Clinician III, Child and Adolescent Ambulatory

Visiting Nurse & Health Services   Manchester, CT   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on September 16, 2022

Clinician III, Child and Adolescent Ambulatory – Day – Full-Time- 37.5 Hours  

POSITION SUMMARY: 

This position reports directly to the Clinical Coordinator and/or Director of the Child and  Adolescent Ambulatory Services. Provides direct and indirect clinical services to children  and/or adolescents in need of mental health care and is responsible for the provision of age appropriate care. Core skills 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. This position also  interfaces with managed care for the purpose of obtaining authorization for treatment. As skill  set permits, may provide flexible coverage to another service within Behavioral Health on a  short-term basis. Contributes to creating a caring and compassionate environment through  ECHN's Core Values of Teamwork, Communication, Respect and Caring. 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION 

This position requires a Master’s Degree and licensure in the State of Connecticut as  Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed  Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC).  

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification is considered a plus. EXPERIENCE 

Clinicians in Child and Adolescent Services must have a minimum of one (1) year  experience in family therapy with age group served, preferably in the Behavioral Health  Field and level of care 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 preferred. COMPETENCIES 

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 necessary. 

Certain Incumbents must possess 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 #110.