Behavioral Health Coordinator (LCSW) - Center for Youth
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job
Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: 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. Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is
a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in
Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care
resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and
Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an
expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced
technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and
comfortable patient environment. POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSE Under
general direction of the Adult Outpatient or Child Outpatient
Clinical Manager, the incumbents of this position are responsible
for the development and daily operation of outpatient mental health
programs as assigned, quality assurance of clinical operations,
community interactions, and for carrying a designated case load.
Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction (patient, family,
physician, others), maintaining patient confidentiality and being
sensitive to the age specific patient needs for comfort, privacy
and generalized care. Incumbents of this position will annually
complete the attached competency requirements specific to their
area(s) of responsibility. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Responsible for complete and thorough initial patient and
family assessments for addressing psychiatric, physical,
psychosocial and educational aspects. Identifies and communicates
appropriate information gathered from patient, family, chart, and
colleagues to other members of a multidisciplinary health care
team. Formulates with a patient and family an appropriate treatment
plan and engages the family in outpatient mental health treatment.
Provides individual, group, and family therapy.
- Participates in supervision and clinical management of clinical
and intern caseloads for assigned outpatient mental health
- Participates in the development, implementation and monitoring
clinically sound and evidenced based mental health treatment
approaches to facilitate high quality, family centered outpatient
- Provides daily management of the referral, triage, and intake
procedure for outpatient mental health service as assigned
including regular interactions and dispositions with staff from
other areas of Department of Psychiatry including the Psychiatric
Inpatient Unit and Crisis Intervention.
- Provides assistance for crisis management calls for patients at
Behavioral Health Center when their provider is unavailable.
- Facilitates in concert with the Clinical Manager and Medical
Director, MDTT meetings of the Behavioral Health Center, and weekly
- Covers assigned responsibilities when the Clinical Manager is
offsite or out of the office under the support and direction of the
Administrative Director or Medical Director.
- Works with the Administrative Director and/or Clinical Manager
in development and monitoring all QA initiatives from the hospital
and fiduciaries to measure the productivity and effectiveness of
- Represents the Behavioral Health Center at assigned committees
or meetings at the hospital, in the community, or at a statewide
- Identifies the professional needs of clinical staff, plans for
and implements continuing education.
- In concert with the Clinical Manager provides daily monitoring
and supervision of the various mental health programs including
Behavioral Health Center, Partial Hospital, DDIOP, and Center for
Youth and Families.
- Participates in requests for community education presentations
including cultivating relationships with community providers to
present at Behavioral Health Center and weekly Learning
- Meet required job specific competencies for assigned unit,
including mandatory educational requirements. Maintains
professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and
professional affiliations to stay current on the latest trends
related to position. Participates in staff meetings, educational
programs and in-service meetings to maintain competencies. Complies
with hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection
control, attendance, sexual harassment, dress code, corporate
compliance, confidentiality and others. Communicates to manager
and/or supervisory staff needs identified for self, the unit and
other team members.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Incumbents of this position will strive to gain the respect and
maintain the dignity of patients, family members, visitors and all
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Personnel. Demonstrates a diplomatic
and supportive attitude and presents the hospital in a positive
manner to all persons above. Promotes and contributes, in a
positive manner, to inter- and intra-departmental relationships to
ensure all needs of the patient are met. Maintains confidentiality
of all appropriate information and documentation.
- Displays and upholds CHH core values of dignity, compassion,
service excellence, community and integrity. Consistently
demonstrates caring for patients, for one another, and for the
organization they are part of, and contributes to building trust,
pride and camaraderie. Qualifications Qualifications
- Master's in Social Work Degree or equivalent with a Connecticut
State license (LCSW).
- Minimum of 5 years post licensure experience providing clinical
services, supervision, and program management. We take great care
of careers. 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.
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