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Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician

Location: Lowell
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) is a diverse, community-based health care organization. Our programs have been recognized as national models and Lowell CHC was named one of the top five health centers in the nation for excellence in cultural competency. With a career at Lowell Community Health Center, you will be joining a dynamic team of passionate and talented people. Lowell Community Health Center is seeking experienced Licensed Clinicians for various specialties within our Behavioral Health department. Lowell Community Health Center is known for our recognition of the needs and concerns of our patients within the various cultural frameworks of our community. Full time, part time, and per diem available!
Available areas of focus include but are not limited to: * Pediatrics
* Substance Abuse
* Trauma
* Adults
* Integration
* HIV We offer competitive salary and benefits structure, along with career succession opportunities. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Performing an initial assessment of the patient and follow-up action and/or on-going counseling. Evaluates needs and plans interventions accordingly. Performs clinical work independently and also in collaboration with interdisciplinary treatment team. Evaluates emergency situations and acts appropriately to intervene in accordance with legal requirements and Code of Ethics. Requires emotional maturity, critical thinking skills and initiative.
* Complete mandatory reporting including, as needed, reporting of abuse and/or neglect of children, the elderly or the disabled,
* Initiate referrals for Substance Abuse treatment, coordination of services and on-going case management of complex cases (including working with DCF and the Courts), and crisis intervention in cases of patients with suicidal or homicidal ideation including consultation to medical staff and assisting in sending patient to ED if necessary.
* Collaborate and initiate referrals to case management to find resources for patients, offer referrals to outside agencies for treatment and/or concrete services, facilitate use of outside services, assist patients to apply for entitlements or benefits. Requirements: * Candidate must possess skills in working with multi-problem clients/patients with mental health & substance abuse issues, particularly those with trauma histories
* Preferred license as an LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, LADC1, LMFT, or Clinical Psychologist.
* Master's degree required We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Location: 161 JACKSON ST., Lowell, MA 01852 Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: LOWELL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, Lowell , Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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