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Targeted Care Specialist (Co-Occurring Disorders) / Full-Time or Part-Time / Days

Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Location: Belleville
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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 questions.

Responsibilities

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 concerns.

Qualifications

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 hire; Or a Bachelor’s degree and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor certification (CADC) in good standing with the state of Illinois; 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 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 record (EMR).
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

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 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Chestnut Health Systems, Belleville , Targeted Care Specialist (Co-Occurring Disorders) / Full-Time or Part-Time / Days, Other , Belleville, Illinois

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