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Senior Clinician

Job Description



The Senior Clinician provides clinical and case management services for adults ages 17+ years of age.  The Senior Clinician will foster positive working relationships with co-workers, clients and outside key stakeholders.  The Senior Clinician provides leadership, motivation and support to staff, manages the referrals, admission and discharge process for the program, and ensures the integrity of the program model.




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.







Provides clinical leadership to programs within the department by implementing, promoting, and sustaining evidenced based and best practice models of prevention, intervention, and treatment.


Provides guidance and crisis support to staff.


Works with Program Manager/Director to develop, monitor, and analyze clinical and program performance and outcomes and develops and monitors quality improvement program goals.


Interfaces and collaborates with funders and other community providers to provide positive system development for youth and families, and to promote Wheeler Clinic's reputation as a quality service provider.


Ensures program compliance with accurate and timely weekly, monthly and/or quarterly data collection and submission requirements.


Serves as role model for staff to promote strong work ethic and adherence to model specific approaches. 


Creates and implements program development initiatives in collaboration with the Program Manager and Director.


Ensures that staff provides culturally competent care and maintains sensitivity to and respect for clients' cultural traditions, values, and beliefs.


Provides training and technical assistance to clinicians on utilization of the electronic health record. 


Carries a clinical caseload, submits all required documentation and reports in a timely manner, and participates in and promotes quality improvement and outcome measurement activities.


Reports child abuse/neglect as mandated, adheres to confidentiality guidelines and ensures that the program meets all necessary licensing, regulatory, and accreditation standards, as related to the program, staff, records, facility, and care of youth.


Oversees the orientation of new staff.


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



Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Counseling plus a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience is also required.


Credential(s) Required: Licensed in the State of Connecticut

Job Snapshot

Post Date 12/3/2014
Location New Britain, CT
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2295
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