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Behavioral Health Clinician (LMSW)

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Berlin
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Clinical consultant to Meriden Court Work where every moment matters. Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. Rushford Center, one of Connecticut's leading providers of addiction and mental health services, is nationally recognized for delivering outstanding prevention, treatment and recovery programs. We offer a wide range of programs including Acute Care and Evaluation, Residential Addiction Treatment, Individual, Group & Family Therapy, Intensive Outpatient programs and Community Support Programs. Through the passion of our specialists, we continue to treat every patient with care, compassion and respect, while providing affordable and accessible services. Provides
quality, cost-effective inpatient/outpatient and/or community care for clients
and families in a target population across the continuum of care by assuring
access, providing assessments and coordinating clinical summary treatment plan
determining level of care. - Assumes a
caseload and performs behavioral health and/or substance use services
encompassing community and ambulatory services and including Behavioral Health
Services as scope of practice. - Job Responsibilities Provides
direct client care using individual, couple, group and family therapy specific
to each client's needs as indicated on treatment plan. - Prepares
appropriate medical documentation to meet regulatory requirements of licensing
and third party agencies. Assesses
and plans care by evaluating the psychiatric and psychosocial needs of the
client; organizes and prioritizes care and treatment and advocates appropriate
resources for the client and family. Provides
direct crisis intervention to clients and families in multiple sites in the
system and in the community. - Provides
continuous education to client and family members and refers them to
appropriate levels of care, to support groups and to other available resources
in order to maximize care and facilitate recovery or treatment process. Proficient
in working effectively across programs for clients with both mental health and
substance use disorders. Negotiates
level of care and length of stay with managed care companies; continually
re-evaluates client's needs and informs the third party payers of ongoing
changes in the client's status. Works
collaboratively as a team member along the continuum of care to provide an
integrated delivery of healthcare to all clients and families. Participates
in administrative activities including, team meetings, clinical supervision of
staff and staff education as designed by the Program Manager. - Assumes responsibility for self-improvement
by identifying, communicating and seeking resources to meet own learning needs. Qualifications Qualifications Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field. Three
years' experience providing direct services to psychiatric patients and/or
substance abuse population. Previous experience
in assessment and diagnosis and individual and group therapy. Valid CT Licensed Masters of Social Work if Master's degree is in Social Work. Works towards obtaining licensure requirements. Demonstrated experience using a computer; basic keyboarding skills. Flexible
with schedule per program needs, including evenings/weekends and travel between
sites across the organization. As a Hartford HealthCare entity, Rushford provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of: Medical and dental benefits 401(k) plan with employer match Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including six paid holidays Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs - - - - - - - With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment .

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, New England , Behavioral Health Clinician (LMSW), Healthcare , Berlin, Northeast

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