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Open Positions at Ecker Center as of December 13, 2017


To apply for an open position, please email resume and cover letter, indicating which position you are applying for, to: or you may send your resume to Human Resources at:  Ecker Center for Mental Health,  1845 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL  60123. No phone calls please.

Psychiatry & Nursing Director – FT, Clinic Position available. Manage Psychiatry/Nursing program, provide medical consultation and support to non-medical staff, and provide nursing services as needed. Act as administrative supervisor of the providers, administrative and practice supervisor of the nurses, and the on-call nurse in Crisis Residential.  Member of agency’s Management Team. Qualifications:  RN with current Illinois license. Psychiatric nursing and supervisory experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm (with some schedule flexibility; can be filled as 35 or 40 hour work week) plus after hours phone consultation as needed.

Staff Nurse – FT, Clinic Position available. Assist providers, administer injections, respond to patient calls and inquiries. Qualifications: RN with current Illinois license. Psychiatric nursing experience required; bilingual Spanish a plus. Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:30pm, 35 hour work week with some flexibility in work hours.

Staff Nurse – PT, Crisis Residential, Position available.  Set up and distribute medication for clients.  Counsel, coordinate treatment plans, and manage crises for assigned clients. Assess/evaluate and treat minor medical problems for Crisis Residential clients, and assist in scheduling medical appointments and lab tests in the community when necessary.  Qualifications:  valid Illinois RN License.  Nursing experience in a mental health setting preferred.  Must have valid Illinois driver’s license, automobile and auto insurance. Hours: Saturday - Sunday (evenings) 2:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (PT, 16 hour work week)

Therapist – PT- Bilingual Spanish, Community Counseling Position available. Qualifications: Master’s degree in human service field and experience providing individual therapy to adults and children. Bilingual Spanish required; LCSW or LCPC licensure preferred. Must be able to work independently. Hours: Some flexibility, Saturday and evening hours required.

Mental Health Professional –PT Provide rehabilitation services, contribute to and develop treatment plans and manage crisis for all residential clients. Handle referrals and discharges for residential services. Assist clients in obtaining/maintaining entitlements. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Field or five years’ experience in Mental Health field and must have good computer skills. Willingness to work regularly scheduled hours, holidays and overtime in emergency situations. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults, and to administer CPR.  Must have valid Illinois driver’s license, auto insurance and automobile. Hours: Saturday 3:30 – 11:30 p.m.


Ecker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic conditions or predispositions, military and veteran  status, political affiliation, or any other legally protected status.