Advocacy/Lobbying, Case Management/Social Services, Medical & Health
Erie Family Health Center provides a comprehensive array of programs and services that target the physical, mental, social, economic and cultural needs of its economically disadvantaged and medically underserved clients. Rooted in a tradition of compassionate, culturally sensitive health care, Erie's programs and services go beyond the treatment of disease to promote wellness and empower clients to make healthy lifestyle choices. By confronting the social, economic and cultural factors that influence health, Erie Family Health Center treats the individual as well as the community. Erie believes that quality health care is a right, not a privilege.
Join us to become part of what we are building for our communities and patients!
Provide PCP-initiated consultation services that may include differential diagnosis, psycho-education, brief intervention and referral for further treatment
Consult with and advises other health care team members on methods of assisting patients and their families in overcoming social and emotional difficulties which may prevent effective health care
Manage psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases
Provide individual therapy to a small number of patients
Work with the Behavioral Health team members to promote positive health outcomes and assure the full integration of behavioral health services
Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health Discipline with a valid Illinois State Licensure as appropriate to discipline (LCPC, LCSW)
Two to three to years’ experience in clinical background (behavioral health, social work, nursing) required
Cultural competency to work in a low income, minority environment
Computer applications proficiency with Microsoft Office products
Strong interpersonal skills
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required (May be required to translate for non-English/Spanish only speaking patients and/or guests.)
Additional Salary Information: DOE + PTO + Benefits + 401k
Erie Family Health Center delivers high-quality, culturally-sensitive, bilingual health care to more than 53,000 medical patients and 9,500 dental patients. Our community-based health care centers are portals to high-quality care – and a higher quality of life – regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Erie serves patients from 13 sites, including seven large primary care facilities (four with in...tegrated, on-site dental care), five school-based health centers and the only freestanding comprehensive teen health provider in Chicagoland. At Erie Family Health Center, we believe health care is a right, not a privilege. Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need.