Clinician (Licensed Practitioner of Healing Arts)- Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS)*

Community Healthlink - Worcester, MA2.9

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $75,000 a year
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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) Clinician in Worcester.

The High Intensive Structured Living Environment (HISLE) program is an intensive level of care for persons with mental health and substance use issues. This comprehensive program will provide rehabilitative interventions and supports as well as clinical oversight to 8 residents who will live in their own apartments within the same building. The HISLE team believes in providing the best possible care and services in a manner that places the individual at the center, while addressing complex needs, and providing skills, treatment and tools to help individuals achieve their goals.

The HISLE program welcomes applications from qualified and talented people who are interested in making a difference in the lives of others, and in their communities. Our staff members are united in a commitment to provide evidence-based and best practices to the clients we serve. This isn’t just a job – it’s a way of life that our staff finds rewarding and meaningful. If you are seeking a rewarding career and are ready to learn, grow and serve, we invite you to submit an application for employment

The role of the clinician is to deliver counseling services to adults with substance use and mental health issues and provide clinical oversight as a member of an innovative multi-disciplinary team.

Benefits:
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

Work related travel reimbursement

Life and Disability insurance

401k with agency contribution

Flexible Spending Accounts available

Wellness activity discounts

Weekly clinical supervision to meet clinical licensing requirements

Responsibilities
Conduct evaluations including bio-psychosocial assessments, diagnostic formulation and treatment recommendations.
Facilitate rehabilitation groups using standard group techniques. Meet with persons for individual counseling to assist in achieving treatment goals.
Write treatment plans including person's strengths, abilities and preferences with behaviorally based goals and objectives. Document progress of goals and objectives in progress notes.
Follow a person-centered model and perform person-centered planning (IAP's), working with severe and persistent mental illness and dually diagnosed clients.
Attend all scheduled meetings on time and remain for the duration of the meeting.
Complete MAP certification
Be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team meeting and case discussions.
Recognize and seek consultation as needed. Develop a training plan to enhance professional growth.
Refer consumers to appropriate resources.
Follow all policies and procedures of the agency.
Participate in utilization management, employ CQI principals and assist as needed in accreditation processes.
Position may include some evenings and weekends on-call.
Position may require moderate physical duties.
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

Qualifications
Grade 7- Clinician III: Masters degree in a clinical course of study in behavioral health (social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, counseling or related field) that meet the academic requirements for independent licensure in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental health counseling in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Requires licensure as LMHC, LCSW, or LMFT

Grade 8- Clinician IV: Masters degree in a clinical course of study (social work, psychology, counseling or related field) and LICSW licensure or licensed Psychologist

Minimum of 1 years related experience
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Current valid US-issued driver’s license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured vehicle for work related purposes including transporting clients in your own vehicle
Must be able to pass 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.