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is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE M/F/D/V) H.S.I provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. H.S.I complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Adult Services
Case Manager
Full Time Position
Job# (002-FY-14-51)

JOB SUMMARY

Under direct supervision of the MH Services Manager provide intensive case management and counseling services to adults with emotional/behavioral disorders and their families. Stays abreast of community, resources and services, appropriate to the needs of the clients and their families.

The incumbent will deliver five (5) or more hours of billable services to clients on a daily basis.
Responsible for providing services and documentation that comply with Rule
132.20,119.20,115.20 of the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code - MRO guidelines. HSI requires that billable services must be documented and submitted to your assigned Supervisor/Manager (Designee) on a daily basis."

 

Residential Trainer
DD CILA
Full/Part-Time

 JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the supervision and implementation of habilitation programs for disabled adults in a residential setting. Provide assistance to clients in home management, community survival skills, leisure and money management.

Full and Partime positions are available

Crisis Care Phone Operator

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Phone Operator will answer crisis hotline calls to triage/screen for behavioral health needs by directing callers to programs and services that are suitable for meeting their needs

 

 Residential Trainer
Halfway House

JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Trainer will be responsible for the daily operations of the halfway house. This includes teaching life management, recovery skills, and preparation for independent living. The RT is expected to oversee the maintenance of the unit, equipment, and residents.

irector of Quality Improvement and Monitoring
Administration

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Quality Improvement and Monitoring is responsible for performing necessary monitoring and oversight functions as an intra-agency liaison between clinical program services and administration. Provides programmatic technical assistance and training to ensure compliance with MRO certification and licensing rules and regulations. The Director of Quality Improvement and Monitoring will actively assist in identifying and preparing operational goals and objectives associated with the MRO and Managed Care (MCO) service authorization, implementation, and billing processes and maintain accountability for the design as it relates to the funding sources, licensing, and certification requirements. Provides direct support to the acquisition of agreements with HMOs and private insurance companies and ensures conformance with requirements for third-party billing. Provides programmatic technical assistance and training to staff on “fee for service”, clinical documentation, and other requirements for certification and licensure. Also, Serves as Liaison and coordination of all IHPA activities. The position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

 Residential Trainer
Halfway House
Part-Time/Floater

JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Trainer will be responsible for the daily operations of the halfway house. This includes teaching life management, recovery skills, and preparation for independent living. The RT is expected to oversee the maintenance of the unit, equipment, and residents.

Employment and Training
Driver
Full-Time Position

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under direct supervision, provides daily transportation of work materials, transport consumers in Residential services to the program, medical appointments, transport consumers in program to special activities as needed.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, lift and or move up to 35 pounds.

Residential Trainer
MI CILA & Supervised Residential

JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Trainer (under the direction of the Residential Supervisor) will be responsible for the daily application of the individual and group program plans, i.e. life skills and medication training, educational advancement and study, tutoring, cooking and the initiation of a regime of house rules for the mentally ill adult population.
*billable hours requirement

Full and Partime positions are available

Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Administration

JOB SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision of the Human Resources Coordinator performs supportive functions within the Human Resources Department and clerical support services to The Finance Department. Coordinate training events, scheduling, and documenting both Agencywide and DSP required on the job training. Ensure program services and division’s compliance with all applicable training rules and governing standards.

Residential Trainer
Tabitha House 
Part-Time Floater

JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Trainer will be responsible for the daily operation of the Tabitha house.  This includes teaching life management, recovery skills, and preparation for independent living to females recovering.  The Residential Trainer is expected to oversee the maintenance of the unit, equipment, and residents

Janitor
1 Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

Under limited supervision of the maintenance supervisor, performs services to maximize the physical well-being and safety of the employees and clients; assist the Maintenance Supervisor in the use and care of the organization’s physical assets, such as buildings, grounds equipment, heating, lighting and cooling systems.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with disabilities. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

Residential Trainer
Tabitha House 

JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Trainer will be responsible for the daily operation of the Tabitha house.  This includes teaching life management, recovery skills, and preparation for independent living to females recovering.  The Residential Trainer is expected to oversee the maintenance of the unit, equipment, and residents

LPN
Williams Consent Decree

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Nurse provides services for Williams Consent clients by establishing and maintaining medication safety and maintaining medication safety, training, delegating, and monitoring the effective execution of medical administration tasks. Performs medical service coordination in consultation with assigned medical providers.

Responsible for providing services and documentation that comply with Rule 132.20,119.20,115.20 of the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code - MRO guidelines. HSI requires that billable services must be documented and submitted to the assigned Supervisor/Manager (Designee) on a daily basis

 

Residential Trainer
MI CILA & Supervised Residential

JOB SUMMARY

The Residential Trainer (under the direction of the Williams Consent Decree Program Supervisor) will be responsible for the daily application of the individual and group program plans, i.e., life skills training, educational advancement and study, tutoring, cooking, and the initiation of a regime of house rules and regulations consistent with Habilitative Systems, Inc., with the ultimate transition to independent living.

The incumbent will deliver five (5) or more hours of billable services to clients on a daily basis. Responsible for providing services and documentation that comply with Rule 132.20,119.20,115.20 of the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code - MRO guidelines. HSI requires that billable services must be documented and submitted to your assigned Supervisor/Manager (Designee) on a daily basis.

Full and Partime positions are available

Mobile Crisis Worker

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Mobile Crisis Worker; will provide (in-person/Hands-on) immediate access to crisis support; by providing integrated, short-term crisis response, stabilization, and intervention to adults, and children experiencing a mental health, substance abuse, and/or developmental disabilities crisis. The Mobile Crisis Worker will also help individuals receive assistance, resources, and support by working collaboratively with Habilitative Systems, Inc., team members, and other professionals to coordinate appropriate response plans and connect to services.

 

Therapist
MI Outpatient Services

 JOB SUMMARY

Provides clinical services to adults, children and youth referred for mental health/behavioral services under the direct supervision of the Clinical Manager. Works collaboratively with the case manager to ensure the integration of services, Clients assessments of needs and strengths must be clearly documented and lead to specific treatment recommendations and is implemented effectively.

The incumbent will deliver five (5) or more hours of billable services to clients on a daily basis. Responsible for providing services and documentation that comply with Rule 132.20,119.20,115.20 of the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code - MRO guidelines. HSI requires that billable services must be documented and submitted to your assigned Supervisor/Manager (Designee) on a daily basis."

QIDP/Case Manager
Employment and Training

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direct Supervision of the Department Manager, ensures that clients receive the services outlined in the Individual Habilitation service plan in accordance with the policies of the Agency, Funder, licensing and accreditation entities.

  • 1978

    HSI is formed and incorporated by the Claire Christian United Methodist Church Ministry and becomes the first African American agency to operate a licensed group home (Drake House) for adolescent boys, and to operate a sheltered workshop for people with Developmental Disabilities. From 1978 - 1992, HSI grew in public funding from $350k - $12M

  • 1980

    HSI opened a special education school and a developmental training center, providing employment and housing opportunities for people with developmental disabilities and reducing the need for institutionalization.

  • 1996

    First human service agency in Illinois to serve as fiscal agent to the South African Health Care Coalition. Shipped two ambulances to South Africa. Assembled 8000 telephone for the 1996 Democratic Nation Convention. - Became one of the largest child welfare agencies in Illinois servicing over 500 children in foster care and adoption and employing over 200 foster parents and staff

  • 1997

    HSI expanded pillow manufacturing contracts to United and Eastern Airlines, also Amtrak passenger lines wile providing opportunities for training and employment for clients with developmental disabilities. - Opened and operated Ameritech and Peoples Gas Bill Payment Center.

  • 2002

    Completed five scattered site living facilities specially designed for persons with disabilities; This 5m project was funded with HUD 811 and City of Chicago funding.

  • 2003

    HSI Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Tour of the HSI Elois McCoy Village Apartments. - This $4.5M project was funded with HUD 202 and City of Chicago funding to construct the Elois McCoy 60 unit senior facility.

  • 2005

    HSI launches program to serve children of incarcerated parents and continues program through 2012. - In March 2005, HSI established a janitorial services franchise with ServiceMaster. AbleServ, Inc. a for profit subsidiary of HSI, operated through 2012, and secured cleaning contracts a Rush University Medical Center, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, ABC Bank and Coco-Cola.

  • 2009

    Collaborated with the Center for Research on Women and Gender (CRWG) at the University of Illinois at Chicago to submit the organization's first research grant with CRWG

  • 2010

    HSI is awarded an Illinois Senior Internet Adoption Coalition Broadband Technical Opportunity Program grant to provide low income Seniors and people with disabilities new computer skills, improved communication and better access to valuable information and combatting isolation.

  • 2011

    HSI celebrated the Grand Opening of the Enola A. Dew Apartments, a 60-unit apartment complex designed to provide affordable, state of the art senior housing. The complex is located at 4623 West Gladys. The addition of this facility adds to the quality of life for the elderly in this community. - Funding for this project provided by HUD and the City of Chicago.

  • 2012

    HSI expands it's services to the Englewood community to combat mental illness and violence through it's Urban Behavioral Health Services Institute (UBHSI)

  • 2013

    HSI secures funding to implement an electronic health records system.

  • 2014

    HSI collaborated with nine agencies to form an LLC as part of its implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

  • 2015-2016

    HSI's ability to serve the Westside's most vulnerable was severely impacted by the 2015-2016 state fiscal crisis, this also had a chilling effect on some of our most committed supporters such as foundations, major donors, and public funders.

  • 2017

    HSI receives $200,000 Restorative Grant for Adolescents. - HSI receives 4.7 Million three-year grant for Adults in Crisis/Mental Health and Opioid Addictions.

  • 2018

    The Westside Community Triage & Wellness Center is a strategic partnership between Habilitative Systems, Inc., Bobby E. Wright Comprehensive Mental Health Center, and Cook County Health and Hospital Systems to mitigate violence and trauma on Chicago’s Westside.

  • 2019

    Habilitative Sytems' Restorative Justice program receives recognition by Cook County Board President Preckwinkle for the major impact had on Chicago's Youth

  • 2020

    ; IDHS awards HSI $3.2 Million dollars to lead Counting on Chicago Coalition Census 2020 Initiative working with 30 agency sub recipients.