North Suffolk is looking for a Program Coordinator to join our Conexions team! The Program Coordinator position is responsible for the overall clinical administration of the Intensive Outpatient Model of Treatment for Adolescents and Adult in a community setting; also to provide direct behavioral health services to consumers, and to supervise the delivery of the same by other clinicians as an integral part of the program’s multidisciplinary team. They work directly with the Access and Engagement team promoting SUD expertise to the rapid access process.

What you’ll do:

  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with North Suffolk’s policies and applicable laws including but not limited to the following:
    • Interview, select and hire employees.
    • Direct, assign, schedule and transfer employees.
    • Planning and training of employees.
    • Discipline and discharge employees for just cause.
    • Adjust employee grievances, problems and/or complaints.
    • Evaluate and appraise employee performance.
    • Make recommendations on the retention, compensation, promotion, layoff and/or recall of employees.
  • Manage a multidisciplinary treatment team in the following:
    • Maintain and encourage team’s adherence to professional and managed care standards.
    • Insure maintenance of consumer records in accordance with applicable regulatory (i.e. DMA, DPH, BSAS, Federal Probation) and NSMHA standards.
    • Manage timely and proper team treatment planning, action plan reviews, and periodic case reviews.
    • Identify necessity and coordinate Medical Peer Reviews.
    • Review and recommend staff requests for time off in consideration of insuring adequate coverage.
  • Provide direct clinical service.
    • Perform biopsychosocial, multiaxial assessment and diagnosis of potential consumers;
      • present findings of same to team;
    • Clinically administer caseload of consumers.
      • Coordinate the treatment team’s formulation and implementation of individualized consumer-centered action plans; monitor progress, reevaluate and revise on a weekly basis.
      • Oversee and participate in activities of service coordination, consultation and evaluation to successfully manage caseload within the team context.
      • Oversee and complete all clinical documentation and prior approval forms required.
    • Facilitate psychoeducational, psychotherapeutic, and or psychosocial rehabilitative groups with program consumers.
    • Coordinate and provide behavioral crisis intervention and or triage with program consumers, as needed.
  • Act as liaison between program and public.
    • Provide marketing support in the community as identified by Department Director.
    • Provide consultation and education to community agencies.
  • Coordinate program review, revision and development.

What you’ll need:

  • Education: A Master’s degree in an applicable field required.
  • Experience: Group supervision and facilitation skills, and experience with dually diagnosed SPMI population are required; length of experience contingent upon educational credentials.
  • Skills/Certifications: Full license/certification preferred or as required for core staffing complement.  Driver’s license and access to a dependable vehicle preferred.
  • Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 11 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)
  • Eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

 

 

 

NSMHA is looking for SUD Clinicians to join our team!  The SUD Clinician is a staff person of the Chelsea, East Boston and Freedom Trail Outpatient Clinics. The Clinician oversees the development of the persons’ treatment plan and subsequent reviews and revisions to ensure the goals, objectives and interventions reflect the Clinical Formulation-Interpretive Summary and the prioritized assessed needs. Services are provided based on Recovery tenets and are aimed to promote overall health and well-being of persons served. The Clinician provides leadership and assists clinical supervision and guidance to direct care staff.

There are two positions available.

What You’ll Do:

  • 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/substance use 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 and advocate that persons need to make informed choices to further their own recovery.
  • Provide clinical services in timely and flexible ways that are consistent with the principles and practices of trauma informed care and person centered approaches.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of screening and assessment tools.
  • Be knowledgeable of and use evidence based practices including motivational interviewing, SBIRT, Harm Reduction, Stages of Change and Housing First and other relevant best practices.
  • Provide supervision, mentoring and modeling of evidence based practices with direct care staff.
  • 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.

What You’ll Need:

  • Education: Masters level clinician, MSW or Mental Health Counseling 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.
  • Skills and Abilities: Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License required.
  • Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 11 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)
  • Eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

North Suffolk is looking for a Clinical Coordinator to join our Conexions team! The Clinical Coordinator leads the PDT team in the assessment, treatment planning and service delivery processes and is responsible for determining persons’ need for rehabilitative services. The Clinical Coordinator oversees the development of the persons’ treatment plan and subsequent reviews and revisions to ensure the goals, objectives and interventions reflect the Clinical Formulation-Interpretive Summary and the prioritized assessed needs. Services are provided based on Recovery tenets and are aimed to promote overall health and well-being of persons served. The Clinical Coordinator provides leadership and assists clinical supervision and guidance to direct care staff.

What you’ll do:

  • Engage in direct care with clients 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/substance use and live a self-directed life.
  • Assist & collaborate with people with psychiatric and substance use disorders to identify personal priorities, preferences, strengths, skill building 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.
  • Provide clinical services in timely and flexible ways that are consistent with the principles and practices of trauma informed care and person centered approaches.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Safety Plans and Crisis Prevention and Response Plans in order to help prevent and mitigate risk factors.
  • Provide supervision, mentoring and modeling of evidence based practices with PDT staff.
  • Advocate for better access to public services and natural supports for persons in order to facilitate their recovery and full integration into the community.
  • Serve as a liaison to courts, including filing for Section 35s.
  • Organize and lead individual and group social and recreational activities to structure each persons time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills and receive feedback and support.
  • Participate in all required clinical and skill trainings to enhance skills and knowledge base.
  • Prepare case summaries in preparation for clinical and risk reviews and participate in gathering of data for reporting.
  • Provide active efforts to engage people who have traditionally been difficult to engage in services including outreach to shelters and transitional residential programs.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Masters level clinician (MSW or Mental Health Counseling 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.
  • Skills/Certifications:  Must have valid Massachusetts Driver’s license.  Must be MAP certified and CPR/1st aide certified within the first three months of hire.
  • Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 11 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)
  • Eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

We are currently offering a $10,000 sign on bonus for this position.

Our Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program is seeking for full time Clinical Coordinators. Salary range is $57,000-$60,000 per year with additional $5,000 for Spanish speakers.

Role highlights:

  • Clinical Supervision by an approved, Licensed supervisor is included
  • You will get experience providing clinical supervision to a multidisciplinary staff
  • Work with a multidisciplinary and diverse team
  • Gain skills to work with a diverse client population
  • Acquire hours towards licensure: Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (LICSW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) or Occupational Therapist (OT)
  • Extensive trainings in Evidence Based Practices
  • Opportunity to work with an underserved population
  • Learn to collaborate with various systems and providers (DMH, outpatient, hospital systems)
  • Internal opportunities for growth

Expectations of the role:

  • Provides team leadership and guidance to direct care staff.
  • Collaborating with outpatient clinic providers and care coordination entities.
  • 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 person’s time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills.

What you’ll need:

  • Education/Licensure: Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) designation that is recognized under Massachusetts law is required. Following degrees meet the criteria:
    MSW, LCSW, LICSW, LMHC and LMHC eligible degrees, LADC 1, RN, Licensed Occupational Therapist. Unlicensed MSW graduates welcome to apply under Pathway program.
  • Experience: Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and serious 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)
  • Vaccination: At least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to hire and complete the full vaccination schedule in the appropriate timeline as documented by the CDC requirements for vaccination.

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

*North Suffolk is a qualifying agency for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)