Clinician / Full-Time / Days

Chestnut Health Systems

Peoria, IL

Peoria, IL, US
Peoria, IL
7 days ago


Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Clinician for our Peoria, IL facility.


This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus!


**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application entirely, and answer all screening questions. 


  • Conduct diagnostic and assessment evaluations with clients and their families, and appropriately identify diagnosis and patient placement criteria, with guidance and oversight as required.
  • Plan and implement evidence-based counseling/treatment for clients to help address behavioral health issues, with guidance and oversight as required.
  • Complete admissions and discharges.
  • Develop Initial and Master Treatment Plans (ITP and MTP) and determine continuing care plans, with guidance and oversight as required.
  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling and rehabilitation services to clients and their families (all levels, including advanced or specialized therapy skills), with guidance and oversight as required. Clinical functions are determined by individual training, experience, and assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provide support for students in the school system who may simultaneously be involved in substance abuse treatment (OP/IOP) and/or who are returning to school after residential treatment; interact with treatment professionals to assist in transition.
  • Provide students, parents, and school personnel with education and support related to substance use and other identified concerns.
  • Obtain appropriate permissions and/or consents for youth/students.
  • Conduct classroom presentations, group sessions, and/or other trainings as requested by schools or referral sources.
  • Document services to clients in accordance with established agency policies and procedures and in compliance with applicable grant requirements; required paperwork to be completed and submitted in a timely manner. Required documentation is to be submitted on the day services are provided unless otherwise approved by supervisor.  Maintain records of clients and services provided to enable Chestnut to bill third party payers, as required by the program.
  • Maintain regular contact with each client’s collaterals (such as school, probation, family, psychiatrist).
  • Provide court testimony, if requested.
  • Attend and participate in all program and team/staff meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in program and staff development activities.
  • Attend all mandatory Chestnut and interagency trainings and CEU requirements, and complete all required Relias trainings in a timely manner.
  • Promote the recovery model of treatment including trauma-informed care, hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness and spirituality/connectedness by assisting consumers with regaining control over their own lives through self-directed recovery, including utilizing recovery language in all applicable documentation.
  • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.


  • Must have a Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field.
  • Eligibility for Illinois licensure of LCSW, LCPC or LMFT required.
  • Must be licensed within two (2) years from date of hire.
  • Good organizational and communication skills required (oral and written).
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Prefer experience with an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, private automobile insurance and must meet qualifications for agency auto insurance coverage.
  • Satisfactory Completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.    


Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A. 

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211


Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

About the Company

Chestnut Health Systems

Chestnut Health Systems is a non-profit organization that has cared since 1973 for persons needing behavioral health services. Chestnut provides substance use disorder treatment, mental health counseling, primary health care, credit counseling, and housing and supportive services. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, Chestnut employs more than 700 professionals at 25 facilities. Chestnut's staff is motivated by our corporate mission - Making a Difference: Improving Quality of Life Through Excellence in Service.
500 to 999 employees
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