Full Job Description
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Assistant Program Director in Worcester, MA.
Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) is a comprehensive clinically focused service anchored by a multi-disciplinary team that provides clinical coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year through an integrated team led by clinical staff. ACCS Integrated Teams provide clinical interventions, employment support and peer and family support to facilitate engagement, support functioning and maximize symptom stabilization and self-management of individuals residing in all housing settings. ACCS serves adults 18 years of age or older with a significant mental health or substance abuse diagnosis. The Persons served through ACCS reside in group living environments, supported individual environments, Intensive clinical or Intensive Medical group living environments or in independent living environments in the community.
The Assistant Program Director provides clinical supervision of Licensed staff and other staff as required and assists with selecting interventions for Persons using Evidence Based Practice strategies. They will also collaborate with the Integrated Team members and Directors to provide clinical support and consultation around Persons who have complex medical needs and who present with heightened symptoms and increased behavioral risks.
Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement
Supervise, support, and/or mentor Licensed staff members and other staff as required.
Facilitate and participate in team meetings to coordinate enrollment of new Persons to ACCS and/or transition or disenrollment/discharge from services.
Work with other licensed practitioners to complete initial assessments or comprehensive assessments to determine persons individual clinical and rehab needs.
Work with other licensed practitioners to develop Treatment Plans and Clinical Interventions.
Effectively communicate with all members of the team to ensure that services are delivered in a collaborative, clinically integrated, strength-based, culturally responsive and recovery orientated manner.
Ensure that services are person-centered and truly encourages the persons participation in his/her own recovery.
Collaborate with the Integrated Team members and Directors to provide clinical support and consultation around Persons who have complex medical needs and who present with heightened symptoms and increased behavioral risks.
Work with Peer Specialists to ensure that peer-to-peer counseling and self-help options (particularly WRAP) are promoted and integrated into the ACCS system.
Facilitate Treatment Team meetings with team members present.
Will provide transportation to persons as needed. May include transporting individuals in personal or program vehicle.
Provides Clinical Supervision of Clinical and other staff as required.
Perform other related job duties.
Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
Masters degree in a clinical course of study in behavioral health (social work, psychology, counseling or related field)
Must be clinically licensed (LICSW, LMHC, LCSW)
If not independently licensed must be within two years of hire
Prefer a minimum of 2 years experience in the mental health field
Prefer a minimum of 1 years experience in management
Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in a personal vehicle or a company van
Must be able to pass a CORI background check
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.