Actively contribute as a clinician working on a Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) providing intensive, holistic and recovery-oriented behavioral health services to persons living with serious and persistent mental illness who desire to live independently and engage fully in community life. Nurse will monitor each individual’s clinical status and response to treatment and functions as a primary practitioner on each ACT team for a caseload of consumers. Treatment services are delivered at flexible times that meet consumers’ needs and in settings (in the community and client homes) that offer the best potential for positive outcomes.
Must have a valid Illinois RN license and have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.
Preferred 1 year of experience working with adults with serious mental illness.
About Kenneth Young Center
Kenneth Young Center is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit, comprehensive provider of mental health and senior citizens' support services. Our mission is to help people "feel good, do better and find solutions" by providing: Counseling for adults, children, families. Assessment, stabilization, linkage for adults/children in psychiatric crisis. Treatment, support, and recovery services for those with serious mental illness. Service coordination and in-home services for frail elderly persons. Volunteer opportunities. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, a nationally respected body with stringent standards of excellence in care. Kenneth Young Center offers a broad range of exciting employment and internship opportunities. All of our positions contribute directly to our mission of providing mental health and senior services to help people feel good, do better and find solutions. Our employees enjoy: Competitive pay, exceptional benefits and generous paid time off A friendly and supportive work environment Specialized rewards and recognition programs Training and skill development opportunities Challenging and diverse work assignments Personal development and career experience