75 North Mountain Road
New Britain, CT 06053
Nonprofit - Social Services
At least 2 year(s)
The Intake Clinician provides clinical integrated assessments, case management and referrals for adults and/or children seeking ongoing services. Integrated or crisis assessments will be provided on demand in an “Open Access" service delivery system. The Intake Clinician will foster positive working relationships with clients, families and outside key stakeholders and utilize a strength based-solution focused model of care.
Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:
For Good Health
· Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
· Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
· Wellness Programs
· Free annual flu shots
For a Secure Future
· Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
· Company paid long-term disability insurance
· 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
For Career Advancement
· Education Reimbursement Program
· Training and development opportunities
For Work Life Balance
· Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
· Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
· Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts program specific screening and evaluation, and formulates diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Develops and documents, clear clinical formulations and treatment plans that are individualized and measurable, developed in collaboration with the client/family and others as relevant.
Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and primary modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.
Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for indentified service needs in a timely manner.
Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings.
Interfaces and collaborates with funders and other community providers to provide positive system development for adults, youth and families, and to promote Wheeler Clinic’s reputation as a quality service provider.
Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.
Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy.
Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.
Reports child abuse/neglect as mandated, adheres to confidentiality guidelines and ensures that the program meets all necessary licensing, regulatory and accreditation standards, as related to the program, staff, records, facility and care of youth.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Master's or Doctoral degree or graduating in May 2014 with a Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Counseling plus a minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience working in an outpatient setting is required. Clinical competence in an outpatient setting as evidence by documentation and regulatory requirements is also required.
Credential(s) Required: Licensed in the State of Connecticut.
Current program needs require bilingual Spanish/English speaking proficiency