Chestnut Health Systems

  • Behavioral Health Coordinator; Full-time; Days

    Location US-MO-Hillsboro
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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 Illinois and Missouri. 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 Project Access Coordinator to work at our Hillsboro, MO location, servicing the Jefferson County, MO area.


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


    • Supervise the MO project, referred to as “Project Access” including staff, services and programming.
    • Coordinate development, planning, implementation and evaluation of services according to all governing policies and procedures to improve services, especially focusing on grant deliverables.
    • Set an example for and reinforce evidence-based practices, including but not limited to, the recovery philosophy utilizing the elements of hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness, spirituality/connectedness, trauma-informed care, TF-CBT, ACRA and CBITS.
    • Act as a role model and provide leadership and direction to ensure positive interactions within Chestnut and the community, especially related to family, school, court, hospital and other MO based colleagues.
    • Hire, train, ensure competency and evaluate staff, interns and volunteers, including supervision to Chestnut staff seeking Missouri professional licensure, when assigned.
    • Coordinate referrals and maintain referral sources, especially working closely with Maryville SU Residential, hospital, probation, and school personnel to establish and maintain seamless processes.
    • Provide direct services to students and their families at an assigned service level expectation and do so in the community, including in-home, when indicated.
    • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to
    • Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service
    • 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 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 LCSW in the State of Missouri; MO LCSW license required.  
    • One (1) year supervisory experience required; three (3) years clinical experience required.
    • Project management experience preferred.    
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable. 
    • Requires basic computer skills and experience using MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook 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, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.  


    ***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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