Job Posting – Contact:
David Osborne Jr.
5710 N. Broadway St.
Who we are:
- Our Mission – Community
Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4), a behavioral health advocate and
social service provider, offers quality, comprehensive customer-oriented
services tailored to the diversity of its consumers.
- Our Vision – Community
Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) will be, and will be recognized as,
essential to the wellbeing of the communities we serve.
- Philosophy – C4 believes that
people recovering from mental illness and emotional trauma are able to
live, work and thrive in the community.
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)
serves some of Chicago’s most vulnerable residents. We are a pioneer in
building hope and breaking down barriers to healing-from the personal to the
systemic—through an integrated, community approach.
You have an opportunity to be a part of a
dramatic turnaround at C4 and creating strength in community. In the depths of
multiple societal traumas for our clients—personal challenges, COVID-19, America’s
racial reckoning, massive unemployment numbers—C4 also found itself in a
management and financial crisis. With new leadership in place since June 2020,
we have stabilized our financial position, improved cashflow, won new grants,
increased staff productivity and morale, and hired over 50 new staff members!
All of this is being achieved through a transparent, participatory process
through engaging our Board of Directors, clients, employees and a variety of
What we offer:
- Competitive salary based upon
relevant education and licensure
- Comprehensive benefits package
including healthcare insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and 403(b)
plan (no match).
- National Health Service Corp
(NHSC) loan forgiveness for qualifying clinicians
Equal Opportunity Statement:
Decisions and criteria governing the
employment relationship with all employees at Community Counseling Centers of
Chicago (C4) are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race,
color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran
status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by
federal, state or local statutes.
The above statements are intended to describe
the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s)
assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of
all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the
right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions of this position.
The ACT Nurse provides comprehensive case
management and nursing services to C4 clients diagnosed with medical disorders
and severe mental illness.
- Current license as a Registered
Nurse in Illinois
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum of 3 years of
experience in a hospital or clinic setting as a registered nurse
- Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Personal vehicle, valid
Illinois driver’s license, and insurable driving record required
Competencies (Minimum Skills, Knowledge, and
- Ability to provide routine
nursing care to clients, including administration of STAT oral and
injectable psychotropic medications, evaluation of physical condition, and
measurement of vital signs
- Knowledge of infection control
principles, and infection control policies and procedures that meet Joint
Commission, OSHA, and CDC standards, as well as other federal, state, and
local standards pertaining to infection control
- Knowledge of behavior
- Knowledge of HIPAA privacy and
- Demonstrated presentation
- Experience in training clinical
- Communication skills to include
interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills.
- Ability to be respectful of the
diverse cultures of the people served and to provide culturally appropriate,
competent and individualized treatment according to each client’s age,
gender, race, ethnicity, and cultures
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provides routine nursing care
to clients including, but not limited to, administration of STAT oral and
injectable psychotropic medication, evaluation of physical condition, and
measurement of vital signs
- Facilitates supportive
treatment intervention to maintain or enhance the client’s capacity for
independent functioning such as phone consultation with pharmacies and
prior authorization with third party insurers
- Interviews and evaluates
clients to identify medical issues requiring urgent attention, such as
hospitalization, or non-urgent follow up
- Provides medical referrals to
clients and their families
- Assesses clients for
indications of abuse
- Responds to requests for
emergency medical care of clients within the facility
- Records and documents
diagnostic evaluations and treatment following established agency policies
- Provides coverage to maintain
clinical services as needed
- Works collaboratively with C4
staff, on call psychiatrist and on call medical MD
- Other duties as assigned by