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Career Opportunities

HR Recruiter

This position is responsible for developing trusted recruiting partnerships with hiring managers through demonstrated recruiting leadership skills. This role is also responsible for determining current and future hiring needs, acquiring and maintaining sourcing strategies to acquire the best possible talent.Two years of personnel related experience required. General understanding of wage, salary, and benefit administration, as well as EEO and Labor Law regulations also required along good organizational skills. Must possess good oral communication skills and be able to communicate with all hospital contacts and employees both on the telephone and directly.

Computer/Typing Skills: Must be able to type 65 wpm and proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, Power Point a plus.

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Director of Business Development

Prominent Chicago Psychiatric Hospital is currently searching an experienced Director of Business Development. The Director of Business Development is an essential member of the senior management staff, is responsible for directing the development and continuous refinement of the hospitals business development plan.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of public relations/marketing programs, promotions, and internal/external communications. This individual will also manage a team of Community Liaisons who are responsible for developing relationships with professionals such as physicians, therapist, Hospital ERs, schools, churches and civic groups; area employers; legislators; other health care and human service providers.


• Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health area, marketing, business administration or related field required; Master’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of four plus years of education and experience required.

• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a healthcare business development management position with extensive business development experience resulting in measurable results, preferred direct experience developing managed care agreements. In addition, detailed knowledge of psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment issues.

• Reports to CEO.


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Human Resource Director

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital is a high quality, private Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment Center of Excellence located on the north side of the city. We specialize in the treatment of adults, children and adolescents with psychiatric and/or alcohol addiction and chemical or drug dependency issues. Recovery is important to us and we are committed to a supportive environment and an ongoing plan for long-term sobriety and improved mental health.

The HR Director would be responsible for developing, implementing, and administering all policies related to employee recruitment, development, retention, and recognition. Also responsible for planning and directing Human Resources activities, coordinating management development, and collaborating on personnel decisions (compensation and benefits, discipline, problem resolution).


Education: Bachelor’s Degree of equivalent work experience required.

Licensure: PHR of SPHR Certification Preferred

Experience: In depth and up-to-date knowledge of labor relations laws, organization theory (job evaluation performance appraisal), experience data analysis, OSHA standards wage and hour laws, and other federal and state requirements.

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Outpatient Clinician - Part- Time/ Per Diem

Outpatient Clinician

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital

The Outpatient Clinician is responsible for providing services within Chicago Lakeshore Hospital Outpatient Programs.  These services include assessment, therapy, treatment plan development and case management. Therapies may include individual, group or family, as clinically indicated. Outpatient programs serve a diverse patient population including adolescents and adults. We provide programs tailored to specific clinical needs, including trauma, psychosis, and dual diagnosis.  

The ideal candidate possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, basic computer proficiency, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and capacity for effectively managing stressful interpersonal interactions.  This position requires regular interfacing with internal and external treatment team members.

Job Requirements

Education: Minimal education requirements include Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling, Social Work or similar field.

Licensure: This position requires licensure (i.e. LSW, LPC). LCSW or LCPC preferred.

Experience: 2 year experience in a clinical setting preferred.

Job Type: Part-Time/Per Diem


Utilization Review Specialist

We are seeking experienced PRN Float Pool Utilization Specialist. Our ideal candidates will complete quality health care service reviews as assigned to advocate for authorization of patient healthcare needs in a cost effective manner to promote positive outcomes. Duties include utilization management and quality monitoring. The ideal candidate will have experience in an inpatient behavioral health/psychiatric hospital setting. Primary duties will be focused in an inpatient setting. Hours will vary by week. Current Illinois LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW licensure preferred. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. The minimum degree required is a Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree is preferred.


Interested applicants must provide a contact telephone number and a valid email address


Psychologist / Behaviorist

We are seeking a Psychologist/Behaviorist for up to 25 hours per week. Requirements include: PHD. LCPC, LCSW and experience working with a wide range of psychiatric populations with behavioral, mood and personality disorders.  The right candidate should have extensive “hands-on” experience with assessment skills, behavioral planning and/or teaching/collaborative abilities to assist other professionals with significant behavioral challenges.   Specific work experience with Child and adolescents is a plus.

To apply email: hrresumes@chicagolakeshorehospital.com


The Expressive Therapist will provide quality expressive therapy intervention services to psychiatric and chemically dependent patients in a group setting. These sessions will address therapeutic goals in collaboration with the patients treatment team.

Requires a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Art Therapy, Dance Movement Therapy, or related field.

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Mental Health Worker- Child and Adolescent

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for Mental Health Counselor positions who would responsible for providing treatment services to children and adolescents with mental illness and substance abuse issues as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. Treatment services include orientation, assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention and psycho educational groups. This position requires the candidate to have a Bachelor's degree and preferred to have 2+ years treating adults in an inpatient setting. Must work in a team environment, including working closely with the charge nurse. Benefits include a competitive pay scale, major medical benefits and 401K. Bilingual in Spanish/English is highly desirable. Please apply online by going to the Careers tab and clicking on Apply.


RN –Child and Adolescent

We are seeking dedicated RNs who will provide clinical expertise in  our Child and Adolescent Unit. Full time positions are available in INPATIENT child and adolescent chemical dependency and/or psychiatric units. Shifts vary. Experience in behavioral health services is preferred. BILINGUAL IN SPANISH/ENGLISH IS HIGHLY DESIRABLE. Excellent salary. Please apply on-line by going to the Careers tab and clicking on Apply.

RN General Adult Unit

We are seeking dedicated RNs who will provide clinical expertise on our General Adult Unit. Full time positions are available in INPATIENT adult chemical dependency and/or psychiatric units. Shifts vary. Experience in behavioral health services is preferred. BILINGUAL IN SPANISH/ENGLISH IS HIGHLY DESIRABLE. Excellent salary. Please apply on-line by going to the Careers tab and clicking on Apply


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If you are unable to apply on line, please use one of the following options to send you cover letter and resume:

U.S. Mail
Chicago Lakeshore Hospital
Attn: Human Resources
4840 North Marine Dr.
Chicago, IL 60640






 *Chicago Lakeshore Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.