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Clinician - MDFT- New Britain

Plainville, CT 06062, USA Req #80
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives.  Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

POSITION SUMMARY


The Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Clinician provides model adherent intensive in home clinical treatment to adolescents with substance abuse and delinquent behaviors and their families. This position completes model certification within the designated time frame. He/She maintains a positive and optimistic attitude; and works collaboratively with internal and external providers to maintain effective and well coordinated care. The MDFT Clinician also completes documentation in an accurate, timely, and compliant manner consistent with regulatory guidelines to contribute to the financial viability of the program.
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Social Work or related license eligible field or a doctoral degree in Psychology is required. May graduates are encouraged to apply.

Must hold one of the following credentials to begin employment: LMSW, LCSW, LMFTA, LMFT, LPCA, LPC or licensed or license-eligible Psychologist in the State of Connecticut. 

 

SCHEDULE

Full Time
 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

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
    • Wellness Programs
    • Free annual flu shots

  • For a Secure Future
    • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
    • Company paid long-term disability insurance

  • For Retirement
    • 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 cell phone 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.


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.


Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.


Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Other details

  • Job Function 8864
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • Plainville, CT 06062, USA