Community Healthlink

  • Clinician - Development Disabilities Unit

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    DDU - Clinical-Master's Level
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Clinician in Worcester, MA.


    The Developmental Disabilities Unit provides strength-based therapy to adult (18+) individuals, families and couples with developmental disabilities. Our clients have a range of intellectual disabilities co-occurring with mental illnesses and behavioral problems. Our multidisciplinary team work together to discuss cases and client progress. We also consult with the Department of Developmental Services, client day treatment programs, and any home providers the client may have to monitor progress of the client.


    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
    Health and Dental insurance (active 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

    Weekly clinical supervision to meet clinical licensing requirements


    Provides outpatient diagnostic evaluations and psychotherapeutic treatment services to adults with developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health conditions in individual, family, couple, and group therapy; provides consultation to community groups and agencies in a manner which respects diversity.


    • Provides direct clinical treatment to adults with co-occurring developmental disabilities and behavioral health conditions 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 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 according to Center policy.
    • Maintains unit productivity standard according to collective bargaining agreement.
    • Attends administrative staff meetings as required.
    • Attends in-service education, clinical supervision and professional meetings as required.
    • Perform related duties as assigned.


    This position is productivity bonus eligible.


    • Ability to perform diagnostic and risk assessments using current accepted tools and practices to determine appropriate level of care.
    • Ability to develop and implement treatment plans which are behaviorally oriented, measurable, and appropriate for the identified level of care.
    • Clinical expertise specific to adults with developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health conditions with an ability to engage clients effectively and work with other professionals and organizations.

    Education and/or Experience

    • Must have a license to practice independently in behavioral health in Massachusetts, or be on a track toward independent licensure.
    • Grade 7 Clinician III - Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field. License to practice in the State of Massachusetts and/or be reimbursable for services by third party insurance. Experience in the area of practice is desirable. 
    • Grade 8 Clinician IV - LICSW or Licensed Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Experience in the area of practice necessary.
    • Bilingual or DBT-certified a plus
    • 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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