Community Healthlink

  • Clinician -Youth Mobile Crisis

    Location US-MA-Leominster
    PCN#
    5046
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Clinical Children
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (40 hrs/wk) Clinician in Northern Worcester County.

     

    Staff at Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention Services (YMCIS) work as a team to provide emergency response to youth and families experiencing a behavioral health crisis in community-based settings including homes, residential treatment centers, schools, and hospital emergency departments.  The team provides an emergency intervention which includes the assessment of clinical and support services the family requires for stabilization in the community.  Disposition could be referral for higher level of care, collaboration with current providers, referral for services and supports. As indicated YMCIS can continue to provide services for 7 days to aid with the stabilization process.

     

    Clinicians provide a short-term clinical crisis intervention service that is a mobile, on-site, face-to-face therapeutic response to a youth experiencing a behavioral health crisis. This involves identifying, assessing, stabilizing and treating the youth and their family with the goal of reducing imminent risk and increasing coping skills and functioning. 

     

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

    • Conducts crisis assessments that includes a mental status exam, assessment of crisis precipitants, behavioral assessment, strengths and resources of youth and family, risk/safety assessment, and bio-psycho-social assessment
    • Development of a risk management/safety plan.
    • Deliver a comprehensive crisis focused services to youth and families.
    • Coordinate follow-up services with community providers utilizing a wrap around approach to services.
    • Be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team meetings and case discussions.
    • Recognize and seek consultation as needed

    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), or is actively working towards licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
    • 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
    • At least 1 year of treatment experience with youth and families in a mental health setting.
    • Strong computer/word processing skills
    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including transporting clients in your own vehicle
    • 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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