Community Healthlink

  • Clinician-Outpatient Substance Abuse

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    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, MA.


    The Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Clinic prioritizes service to individuals with acute and chronic substance use conditions, individuals with co-occurring behavioral health conditions, individuals being discharged from inpatient substance abuse treatment, and individuals requiring residential treatment or services due to substance use conditions.



    The objectives of the program are to use evidence based treatments for substance use such as medication assisted treatments, education and use of naloxone, individual and group psychotherapy and other harm reduction strategies to achieve an alcohol/drug-free lifestyle; improve educational or vocational functioning; improve social/familial functioning; and reduce illegal behaviors. The program is oriented toward engaging individuals in their own recovery process, providing interventions that reduce the risk of harm from substance use, and using treatment strategies that optimize the outcome of our clients.


    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



    • Provide direct clinical treatment to adults 18 years and older with a substance use condition.
    • Diagnostic evaluations, crisis assessments and intervention, treatment planning, groups, family, and couple's psychotherapy.
    • Participates in interdisciplinary diagnostic treatment and planning conferences.
    • Participates as a member of the Open Access team.
    • Maintains clients medical record consistent with the standard of the clinic.
    • Maintains unit productivity standards according to collective bargaining agreement.
    • Attends staff meetings as required including integrated care meeting.
    • Attends administrative meetings and in service training.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.


    This position is productivity bonus eligible



    • Grade 7: Clinician III- Masters degree in social work, psychology, or related field required on a track toward licensure in Massachusetts; license (LCSW/LMHC/LMFT) preferred
    • Grade 8: Clinician IV- Masters degree in social work, psychology, or related field and LICSW or Licensed Psychologist required
    • The candidate should have at least two years of in the substance use disorders field and be familiar with patients referred by the Department of Mental Health. 
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish 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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