Community Healthlink

CBFS Clinician*

US-Worcester
PCN#
5604
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
1
Category
Management

Overview

Community Healthlink’s CBFS structure is a clinically sophisticated treatment and support system built to reflect the values of recovery, and the vision of hope and self empowerment.  Persons served in this dynamic system will receive a full range of rehabilitation, support, housing, and supervision.  Our system is designed to be flexible and continuous and highly integrated with staff including clinicians, nurses, rehab specialists, vocational specialists, and peer specialists.   

Responsibilities

 

MAJOR JOB-SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrates a basic, functional knowledge of counseling skills, has a fundamental understanding of addiction and mental health issues and can conduct a mental status exam and can prepare a clearly written request for psychiatric consultation. Possesses significant understanding of gender specific interventions and understands concepts of culturally competent practice.
  • Writes treatment plans, progress notes, evaluations (with supervision) and letters in a clear and concise manner, and manages paperwork resulting in completion of paperwork within required time limits.
  • Develops a strong working rapport with clients, superiors, and peers and participated as a team member.
  • Maintains the highest standards of ethics and demonstrates professional attitude and conduct.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:  

  • Conducts client evaluations including biopsychosocial assessment, diagnostic formulation and initial treatment recommendations.
  • Facilitate psycho-ed and rehabilitation groups using standard group techniques. Meet with clients for individual counseling to assist in attaining treatment goals.
  • Write treatment plans including client’s strengths with behaviorally based goals and objectives. Document progress of goals and objectives in progress notes.
  • Maintain productivity standard as set by supervisor.
  • Attend all scheduled meetings on time and remain for duration of meeting. Participate in agency committees, or community education as assigned.
  • Be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team meetings and case discussions. Recognize and seek consultation as needed. Develop a training plan to enhance professional growth.
  • Refer clients to appropriate resources with and outside CHL.
  • Follow all policies and procedures of the agency.
  • Work assigned hours, which may include rotation of weekends and evening hours.
  • Participate in utilization management, employ CQI principals and assist as needed in accreditation processes.
  • Participate in Project Evaluation Team and Project Advisory Committee.

Qualifications

  • Grade 7: Clinician III: Master's Degree in psychology, counseling or social work required.

  • At least one year of counseling in substance abuse/mental health/dual diagnosis required.

  • 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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