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Outpatient Clinic Director (Gill Mental Health Clinic, Jamaica Plain)

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Clinician - Outpatient Therapist -Gill Mental Health Clinic

Boston, MA, USA Req #351

Schedule: Fee for service; part time

Salary: TBD

 

Mission Statement:

Our Mission is to provide high-quality services to children and adults who face the life-long challenges of mental illness, drug and alcohol dependency, and developmental disabilities.  We will accomplish this mission by providing effective and compassionate services and through advocacy and leadership.


Job Summary:

Outpatient Clinicians provide counseling and psycho-therapy services to clients of the mental health clinics. These services include assessments; treatment, case documentation, discharge planning, and ordination of care with other care providers, family and other involved individuals or service providers as appropriate. Clinicians work within the context of a multi-disciplinary team in the clinic.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

·        None


Essential Functions of Position:

·        Screen, evaluate and treat adult clients assigned by the Outpatient Service Director or the Clinic Coordinator. Modalities of treatment include, but are not limited to, psycho-therapy/counseling with individuals, groups, couples, and families.

·        If assigned, with the assistance of an interpreter facilitate therapy groups with non-English speaking populations (i.e. Vietnamese, Cape Verdean, Haitian, etc.)

·        Maintain updated clinical records of individual or group clients in a timely fashion and as specified by the policies and procedures of the clinic and by standards of regulatory and funding agencies. This includes but is not restricted to a comprehensive initial assessment, Individual Action Plans (treatment plans), progress notes, and discharge summaries when applicable.

·        Coordinate treatment with other involved parties as appropriate, i.e. other psychiatric and/or medical treaters (PCP), other service providers, significant client supports, etc.

·        Be a participating member of the multi-disciplinary team at the clinic by participating in– if requested by Clinic Director - staff meetings, clinical case reviews, case conferences, etc.

·        Attend all trainings required by Bay Cove Human Services and/or the Clinic.

·        Comply with productivity standards as established by the clinic director/agency. Minimum of at least 6.5 billable hours weekly is required for an 8 hour position, unless otherwise determined by clinic director/ agency.

·        Maintain professional licensure and professional competency by attending educational and professional activities such as conferences, seminars, training etc… pertinent to the population served and the clinical work conducted.

·        Participate in the clinic’s effort to meet Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) goals and other treatment initiatives.

·        Provide coverage for other therapists if needed and assigned to cover by Outpatient Services Director.

 

Qualifications:

·        Currently licensed in the State of Massachusetts as a LICSW, LCSW, or LMHC

·        Excellent writing and oral communication skills

·        Possess competency with time management and organization skills. Ability to be detail oriented.

·        Some proficiency in computer skills. Ability to be proficient in utilizing Electronic Medical Records.

·        Preferred experience in working with the severely and persistently mentally ill, the elder, and/or the culturally diverse populations

·        A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.


Personal Characteristics:

·        Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams.

·        Ability to function as an effective change agent.

·        Ability to negotiate and resolve differences.

·        Ability to function under pressure in a fast paced human service environment.

·        Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing industry changes.

·        Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

·        Ability to be self-directed.

·        Ability to articulate and communicate Bay Cove's mission and strategic direction in a consistent and enthusiastic manner to departmental staff.

·        Ability to interact with and communicate with all contacts with the highest level of respect, clarity, precision and good will.

·        Ability to maintain standards of confidentiality as required by professional ethics and state/ federal law.

·        Ability to utilize clinical and administrative supervision constructively with the aim of bettering the therapeutic relationship and overall success of fulfilling the activities and requirements for the position.


Training Requirements:

·        Confidentiality

·        Ethics/Boundaries

·        Rights

·        Fire & Personal Safety

·        Infectious Diseases

·        Sexual Harassment

·        Diversity

·        Incident Reporti

 Additionally, outpatient therapists are required to fulfill the requirements to maintain their license, which includes a minimum of 30 CEUs every two years. 

Clinician - Outpatient Therapist -Gill Mental Health Clinic

Boston, MA, USA Req #351

Schedule: Fee for service; part time

Salary: TBD

 

Mission Statement:

Our Mission is to provide high-quality services to children and adults who face the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

To Be Determined

Benefits

Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and employee referral bonuses.

Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and…

Location

On-site
Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, USA

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