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Senior Clinician Category: Clinical Facility: Hartford Department: Adult OP Substance Abuse Schedule: Full Time Job Details: Master's Degree LCSW LMFT LPC at least two years of relevant experience required
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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Worker, Counseling, or other human services related field plus at least 2 years post graduate experience is required.
Bilingual Spanish/English speaking candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.