Chestnut Health Systems

Mental Health Services Provider / Full-Time

Location US-IL-Pontoon Beach
Job ID
# Positions
Regular Full-Time
Mental Health


Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Mental Health Services Provider to work at our Pontoon Beach, IL facility. This is a unique full-time position with working hours being Friday evening, Friday overnight, Saturday evening, Saturday overnight and Sunday evening. Monday through Thursday off. 


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.


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


  • 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.
  • Complete required data entry and paperwork in accordance with program and agency policies and procedures, including but not limited to LOCUS, Health Risk Assessment/Physical Health Assessment (HRA/PHA,) IM-CANS including applicable modules & other applicable assessments, progress notes and any other assigned requirements:
  • 100% of IM-CANS to be completed prior to due dates and,
  • 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 IM-CANS to meet consumer needs that are consumer driven and meet the program requirements, including:
  • Maintaining a minimum of assigned consumer service levels,
  • Completing pre-authorizations and re-authorizations of services, timely and as needed,
  • Services primarily to include IATP, therapy, community support & medication training and monitoring; and services to support systems; including maintaining a regular group and individual consumer service schedule,
  • Providing services in the location most conducive to the consumer’s level of change, including his/her apartment, or another community location,
  • Linking to additional clinical resources when needed and
  • Completing clinical screenings of new tenant housing referrals, when assigned.
  • 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.
  • Promote positive interactions within Chestnut and with the community, especially with colleagues from substance use programs, natural support systems, hospitals, medical offices, court systems and government agencies, to sustain a favorable program reputation.
  • Attend meetings and consumer staffings, participate in program development activities and provide support and backup to other team members as necessary, including:
  • Attending and ensuring supporting documentation of 100% of monthly, required Rule 132 supervision if not a LPHA, and
  • Attending all mandatory Chestnut trainings and CEU requirements if applicable, utilizing Relias systems for the majority of elective trainings.
  • Utilize evidenced-based practices focusing on skill-building and individual, family and group therapy.
  • Assume leadership roles as assigned on a regular basis.
  • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.
  • Provide other duties as assigned, required or specifically negotiated with supervisor.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and five (5) years’ supervised mental health experience;
  • Or a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field with less than 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.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, 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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