Community Healthlink

Clinician - Emergency Services-Per Diem

US-MA-Leominster
PCN#
F822
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
1
Category
Clinical Adult

Overview

 

Emergency Services: The Emergency Service unit is available 7 days per week, 24 hours per day to provide on-site or mobile assessments to any individual experiencing a mental health or substance abuse problem, or both. The ESP services the north central region of Massachusetts including, but not limited to, the communities of Leominster, Fitchburg, Ayer, Clinton and Gardner.   Services are provided to children, adolescents, and adults in various community settings and at emergency rooms within the catchment.  Clinicians thoroughly assess issues of suicide, homicide, inability to care for self and impairment in judgment."

 

Responsibilities

  • Emergency mental health assessment and stabilization of adults and children in the community and at hospital locations
  • To provide a short term clinical crisis intervention service that is a mobile, on site, face to face therapeutic response to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis
  • Evaluate individuals in crisis and in a variety of locations, and then refer them to appropriate service providers
  • Coordinate service referrals as necessary and coordinate referrals to other levels of care
  • Obtain proper authorizations for certain levels of care
  • Emergency evaluations of individuals in crisis
  • Clinical assessment and disposition to appropriate level of care

 

Qualifications

  • Grade 7 :Clinician III: Master's degree in human service, psychology, or social work

  • Must be licensed or license eligible- LCSW, LICSW, LMHC or CAGS.  
  • Commitment to providing outstanding care.

  • Must have excellent clinical, written and verbal skills.

  • Two (2) years of experience preferred (1 year required)working in a fast paced medical clinic, trauma, or respite setting and/or providing medical services to homeless individuals either in clinic or community based settings is preferred.

  • All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

  • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work related purposes, including travel between work sites 
  • 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.

 

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