Community Healthlink

  • Clinician - Homeless Outreach & Advocacy Project

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    4104
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Clinical Adult
  • 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. 

     

    Community Healthlink’s Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP) provides direct services to individuals who are homeless.  Services include outpatient primary health care, behavioral health care (individual and group mental health and addiction treatment), and outreach and case management services.  Working together, our integrated, multi-disciplinary treatment teams address physical and mental health needs, substance use disorders, and identified social determinants of health by providing access to a wide-variety of patient-centered, trauma-informed treatment and services. CHL HOAP is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) program.

     

    The HOAP Clinic has provided integrated primary and behavioral health care and substance use treatment for more than 30 years.  Our highly-qualified, trauma-informed providers and clinicians utilize case managers, care consultants, and nurse care managers to provide a person-centered team approach to meet the needs of each patient through individual and group treatment.

     

    Clinicians complete assessments and treatment plans, and offer individual and group therapy through outreach/home and in-office settings.  Our integrated teams provide a low-barrier approach to quality interventions including both mental health and substance use disorder treatment.  Supervision for licensure is available.

     

    Benefits:
    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

    Responsibilities

    • Complete intake assessments with clients.
    • Provide individual and group counseling using best practice models.
    • Complete all required documentation such as assessments including diagnostic formulation, client-centered treatment plans, safety plans, progress notes,and transfer/discharge forms in a clear, concise and comprehensive manner. 
    • Perform outreach and engagement as needed.
    • Attend and be an active participant in weekly integrated clinical team and staff meetings.
    • Attend weekly clinical and administrative supervisions.

    This position is productivity bonus eligible

    Qualifications

    • Grade 7- Clinician III:  Masters degree in a clinical course of study in behavioral health (social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, counseling or related field) that meet the academic requirements for independent licensure in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental health counseling in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the individual is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

    • Grade 8- Clinician IV: Masters degree in a clinical course of study (social work, psychology, counseling or related field) and LICSW licensure or licensed Psychologist

    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in your own vehicle
    • Able to work with members of the HOAP staff, community agencies and area homeless shelters.
    • Ability to engage clients
    • 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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