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Licensed Assertive Community Treatment

Company: Kenneth Young Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Licensed Therapist ACT (Assertive Community Treatment)POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR HIRING BONUSDue to eligible grant funds, this position offers a $2000 hiring bonus. The bonus will be paid to the hired candidate half after 30 days ($1,000) and half upon the successful completion of 6 months of work ($1,000). Employees must be in good standing to be eligible for hiring bonuses.Starting salary: $60,000 plus increases for license and experience ($65,000 minimum for current Illinois LCPC/LCSW)You are key to our vision: Together We Thrive. At Kenneth Young Center, our staff come together with volunteers, community partners, and the people we serve to create holistic systems of care through interwoven behavioral health programs, older adult services, and community health initiatives. Our team welcomes and celebrates unique perspectives, and represents the diversity and vitality of our local communities. This role helps realize our mission: We partner with communities to support people of all ages to navigate life's challenges through personalized prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. Join our team to grow in your career while building stronger, healthier communities.Job LocationOffice location: Elk Grove Village, ILCommunities served: Mainly Northwest suburbs, approx. 15-mile radius from Elk Grove Village.Job Scope: This position acts as the licensed clinician working on an ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) team in the Northwest Suburbs. Provide assessment and treatment planning utilizing IM+CANS tool. Support ACT team members to provide a range of individualized treatment services to individuals with serious mental illness.Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Accommodation for medical and religious exemption will be considered. Weekly testing required for approved vaccination exemptions.Responsibilities include:Complete semi-annual IM+CANS assessments and treatment plansProvide individualized treatment services including therapy, skill building, and crisis management and stabilizationAct as lead clinical staff alongside ACT supervisor to provide clinical treatment to ACT clients per Rule 140 modelSupport adults with mental illness to identify and develop coping skills and create crisis mitigation plansProvide services to assist client in improving their ADLs and independent living skillsCoordinate with ACT nurse, ACT psychiatric provider, and KYC's Front Door Diversion and Colbert & Williams transition teamsMeet productivity target estimated at 45% billable serviceEducation, Experience, and Other RequirementsRequired Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology or a related disciplineRequired LCPC/LCSW or equivalent that meets IL Rule 140 LPHA designation, or ability to obtain within 6 monthsPreferred 2 years of experience working with individuals with serious mental illnessPreferred 2 years working in non-traditional treatment environments i.E.In-home, residential, hospital, nursing facility, or community settingsBasic Technology and computer proficiency: knowledge of Word, Electronic Medical Records systems, smartphone messaging and applications, and team collaboration toolsValid IL Driver's License and daily access to a maintained/insured vehicleKenneth Young Center offers a robust benefit package that is highly competitive to the market and offers all full-time employees the following:403(b) plan with organizational matchingHealth Insurance (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois) including 2 options (HMO and limited network PPO) that are completely free to the employee with no employee paid premiums at the employee-only coverage level.Dental (BCBS), and Vision Insurance (UNUM) with low employee premiumsLong Term and Short Term Disability (UNUM), no cost to employeeFlexible Spending Account (with up to $550 annual rollover)Basic life insurance (50k) paid for by the organization and option for additional voluntary coverage for self, spouse, or dependents (UNUM)Clinical supervision for licensure and approximately 12-20 CEUs offered during regular work hours at no extra cost per yearWork laptop providedSupportive supervisors and managers, opportunities to grow and developIncentive program with potential for quarterly bonusesOption to " Cash-out" up toone week of unused PTO at end of year, opportunity for annual bonus, and annual salary increase (discretionary based on annual KYC financial audit)Eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)Agile response to COVID-19 safety protocolCommitment to promoting DREI workTo further promote an active and healthy work/ life balance, KYC also offers a generous amount of paid time off and staff holidays.8 Paid Organization-Wide Holidays (Juneteenth added for 2022)3 Personal Floating Holidays annually4 weeks of Paid Time Off (With increases based on seniority)Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer#CL1

Keywords: Kenneth Young Center, Chicago , Licensed Assertive Community Treatment, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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