Community Based Clinician
Community Based Clinician
We Have Clinician Openings In These Areas: Framingham, Milford, Waltham, Medford & Lowell, MA
All these positions at WAYSIDE ARE ELIGIBLE FOR NEWLY HIRED CLINICIANS BONUS!!
Wayside is offering a 15 for 15!!! $1,500.00 SIGN ON BONUS after 60 days of completed work!!!
We are offering this BONUS for the next 15 Clinicians we Hire!
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Job Posting Overview
Community Based Clinician – Framingham
Opportunity for flexible, creative, and systems-savvy Clinician to provide a range of clinical and care coordination services for youth and their families as part of a robust multi-disciplinary team.
Wayside is seeking master’s level Clinicians to provide a range of outreach clinical services to children, adolescents, and their families who are referred by the Department of Children and Families, Department of Mental Health, and/or insurance. Services provided may include individual and family therapy, advocacy, care coordination, behavior management, concrete skill-building services, etc.
Positions require a master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field plus experience providing services to children, adolescents, and families. This job also requires a valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Strong diagnostic and clinical writing skills are necessary to perform this job. Some evening hours and on-call responsibilities required.
Minimum Education: Clinical Master’s Degree
Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience (can be with clinical internships). At least 1 year of experience must be with this population.
Perform Supervisory Duties: No
Clinical: Make assertive outreach attempts to engage new clients. Conduct intakes for new clients, assessing for medical necessity as indicated. Work closely with client and referring agency to ensure consistency in service goals and bridge gaps between client and agency desired outcomes. Complete comprehensive clinical assessments and develop treatment plans/Individualized action plans according to program specifications. Provide individual, couples, sibling, and family treatment as clinically indicated and in accordance with program specifications. Provide crisis intervention services with clients as needed.
Provide services such as mentoring, counseling, and skill building as clinically indicated. This includes assisting clients with such tasks as budgeting, parenting skills, self-advocacy, behavior management, household management, etc.
Maintain caseload to meet productivity requirements as indicated.
Liaison: Collaborate regularly with all members of the team to ensure continuity in treatment, services, and messages delivered. Attend outside meetings with client and collaterals as necessary and as requested by families including, but not limited to meetings involving schools, DCF, DMH, Care Planning Team, and other service providers.
Milieu: Provide concrete services including—but not limited to—transportation of client to appointments and meetings as appropriate; accessing resources such as furniture, food, and memberships in community organizations; making referrals for other services.
Administrative: Maintain all clinical documentation of all services in compliance with program/agency standards and program specifications.
Demonstrates high quality customer service (i.e. ability to connect with others, approachability, being respectful to others).
Demonstrates high degree of professionalism as indicated by appropriate dress, speaking with and about clients and collaterals in a professional manner at all times, and ability to maintain composure under stress.
Demonstrates an ability to multitask—including adapting schedule to accommodate client needs.
Demonstrates ability to meet deadlines.
Demonstrates belief in the Agency mission and values
Demonstrates knowledge of behavioral health services and systems on behalf of youth and their families.
Demonstrates sense of commitment to the work (i.e. willingness to do “whatever it takes” to assist the youth and/ or family within Agency policy)
Demonstrates problem-solving & analytical skills (i.e. able to identify root cause of problems & provide effective solutions)
Demonstrates ability to exercise discretion with confidential information
Demonstrates ability to understand boundaries with both clients and staff.
Shows flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to be self-reflective as to own areas for development and take initiative to improve in these areas.
Incorporates constructive feedback as indicated.
Clinicians are hired at base rate of $46,000/year during training period. Increase to $48,000/year once at full caseload (at maximum by 90 days).