Clinical Director of Behavioral Health in Chicago, IL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Erie Family Health Center   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Less than 5 years

Posted 46 days ago

Erie is a visionary and growing community health center providing behavioral, medical and dental care for more than 75,000 diverse patients at 13 locations throughout Chicago and the northern suburbs. We have received multi-year recognition for our quality of care and as a top Chicago workplace. All practice sites are eligible for loan repayment with mental health HPSA score of 18.


  • Lead strategic planning, organization, supervision, implementation and maintenance of Erie Family Health Centers' (EFHC) Behavioral Health program.
  • Recruits (in collaboration with Human Resources), hires, supervises, credentials, monitors and evaluates the clinical performance of all EFHC behavioral health providers and other behavioral health staff.
  • Assures that EFHC's delivery of behavioral health services is consistent with state, federal and Erie regulations and standards.
  • Remains current on developments in community based behavioral health services, public health and quality improvement.
  • Oversees behavioral health education including supervision of teaching and development of training agreements.
  • Collaborates with other multi-disciplinary professionals and community agencies to provide high quality care, including referral to appropriate behavioral health specialists, if indicated.
  • Participates, when appropriate, in the resolution of patient complaints and other problems resulting from the delivery of behavioral health services.
  • Attends and contributes to key team activities (Erie Leadership Team, Senior Provider leadership team meeting)
  • Collaborates with Senior Director, Nursing and Clinical Transformation and Senior Manager, Community Programs to integrate behavioral health into care management activities. Ensure EFHC achieves quality and care management goals



  • Licensure as a Clinical Psychologist, LCPC, or LCSW in the State of Illinois.
  • Additional Master's degree preferred
  • Spanish proficiency preferred (reimbursement available for immersion).
  • Three to five years experience in clinical background (behavioral health, social work, etc.).
  • Two years previous supervisory experience
  • Five year's work experience in health, social or community services preferred.
  • Interest in and comfort with working with a diverse patient population.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and trust of clients
  • Local travel required, valid Illinois driver's license and automobile insurance also required

Valid Through: 2019-10-25