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Clinical Trainer

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Job Description


The Clinical Trainer develops, presents, and revises clinical training courses and materials utilized to ensure a skilled, competent and trained workforce. This position will work closely with business partners, clinical leadership and employees to ensure course content is relevant and effectively presented to staff; and that the content of training is integrated into clinical staff’s execution of their duties and responsibilities.



Full time or part time opportunity is available.



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.



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



Designs, develops and presents quality interactive training courses to accommodate a variety of adult learning styles.

Coordinates comprehensive training programs in the areas including collaborative documentation, development and documentation of treatment plans, and DLA-20.

Works with departments to ensure all newly hired clinical staff is at acceptable competency levels by the conclusion of their introductory period.

Coordinates the training of clinical staff to ensure their proficiency in the use of the Clinic’s electronic health record (EHR).   Provides remedial training for staff in the use of the EHR as required.

Develops and prepares course materials and competency assessment handouts for trainings in collaboration with the Manager of Staff Development, business partners and stakeholders.

Trains staff utilizing a variety of learning styles and presents in a clear and concise manner.

Utilizes feedback from student evaluations to modify trainings as needed.

Coaches staff to ensure a usability of training fundamentals.

Consults with the appropriate business partners and stakeholders regarding prospective new training classes.

Manages clinic wide internship program.

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

Wheeler Clinic is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.

Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements


MA/MS degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field plus 3 years of progressively responsible experience in clinical work.


Thorough knowledge of and the ability to provide training on the principles and practices used in collaborative documentation, preparation and documentation of treatment plans, DLA-20, and counseling practices.


Skill and ability to develop and present technical material in a clear and concise manner.  Ability to demonstrate strong clinical diagnostic skills and competencies. Ability to assess identified competencies of clinical staff. 


Working knowledge of electronic health records and the ability to develop skill in utilizing and training in the navigation of the Clinic’s EHR.  The ability to work with a variety of systems, programs, and software.


Credentials Required: Connecticut license or license eligible.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 7/8/2015
Location Plainville, CT
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2653
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