Overview

***Sign On Bonus Offered for this position!!***

Come join a friendly and inclusive team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) recognizes the power of a diverse community and seeks applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (40 hrs/wk) Clinician  in Worcester, MA.

The Certified Community Behavioral Health Center initiative within Community Healthlink is an agency-wide initiative to increase access to the full range of community behavioral health services and to improve the behavioral health and quality of life of the population of focus in Worcester and Leominster, MA through the certification of CHL as a CCBHC and the expansion of our community behavioral health clinic services that align with both CCBHC certification and the needs of our community.

The Clinician provides outpatient diagnostic evaluations and psychotherapeutic treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, couple, and group therapy; provides consultation and educational services to community groups and agencies in a manner which respects diversity.

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
CEU benefits
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement

**Telehealth hybrid option available**

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct clinical treatment to adults, children and adolescents as represented in the caseload through diagnostic evaluations and screenings; crisis/emergency assessment and intervention; treatment planning and assessment; individual, group, couple and family therapy.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary diagnostic treatment and planning conferences
  • Consults with area schools, doctors, individuals, and other social service agencies, insurance providers and hospital networks regarding clients, client services and case management
  • Maintains client records and administrative records consistent with policy
  • Attends administrative staff meetings as required
  • Attends in-service education, clinical supervision, and professional meetings as required
  • Participates in required trainings
  • Complete CCBHC Diagnostic Evaluations with individuals and families within the required time-frames: Urgent – 24 hours, Routine – 10 business days
  • Complete CCBHC Diagnostic Evaluations within contractual and agency requirements
  • Perform other related job 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, LMFT, or is actively working towards licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • 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
  • Ability to perform diagnostic and risk assessments using current accepted tools and best practices to determine appropriate level of care
  • Can develop and implement treatment plans which are behaviorally oriented, measurable, and appropriate for the identified level of care
  • Able to effectively implement the P.A. and U.M. process and advocate for optimal client care
  • Clinical expertise specific to the target population with an ability to engage clients effectively and work with other professionals and organizations
  • Must have a current valid US-issued drivers license and a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients
  • 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.

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