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Bilingual Clinician - MST - Waterbury, CT

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Multi-Systemic Therapy Bilingual Clinician provides model adherent intensive in home clinical treatment to adolescents with substance abuse and delinquent behaviors and their families. This position requires a completion of a five day training certifying them in the MST model.  He/She maintains a positive and optimistic attitude and works collaboratively with internal and external providers to maintain effective and well coordinated care. The MST Clinician also completes documentation in an accurate, timely, and compliant manner consistent with regulatory guidelines to contribute to the financial viability of the program.   

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

For Good Health

  •          Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  •          Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  •          Wellness Programs
  •          Free annual flu shots

For a Secure Future

  •          Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  •          Company paid long-term disability insurance

For Retirement

  •          403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

For Career Advancement

  •          Education Reimbursement Program
  •          Training and development opportunities

For Work Life Balance

  •          Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  •          Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  •          Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services

 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides coordination for referrals as well as establishes and maintains referral agreements and linkages with community referral sources or ancillary service provider.


Conducts program specific screening and evaluation, and formulates diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM).


Develops and documents, clear clinical formulations and treatment plans that are individualized and measurable, developed in collaboration with the client/family and others as relevant.   


Provides family and/or individual counseling to clients and their families with appropriate supervision and coordinates treatment phases both internally and with contracted or external service providers.


Provides direct case management/therapeutic services and develops case management/therapeutic plans specific to each assigned client and family, including interventions necessary to increase the probability of treatment completion, and to improve life functioning.


Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations. Provides/supports safety planning and crisis intervention with appropriate supervision and as defined by program.  This may include after hours on-call responsibilities.


Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers.


Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.


Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.


Administers standardized screening tools and collects data as defined by program.


Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy. Maintains records of therapeutic/case management activities for reporting and tracking purposes and completes all documentation for client medical records in accordance with documentation timelines and in compliance with Medicaid and licensing.


Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.

 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Master's or Doctoral degree or graduating in May 2014 with a Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or related human service field and the ability to speak fluently in English and Spanish is required.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 4/14/2014
Location Waterbury, CT
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1774
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