Current Employment Positions


Community Relations

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-704933
  • Job Location: Chicago , IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 18, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse with some experience with drug treatment as well as clinical experience. Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interest in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with 11 paid holidays off are included in our PTO compensation package.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

 

  1. Communicates daily with FGC medical detox staff at each hospital site and with FGC’s managers/Intake staff at all program locations, to determine daily program census needs.
  2. Develops formal relationships with the Chicago area behavioral healthcare providers, hospitals, clinics, and other social service agencies including DCFS POS providers and the DHS local offices, to establish referral relationships and to effective processes.
  3. Presents FGC program descriptions and eligibility requirements to community leaders who represent local social service, church and political organizations.
  4. Professionally represents FGC at community organization events, seminars and conferences.
  5. Maintains a daily work activities log that includes a listing of all prospective client contacts, client referrals, community visits, meetings and conferences attended, and other relevant activities.
  6. Accurately completes the official FGC Community Intervention Billing logs and submits those logs on a weekly basis.

 

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Number of Position Openings: 1

Starting salary rate: $30,000

Start Date: ASAP

 

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment, An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Experience and Skills:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field and prior experience in the behavioral healthcare and/or community relations arena is preferred. The employee must maintain a general working knowledge of medication-assisted treatment and drug-free programming, hospital-based medical detox program admission and discharge policies and procedures, and an understanding of federal and state confidentiality laws. The employee must exhibit excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Possess and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License.