Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a part-time, as-needed
After-Hours Crisis Specialist (SASS) for our Belleville, IL
location, servicing St. Clair and Bond Counties
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, as well as
provides employee assistance programs internationally.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Conduct timely screenings and assessments (CSPI) during crisis
to determine the need and appropriateness for psychiatric
hospitalization of deflection.
Provide immediate support services and transition planning for
disposition (hospitalization or deflection).
Educate child, caregivers and other collaterals regarding SASS
Provide services as appropriate.
Complete required paperwork and document treatment in a timely
The ideal candidate would meet the requirements of an MHP, as
evidenced by Rule 132; be IM+CAT (IL Medicaid Crisis Assessment
Tool) certified; and have experience working with children and
adolescents as well as experience working in crisis situations.
Must have a bachelor’s degree and 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 (when applicable).
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word,
MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking
This 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