Clinician III, Adult Ambulatory Behavorial Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
NEW HIRE SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE POSITION - $15K!
This position reports to the Adult Ambulatory Coordinator and/or to
the Director of the Service and the Medical Director. Provides
direct and indirect clinical services to adults in need of mental
health care and is responsible for treatment of the client and
provision of age-appropriate care. Core skills may include crisis
assessment, intake assessment, individual therapy, group therapy,
family therapy, treatment planning, case management, team/community
collaboration, patient/family education and triage/discharge
planning. As skill sets permits, may provide flexible coverage to
another service within Behavioral Health on a short-term basis.
Creates a caring and compassionate environment through the Core
Values of Teamwork, Communication, Respect and Caring.
- This position requires a Masters degree and Connecticut
licensure as a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed
Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Licensed Professional Counselor
(LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
- Incumbents in specific assignments must posses and maintain a
valid drivers' license with public passenger endorsement , maintain
a driving record free of any violations and pass a safe driving
educational program upon hire and annually thereafter in order to
participate in the Fleet Vehicle Program as outlined in the Eastern
Connecticut Health Network's Environment of Care Safety Policies
and Procedures .
- Level of care and age-specific competencies are required.
- Training and/or familiarity with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(DBT), familiarity with abuse and neglect reporting and
duty-to-warn mandates, knowledge of community-based resources and
experience with pre-authorization and billing processes is
- This position requires computer competency with basic knowledge
of Microsoft Word and Outlook, strong clinical skills including a
demonstrated team orientation, and strong written as well as verbal
communication skills using the English language.
- Must be flexible in approach so that service- specific as well
as overall system needs can be met.
- Must be able to function effectively and, at times,
independently in an environment where multi-tasking is
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be
construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills,
efforts or working conditions associated with the job. They are
intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and
responsibilities of this position. These responsibilities and
competencies listed below may change from time to time.
- Actively participates in individual or group clinical
supervision, as evidenced by presenting cases for discussion,
identifying clinical skills areas needing improvement and openly
accepting feedback from supervisor and peers.
- Demonstrates an awareness of the impact of his/her behavior on
peers' and clients' behaviors, as evidenced by their ability self
assess in individual and/or group supervision.
- Conceptualizes and organizes data from a definite theoretical
perspective, as evidenced by documentation and case presentation in
clinical team meetings and in individual and group
- Demonstrates knowledge and respect for cultural differences in
respect to the treatment approach, as evidenced through
documentation and in clinical team meetings.
- Generates and disseminates accurate clinical case formulation
and information and identifies realistic treatment goals, as
evidenced by documentation on treatment plans and in clinical team
meetings and individual and/or group supervision.
- Conveys warmth, genuineness and empathy and respects the
patient as a whole person with strengths and needs, as evidenced
through direct observation and patient feedback.
- Establishes a shared sense of outcome and processes goals with
the patient, as evidenced by patient feedback and direct
- Consistently obtains required releases of information and
networks, communicates and coordinates with community
providers-Department of Children and Families (DCF), Adult
Probation, etc., during treatment and through discharge, as
evidenced by chart audit.
- Realistically assesses and reassesses progress and revises
formulation and diagnosis as indicated, as evidenced by treatment
plan updates and participation in clinical team meetings and in
individual and/or group supervision.
- Performs conscientiously and productively and fulfills
responsibilities without reminder, as evidenced by direct
observation, and chart audit.
- Exercises good judgment in seeking help and when acting
independently, as evidenced by direct observation and individual
and/or group supervision.
- Facilitates skill development by careful planning of DBT groups
and implementation of DBT, as evidenced by direct observation,
documentation of progress and/or individual or group
- Completes all requested forms, letters and documentation
requirements with accuracy and thoroughness in a timely manner and
in accordance with JCAHO, Managed Care and other standards with
which the program must comply, as evidenced by chart audit.
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