Career Opportunities

Tazwood Center for Wellness is proud to be part of UnityPoint Health – UnityPlace. 

Our mission is to deliver a comprehensive, integrated community and medical-behavioral healthcare system to optimize well-being.  Our long term vision is to create a National Model that dramatically changes behavioral health care. 

We seek team members who are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve.  We are looking for dynamic and talented individuals to join our team.  You’ll find opportunities for every sized dream. 

Full Time Care Coordinator:  

Do you dream of a job where:

  • you can put your Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, or Counseling to work?
  • your experience serving the HIV/AIDS population can be utilized?
  • your compassionate nature is needed?
  • you can make a major difference in the lives of others?

 If so, please consider becoming a Care Coordinator!

We currently have a need for an additional full time Care Coordinator.  As Care Coordinator you will serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team that provides recovery oriented in-home and community based services for persons with HIV/AIDS who exhibit functional deficits in self-management, maintaining treatment, and in activities of daily living/community living skills.  You will provide comprehensive care coordination services for health promotion, individual and family support, referrals to community agencies, assessments, treatment planning, and access to needed services, if appropriate.

A bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, or Counseling is required.  Experience working with addictive and dysfunctional family systems, racial and ethnic minorities, homosexuals and bisexuals, persons with AIDS, and substance abusers is also sought.  Valid driver’s license, and passing a background check/drug screen is required.

Full Time Community Support Specialist (Case Manager):  

Do you dream of a job where you:

  • help others who cannot always help themselves?
  • are not necessarily in an office all day?
  • see the positive results of your efforts regularly?
  • make a major difference in the lives of others?
  • encourage, lead, and influence others?

If so, please consider becoming a Community Support Specialist!

We currently have an opportunity for a full time Community Support Specialist who will help our clients access and utilize community and treatment services to enhance their quality of life and independence.  As a Community Support Specialist, you will utilize one of our many agency vehicles to connect with clients in their homes or in the community.  You will provide vital services to clients by encouraging and supporting them to complete various tasks, such as meal planning and maintaining a healthy lifestyle and ensuring they schedule and attend healthcare appointments, etc.  You will also provide support and guidance by working with clients individually and in groups to assess their skills and abilities to promote personal growth and enhancement of their abilities.

A bachelor’s degree in a human services related field, valid driver’s license, and passing a background check/drug screen is required.

Full Time Mental Health Therapist:  

Do you dream of a job where:

  • you can put your multi-tasking skills and abilities to work?
  • your compassionate nature is needed?
  • your knowledge about mental health assessment and treatment planning can be utilized?
  • your exceptional clinical service skills are required?
  • you can make a major difference in the lives of others?

If so, please consider becoming a Mental Health Therapist!

We currently have an opening for a full time Mental Health Therapist.  As a Mental Health Therapist you will be responsible for providing high quality outpatient clinical services to children, adolescents, and adults.

Candidates must possess or be near completion of a relevant master’s degree and must also be able to work some evening hours.  LCPC or LCSW desired, but not required.

P.T. Registered Nurse:  

Do you dream of a job where there are:

  • PT Days Only
  • Enjoy nights and weekends off
  • Maximum of 20 hours per week (but will consider RN who would like fewer hours per week, as well)
  • Small, friendly office environment
  • Minimal charting duties

If you enjoy working directly with patients and making a difference in the lives of many who need psychiatric services, plus you excel in establishing positive rapport with clients from all walks of life, we would love to hear from you!

The position is based in our Pekin office, but at times, the nurse may be asked to provide services at our other locations.  Duties include the administration and monitoring of medications as required.  Other duties are maintaining a high level of quality care in all medical related services rendered by Tazwood staff; completing necessary training for staff on infection control; and working with referral sources such as consumer physicians, pharmacies, labs, etc. when needed.

PRN Relief Residential Assistant:  

Do you dream of a job where there are:

  • you are not tied down to a specific work schedule?
  • your work hours are flexible and vary?
  • you could accept work during day or evening hours; weekdays or weekends?
  • you can make a major difference in the lives of others?

If so, please consider becoming a PRN Relief Residential Assistant!

We are currently seeking a Residential Assistant to provide support in our mental health residential programs on a PRN or “as needed” basis.  As a PRN Relief Residential Assistant you will help cover open shifts in the schedule whenever possible.

Candidates must be possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Experience in a mental health or human services related field is desirable.

TO APPLY –  Please send or fax your resume or application to: 3248 Vandever Ave, Pekin IL 61554, fax 309-347-4264, or mmooney@tazwoodmhc.org.

Tazwood Application – 10-01-2019

Tazwood Center for Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer.