Community Healthlink

Clinician-Per Diem-Emergency Services

US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
F728
# 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 communities of Worcester, Shrewsbury, Auburn, Millbury, Spencer, West Boylston, Sterling, Holden, Grafton, Boylston and Leicester. 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

Evaluate individuals in crisis and refer them to appropriate service providers.

  • Evaluate individuals in mental health crisis in a variety of locations.
  • Coordinate service referrals as necessary.
  • Coordinate referrals to other levels of care.
  • Obtain proper authorizations for other 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

  • Commitment to providing outstanding care required.

  • Must have excellent clinical, written and verbal skills

  • Two (2) years of experience preferred, 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.

  • 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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