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Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW, PsyD), Southern Maine Health Care Adult Pain Clinic

Company: Maine Behavioral Healthcare
Location: Sanford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Up to $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS *Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is required.This is a 24 hour per week, benefit eligible position. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with years of experience.MaineHealth offers a robust benefits package that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.Position Summary:This is an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PhD or PsyD) or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with interest, training and experience integrating behavioral health services into medical settings. Be ready to bring a value to specialty care that has become the desired for providers and patients!This position is located at Southern Maine Healthcare Pain Management Program, a well-established adult specialty practice caring for Adult patients presenting with acute or chronic pain conditions.The practice considers many options for management of pain, including behavioral health tools for learning to live a meaningful life with pain as well as enhancing ones toolkit for managing pain differently. Behavioral health services in the medical setting is a great benefit to all as it reduces stigma and increases access to a service that many wouldn't seek out otherwise.Responsibilities would include:

  • Providing screening, assessments, and focused treatment to patients of the practice.
  • Treatment structure includes individual, family, and group work.
  • Telehealth is a component of the work.
  • Supporting connections to resources,
  • providing curbside consultation to providers
  • Participating in population health activities that targets the health and wellbeing of specific groups of people.
  • Knowledge of and interest in treating substance use disorders is preferred.For the Behavioral Health Clinician, your work is enhanced by being part of a medical team with solid experience in integrated work. Collaborative work with psychiatrists and other integrated clinicians in the MaineHealth system adds to the experience. Individual supervision, group supervision, psychiatry consultation, and quarterly trainings are benefits of this position.With the safety of our patients and team members at the forefront, we are taking the appropriate precautions and using best practices to continue to ensure the highest quality of care, protection, support and comfort for all our patients, caregivers and team members. Remote work is an option when needed.Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
      • Knowledge of social work theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare. Ability to teach basic social work principles and applications to the medical setting.Must have a valid Driver's license and reliable transportation.
        • 2+ years of work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred, in order to have proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment.
          • Must have considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability.Location: MaineHealth - B H IntegrationSchedule: Part Time, Day Shift, 24

Keywords: Maine Behavioral Healthcare, New England , Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW, PsyD), Southern Maine Health Care Adult Pain Clinic, Healthcare , Sanford, Northeast

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