We are seeking full time Clinical Coordinators for our Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program. As the Clinical Coordinator, you will lead a team and provide care management for the person engaged in services. The Clinical Coordinator will use interventions to provide person-centered assessments, service planning, and coordination of care.

We are currently offering a $5,000 sign on bonus for this position.

The ACCS Program uses clinical and evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with people to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. Each individual in the program is assigned a primary clinician and works with an integrated team composed of licensed clinicians, peer/recovery specialists and others to meet their individual needs.  This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

The Clinical Coordinator provides community-based support to people with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders living in a residential home or an individual living arrangement. The Clinical Coordinator will meet with clients frequently and assure all clinical needs are assessed and coordinated across the system.

Expectations of the role:

  • Provides team leadership, clinical supervision and guidance to direct care staff.
  • Collaborating with outpatient clinic providers and BH CP.
  • Identifying the skills a client needs to live independently (cooking, paying bills, cleaning).
  • Setting life goals in school, work, health, and relationships.
  • Teaching strategies for symptom management.
  • Engaging with family to assist them in supporting the client as they develop those skills.
  • Organize and lead individual and group social activities that structure each persons time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills.

What you’ll need:

  • Education/Licensure: LPHA designation that is recognized under Massachusetts law is required.
  • Experience: Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental health issues and/or substance use disorders preferred.  Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required.
  • Skills: Must have a valid driver’s license . Must be MAP certified and CPR/1st aide certified within the first three months of hire (training provided)

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

A career with a cause

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders. Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) is a comprehensive clinically focused service anchored by a multi-disciplinary team that provides services through an integrated team led by clinical staff.  ACCS will provide clinical interventions and peer and family support to facilitate engagement, support functioning and maximize symptom stabilization and self-management of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.

The Assistant Program Director assists the Residential Program Director in the administrative and clinical leadership of the ICGLE. The Assistant Program Director, a licensed clinician, reports to the Residential  Program Director and under his (her) supervision, helps lead the program’s efforts in the engagement, assessment and treatment planning process for persons living in the ICGLE. The Assistant Residential Program Director also provides clinical supervision and direction for staff members.

Schedule: Sunday-Thursday 12p-8p

Expectations of the Role:

  •  Under clinical and administrative supervision and guidance from the Residential Program Director, the Residential Assistant Program Director assists in the management of staffs’ efforts to engage people and partner with them to improve their health and wellness, achieve symptom stabilization and self-management, develop and/or restore skills impacted by mental illness and live a self-directed life.
  •  Assist people with psychiatric and substance use disorders to identify personal priorities, preferences, strengths, and interests in order to help them establish goals that support a life in recovery.
    Instill hope by engaging in positive interactions that promote recovery and empowerment.
  •  Collaborate with persons to help them to write goals with specific action steps in order to develop effective treatment/rehabilitation recovery plans.
  •  Participate in the development and implementation of Safety Plans and Crisis Prevention and Response Plans in order to help prevent and mitigate risk factors.
  • Use evidence based practices including motivational interviewing as directed by clinical supervisors.
  •  Advocate that persons need to make informed choices to further their own recovery.
  •  Assist in provision of skill building interventions that help move a person on to the most independent setting or level of care.
  •  Advocate for better access to public services and natural supports for persons in order to facilitate their recovery and full integration into the community.
  •  Assists the Residential Program Director in the hiring process for residential staff and helps the Residential Program Director ensure that all staff are properly oriented and are trained in all mandatory trainings.
  •  Provides clinical and administrative supervision to the Residential Support Specialists.
  •   Other duties as assigned

What you’ll need:

Education: LPHA licensure required: LICSW, LCSW, LMHC, LRC, LADC1, M.D., R.N., Registered Occupational Therapist or licensed Psychologist.

Experience: At least 3 years experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental health issues and substance use disorders preferred. At least 1 year of supervisory experience

Skills: Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided).

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/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

A career with a cause

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders. Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) is a comprehensive clinically focused service anchored by a multi-disciplinary team that provides services through an integrated team led by clinical staff.  ACCS will provide clinical interventions and peer and family support to facilitate engagement, support functioning and maximize symptom stabilization and self-management of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.

NSMHA is looking for a Director to head our newly formed Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC).   The Director is responsible for the overall planning, development, implementation, and oversight of the North Suffolk Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC).  The Director works in close collaboration with members of leadership, both internal and external, to create and sustain a comprehensive continuum of integrated behavioral and physical health care services, grounded in community partnerships and evidence-based practices (EBPs).

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with the COO and other leadership to develop, implement and oversee all aspects of CCBHC services, in accordance with the requirements and terms of the grant award.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of comprehensive high-quality, collaborative, culturally competent, evidence-based, ethical and timely integrated care according to the CCBHC model and in compliance with award requirements.
  • Build and lead a CCBHC team that functions cohesively and effectively while ensuring communication among team members and with external entities, agency services and community partners.
  • Work in collaboration with the Information Technology (IT) and Quality Management Department (QM) teams, as well as clinical management, to oversee documentation and data collection for all required elements of service delivery. Collaborate in the preparation and submission of required reports, in accordance with all contract requirements and in support of submission of claims for payment.
  • Collaborate with the Chief of Operations and other leadership to develop any necessary new policies and procedures related to CCBHC implementation.
  • In conjunction with Quality Management, ensure that all CCBHC services are implemented and delivered in a high quality, person centered manner in adherence with program policies and procedures, and in fidelity to the model and terms of the award, through reports, record sampling, outcome measures and other means.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s or Doctoral Level degree in a relevant field and independent licensure required.
  • Experience:  
    • Five to ten years of supervisory & senior management experience required.
    • Five years post graduate experience providing or overseeing community based behavioral health services required (preferably in a team home-based or wraparound model)
  • Skills:
    • Knowledge of contracts, budgets, and fiscal management/oversight required.
    • Knowledge of EBPs, peer recovery and/or recovery coaching disciplines highly 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
  • 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

A career with a cause

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders.

NSMHA is looking for Clinicians of all levels to work in our outpatient clinics providing a broad range of clinical services for our clients.  Rewarding opportunities are available working with adults, children and families in Chelsea, East Boston, and downtown Boston.

Responsibilities include formulating independent diagnosis and treatment, evaluation and crisis intervention, participation in treatment team, clinical, and staff meetings, and other clinical duties. Positions are available on a Full Time, Part Time, and Per Diem basis.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s degree in Social Work/Counseling required
  • Skills:  Valid independent clinical license (LICSW/LMHC) preferred but not required
  • Experience:  Bilingual/Bicultural/Culturally Competent (Spanish) preferred but not 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

Are you passionate about youth and community development?  NSMHA is looking for a Clinician for our After School Program! The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 12.  As a clinician in the After School Program, you work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide milieu treatment including behavior management/modification and facilitation of therapeutic groups and activities.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform biopsychosocial, multiaxial assessment and diagnosis of potential consumers; present findings of same to team.
  • Formulate and implement individualized consumer-centered treatment plans as part of the treatment team; monitor progress, reevaluate and revise on a monthly basis.
  • Plan and facilitate therapeutic groups
  • Provide behavioral crisis intervention &/or triage with program consumers during a crisis using appropriate techniques including NAPPI restraint.
  • Perform face-to-face outreach visits (in coordination with a teammate) &/or telephonic outreach
  • Participate in activities of service coordination, consultation, education and evaluation to successfully manage assigned consumer caseload within the team context.
  • Provide liaison between team and collateral providers.
  • Facilitate family consultations &/or multi-family group(s) as per program need.
  • Complete all clinical documentation and prior approval forms required.
  • Oversees administration and documentation of clients’ prescription medications, assuring adherence to medical policies and procedures.
  • Drive pupil van and accompany other staff during ride.
  • Act as a resource to staff with regards to social work/family systems issues through provision of inservice training(s) &/or prn consultation.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s degree in related field (social work/counseling) required
  • Experience:  Applicants must have at least one year of experience working with school age children. Milieu or recreational experience is preferred. Working knowledge of community resources is preferred.
  • Skills:  Valid Massachusetts drivers license required.   Valid 7D license or ability to become licensed required.  CPR/First Aid certification or ability to become certified within three (3) months of hire required.  Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Schedule:  Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm 40 hours per week

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

 

The Early Childhood Clinical Social Worker/Service Coordinator provides 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. Early Intervention services are provided to infants and toddlers presenting with developmental delay or who have risk of delay due to environmental, medical and/or biological factors.

Position 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide consultation and education to agency staff and community agencies.

Requirements:

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school required. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) licensed by the Board of Registry of the Commonwealth of Mass. required. Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH.

Skills: Minimum of one (1) years experience with young children. Driver’s license and vehicle needed – Off-site travel required.

The Behavioral Health Community Partners Program is an exciting opportunity to have a meaningful role in pioneering state-wide efforts to improve health outcomes for MassHealth members.  This is a unique chance to grow your own clinical skills and career as you help a new program develop. As a manager, you would bring a balance of direct care with members as well as program evaluation, mentoring and training staff, and quality and risk management. Part of your role will include collaborating with neighboring health centers and forming lasting relationships with insurance companies/healthcare providers.  Join a dedicated, diverse team, which consists of BA level Care Coordinators, Nurses, and Social Workers. Our goal is to  take an “all in” team approach to caring for folks in our communities that could use extra support in managing medical and behavioral health issues, as well as problem solving social issues in order to help members access treatment and wellness options they may not have known existed.  We are looking for someone with great clinical judgment, sound management skills, experience working in the Greater Boston community, energy and enthusiasm for helping, creativity, and an engaging personality.  This is a management position requiring licensure in social work or mental health counseling as well as supervisory experience. Are you our next Team Leader?

What We Are Looking For:

  • Master level degree in social work, counseling psychology or a related field, with appropriate independent licensure (LICSW or LMHC).
  • Experience working with people with serious mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Embraces person-centered planning philosophy and motivational interviewing.
  • Valid driver’s license and a vehicle are required in order to attend required trainings, meetings and/or fulfill other responsibilities of this role.