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Open Positions at Ecker Center as of August 3, 2015

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To apply for an open position, please email resume and cover letter to: rgrauzinis@eckercenter.org 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

 

Emergency Therapist – FT, PEP Position available. Provide emergency assessments and crisis intervention to adults and children at hospital emergency department in Elgin.  Arrange psychiatric hospitalization and referrals as necessary. Qualifications:  Masters degree in social services, social work or counseling required. Hours: 34.5 hour workweek: Tuesday 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight, Wednesday 12:00 midnight – 10:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight, Thursday 12:00 midnight – 10:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. to 12:00 midnight, Friday 12:00 midnight – 10:30 a.m.

Group Facilitator-PT, PSR  2 positions available. Develop, deliver and document group therapy for the purpose of teaching a variety of recovery oriented skills to enable community integration. Perform supportive counseling as needed. Coordinate and oversee activities as needed. Supervise student interns. Qualifications:  Masters degree in social services, social work or counseling and one year mental health experience required.  Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults and have high energy, patience, and skill in establishing relationships.  Hours: 21 hour workweek; three 7 hour workdays TBD, Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 3:30.

Residential Case Manager – HUD Leasing Position available. Provide rehabilitation services, develop treatment plans/ assessments and manage crisis for all residential clients. Handle referrals and discharges for residential services. Assist clients in obtaining/maintaining entitlements. Assist clients in development of independent living skills. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Field plus minimum one year mental health experience. Willingness to work regularly scheduled hours, holidays and overtime in emergency situations. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults, including providing transportation in personal and agency vehicles to local and long distance appointments on occasion. Ability to administer CPR and emergency first aid. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license and automobile. Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 35 hour work week.

Mental Health Professional – PT Multiple positions available. 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. 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. Please specify which schedule is of interest.

Hours: 

SRP – Sunday, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. (16 hours)

SRP - Pool, 8 hour shifts as needed, must be available to work at least 2 shifts monthly

CILA - Pool, 8 hour shifts as needed, must be available to work at least 2 shifts monthly

                            Ecker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, age, disability, religion, sex, national origin/ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other legally protected status.