NSMHA is looking for a Clinical Coordinator to join our team!  The residential Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of clinical matters including supervision, investigating client grievances, recommending programmatic changes, interfacing with other providers, utilization review of medical records, and providing direct services to clients for our Meridian House residential program.  Located in East Boston, the Meridian House is a 30 bed, coed therapeutic community serving an adult population 18 and over. Meridian House is considered to be a High Intensity Residential Service. The program provides behavior modification treatment for individuals diagnosed with substance use disorder and co-occurring disorders. We provide medication assisted treatment for those individuals who meet the criteria and residents are treated for mental health disorders. This is a 24 hour a day program with 24 hour per day staffing.

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate with Intake Coordinator to approve appropriate clinical placement ensuring ASAM criteria is met upon admission
  • Complete Adult Comprehensive Assessment and Individualized Action Plan upon admission
  • Coordinate with prescribers, Manager of Rapid Access, Central Triage Team and Outpatient Clinical Team to ensure comprehensive and coordinated clinical services
  • Provide appropriate supervision and support to case managers and counselors
  • Coordinate and monitor care received by all residents to assure appropriate direct care, case management, continuity of care, and transitional services are provided.
  • Maintain quality of care according to standards and procedures outlined in DPH regulations and other contractual obligations.
  • Attend committees as required or assigned by the Director.
  • Assist in the development of a training schedule for the staff and train staff regarding clinical procedures.
  • Provides clinical consultation to staff and community.
  • Provides rotational after hours on-call coverage.
  • Participates in planning, redesign, and development of program as required to meet the needs of the community, NSMHA Board, or funding source requirements.
  • Represents NSMHA to outside agencies.
  • Provides direct clinical services to the residents of Meridian House as needed.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines or closely related field:  Clinical Psychology, Education – Counseling, Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Rehabilitative Counseling, or Social Work.
  • Experience:  A minimum of three years providing clinical  work in a substance abuse treatment setting.
  • Skills/Certifications:  LICSW or LMHC preferred.

Employee Benefits:
• Employer Paid Life Insurance
• 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
• Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
• Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
• Access to Credit Union Banking
• Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
• All Team Members have access to the following benefits:
• Employee Referral Bonus Program
• Discounted Movie Tickets
• Comprehensive Training Program
• Internal Advancement Opportunities

NSMHA is looking for a Clinical Manager to join our Child Outpatient team!  The Clinical Manager is responsible for the overall management of clinical and administrative matters for the Child Outpatient team.

What you’ll do:

  • provide direct services
  • oversee outpatient clinical care of children and families in all sites
  • provide clinical and administrative supervision
  • make recommendations for program development and improvement
  • collaborate with other child service providers (internal and external to North Suffolk)
  • participate as a member of the outpatient management team, utilization review/management, and the management of risk, incident reporting and client grievances
  • oversee contracts such as DMH Flex and school-based services as directed
  • provide after hours on-call

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s degree in Social Work required.
  • Certifications/Skills:  LICSW required.  CANS certification required
  • Experience:  At least four years experience providing high quality direct care required.  Two years experience providing clinical supervision required.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

North Suffolk is looking for an Assistant Director to join our Emergency Services team!  This position provides a unique opportunity to develop your clinical acumen, grow your network, and still make a real, tangible difference in your community.

This position is responsible for coordinating the clinical and administrative aspects of the Emergency Services for Developmental Services (DS) and collaborating with the DS Clinical Team.  In this position, you would be responsible for the day to day operations of the program and assure that all applicable state, local and federal contracts, regulations and/or guidelines are being followed.

The Emergency Services Program provides a comprehensive, highly integrated system of crisis evaluation and treatment services to the greater Boston area; to children, adolescents, adults, including the elderly, the homeless, mentally ill and the multi-cultural populations.

Schedule:  Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm

What you’ll do:

  • Function as the primary clinician for the ESP DS evaluations and disposition.
  • Work in collaboration with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and the NSMHA DS Clinical Team
  • Perform clinical services, crisis intervention and evaluations with clients as needed.
  • Liaison with community agencies such as DDS, DCF, CSAs, etc. to facilitate care coordination and crisis planning meetings.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of contracts with individuals and agencies, for the purposes of referrals, compliance with regulations, and general community relations.
  • Assist with the coordination of the day to day operations of mobile crisis team and urgent care center which provides psychiatric evaluation, crisis intervention, psychopharmacological treatment, peer to peer support and therapeutic response to children, youth and their families.
  • Support training, supervision, and consultation to staff and coordinates further clinical response in crisis with other management team members and funding agency staff.
  • Triage and assign cases, collaborate with families, individuals and providers to provide the best information to clinicians in the field and assist each team member on each case to decide best disposition through telephonic supervision.
  • Assist in various oversight and supervision roles at the DS-ESP program in close conjunction with Director of Emergency Services.
  • Monitor productivity, caseloads and billable hour level of clinicians.
  • Assist in the development and allocation of program resources.
  • Assist in the planning, redesign and development of the program.
  • Provide 24/7 on-call coverage on a rotating basis.

What you’ll need:

  • Education/Certification:  Master’s Degree in Psychology, Nursing, or Human Services required.  LICSW/LMHC preferred.
  • Experience:  Three to five years of supervisory/administrative experience in Mental Health or Human Services Field is preferred.
  • Skills:  Must have working knowledge of emergency services procedures.  Valid Mass license and access to a vehicle required.

NSMHA is looking for an Assistant Director to join our team!  The  Assistant Director/CFT Coordinator is responsible for the overall responsibility for assisting with the delegated clinical and administrative aspects of our Boston Emergency Services Team.

This particular position oversee the Child Focused Team (CFT) and provides real time supervision, consultation, training and to ensure overall smooth operation of the mobile team.

What you’ll do:

  • 24/7 Management of day to day operations of mobile crisis team and urgent care center which provides psychiatric evaluation, crisis intervention, psychopharmacological treatment, peer to peer support and therapeutic response to children, youth and their families.
  • Assist with supervisory responsibilities in accordance with North Suffolk’s policies and applicable laws
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of applications, contracts, budgets and similar documents related to program funding.
  • Assist in the development and allocation of program resources.
  • Performs periodic program evaluation and quality assurance.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of contracts with individuals and agencies, for the purposes of referrals, compliance with regulations, and general community relations.
  • Provides 24/7 on-call coverage on a regular rotating basis. During on-call hours the Assistant Director provides in-the-moment training, supervision, and consultation to a very active on call staff of clinicians, family partners, and peer specialists.
  • Triage and assign cases, collaborate with families, individuals and providers to provide best information to clinicians in the field and assist each team member on each case to decide best disposition through telephonic supervision. Work closely with the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Call Center on the assignment of cases and additional triaging, when necessary.
  • Provide in-the-moment supervision to mobile clinicians and other staff and provide training to newer staff, while also conducting face to face encounters in various mobile locations
  • Manage all aspects of open and ongoing cases, including boarded patients including
    • placement, insurance authorizations, and close clinical management of boarded patients,
    • following ESP guidelines of placement in the most appropriate, least restrictive placement settings.
  • Monitor productivity, caseloads and units-of-work level of clinicians and family partners
  • Perform clinical services, crisis intervention and appropriate evaluations as needed.
  • Develop and monitor all staff, program, and facility policies.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s Degree in Psychology, Nursing, or Human Services.
  • Experience:  Three to five years of supervisory/administrative experience in mental health field or Human Services field.
  • Knowledge/Skills:  Must have working knowledge of emergency services procedures.  Must have access to a vehicle in order to provide mobile support.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

NSMHA has an exciting opportunity to join the Early Childhood Intervention Team as a Music Therapist. Develop your clinical skills and gain experience in early childhood working with a strong, interdisciplinary team. We care deeply about helping our child clients and their families and we are looking for someone passionate about child care and development.

As the Music Therapist, you will coordinate and provide early intervention services and treatment to children and child/family clients using a team approach.  Services are provided in home, program, or other community settings which are identified as clients’ natural environments.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide early intervention screening/intake, evaluation and assessment of service needs and provision of appropriate direct services.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support services and case management to clients in home, program, and community settings.
  • Function fully as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Coordinate and participate as team evaluator in child developmental assessments and monitor conduct of additional child/family assessments and service delivery.
  • Facilitate and participate in development of IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan), and in the execution, review and evaluation of the plan.
  • Collaborate with client families in identifying their concerns, priorities and resources.
  • Coordinate full range of home-based and center/community-based services with early intervention team including contracted discrete therapy and FFS service providers.
  • Facilitate the timely delivery of services.
  • Provide education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information of community resources to client families.
  • Refer for discrete/specialized child therapies and refer to other case management and counseling services when appropriate.
  • Coordinate intervention service with medical, state, and health providers with family consent.
  • Maintain all required DPH, agency and program required documentation. Responsible for the integrity of case files.

What You’ll Need:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience/Skills: Board Certification in Music Therapy required.  Candidate must meet state eligibility requirements to become Early Intervention provisionally certified with MA Department of Public Health. Valid MA driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle required in order to attend offsite appointments.

Employee Benefits:
• Employer Paid Life Insurance
• 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
• Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
• Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
• Access to Credit Union Banking
• Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
• All Team Members have access to the following benefits:
• Employee Referral Bonus Program
• Discounted Movie Tickets
• Comprehensive Training Program
• Internal Advancement Opportunities

North Suffolk is seeking a Developmental Specialist/Service Coordinator for our Early Childhood Intervention Services. Harbor Area Child Care is a specialized therapeutic child care program serving toddler/preschoolers until age three years of age through a closed referral process with the Department of Children and Families. Join a passionate team devoted to supporting children and families. Coordinate and provide early intervention services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program, or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments for individuals and groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide early intervention screening/intake, evaluation and assessment of service needs and provision of appropriate direct services.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support and home teaching services and case management to clients in home, program, and community settings.
  • Coordinate and participate as team evaluator in child developmental assessments and monitor conduct of additional child/family assessments and service delivery.
  • Facilitate and participate in development of IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan), and in the execution, review and evaluation of the plan.
  • Collaborate with client families in identifying their concerns, priorities and resources.
  • Coordinate full range of home-based and center/community-based services with early intervention team including contracted discrete therapy and FFS service providers.
  • Provide education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information of community resources to client families.
  • Refer for discrete/specialized child therapies and refer to other case management and counseling services when appropriate.
  • Coordinate intervention service with medical, state, and health providers with family consent.
  • Assist in developing a transition plan for child and family client.

Requirements:

Education: Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Expressive Therapy, Mental Health, Social Work or similar field preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Early Intervention, Nursing, or Education with concentration or considerable experience in Infancy/Early Childhood and Special Education required.

Experience: Experience in Infancy/Early Childhood and Special Education required.

Skills: Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH. Driver’s license and vehicle needed. Spanish bilingual preferred.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, Employer Paid Long Term Disability after 2 years of service.
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities/Opportunities to earn CEUs

 

Join our Early Childhood Intervention team as an Expressive Therapist! We are looking for expressive therapists focusing on art therapy, music therapy, or movement therapy.  Harbor Area Child Care is a specialized therapeutic child care program serving toddler/preschoolers until age three years of age through a closed referral process with the Department of Children and Families. Join a passionate team devoted to supporting children and their families. Coordinate and provide early intervention therapeutic services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program, or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments for individuals and groups.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide early intervention screening/intake, evaluation and assessment of service needs and provision of appropriate direct services.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support and home teaching services and case management to clients in home, program, and community settings.
  • Coordinate and participate as team evaluator in child developmental assessments and monitor conduct of additional child/family assessments and service delivery.
  • Facilitate and participate in development of IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan), and in the execution, review and evaluation of the plan.
  • Collaborate with client families in identifying their concerns, priorities and resources.
  • Coordinate full range of home-based and center/community-based services with early intervention team including contracted discrete therapy and FFS service providers.
  • Provide education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information of community resources to client families.
  • Refer for discrete/specialized child therapies and refer to other case management and counseling services when appropriate.
  • Coordinate intervention service with medical, state, and health providers with family consent.
  • Assist in developing a transition plan for child and family client.

what You’ll Need:

Education: Master’s degree in Expressive Therapy, Mental Health, Social Work or similar field preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Early Intervention, Nursing, or Education with concentration or considerable experience in Infancy/Early Childhood and Special Education required.

Experience: Experience in Infancy/Early Childhood and Special Education required.

Skills: Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH. Driver’s license and vehicle needed.

 

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Pet Insurance
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities/Educational opportunities to earn CEUs
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, Employer Paid Long Term Disability after 2 years of service. 
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program