Clinically expert and relentlessly caring, empowering people to improve their lives…JCFS Chicago offers individualized help to support people of all ages and abilities as they strive to live successfully in their community, while enhancing social-emotional well-being for adults, children, teens, families, and individuals with disabilities — regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, ability, gender, or sexual orientation. JCFS Chicago believes that each individual has their own unique potential. We work to meet individuals where they are, offering support in their efforts to achieve and exceed milestones within their reach. Join us as we strive to redefine what’s possible.
Come join our team of skilled clinicians who provide direct clinical services to clients. Responsibilities include:
Carrying a caseload involving any or all of the Agency’s services, including individual, family, couple and group treatment modalities.
Performing the full range of clinical duties, including the gathering and analysis of data, formulation of assessment and treatment plans, and implementation of the treatment for routine and complex cases.
Formulating understanding of clients’ situations, providing appropriate services with supervisory consultation.
Developing and implementing skills in providing appropriate services, increasing responsibility for the appraisal of the effectiveness of own work through reflection and completion of all outcome measures documentation and treatment plans.
Performing record keeping functions and other administrative duties as required by the Agency including written treatment documentation within the required time frames.
Participating in agency staff development programs, professional group seminars, committees or conferences to increase professional knowledge.
Collaborating with other agency personnel, supervisor, appropriate specialists or consultants on specific case related problems including participating in weekly supervision.
Providing services and billing under Medicaid Rule 132 as a Qualified Mental Health Professional
Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited program
Current state licensure required; LCSW preferred
2+ years experience working with children, teens, and adults
Ability to work a flexible schedule including 2 evenings/week
As this position requires visits to locations which may or may not be accessible by public transportation, must be able to drive, have a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and reliable access to a vehicle to travel in the Chicago metro area
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work independently
Proficient clinical writing skills for mental health assessments, treatment plans, & session notes including Medicaid Rule 132 cases
Carries a caseload involving any or all of the Agency’s services, which will include, including individual, family, and may include group treatment modality
Performs the full range of clinical duties, including the gathering and analysis of data, formulation of assessment and treatment plans, and implementation of the treatment for routine and complex cases
Performs record keeping functions and other administrative duties as required by the Agency, including written treatment documentation within the required time frames
Formulates understanding of clients’ situations, providing appropriate services with supervisory consultation
COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS:
JCFS offers updated competitive salaries and an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, Paid sick and vacation time, Agency holidays, Pension, 403(b), Flexible Spending Plans, and Life Insurance.
Please visit us at http://www.jcfs.org
JCFS Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran JCFS provides a reasonable accommodation to those who need assistance in completing this application
About JCFS Chicago
Jewish Child & Family Services provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, facing challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need.