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Behavioral Health Case Manager, Substance Abuse Intake, Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines

Date: Aug 21, 2019

Requisition ID: 67877

Ministry:  Presence Holy Family Med Cntr

Location: Presence Holy Family Med Ctr

Location Address:
100 North River Road, Des Plaines, IL  60016 United States (US)



Department: 20110105 Substance Abuse Intake-HFMC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Evening


Thank you for your interest in pursuing Behavioral Health opportunities with Amita Health.

Are you looking for a career that will give your life purpose?  Are you looking for a career choice that will affect peoples’ lives in a positive way?

If so, we have the right opportunity for you. Here with Amita’s Behavioral Health departments we give you an opportunity to have a rewarding career not just a job. Our goal is to help our associates grow their careers with our focus on development, a team orientated atmosphere and our goal to create a great place to work.  Here, you can make a difference by doing the work that you love while making a significant impact on people’s lives and the communities we serve.



The Behavioral Health Case Manager Provides various supportive behavioral health services to a diverse client population.



Provides and coordinates a continuum of treatment services onsite and/or in the community designed to maintain and enhance the well-being of persons with a diagnosis of mental illness, with dual diagnoses, or persons experiencing an acute life crisis.


Provides assessment and linkage of clients to services including but not limited to assistance in obtaining food, housing, medication assistance, entitlements, and referrals for co-morbid conditions


Provides education about and advocacy within systems involved in the clients’ life, including but not limited to the criminal justice or child protection systems, mental health systems, or medical systems


Assists clients with accessing entitlements such as victim compensation, U-Visa, disability compensations, or other entitlement that would support the client’s care and rehabilitation as needed.


Communicates consistently and effectively with collateral agencies/contacts regarding client service needs and disposition


  1. Meets productivity standards as established by the Senior Clinician and/or Program Manager.
  2. Demonstrates understanding and adherence to all financial expectations and regulatory requirements.
  3. Documents all services in a timely, accurate and professional manner according to established standards.
  4. Provides community outreach services to clients including home visits so as to render services in natural settings.
  5. Provides clients with monitoring and training in the self-administration of medications if required in the treatment setting and authorized by the Medical Director.
    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Education and/or Experience  
    Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, health education, human services or a related field required.
    Minimum one year of experience in the provision of direct patient services in a social service, mental health,
    rehabilitation facility or related allied health care setting required
    One to three years of experience of this type preferred.
    Computer Skills          
    Proficient in Microsoft Office software
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Required:  Valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance and access to transportation may be required.
    Required:  Crisis Prevention Institute Certification required within 90 days of hire.
    Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (preferred)


Business Unit: Presence Holy Family Med Cntr

Job FunctionBehavioral Health 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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