Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services

Title Bilingual Adult Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
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JOB SUMMARY:

This member of the Medical Services Team (MST) multidisciplinary team is responsible for serving as the primary psychiatrist for individuals identified as needing MST services in the community; to provide psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment; clinical supervision, education and training of the team; and development, implementation, maintenance, and supervision of medication and psychiatric and medical treatment policies and procedures for this service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychiatric treatment for individuals identified as needing MST services.
  • Prescribe medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients and paraprofessional staff regarding medication treatment regimes.
  • Participate in person served-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors); physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and family structure and relationships.
  • Collaborate with the MST nurses in assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinating medical treatments with psychiatric treatment.
  • Collaborate with the MST lead nurse and staff in other NSMHA community based programs to develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic, medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • With other team members, provide support, education, and counseling to persons served and family members to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness, collaborate in the treatment planning process when invited by person served, and assist in his/her family member’s progress.
  • Collaborate with all members of MST to provide crisis assessment and management and to develop crisis/safety plans.
  • Be available on-call to MST staff, as needed, for management of psychiatric crises requiring immediate intervention.
  • Participate in the assessment of need for guardianship and, when indicated, complete paperwork required to pursue guardianship for people served.
  • Participate in the assessment of need for representative payee-ship, and when indicated, complete paperwork that requires physician documentation.
  • Attend staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Train staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Provide clinical supervision to professional staff.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Board certified or board eligible in psychiatry and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Massachusetts
  • Has strong clinical skills and experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Clinical supervisory experience is desirable.
  • The person in this position must have a clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with severe mental illnesses and be committed to community service delivery.
  • Must be CPR certified within five months of hire.
Schedule Tues/Wed
Hours 20
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Title Administrative Assistant (Bilingual Spanish-English)
Categories Administration, Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, East Boston, Healthcare
Location East Boston, MA
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Job Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting the Office Manager in the administration operations of a site and the needs of the site’s program staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Check-in all consumers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Verify that each consumers’ insurance and demographic information is accurate and up to date in our AR Plus system.
  • Collect and document on the tracking sheets all client co-payments.
  • Complete a check-in ticket for all clients prior to the client being seen for their scheduled appointment.
  • Answers telephones promptly, distributes messages as soon as possible
  • Makes and confirms psychopharm appointments. Works closely with psychopharmacology nurse coordinator and physicians during medication clinics
  • Enters all schedules for the next day appointments
  • Complete and mail, in a timely fashion all PCP releases. Mailing the original and filing a copy.
  • Render all billing tickets
  • Ensure all client records are opened, organized, closed, and transferred.

Requirements:

Experience: Previous office experience and computer skills required.

Education: High School Diploma or GED completion required. Associate’s degree preferred.

Skills: Knowledge of Windows application required (Word, Excel, and Access).

About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs.

 

BILINGUAL SPANISH REQUIRED. Please put in resume/cover letter for consideration for this position.

 

Schedule Mon-Fri, Some Evenings, One 12-8 Shift
Hours 40
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Title Outreach Worker
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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Job Summary:

The Outreach Worker provides intensive case management services to adults and children with mental health and substance abuse issues who are considered to be at risk in the community. Services may include coordination of treatment, outreach and advocacy, assistance with basic needs, skill building and facilitating linkage to other community based and natural support systems.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with client, providing contact and support.
  • Act as liaison between service providers, community and the client and provides comprehensive initial assessment of need areas for all clients referred.
  • Conducts risk assessment with each client and formulates a crisis plan.
  • Assists individuals in scheduling and attending medical appointments as well as accessing outpatient mental health treatment.
  • Assists individuals with official correspondence pertaining to insurance eligibility, social security and other entitlement programs
  • Help the client identify and access appropriate resources to support the client’s recovery.

 

Requirements:

Experience: Previous outreach experience with populations with mental illness and/or substance abuse required.

Skills: Must possess a valid driver’s license. Bilingual strongly encouraged to apply. Please note on resume. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field

 

About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. CSP (Community Support Program) provides intensive case management services to clients with psychiatric or substance abuse disorders who are considered to be at risk in the community.

Schedule Mon-Fri 9-5pm
Hours 40 hours
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Title LICSW, LCSW Mental Health Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea
Location Boston, MA
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The clinician provides a broad range of clinical services for mental health clients including formulating independent psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans. As a clinician, you would provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities. We have multiple clinician opportunities in programs including emergency services, in-home therapy, adult outpatient, and addictions. Grow your career with one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations and join a dedicated interdisciplinary treatment team.

REQUIRED:

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required. LICSW or LCSW required. LICSW preferred. Bilingual ability (Spanish or ASL) highly preferred.

ABOUT US:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs.  Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year. North Suffolk’s counseling centers provide individual, group and family therapy as well as psychiatric and medication services. We serve adults with emotional difficulties, family problems, psychiatric illness, struggles with addiction and other challenges to daily living.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Outpatient Clinician – Deaf Services, ASL Required
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Healthcare
Location Boston, MA
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The Outpatient Clinician provides a broad range of community outreach, case coordination, and clinical services for Deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened, and Deaf/blind clients and their families. This position maintains effective professional linkages and leadership in the Deaf community.

  • Formulates independent psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans for adults, adolescents, children and families.
  • Provides evaluation & treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group & family modalities.
  • Participates in treatment team planning and program development.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required.
  • LICSW highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Deaf culture & experience in working with the Deaf and hard of hearing required.
  • Fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) required.
  • Deaf and hard of hearing people are encouraged to apply.
Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 20-40 hours/week
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Title Bilingual Adolescent/Adult APRN
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
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JOB SUMMARY:

This position reports to a North Suffolk psychiatrist for clinical supervision and to the CBFS director or designee for administrative supervision.  This member of the Medical Services Team (MST) is responsible for providing leadership and a broad range of clinical services including psychopharmacology, counseling, psycho-education and medical/clinical management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing interventions for individuals identified as needing MST nursing services.
  • Prescribe medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients regarding medications.
  • Provide administration of oral and intramuscular medication.
  • Participate in person centered comprehensive assessment (including onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, risk behaviors; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and family structure and relationships.
  • Prepare documentation for persons-served in a timely manner and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Agency standards.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurses regarding assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinating medical treatments with psychiatric treatment.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurse and staff in NSMHA community based programs to develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • With other team members, provide support, education, and counseling to family members of clients to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness, collaborate in the treatment planning process, and assist in their family member’s progress.
  • Collaborate with all members of MST to provide crisis assessment and management.
  • Will be available on-call to MST staff, as needed, for management of psychiatric crises requiring immediate intervention.
  • Will participate in the assessment of need for guardianship and, when indicated, complete paperwork required for pursuing guardianships for people served.
  • Attend staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Train staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in Nursing is required. MA license is required. ANA Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner is required. Experience in mental health setting is required, community mental health preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Teen TEAM Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, MA
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The TEAM Clinician offers an opportunity to be trained and certified in an Evidence Based Practice while receiving supervision hours towards licensure. The TEAM Clinician provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents and young adults who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis.  The high need population of substance abusing youth and young adults is currently a funding priority Statewide and Nationally. This position provides an exclusive opportunity to deliver treatment for research to increase funding for these important interventions. Treatment is designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration), and include family and loved ones to improve the individual’s ability to function in the home and in the community. The clinician works alongside a treatment team to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, while encouraging and supporting a sober environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Must have valid MA driver’s license and vehicle, as this is a community-based program.
  • Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.
  • The TEAM Clinician will be trained and certified in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC.
  • Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred.
  • Clinical competencies in serving LGBT youth.

  About Us:

Teen Conexions is an intensive outpatient treatment program for adolescents ages 13 to 18 with substance abuse issues. Our program focuses on group therapy as a means for young people to explore an understanding of substance abuse. The environment encourages young people to identify risks associated with substance abuse, develop healthy coping skills, and use their peers to support one another in recovery.

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. To accomplish our vision of providing the highest quality of care to the individuals that we serve, North Suffolk has assembled a team of talented and driven Human Services professionals who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of those most in need. If you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of others and seek a forward thinking organization in which to develop your talents, then join our growing team of professionals! The North Suffolk offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees.

 

Schedule TBD – May include some nights and/or weekends
Hours 40
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Title Outreach Worker – Substance Abuse
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Substance Abuse Services
Location Roxbury, MA
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The Outreach Worker at STEP Rox is a great opportunity for someone with knowledge and understanding of addiction as a disease and familiarity with local recovery community and local businesses. As the Outreach worker, you would support the Volunteer Coordinator with the training of volunteers and new members in community initiatives and outreach activities. The Outreach Worker requires a willingness to understand the participatory process of the STEP Rox program and support Center staff to implement.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Helps coordinate peer involvement in community events.
  • Assists with data collection and support evaluation process.
  • Assists in the review and analysis of outreach program effectiveness.
  • Assists in the development of educational materials and marketing of events.
  • Participates in distribution of information (i.e. brochures, event announcements etc.).
  • Coordinates the ordering of materials and supplies.

Requires:

  • Knowledge of substance use disorders and recovery
  • Knowledge of outreach, engagement and community building
  • Familiarity with local recovery community and local business.
  • Must have valid Massachusetts drivers license and proficiency in Microsoft Office/data file systems.

 

Schedule Mon-Thurs, Sat
Hours 40 hours/week
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Title Master’s Level Clinician – Bilingual
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location East Boston
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As a clinician, you would provide direct behavioral health services to consumers within a day treatment program in a community setting as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team.

Master’s degree in a related field of study required.  A minimum of 2 years post-degree experience within a multidisciplinary treatment setting is required. Bilingual strongly preferred. Computer literacy required, preferably in automated medical records system and/or database program(s).  Good oral and written skills required.

Schedule M-F one evening possible
Hours 40
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Title ACRA/ACC Clinician/Care Coordinator
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston, Revere, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, Revere
Job Information

The ACRA/ACC Clinician and Care Coordinator works as part of the Teen TEAM program.  The Teen TEAM program provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents and young adults who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis. Treatment and interventions are in conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers from child serving programs, and the ACRA/ACC Clinician is responsible for developing treatment plans and risk management/safety plans supporting the achievement of goals identified by the client and caregivers.  Interventions are designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration) to improve the family’s ability to function as a unit both in the home and in the community. The Clinician/Care Coordinator will be trained in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC evidence based practices and tools to be used to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, and improved recovery environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Master’s degree required.  Experience with substance abuse, LGBT youth, and wrap-around care models preferred. 
Must have valid drivers license and be comfortable working in the community. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Hours 40
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Title Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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Job Summary:

Performs professional services in directing and assisting in various clinical and psychiatric programs or research for clients, as assigned by the Medical Director. Provides full psychopharmacology service, including evaluation, prescribing and monitoring, and Medication Clinics as assigned by Medical Director.

  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings to review evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment plans.
  • Review and actively participate in the ongoing treatment discussions of all clients presented at weekly team meetings.
  • Performs highly responsible professional services in directing clinical psychiatric programs, including assignment of duties and review of the work of clinical professionals and/or technical employees in the care and treatment of clients.
  • Examines clients; performs more difficult and responsible diagnostic work;  plans treatments; and conducts psychotherapy if assigned/approved by the medical director.

Required:

Minimum Licensed to Practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry. Successful Completion of an Accredited Psychiatric Residency Program.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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