Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW) - Sanford Family Medicine
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Summary For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000
Sign on bonus for all eligible Social Workers!
- Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or
Part time Social Worker position. Bonus amount prorated for Part
time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
- Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former
MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 3 months
separation from employment.
- 40 Hours/week, Hourly, Monday - Friday, Day shift -
Maine state licensure to practice as a LCSW is required
Are you ready for a change? Looking to become part of a
multidisciplinary team focused on providing holistic care to
patients? Interested in bridging together medical care and
behavioral health care? Consider a role as a behavioral health
clinician integrated into a primary care setting. This is a 40 hour
position with benefits, located in Southern Maine Healthcare
Sanford Family Medicine, a well-established practice offering
complete care to all ages. This practice is well versed in
integrating behavioral health into the patient experience. They
value the partnership with behavioral health clinicians and work
collaboratively to optimize patient outcomes. Being integrated into
a practice reduces stigma for patients, increasing their
willingness to participate in care.
The clinician's role includes providing screening, assessments, and
focused brief treatment to patients of the practice. Treatment
structure includes individual, family, and group work. Additional
functions of the role includes providing curbside consultation to
providers, linking patients to additional services and supports,
and participating in population health activities that targets the
health and wellbeing of specific groups of people. Persons
interested in this position must be comfortable working with all
age groups. Knowledge of and interest in treating substance use
disorders is preferred.
Your work is enhanced by being part of larger 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.
This position will be a generalist Master's Level mental health
Clinician with interest, training and/or experience integrating
mental health services into the primary care setting. This position
will be placed in primary care practices, work with adults,
families and children; and provide assessment, screening, and
referral services. Additionally, brief individual therapy,
prevention and educational services will be provided and include
collaborative work with primary care physicians and their office
staff, psychiatrists and other behavioral health providers.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: See "License/Certifications"
- License/Certifications:Licensure by the Maine State Board of
Social Worker Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(preferred), or licensure as a Licensed Clinical Professional
Counselor (by exception). Must have a valid Driver's license and
- Experience: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
- 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.
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose
vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest
in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a
comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services,
home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working
together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately
22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care,
diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New
Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org
At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's
needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages
include 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.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be
working with health care professionals that truly value the people
around them - both within the walls of the organization and the
neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the
well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in
fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate
caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will
be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new
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