Interested in expanding the reach of mental health care in our communities? Interested in joining a rapidly growing organization that puts people first and the communities we serve at the center?
The Josselyn Center team is growing as we expand our Community Mental Health Centers in Northfield, IL and Waukegan, IL! We are seeking an experienced Therapist to join our team!
We are working to bring quality, comprehensive mental health care to as many people as possible, especially those traditionally underserved.
The Josselyn Difference:
- Josselyn is a not-for-profit mental health care provider treating clients from more than 90 communities across northern Cook and Lake counties, with a sliding fee scale.
- Our comprehensive services include: outpatient therapy, psychiatry (including tele-psychiatry), case management, supported employment, wellness, outreach and education, family resources, a therapeutic summer day camp, and a new Intensive Outpatient Program (opening Summer 2021).
- By Fall we will have one of the largest child psychiatry programs in the region.
- We partner with such entities as Rush University Medical Center, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, College of Lake County, IL Dept of Human Services, Cook County, and many local municipalities and community based organizations.
- We are proud to offer scheduling flexibility, full benefits, generous PTO, great work/life balance, and a collaborative and supportive work culture.
YOU can make a difference. YOU can help expand our reach. YOU can help shape the conversation around mental health in our communities!
Do you want to?
- Collaborate with a diverse network of people with an ability to build and foster effective relationships with all stakeholders.
- Actively deliver innovative recruiting solutions for the Josselyn Center
- Apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation and growth
- Work locally in a hybrid environment with ability to manage the process from initial recruitment to onboarding
The Josselyn Center is looking for an Master's Level Therapist that possesses strong clinical skills, is a creative problem solver and has a passion for the mental health field. A successful candidate will be extremely organized, be oriented towards supporting clients and delivering strong clinical care, provide thoughtful conclusions and suggestions, be thorough with documentation and be a strong team player.
It is an exciting time to join the Josselyn team as the organization has expanded its reach and opened a new location in Waukegan this spring. The Therapist role will be responsible for providing clinical services for the Waukegan location clients.
- Provides Therapy, Counseling and Crisis Intervention to Clients and their Families
- Creates IMCANS (IATP) Assessment (Completes IATP within 30 days of initial meeting with client, modifies and reviews as needed, updates and records IATP in CIS as needed and ensures updates are completed prior to six months due date)
- Case management
- Client centered consultation with community providers
- Attendance and participation at clinical presentations
- Use of supervision or consultation when required or need
Quality and Compliance Responsibilities:
- All Progress Notes will be entered into the medical record as soon as possible but in no more than three business days of the date of service
- Provide timely completion of Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS) (for adults)
- Provide timely completion of Columbia and Ohio Scales (for children)
- Compliance with all Policy and Procedures
- Maintain productivity goals as determined by supervisor
- Keep weekly schedule current
- Be responsive to the business office regarding client fees/payments
- Complete requests time off in a timely through the Program Director
- Participate in Accreditation and Certification processes as directed
- Participate in Committee Work as directed
- Participate in Strategic Planning as appropriate
- Participate in Community Related Services as appropriate
- Represent the agency with integrity
MA in Counseling/Social work or MSW/LPC required
LCSW or LCPC preferred
Previous experience in an outpatient mental health setting preferred
Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Ability to work some evening hours during the week.
Excellent supervision and training provided onsite. Great team atmosphere