Chestnut Health Systems

  • Targeted Care Specialist

    Location US-IL-Belleville
    Job ID
    2018-1949
    # Positions
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Mental Health/ Substance Abuse
  • 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 Targeted Care Specialist to work at our Granite City location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.

    Responsibilities

    The Targeted Care Specialist conducts street outreach to develop relationships and build rapport with clients. An ideal candidate will use supportive, strengths-based engagement strategies, including motivational interviewing and harm reduction principles. Duties include assisting individuals with accessing appropriate mental and physical health services, housing, substance use treatment, employment and any other services that assist an individual to improve his/her quality of life. The Targeted Care Specialist is the primary point of contact with program participants and provides screening, triage, crisis intervention, and referral to supportive services, with the goal of assisting individuals with moving towards their recovery goals. Candidate must be organized and complete all necessary paperwork to track client progress, and meet with established clients on a weekly basis to review, evaluate, and support recovery goals.

    Qualifications

    • Must have a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field with at least 1,000 hours of supervised mental health experience.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
    • 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.
    • CADC or Substance Use experience preferred.

    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 www.chestnut.org/employment

     

    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

     

    EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

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