Targeted Care Specialist; Full-Time; Days
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: August 2, 2019
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.
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Targeted Care
Specialist to work at our belleville location, servicing the Metro
East and St. Louis, MO areas.
**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.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years'
supervised mental health experience; or a bachelor's degree in
counseling, social work, education, psychology or related human
service field; or a bachelor's degree in any other field with two
(2) years' supervised clinical experience in a mental health
setting; or a certificate of psychiatric rehabilitation from a
DHS-approved program plus a high school diploma or equivalent and
two (2) years' experience in providing mental health services; or a
Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) in good standing with
the State of Illinois.
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
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability
insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous
paid time off benefits, and more.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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