Community Healthlink

  • Director of the Worcester Counseling Center for Outpatient Mental Health

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • 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) Director of the Worcester Counseling Center in Worcester, MA.


    The Worcester Counseling Center provides integrated behavioral health and primary care services to adults, and couples age 18 and over. We offer integrated, whole person care with primary care, a wellness program, and behavioral health. The Worcester Counseling Center also offers specialized substance addiction treatment. Our medication assisted treatment offers buprenorphine and vivitrol treatment. We also have specialized services for individuals experiencing psychotic symptoms for the first time, and for individuals with developmental disabilities.


    The Director is responsible for management of the integrated clinic consistent with regulations, contractual expectations, and best clinical practices, and is the on-site Clinic Administrator and Professional Services Director for this clinic.


    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


    • Maintain standards of service consistent with Department of Public Health Health Care Quality Administration and Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Addiction Services licensing regulations, contractual obligations, payer requirements, and Council on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities standards
    • Work closely with a multidisciplinary staff to provide integrated primary and behavioral health services to adults with acute and chronic behavioral health conditions
    • Work closely with administrative staff to provide excellent customer service
    • Provide direct supervision to staff and interns
    • Liaison to the Department of Mental Health area office, area hospitals, and Community Healthlink programs
    • Participate on the CHL Management Team
    • Participate on the Adult Outpatient Management Team
    • Provide leadership to the management staff of the clinic
    • Be a leader in diversity and inclusion, primary and behavioral healthcare integration, and continuous quality improvement
    • Lead and facilitate staff meetings
    • Manage staff training
    • Work collaboratively with leadership and staff of Community Healthlink programs and services and with state and other provider agencies


    • Knowledge of applicable licensing regulations, accreditation standards, provider specifications for outpatient services, and best practices
    • Demonstrated ability to lead, work with, supervise, and coach a diverse staff
    • Clinical expertise with an ability to collaborate effectively and work with other professionals and organizations
    • Independent licensure in Massachusetts in a behavioral health discipline (Licensed Psychiatrist, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT)
    • Three years of management experience in outpatient behavioral health
    • 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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