The Illinois Professionals Health Program, LLC is dedicated to promoting and improving the health and wellbeing of medical professionals and other high accountability persons in safety sensitive positions with the goals of maintaining patient/public safety and quality care and providing the best possible opportunity for the professionals' recovery.
The Clinical Care Advocate is a direct clinical behavioral health service position responsible for providing consultation, information and referral, Screening Evaluations, long-term case management, and educational presentations for healthcare professionals, other high accountability persons in safety sensitive positions, and other designated groups. Service provision also includes identification, management and co-ordination of services. This includes all types of behavioral health concerns with a particular focus on substance use disorders.
Clinical Care Advocates have the opportunity to be involved in education, health promotion and prevention activities through public speaking to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, other healthcare and high accountability professionals around issues related to risk recognition, and management for personal health.
The ideal candidate is currently certified in addiction counseling with a master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or nursing and also has an active IL license.
CADC, CRADC, or CAADC required.