Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time or part-time
Targeted Care Specialist to work at our Belleville, IL location,
servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.
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
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. Specifically
focusing on co-occurring substance use and mental health
+ Must have a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years' supervised
mental health experience and obtain Certified Alcohol and Drug
Abuse Counselor certification (CADC) within two (2) years of
+ Or a Bachelor's degree and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Counselor certification (CADC) in good standing with the state of
+ Or a Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work or
related field with less than 1,000 hours of supervised mental
+ Must be certified in Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA)
within two (2) years.
+ 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
+ Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
The 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.
The part-time position includes eligibility for our retirement
savings plan, and employee assistance program.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
External Company URL: www.chestnut.org
Street: 12 N. 64th St.