Chestnut Health Systems

  • Clinician; Full-Time; Days

    Location US-IL-Belleville
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Regular Full-Time
    Human Resources
  • 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 Clinician (Targeted Care Management) to work at our Belleville, IL location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.


    **Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 


    • Complete required data entry and paperwork in accordance with program and agency policies and procedures, including but not limited to opening requirements, assessments, treatment/recovery plans, progress notes, treatment authorizations and authorization of medical necessity by signing as the LPHA and any other contract/funder requirements: 100% of Integrated Assessments & Treatment Plans (IATPs) to be completed prior to due dates and 80% of progress notes and any other required data entry or paperwork submitted within forty-eight hours of the delivery of the service.
    • Provide services identified in the IATP that are consumer driven and meet the contract/program requirements, including: Maintaining a minimum of productivity, as assigned by supervisor. Completing pre-authorizations and re-authorizations of services and/or private insurance requirements, timely and as needed.
    • Promote the recovery model of treatment including trauma-informed care, hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness and spirituality/connectedness by assisting consumers with regaining control over their own lives through self-directed recovery; including utilizing recovery language in all applicable documentation.
    • Provide for referral, linkage and advocacy to recommended community resources especially involving peer supports, hospitals, pharmacies, insurance, medical treatment providers, treatment team, and natural supports, focusing on care integration.
    • Promote positive interactions within Chestnut and with the community, especially with referral sources, managed care companies and other medical personnel.
    • Attend meetings and consumer staffings, participate in program development activities and provide support and backup to other team members as necessary, including: Attending all mandatory Chestnut trainings and CEU requirements if applicable.
    • Serve as an amplifier and extender of existing services within Chestnut or another community treatment agency, meeting with the primary staff and client to accomplish specific aims: Complete and develop an IATP that reflects the current level of readiness to change and preferences of the client; use the plan to structure activities, prompt conversations, and address barriers that impact the client’s well-being, safety, and hope for the future; develop and use a crisis plan that helps the client identify signs and symptoms of increasing stress, and accessing additional support; maximize use of available services and supports, including stable housing, crisis counseling, medication management, psychiatric consultation, coping skills development, psychosocial rehabilitation services, groups and counseling, to address problems of daily living; coordinate timely access to crisis outreach detox and crisis residential placement; assist the primary mental health staff with addressing needs related to chronic health conditions of clients, through consultation, coordination, and linkage to services; assist the primary mental health staff with addressing substance use, as it impacts self-management, safety, and community stability, through consultation, coordination and linkage to services.
    • Assume a leadership role by acting as a peer leader and providing clinical guidance to less experienced staff and interns and volunteering to be a project manager, especially related to therapeutic concentration areas.
    • Provide professional, evidence-based, supervision to those who are seeking state licensure or degrees, as assigned by supervisor.
    • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.
    • Maintain and protect confidentiality of all organizational information gained in the course of performing job responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and consumer information.
    • Provide other duties as assigned, required or specifically negotiated with supervisor.


    • Must have a master’s degree in a human services field and qualify as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) in the state of Illinois. IL licensure of LMFT, LCSW or LCPC required.
    • 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.

    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


    ***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211


    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


    EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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