Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. strongly believes that treatment services are more effective when provided in the client’s natural setting, hence, the majority of services provided are located in the community. Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. also employs a holistic approach to each client’s treatment and integrates all facets of our clients’ lives including mental/emotional health, physical health/wellness, employment and education, social and family relationships, substance use/abuse issues, and housing needs. Trilogy Behavioral Health is hiring for:
Nurse Care Coordinators
Opportunities available in: Rogers Park, South Shore, and Logan Square
Typical services provided include case management, counseling/therapy, individual skills training, medication training, crisis intervention, linkage to community resources, advocacy, assessment, and treatment planning.
Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare Inc. is looking for Nurse Care Coordinators in all locations (Rogers Park, South Shore, and Logan Square) to provide health care coordination to our clients. Previous psychiatric nursing experience is not required, and new graduates are welcomed.
Job Summary: The Nurse Care Coordinator is accountable for coordinating and facilitating client services across the various levels of the continuum for a population of clients. He/she will provide direct patient care through patient education and guidance regarding medications, lifestyle modifications, and treatment plans. The Nurse Care Coordinator will work with clients directly in the community (70%) engaging them in their home settings.
Make preliminary assessments of clients’ health problems based on medical history and diagnostic results and prioritize for medical attention.
Address health needs of clients with serious mental illness and substance use disorders; i.e. administer specified medications, including long-acting injectable antipsychotics, obtain vital signs, point-of-care testing (POCT), GeneSight specimens for genetic testing, and document in the electronic health record
Collaborate with clinical and non-clinical staff on client care plans and ensure quality standards are met. Evaluate effectiveness, monitor progress, and effect change as needed.
Serve as an advocate for clients, linking them to needed community services; assess client’s personal, medical, social, emotional, and environmental situation to plan for linkage and treatment course
Provide individually-based motivational treatment to clients to assist them in their recovery from mental illness
Provide client-centered and trauma-informed services to clients with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse/addiction disorders.
Provide crisis/on-call coverage as directed by supervisor. Available to work evenings and weekends as directed be supervisor.
Perform other related duties and/or projects as assigned.
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation
Valid Illinois Driver’s License with daily access to a vehicle. Must have $100,000/$300,000 auto liability insurance.
Nursing experience in a community mental health setting or working with psychiatrically disabled or other disabled populations highly preferred
Experience in care coordination preferred
Salary & Benefits: Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare offers a competitive benefit package, including; vacation days, sick days, paid holidays, floating holidays, excellent medical, dental, and vision packages, and a casual work environment.
Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.