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Bilingual Clinician

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Children's Outpatient Clinician provides clinical and case management services for children ages birth - nineteen. The Clinician will foster positive working relationships with clients, families and outside key stakeholders and utilize a strength based-solution focused model of care.

 

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

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.


Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and primary modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. 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.


Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for indentified service needs in a timely manner.


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


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.


Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy.


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


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.


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.


EEO Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Counseling is required.

Credential(s) Required: Licensed or license eligible in the State of Connecticut. 

Current program needs require the ability to fluently speak English and Spanish.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 8/4/2014
Location Hartford, CT
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2066
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