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Clinician - Masters-Level

Company: Center for Human Development
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join our team as we implement an innovative model seeking to enhance access to care, offer professional development opportunities, and to support individuals and their support system across their care experience.Seeking Clinicians to work in a team environment providing care to adults and youth in CHD's NEW CBHC Adult or Youth Crisis Stabilization Programs. These programs offer 24/7 support and treatment to those clients in crisis stabilization level of care as they work to manage behavioral health or substance use related crisis. All CBHC Programs are located in one location and integrated highly to treat individuals and families throughout the care continuum. Services include but are not limited to individual counseling, psychiatry, recovery coaching, case management, treatment for substance use disorders, and peer supports.Open 7 days per week, with the intention of offering the right service at the right time, all shifts are available. The right clinician will have a master's degree that prepares them for independent licensure, be able to pass a CORI and driving background check. The Youth team (in clinic and crisis) will have many optional (and some required) trainings in evidence-based care including ARC, TF-CBT, Zero Suicide Framework and Multi-Systemic Family Therapy.Oriented to offering a continuum of care across all services, the right candidate will be dynamic, curious, person-centered and demonstrate initiative.Job Responsibilities:Clinician works to engage on-site, or in some cases over telehealth, clients in behavioral health crisis. They will work to establish crisis stabilization treatment plans, maintain safety of client and others, collaborate with family or other community supports as identified by client, offer timely and appropriate interventions, and plan discharge to appropriate levels of care.Clinician knows and updates a body of clinical knowledge used to gather and analyze client problems. Clinician knows, maintains and uses a set of treatment methods which are appropriate to the diagnosis and which are consistent with accepted practice standards for the field of social work or mental health counseling.Clinician learns and follows practices for the protection of personal health information and reports any breaches of such practice immediately.Clinician interacts with peers, supervisors and helping professionals outside of CHD on behalf of the client and communicates in a professional manner to support the client's treatment goals. Clinician will attend external agency meetings, clinic staff meetings, and periodic trainings as required and also attends regular individual supervision meetings.The clinician fulfills the mission and the core values of the agency, and represents these values to clients and community contacts.Minimum Qualifications:Clinician holds a Master's in psychology, social work or related field from an accredited institution and is eligible for credentialing by MassHealth. Clinicians eligible for licensure will provide a copy of their professional license and must renew /maintain their license in good standing. Clinicians will complete and update any documentation required for the credentialing process.Proficient in verbal and written communication. Able to utilize a computer and become competent in the use of an electronic health record.Access to reliable transportation.

Keywords: Center for Human Development, New Bedford , Clinician - Masters-Level, Other , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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