Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 168223-1A
Date Posted: May 21, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional
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)
The Jail Diversion Program is a collaborative partnership between police officers and behavioral health professionals. We are seeking a Clinician who will be embedded within the police department. This role will focus on creating alternatives to arrest and jail detention for individuals who come in contact with the police and could benefit from mental health and substance use treatment. Clinicians will conduct brief assessments to determine appropriate dispositions for services which may include: arrests, diversion from arrest, or a combination of criminal justice/behavioral health treatment involvement. Clinicians will also provide mental health training for police officers to support them in mental and behavioral health crises.
The ideal candidate is flexible, organized and a team player.
Schedule: Full time, 40 hours based out of Haverhill Police Department and Merrimack Valley Emergency Services Office.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.