Community Healthlink

  • Lead Clinician -Program for Assertive Community Treatment II

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    6046
    # Positions
    0
    Experience (Years)
    1
    Category
    Management
  • 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) Lead Clinician at our Worcester site.

     

    The Program for Assertive Community Treatment, or PACT, is an intensive and highly integrated evidence based practice for community mental health services. Our team serves 80 individuals age 18 + who struggle with serious and persistent mental illness and whose symptoms result in serious functioning difficulties in several major areas of life, often including work, social relationships, residential independence, money management, and physical health and wellness.

     

    Unlike other community-based programs, PACT is not a linkage case-management program that connects individual’s services. Rather, it provides highly individualized services directly to clients. PACT is multi-disciplinary team model whose goals are to support clients to reduce hospitalizations and to restore and enhance the emotional well-being and level of social functioning of clients. Services are provided in clients’ own homes and communities and are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year. This program serves clients in Worcester and its surrounding areas.

     

    The lead clinician directly supports the PACT III team as a supervisor, while maintaining a caseload simultaneously. The job entails both clinical and managerial responsibilities where the person can grow as a leader and also work directly with clients in the field.

     

    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

    • Carry a client case load and supervision of staff at times when team leader is not available.
    • Candidate should demonstrate an understanding of dual diagnosis and chronic mental illness
    • Candidate should be knowledgeable about housing, vocational and educational resources in the community in order to focus on community integration.
    • Responsible for completion of all paperwork including daily notes and treatment plans 
    • Carries on call phone for after hours and weekends that is rotated through each staff member.
    • Transporting client as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in human services required, must be license eligible (LMHC, LICSW, LCSW, LMFT)
    • Minimum of 1-2 years experience working with program population
    • Current valid US-issued driver’s license and ability to provide 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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