Clinician, Outpatient Services

Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 158170-1A
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services.   Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.

 

About the Job

Sign on bonus up to $3000 (pro-rated for part time)

Responsible for providing direct clinical services to children, adolescents, and/or adults with identified mental health or substance use needs. This service is designed to meet the specific mental health needs of the identified person or family as they relate to their clinical diagnosis and can be provided in-home, clinic-based, in-school or other approved/appropriate community setting.

Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities:

1. Completes clinical assessments of individuals and families, reviews medical records, and collaborates with other professionals to evaluate needs of person requesting services.

2. Obtains and documents in a precise and timely manner all relevant assessment material. Assess person’s continuing care needs, contacts appropriate aftercare resources, and arranges for transfer or admission to appropriate rehabilitation facilities and/or liaison with self-help organizations.

3. Formulates a treatment plan based on comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment of person. Continuously review and revise treatment plan based on clinical needs and regulatory bodies.

4. Utilize clinical skills to create a positive working relationship with individuals/families in order to facilitate desired change using appropriate clinical models.

5. Meet monthly productivity expectations.
 
6. Complete all clinical documentation (intake packets, termination/transfer, billing sheets, insurance forms etc.) within expected timeframes and in compliance with organization policies. Documentation must meet quality standards established by regulatory bodies and the agency and monitored by the Director of Clinical Services.

7. Adhere to all organization, federal and state regulations, guidelines and/or contractual obligations. Knowledge of or ability to learn insurance standards for both commercial insurances and Mass Health products.

8. Develop supervision plan with Clinical Supervisor and meet on a regular basis to discuss clinical, organizational, and agency issues and review performance.

9. Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal, external providers, as well as other regulatory bodies.

Qualifications: 

  • Counselor – Master of Science, Master of Arts, or Master of Education in counseling 
  • Licensed Counselor – Master of Science, Master of Arts, or Master of Education in counseling; Independent licensure in the Commonwealth of MA, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), LCSW/SW – Master of Social Work. LICSW/SW – Master of Social Work, Independent licensure in the Commonwealth of MA
  • Ability to provide leadership, accept responsibility, work independently and set own goals in a professional manner.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment clinically, legally, and ethically and to consult with supervisor as needed.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.