Community Healthlink

  • Awake Overnight Clinician- Emergency Services - Adult Mobile Crisis Intervention

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    5391
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    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 (40 hrs/wk) Awake Overnight Clinician in Worcester, MA.

     

    The Emergency Services unit is available 24/7 to provide on-site or mobile assessments and referrals for further treatment to any individual experiencing a mental health or substance abuse problem, or both. The ESP services communities within Worcester county. Services are provided to children, adolescents, and adults in various community settings and at emergency rooms within the catchment.  Our staff assess clients for critical symptoms and work with the client to coordinate their next phase of treatment. The Emergency Services Program uses a strength-based and person centered approach when intervening in crisis situations to ensure that clients are provided individualized care and support.

     

    Clinicians thoroughly assess issues of suicide, homicide, inability to care for self and impairment in judgment.  Once an assessment is completed Clinicians work with the individual and his/her supports, both formal and informal, to coordinate the next phase of treatment. 

     

    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

    • Provide short-term clinical crisis intervention services that is a mobile or onsite, face-to-face therapeutic response to an individual experiencing a behavioral health crisis.
    • Identify, assess, stabilize and treat the individual with the goal of reducing imminent risk and increasing coping skills and functioning.
    • The clinician works alongside paraprofessionals/family partners, psychiatrists and other ESP staff as a member of a multidisciplinary team devoted to linking the individual to the appropriate level of care.
    • Assist in diverting individuals from more intensive levels of care and maintaining them in their home communities.

    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

    • Experience in the area of practice necessary.
    • One year of treatment experience with individuals in a mental health setting preferred
    • Awake overnight staff must be able to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift to provide and safe and healthy environment for our clients and coworkers
    • Evidence of culturally competent practice required
    • Experience in providing treatment to those in crisis and abusing substances is highly desired
    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work related purposes, including travel between work sites 
    • 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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