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Behavioral Health Clinician (LMSW) - Per Diem

Company: Rushford
Location: Middletown
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Job Description:

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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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.

Providesquality, cost-effective inpatient/outpatient and/or community care for clientsand families in a target population across the continuum of care by assuringaccess, providing assessments and coordinating clinical summary treatment plandetermining level of care. Assumes acaseload and performs behavioral health and/or substance use servicesencompassing community and ambulatory services and including Behavioral HealthServices as scope of practice.

Job Responsibilities

Providesdirect client care using individual, couple, group and family therapy specificto each client’s needs as indicated on treatment plan.

Preparesappropriate medical documentation to meet regulatory requirements of licensingand third party agencies.

Assessesand plans care by evaluating the psychiatric and psychosocial needs of theclient; organizes and prioritizes care and treatment and advocates appropriateresources for the client and family.

Providesdirect crisis intervention to clients and families in multiple sites in thesystem and in the community.

Providescontinuous education to client and family members and refers them toappropriate levels of care, to support groups and to other available resourcesin order to maximize care and facilitate recovery or treatment process.

Proficientin working effectively across programs for clients with both mental health andsubstance use disorders.

Negotiateslevel of care and length of stay with managed care companies; continuallyre-evaluates client’s needs and informs the third party payers of ongoingchanges in the client’s status.

Workscollaboratively as a team member along the continuum of care to provide anintegrated delivery of healthcare to all clients and families.

Participatesin administrative activities including, team meetings, clinical supervision ofstaff and staff education as designed by the Program Manager. Assumes responsibility for self-improvementby identifying, communicating and seeking resources to meet own learning needs.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field.

Threeyears’ experience providing direct services to psychiatric patients and/orsubstance abuse population.

Previous experiencein assessment and diagnosis and individual and group therapy.

Valid CT Licensed Masters of Social Work if Master's degree is in Social Work.

Works towards obtaining licensure requirements.

Demonstrated experience using a computer; basic keyboarding skills.

Flexiblewith schedule per program needs, including evenings/weekends and travel betweensites across the organization.

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 programs

Keywords: Rushford, Middletown , Behavioral Health Clinician (LMSW) - Per Diem, Other , Middletown, Connecticut

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