Location: Danvers, MA
Job ID: 151249-1A
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2018
Lahey Health Behavioral Services is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
*Sign on bonus up to $3000*
Responsible for providing direct clinical services to persons with identified substance use disorders. As part of the multidisciplinary treatment team, counsels clients to assist with achieving treatment goals. Completes assessments, treatment and discharge planning and provides adequate and timely clinical documentation.
Lahey Health Behavioral Services assist patients and families in communities in Greater Boston, the North Shore and the Merrimack Valley. We have assembled a dedicated and compassionate team of colleagues with expertise in multiple issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction and children’s behavioral health disorders.
Lahey Health sees Behavioral Health as integral to the care of individuals as well as to the health of populations at large. We are dedicated to providing the very best care comprehensive care to our community of patients and their loved ones. It is vitally important to our organization to have achieved top-of-class scores in patient satisfaction surveys.
Join our team in pursuit of compassionate, exceptional care by applying today!
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
1.Counsel clients individually and/or in group sessions to assist with meeting treatment goals.
2.Complete adequate and timely clinical documentation including all individual and group treatment notes, intake packets, termination/transfer, billing sheets, insurance forms, etc. in compliance with regulatory and organizational standards.
3.Understands and complies with confidentiality requirements as defined by 42 CFR Part 2.
4.Maintains current knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorders.
5.Formulate treatment plans based on a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment of the client. Regularly review and update treatment plans based on the client’s clinical needs.
6.Monitor condition of assigned clients to evaluate success in therapy and adapt treatment as necessary.
7.Adhere to all organization policies and procedures and federal and state regulations and contractual obligations.
8.Share responsibility for group treatment programming.
9.Refer clients to other support services such as medication evaluation, social services programs, detoxification, domestic violence services and employment services as needed.
10.Attends and participates in weekly multidisciplinary team meetings, monthly all staff meetings and other meetings as requested.
11.Builds and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external providers.
12. Other related duties as assigned
Listens and gets clarification when needed; responds well to questions. Writes clearly and informatively. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from consumers, regulatory agencies, or other service providers.
Master’s degree in psychology, social work, rehabilitative counseling or a related field with one year of supervised substance abuse counseling experience preferred. Openness to Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorders is essential.
Ability to exercise good judgment clinically, legally, and ethically and to consult with supervisor as needed. Must be computer literate and able to navigate and use standard Microsoft applications.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
*Sign on bonus pro-rated for part time*