Community Healthlink Fee For Service Clinician - Geriatrics in Worcester, Massachusetts
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a fee-for-service (0-24 hrs/wk) Clinician at out Worcester site.
The Geriatric Team provides consultation, assessment and direct services to older adults residing in long term care facilities. The focus is on the emotional, behavioral and late-life problems that affect overall functioning. As a team member we consult with a variety of health care professionals and family members to ensure comprehensive care.
The therapist works both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. This position offers the opportunity to join a team, of Licensed Social Workers, LMHCs, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse and Psychiatry. CHL provides a supportive environment, Monday through Friday schedule with flexibility, and no on call after hours.
Provides diagnostic evaluations and psychotherapeutic treatment services to adults in nursing home facilities with behavioral health conditions through individual therapy and brief intervention, consultation with nursing home staff, consultation with family members and legal guardians/representatives, and psychiatric consultation.
Provides direct clinical treatment to adults in nursing home facilities through diagnostic evaluations and screenings, urgent assessment and intervention, treatment planning and assessment, individual therapy, and case consultation
Participates in interdisciplinary diagnostic treatment and planning conferences
Consults with nursing home staff and insurance providers regarding clients, client services, and case management
Maintains client records and administrative records according to clinic policy
Attends administrative staff meetings
Attends in-service education, clinical supervision and professional meetings as required
Perform related duties as assigned
Ability to perform diagnostic and risk assessments using current accepted tools and practices to determine medical necessity.
Ability to develop and implement treatment plans which are behaviorally oriented, measurable, and appropriate for the identified level of care.
Clinical expertise specific to adults in nursing home facilities with behavioral health conditions with an ability to engage clients effectively and work with other professionals and nursing home staff.
Must be able to pass a CORI background check
Education and/or Experience
Grade 7: Clinician III - Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field. License to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts preferred.
Grade 8: Clinician IV - Master's degree and LICSW or Licensed Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Experience in the area of practice is desirable.
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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