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Clinical Consultant Meriden Court (LMSW, LPCA, LMFTA)

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Plantsville
Posted on: May 16, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: M-F 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.

Job Summary
This position is for a clinical consultant in the Meriden court. - Candidate will provide screening and risk assessment to individuals waiting for arraignment to - screen for behavioral health conditions and provide consultation and collaboration to court personnel in regards to recommended treatment.

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.


    • 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 , Clinical Consultant Meriden Court (LMSW, LPCA, LMFTA), Healthcare , Plantsville, Northeast

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