The Lawrence County Health Department is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Call us: 1-618-943-3302

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  The Lawrence County Health Department is searching for a QMHP or MHP.

LCHD is looking for either a Qualified Mental Health Professional or a Mental Health Professional as determined by Rule 132 Administrative Code per IDHS. (Details listed below) This person will work in our Behavior Health Department as a Counselor/Therapist. Typical work hours are 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM with one day per week being 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.

QMHP Requirements:
An individual who possesses a master's or doctoral degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, psychology, pastoral counseling, family therapy, or a related field and has: Successfully completed 1,000 hours of practicum and/or internship under clinical and educational supervision; or One year of documented clinical experience under the supervision of a QMHP.

MHP Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, family therapy, or a related human service field;

A bachelor's degree in any other field with two years of supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting; A family partnership professional certificate from and in good standing with the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc.; An occupational therapy assistant licensed under the Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act [225 ILCS 75] with at least one year of experience in a mental health setting; A minimum of a high school diploma or GED and 5 years supervised clinical experience in mental health or human services; or Any individual employed as an MHP prior to July 1, 2013 may continue to be so designated unless employment changes

Benefits include:

First Year of vacation (10 Days) prorated based on start month. After 3 years, vacation increased to 15 days.
12 Sick Days/Year
11 Paid Holidays/Year
4 Personal Days/Year
1 Birthday Day during the Month of your Birthday.
$10.00 Co-Pay to see Rural Health Provider
Discounted Lab Services
Discounted Mental Health Services
Participation in IMRF (Municipal Pension Fund)
(Health-Dental-Vision-Aflac-Life Insurance also optional)
30 Minute Paid Lunch

Monday to Friday

Typical work hours: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. Paid Lunch. One late night per week. 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Lawrence County Health Department
Attn: Human Resources Director
11362 Country Club Road
Lawrenceville, Illinois  62439
Fax:  (618) 943-7589

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Lawrence County

Health Department, Illinois