McLean County Center for Human Services is a leading provider of behavioral health services in McLean County.  Located in Bloomington, Illinois, our agency delivers Psychiatric, Counseling, Recovery, and Emergency Crisis Intervention services.

The Bloomington-Normal area offers a thriving community with an excellent public school system.  We are just a few hours from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.  We are proud to be the headquarters for State Farm Insurance and COUNTRY Financial. Our higher education institutions include Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College and Lincoln College-Normal.

For immediate consideration, please submit a resume and letter of introduction to Human Resources Department at hr@mcchs.org.

McLean County Center for Human Services, 108 W. Market St., Bloomington, IL 61701.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment Opportunities

  • The McLean County Center for Human Services (CHS), located at 108 W. Market St., Bloomington, IL., is seeking an Executive Director with experience and vision to lead the organization into a new phase of growth and development as it delivers comprehensive behavioral health services to a diverse population of more than 170,000 residents of McLean County.

    CHS was established in 1927, is a not-for-profit agency, and seeks to serve those with the greatest behavioral health needs who have the fewest economic resources. The Executive Director is responsible for implementing CHS’s mission, for the administration and management of all programs, and oversees a clinical and support staff of nearly 75 individuals with an approximate $5 million annual budget. CHS serves more than 3,100 distinct clients annually and provides a range of behavioral health services and programs, including outpatient counseling, 24/7 mobile crisis intervention, psychiatry, residential recovery programs, community outreach, and an embedded school program for children and youth. The Executive Director reports to the CHS Board of Directors. Further information about CHS and the Board of Directors is available at www.mcchs.org.

    The ideal candidate would have a minimum of a master’s degree in a behavioral health-related academic program as well as substantial clinical and behavioral health management

    experience. Concurrently, this candidate should show evidence of culturally responsive practice with underserved and marginalized individuals, families, and communities. The candidate  would demonstrate increasingly successful leadership responsibilities and be committed to a community-oriented behavioral health model. Candidates with relevant doctoral degrees are also encouraged to apply.

    Specific skills of the desired candidate include culturally grounded leadership and management skills; strategic planning; effective interaction with funding sources and community stakeholders; and well-developed written and verbal communication skills. Grant-writing, third party billing, information technology, strategic communication, fiscal operations, and program evaluation experiences are also desirable.

    The expected start date is Monday, April 4, 2022. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. For the successful candidate, residency in McLean County will be required.

    Candidates should submit a statement of interest and a resume to  Searchcommittee@mcchs.org. The Search Committee will begin considering application materials on October 11, 2021. Application materials may be considered until the position is filled. Letters of recommendation may be requested later.

    CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • McLean County Center for Human Services, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, is seeking a full time advanced practice provider to join a multidisciplinary team of behavioral health professionals.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide psychiatric assessments/evaluations
    • Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medication regimens
    • Provide clinical consultation to staff

    Qualifications:

    • Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant license in the State of Illinois
    • Board Certification
    • Demonstrated knowledge of behavioral health care delivery
    • Excellent communication skills

    This is a Monday through Friday position with no weekend or on call requirements. This opportunity offers an excellent salary and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, and generous paid time off benefits.

    Located in Bloomington, Illinois, our caring professionals include a collaborative psychiatrist, nurse practitioners, nurses, clinicians, and supportive office staff. Our psychiatric program serves adolescents and adults in an outpatient setting.

  • McLean County Center for Human Services, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, is seeking a full-time Counselor for our Crisis Intervention Team. This position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field required;
    One year of experience in community behavioral health and/or crisis intervention;
    Experience completing psychiatric pre-admission hospital screenings preferred;
    Excellent organizational and communication skills;
    Must have reliable transportation and valid Illinois driver’s license.

    Responsibilities:
    Provide supportive, emergency behavioral health crisis intervention services in the community and hospital emergency departments within McLean County;
    Complete psychiatric pre-admission hospital screenings;
    Develop close working relationships with therapists, physicians, and law enforcement personnel.

  • McLean County Center for Human Services, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, is seeking a full-time Therapist within the Counseling Program. This position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

    Qualifications:
    Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field;
    Credentialed as a QMHP (Qualified Mental Health Professional) in the State of Illinois required;
    LCPC or LCSW licensure from State of Illinois preferred;
    Experience in community behavioral health preferred;
    Excellent organizational, documentation, and communication skills;
    Must have reliable transportation and valid Illinois driver’s license.

    Responsibilities:
    Provide a variety of counseling services to Medicaid eligible individuals;
    Will provide counseling to adults, children, adolescents, and families;
    Complete comprehensive mental health assessments and develop treatment plans.

  • McLean County Center for Human Services, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, is seeking a full-time Therapist/Case Manager for the Recovery Program.  This position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field required
    Credentialed as a MHP (Mental Health Practitioner) in the State of Illinois required
    Experience in community behavioral health preferred
    Excellent organizational, documentation,  and communication skills
    Must have reliable transportation and valid Illinois driver’s license

    Responsibilities:
    Possess understanding of high risk, severe, and persistently mentally ill population including diagnoses, client strengths, needs, and functional deficits
    Conduct ongoing clinical assessments
    Formulate and implement treatment plans
    Able to engage client in treatment, establish therapeutic relationships and set appropriate limits and boundaries
    Demonstrate understanding of and implement treatment modalities and techniques for MI population, including medication management, psychosocial rehabilitation, supportive counseling, intensive case management
    Coordinate services with and collaborate with other agency staff and social service providers
    Demonstrate understanding of entitlements/financial aid

  • McLean County Center for Human Services, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, is seeking a full-time Child/Adolescent Outreach Counselor within the Counseling Program.  This position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field required;
    Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field preferred;
    Credentialed as a MHP (Mental Health Professional) in the State of Illinois required;
    Experience in community behavioral health preferred;
    Excellent organizational, documentation, and communication skills;
    Must have reliable transportation and valid Illinois driver’s license.

    Responsibilities:
    Provide a variety of counseling and community support services with the emphasis on outreach services with children, adolescents, and their families within the community;
    Coordination with schools and local community organizations.
    Our agency delivers Psychiatric services, Recovery services, and Emergency Crisis Intervention services, in addition to the Counseling Program.

  • Excellent opportunity for Mental Health Professionals who are seeking a supplemental second income or require flexible scheduling.  

    • Motivated clinician needed to fill in shifts as needed due to vacations, sick leave, holidays, etc. Shifts include weekends, weekdays 4p to 12a, and weekdays 12a to 8a.
    • This paid, on-call, per diem position is responsible for providing supportive, emergency behavioral health crisis interventions in secure settings.  Most calls take place in hospital emergency departments in Bloomington/Normal, Illinois.
    • A Bachelor’s Degree with 1-year direct mental health experience required.  Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field preferred.  Experience in psychiatric pre-admission screening and referral preferred.

    Must reside within 20 minutes of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois.

Clinical Internships

None available at this time