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Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Senior Assessment Counselor – Mon-Fri (11-7PM)
Managed Care Coordinator

Residential Counselor – RTS North
Residential Counselor – RTS South
Senior Addiction Counselor – Outpatient Services

 

 

 

 

 

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Position Available: Senior Assessment Counselor
HOURS: 11:00am – 7:00pm shift, Mon – Fri.

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QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in Behavioral Health or related field and CADC or LPC preferred.  Or become certified within two years.  Must have a thorough knowledge of the disease model of Substance Use Disorders (SUD’s) and its application to patient care required. Must have ability to screen and assess patient’s SUD appropriately and in a timely manner.  Good working knowledge of the ASAM criteria a must.  Experience with Electronic Clinical Records a plus. Ability to communicate well with people.  Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and minimal auto insurance.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems. Good verbal and communications and writing skills. Ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions and good short-term memory.  Ability to perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing, walking short distances are activities that the Senior Addiction Counselor I must perform.

DATE AVAILABLE:                   Immediately                                                           

FULL TIME:         X                     HOURS PER WEEK:         37.5                                        

WAGE:  Starting Salary $30,888.00 ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS:  YES:   X   NO     

If interested submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Position Available: Residential Counselor – RTS North
HOURS: 
Sunday – Thursday 3:00pm – 11:30pm
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QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Behavioral Health or related field. Must have Illinois Certification in substance abuse or become certified within two years of working in the chemical dependency field; plus one or more years experience in behavioral health or chemical dependency preferred.  Must have a thorough knowledge of the disease of alcoholism/addiction and its application to patient care.  Must have valid drivers license and minimal auto insurance.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems.  Good short-term memory, good verbal communication skills, ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions.  Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates when applicable.  Ability to successfully complete training and perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing and walking short distances are activities that the Residential Addiction Counselor must perform.

DATE AVAILABLE:                   Immediately                                                           

FULL TIME:         X                     HOURS PER WEEK:                                             

PART TIME:                                 HOURS PER WEEK:         37.5                                        

WAGE:  commensurate with education ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS:  YES:   X   NO     

If interested submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Positions Available: Clinical Supervisor – RTS South Program
Hours: 
Tuesday – Saturday – 7:00am – 3:30pm
Hours: Friday – Tuesday –  3:00pm – 11:30pm *************************************************************************

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Counseling, Addictions, Social Work or related field.  Must have CADC or LPC (LCPC/LCSW preferred).  A minimum of three years’ experience in chemical dependency and mental health. Two years supervisory experience required; must be able to effectively and competently supervise clinical staff and overall treatment of patients; must have medical experience and knowledge to recognize the signs and symptoms of serious or potentially threatening illnesses or behaviors.  Must have experience with evidence based strategies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed therapy, etc. Experience with electronic health records a plus.  A valid driver’s license and minimal auto insurance required.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems. Good verbal and communications and writing skills. Ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions and good short-term memory.  Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates as well as to retrieve information from policy and procedure manual.  Ability to perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing, working short distances are activities that the Clinical Supervisor must perform.

DATE AVAILABLE:                   Immediately                                                           

FULL TIME:         X                     HOURS PER WEEK:                                             

PART TIME:                                 HOURS PER WEEK:         37.5                                        

WAGE:     commensurate with experience and education    ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS:  YES:   X 

If interested submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Position Available: Managed Care Coordinator
HOURS: Monday thru Friday      9:00am – 5:00pm ************************************************************************

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred), CADC/LPC (preferred),  and two to three years’ experience with managed care organizations, including pre-certification and re-certification of patients for substance abuse and/or mental health treatment services.  Experience in conducting telephone screening with chemically dependent or mentally ill patients or crisis line work.  Must possess knowledge of the signs and symptoms of substance abuse/mental illness and accept the disease concept of chemical dependency.  Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to navigate the Electronic Clinical Record (ECR). Be able to demonstrate effective negotiating skills.  Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance and be willing to engage in limited travel.  Must be willing to carry a pager and be responsible for telephone calls on a 24 hour basis.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Good organization skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems.  Good verbal communication skills, ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions and good short-term memory. Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates when applicable.  Ability to successfully complete training and perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing, walking short distances are activities that the Managed Care Coordinator must perform.

DATE AVAILABLE:                   Immediately                                                           

FULL TIME:         X                     HOURS PER WEEK:                  37.5                              

SALARY: _Commensurate with Education_ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS:  YES:   X   NO     

If interested submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER

The South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse provides both inpatient and outpatient services to individuals with Substance Use Disorders and to individuals with a combination of Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health disorders.   We are currently looking for a qualified individual who can work in conjunction with the President and CEO, and other department managers in developing new programming as well as continuing the high quality treatment services we currently provide.  We are located in East Hazel Crest, Illinois.

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer must have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Service or Management related area; Certification and/or licensure a plus;
  • Familiar with SUPR 2060 standards, The Joint Commission Standards and Rule 132;
  • Five years of progressively more responsible experience in mental health and substance use disorder treatment or healthcare management;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge related to healthcare network and systems development;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge related to developing and implementing new mental health and substance use disorder related programs;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge related to managed care systems and contracts;
  • Three years of experience in the supervision of staff;
  • Experience working with Electronic Clinical Records;
  • Demonstrated experience as a “team leader” in managing projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of staff at various organizational levels;
  • Demonstrated ability to write proposals and other management related documents;
  • Demonstrated experience in building network relationships, including representations in various forums, workgroups, with external stakeholders, such as payers, community organizations, legislators, trade organizations and State of Illinois departments;
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex organization problems;
  • Must have valid driver’s license.

Full Time Position Available: January 2, 2019

Salary:   Commensurate with Experience

If interested please send cover letter and resume to:  jcoleman@sscouncil.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Position Available: Residential Counselor – RTS-South
HOURS: Tuesday – Saturday 7:00am – 3:30pm ************************************************************************

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Behavioral Health or related field. Must have Illinois Certification in substance abuse or become certified within two years of working in the chemical dependency field; plus one or more years experience in behavioral health or chemical dependency preferred.  Must have a thorough knowledge of the disease of alcoholism/addiction and its application to patient care.  Must have valid drivers license and minimal auto insurance.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems.  Good short-term memory, good verbal communication skills, ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions.  Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates when applicable.  Ability to successfully complete training and perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing and walking short distances are activities that the Residential Addiction Counselor must perform.

DATE AVAILABLE:                   Immediately                                                           

FULL TIME:         X                     HOURS PER WEEK:                  37.5                              

SALARY: _Commensurate with Education_ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS:  YES:   X   NO     

If interested submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Position Available: Senior Addiction Counselor – Outpatient Services
HOURS: Monday thru Friday   8:00am – 4:00pm ************************************************************************

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor Degree in Behavioral Health or related field (Master’s Degree preferred). CADC or LPC required. Work experience of three years in the field of Behavioral Health, with a minimum of two years working with Chemical Dependency. Excellent working knowledge of evidence based treatments. Ability to engage patients; excellent documentation skills. Must have thorough knowledge of the disease model of alcoholism/addition and its application to patient care. Experience working with ECR (electronic clinical records) a plus.  Must have valid drivers license and minimal auto insurance.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Good organizational skills, ability to use logical thinking to solve problems.  Good short-term memory, verbal communication skills, ability to provide and follow effective written and verbal instructions. Excellent documentation skills. Ability to effectively monitor and develop subordinates when applicable.  Ability to successfully complete training and perform C.P.R.  Ability to perform light physical work exerting up to ten (10) pounds of force on an occasional basis.  Sitting, standing and walking short distances are activities that the Senior Addiction Counselor must perform.

DATE AVAILABLE:                   Immediately                                                           

FULL TIME:         X                     HOURS PER WEEK:                  37.5                              

SALARY: _Commensurate with Education_ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS:  YES:   X   NO     

If interested submit cover letter and resume to jcoleman@sscouncil.org

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