Community Healthlink

  • Clinican of Substance Addiction Services

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    3140
    # Positions
    1
  • 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 at our Worcester site.

     

    The MISSION Medication Assisted Treatment (MMAT) program offers buprenorphine and naltrexone medication assisted treatment and wraparound MISSION services provided by a multidisciplinary team. The MMAT Team will serve 60 individuals each year recovering from opioid addiction. 

     

    The person in this role provides outpatient diagnostic evaluations and psychotherapeutic treatment services using the MISSION model with adults with an opioid addiction and co-occurring mental health conditions in individual and group therapy and provides outreach to clients in the community.

     

    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

    Work related travel reimbursement

    Life and Disability insurance

    401k with agency contribution

    Flexible Spending Accounts available

    Wellness activity discounts

    Responsibilities

    • Attend all trainings required consistent with Bureau of Substance Addiction Services regulations
    • Attend all MISSION model trainings
    • Clinical services, case management, and community outreach with individuals with co-occurring substance addiction and mental health issues (CODs) who are homeless and/or at-risk for homelessness.
    • Conduct out reach, in home, and community visits
    • Conduct eligibility screenings and comprehensive intake and follow up assessments to assess eligibility, gather clinical information, and inform treatment planning
    • Carry a caseload of 15-20 clients at any given time
    • Deliver an evidence-based co-occurring disorder intervention and wraparound support
    • Build working relationships with agencies and organizations in support of clients’ recovery to facilitate referrals and care coordination
    • Document service delivery activities according to program standards
    • Work closely with MMAT clinical team (Recovery Coach, Nurse, and Psychiatrist) to coordinate services
    • Facilitate group and individual sessions with clients consistent with the MMAT model
    • Limited outreach to client family members
    • Conduct in-reach, home, and community visits to engage MISSION clients
    • Provide client transportation as needed
    • Utilize telehealth and technology in service delivery
    • Conduct out- reach, in-home, and community visits

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Ability to perform diagnostic and risk assessments using current accepted tools and practices to determine appropriate level of care.
    • Ability to develop and implement treatment plans which are behaviorally oriented, measurable, and appropriate for the identified level of care.
    • Ability and interest to learn and implement evidence-based models of treatment for opioid addiction Clinical expertise specific to adults with substance use conditions and co-occurring severe and persistent mental illness with an ability to engage clients effectively and work with other professionals and organizations.
    • Experience in the area of practice is desirable.
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
    • 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
    • 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 and 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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