Clinician

Job description

We are currently searching for a Clinician to provide clinical services to children & their families in Danbury, Bridgeport, New Britain, New Milford or Waterbury.

This is a master’s professional-level clinical position. The Clinician delivers clinical services to children and adolescents birth to age 18 and their families utilizing a variety of treatment modalities, including individual, group, parent and family therapy sessions. This position requires considerable independence of judgment.

The Clinician must develop and maintain daily client case records in accordance with all agency policies and standards. The clinician must collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team, which includes the Clinic Coordinator, Supervisor, nurse practitioners, psychiatrist, medical director, DCF caseworkers, school agents, parents, family members, foster parents and other necessary team members.

We have openings in the following areas:

In-home services: Bridgeport, Danbury, New Britain, New Milford and Waterbury.

Outpatient (hybrid) services: Danbury and Waterbury.

CORE PERFORMANCE FACTORS

Key Direct Services:

  • Designs and implements clinical treatment plans of selected mental and behavioral DSM 5 diagnoses.
  • Provides effective clinical and therapeutic treatment to child and adolescent clients and their families.
  • Provides linkages to social, recreational and vocational resources.
  • Maintains knowledge and awareness of available community resources
  • Quarterly incentive bonus for exceeding productivity level.
  • Utilize Carelogic, electronic clinical record, for all case documentation
  • Applies experience, knowledge and ability to initiate and establish the clinical process.
  • Conducts accurate clinical & risk assessments of children’s mental and behavioral conditions using applied methods and DSM 5 diagnoses.
  • Assesses the need for referral for psychiatric evaluation.
  • Provides thorough case management to children and families.


Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary 
    • In-Home Services $55,120.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $60,320.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
      • In-Home Services Spanish Speaking $60,320.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $65,520.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
    • Outpatient (Hybrid) $54,736.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $60,000.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
      • Outpatient Spanish Speaking (Hybrid) $60,000.00 (LMSW, PCA and MFTA) - $65,263.00 (LCSW, LMFT and LPC).
  • Opportunity for a generous Quarterly Incentive Payment
  • Weekly supervision 
  • Paid professional development days
  • Paid trainings
  • Weekly Payroll with Free Direct Deposit
  • Major Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance, AD&D and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Schedule based on Clinician and Client availability
  • Paid Time Off Policy to support Work-Life Balance. Year 1: 4 weeks / Year 2: 5 weeks / Year 3-5: 6 weeks / Year 6-10: 7 weeks / Year 11+: 8 weeks
  • Generous 401(k) match
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • FCA is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

FCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
Related keywords: mental health, clinician, counselor, social work


Job requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current state licensure and/or licensable Master’s degree (i.e. Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling).
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and their families in a therapeutic setting.
  • Strong communication and record-keeping skills.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions.
  • Good knowledge of psychopharmacology and of the DSM-5.
  • Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for the treatment of selected mental and behavioral conditions.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, interfacing with clients, psychiatrist, state agents as well as with administrative and support staff.
  • Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent and equitable manner.
  • Ability to effectively represent the agency’s interests in the community and maintain effective working relationships among coworkers, public, private and professional groups.