2) years’ supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting; or a certificate of psychiatric rehabilitation from a DHS-approved program plus a high school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years’ experience in providing mental health services; or a Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) in good standing with the State of Illinois.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
    • Must be skilled in providing care coordination/case management for patients who have co-occurring primary care and behavioral health conditions.
    • Knowledge of community resources and possess the interpersonal skills to help patients access resources, foster professional working relationships with staff from these resources.
    • Team-oriented and willing to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal), time-management, and organizational skills are required.
    • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
    • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

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


    For immediate consideration, please see us at


    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


    EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled




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