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Behavioral Health Clinician (LMSW) - Per Diem

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: middletown
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Per Diem Standard Hours: 1 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: First shift availability as well as weekend and holidays required.Workwhere every momentmatters.Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with onething in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcarenetwork.Rushford Center, one of Connecticut's leadingproviders of addiction and mental health services, is nationally recognized fordelivering outstanding prevention, treatment and recovery programs. We offer awide range of programs including Acute Care and Evaluation, ResidentialAddiction Treatment, Individual, Group & Family Therapy, IntensiveOutpatient programs and Community Support Programs. Through the passion of ourspecialists, we continue to treat every patient with care, compassion andrespect, while providing affordable and accessible servicesLocated alongside theConnecticut River in Middletown, Conn., Rushford's 42-bed residential treatmentcenter offers flexible stay, gender-specific residential programs in a privatesetting that incorporate individual counseling, group therapy, familyinvolvement and regular in-house and off-premises 12-step meetings.Our residential treatmentprogram provides a safe environment that is drug- and alcohol-free as well asaround-the-clock support and assistance from health professionals who have beentrained to interact and deal with persons suffering from addictions. Patientsare protected from the outside world and the use and abuse illicit drugs aswell as alcoholic beverages. Clients receive individualized treatment plans,continuing care updates and discharge plans.Job SummaryClinician'sat Rushford provide quality, cost-effective inpatient/outpatient care forpatients and families in a target population across the continuum of care byassuring access, providing assessments and coordinating clinical summarytreatment plan determining level of care. Assumes a caseload and provides mentalhealth and/or substance abuse counseling services.Key Responsibilities1. Assesses and planspatient care by evaluating the psychiatric and psychosocial needs of thepatient; organizes and prioritizes care and treatment and advocates appropriateresources for the patient and family.2. Provides direct patient care using individual, couple, group and familytherapy specific to each patient's needs, including those needs that are agespecific.3. Provides direct crisis intervention to patient and families in multiplesites in the system and in the community.4. Negotiates level of care and length of stay with managed care companies;continually re-evaluates patient's needs and informs the third party payers ofongoing changes in the patient's status.5. Provides continuous education to patient and family members and refers themto appropriate levels of care, to support groups and to other availableresources in order to maximize care and facilitate recovery or treatmentprocess.6. Works collaboratively as a team member along the continuum of care toprovide an integrated delivery of healthcare to all patients and families.7. Participates in administrative activities including staff supervision andstaff education as designed by the Program Manager and assumes responsibilityfor self-improvement by identifying, communicating and seeking resources tomeet own learning needs.8. Prepares appropriate medical documentation to meet regulatory requirementsof licensing and third party agencies.9. Ability to work effectively across programs for clients with mental illness,substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders.10. Flexible schedule - to include days, evenings, and weekends.11. Where applicable, implement the clinical goals and objectives on studentIEPs.Qualifications Master's Degree without certification. Minimum of one years- experience providing direct services to substance abusers and their significant others.Demonstrated experience using a computer; basic keyboarding skills.Wetake great care of careers.Withlocations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunitiesfor career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organizationon the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthroughtreatments and community education to countless men, women and children. Weknow that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide acompetitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Everymoment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Middletown , Behavioral Health Clinician (LMSW) - Per Diem, Other , middletown, Connecticut

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