Pillars Community Health is looking to hire an energetic leader for the Director of Crisis Services program who is also innovative, creative, a problem solver and critical thinker. The culture at Pillars Community Health is supportive, collaborative, welcoming and collegial.
The Director of Crisis Services, reporting to the Vice President of Mental Health, is responsible for leading and developing the clinical crisis services offered at the organization. This includes providing clinical and administrative supervision to team members, and developing crisis services programming to respond to needs of the community. This is an opportunity to develop clinical leadership within the organization and lead a team that helps to make an impact on our community.
This position works closely with other organizational departments, local hospitals, police stations, and community partners.
Why is Pillars Community Health a great place to work? Dynamic people, Team-oriented environment, Opportunity for growth and advancement, Great professional development and employee benefits
Responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing all aspects of Crisis Services including Mobile Crisis Response, The Living Room partnership with NAMI and Family Support Program.
Maintains compliance with program/service line goals and program contracts including but not limited to the following: protocol development, case assignments, skill development, oversight of concerns relating to coverage, productivity, caseload expectations and maintaining program expense within budgetary limits.
Provides crisis intervention consultation services in person or by telephone to staff on a rotating on call schedule with program coordinator.
Participates in CQI process, overseeing adherence to protocols and goals and objectives set forth in CQI program for current year.
Participates in regular management meetings to review and evaluate overall staff and program performance goals and objectives.
Management and coordination of case assignments and waiting list for service line.
Coordination with intake program, outpatient program and benefits coordinator as needed.
Hires, orients and trains new staff; provides on-going education and support to staff as needed
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Masters in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field. Licensure LCPC, LCSW, LMFT and/or related licensure is required; Supervisory experience required. Leadership in specific service area preferred. Crisis Intervention experience preferred.
About Pillars Community Health
Pillars Community Health is an innovative health and social services agency, one of only a few nonprofits in the state of Illinois to integrate primary medical and dental care with behavioral health, social, and educational services. The organization is the result of a merger between Pillars and Community Nurse Health Center on January 1, 2018. To learn more about our merged agency, visit www.PillarsCommunityHealth.org
Pillars Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.