School Based Clinician

Northern Light Health | Orrington, ME

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Posted Date 12/02/2019
Description

This posting is for the Orrington/Dedham School. This position is sign on bonus eligible.

This position is responsible for provision of psycho-educational and clinical counseling services to clients and their families in a school-based setting. Through these services, the Clinician will assist clients (and their families when appropriate) in developing self-knowledge, interpersonal skills, and safety planning while keeping them in the least restrictive environment. Productivity expectations for this position will be discussed based on identified needs of the school district and individualized caseload requirements. The Clinician also is available for clinical support, training, and (if required) supervision for other school-based program staff. This is a year-round position with clinical coverage requested for other Acadia Hospital/Acadia Healthcare programs (such as Child and Adolescent Partial and the Summer Program) during school vacation weeks and summer break. This position may be asked to deliver services during planned school breaks to appropriate youth and families who require this continuity. This person reports to and performs duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor. Master's Degree in Social Work (LMSW-CC, LCSW), Counseling Education (LCPC, LCPC-C), Psychology, or related field, and ability for clinical licensure required. Must have experience with children and adolescents, with expertise in individual, group and family therapy.

Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community. Maintains regulatory requirements, including Joint Commission, Federal and State. Complies with all organizational policies regarding EMHS's Code of Conduct and ethical business practices.

Qualifications

Master's Degree in Social Work (LMSW-CC, LCSW), Counseling Education (LCPC, LCPC-C), Psychology or related field and ability for clinical licensure required. Must have experience with children and adolescents, with expertise in individual, group and family therapy. The knowledge and ability to work with adolescents with various mental health diagnoses. Ability to complete age based competency in adolescents. Experience providing clinical supervision and training for school based behavioral health professionals preferred. Valid Driver's License and car insurance. Satisfies all required trainings and completes Healthstream Mandatory Education on a yearly basis. Attends all mandatory safety related education programs. Follows safety procedures to prevent injury to self and others. Wears hospital ID badge at all times. Refrains from the abuse of chemicals.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Type
Social Worker
Job Location (County)
Penobscot

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