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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to
work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every
moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s
most comprehensive healthcare network.
Rushford Center, one of Connecticut’s leading providers of
addiction and mental health services, is nationally recognized for
delivering outstanding prevention, treatment and recovery programs.
We offer a wide range of programs including Acute Care and
Evaluation, Residential Addiction Treatment, Individual, Group &
Family Therapy, Intensive Outpatient programs and Community Support
Programs. Through the passion of our specialists, we continue to
treat every patient with care, compassion and respect, while
providing affordable and accessible services.
Assists clinician(s) in providing coordinated services & case
management for adult clients with mental health and/or substance
1. Prepares for and conducts social skill building and other
therapeutic activities in order to meet the goals of each
individual Treatment Care Plan, which is designed to meet the
age-specific needs of each client.
2. Provides direct care, under the supervision of a
licensed/credentialed clinician, by co-leading therapy groups and
performing assigned case management activities to assist in
achieving established client outcomes.
3. Observes clients and communicates to the Treatment Team about
the effectiveness of the Treatment Plan. Documents client/family
responses as well as collateral contacts. Identifies variances and
contributes suggestions to the revision of the Treatment Plan.
Initiates further interventions as determined by the Treatment
4. Implements established behavioral management plans for a
program or for individual clients. Ensures a safe environment,
ensures client’s agreement with and adherence to the plan,
implements rewards and consequences, and provides appropriate
clinical support to patients/families to meet established goals of
5. Assists with transportation arrangements, as approved by the
Program Manager, to help clients attend program and meet aspects of
their treatment plan which can’t be met on site.
6. Utilizes community resources and makes appropriate referrals
in support of the treatment plan and the continuing care plan a
client begins after the discharge process and afterwards.
7. Connects with area resources through service, health and
employment agencies, professional groups, committees, and
consortiums in order to be well-versed in accessing necessary
services for each client upon discharge.
8. Participates in treatment conferences, staff meetings, and
in-service training as required to ensure a quality care experience
9. Participates in the facilitation and coordination of
education groups, and community meetings.
10. Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Program
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field
required. (For substance abuse programs - A minimum of 7 years’
experience with additional training working with adult substance
abusers may be substituted for degree.)
CPR, CPI & First Aid training required (exception: PHP
Medication Certification required. (exception: PHP program)
Bilingual (Spanish/English required (for Latino Program
Minimum of 1 year experience working with age specific
population, in either a mental health or other related setting
As a Hartford HealthCare entity, Rushford provides eligible
employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of:
Medical and dental benefits
401(k) plan with employer match
Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of
hire, including six paid holidays
Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount