Community Healthlink

  • Assistant Director of Emergency Services

    Location US-MA-Leominster
    # 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) Assistant Director in Leominster, 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.


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


    • In coordination with the Emergency Services Director, oversees day to day operations of the program including ensuring 24/7 staff coverage, proper deployment, clinical consultation, client and family contact as needed, development of resources, communication with facilities and insurance companies 
    • Works with the ES Director in the recruitment and hiring of staff, orientation, training, supervision, and annual performance evaluation of ESP staff. 
    • Works with program management as well as agency management to develop and implement program goals and objectives.
    • Participates in scheduled agency accreditation process.
    •  Attends treatment and administrative meetings to support good working relationships with community agencies and consumers. 
    • Ensures program is held to agency's compliance standards as well as the standards outlined in the ESP's program specifications. 
    • Provides clinical and administrative consultation to staff in the field. 
    • Perform other related job duties as assigned by ESP Director.
    • Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.


    • Master's Degree in a human services field and independent licensure as an LICSW, LMHC, PhD, or PsyD
    • Management or supervisory experience preferred
    • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience 
    • Effective communication skills 
    • Strong organizational abilities
    • Experience with collaboration with community agencies/resources
    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and a registered, inspected 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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