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Clinical Coordinator – Residential Recovery Program

  • East Boston, MA
  • Experience
  • Full Time (40 Hours)
  • Chelsea, MA

NSMHA is looking for a Clinical Coordinator to join our Hanton House team!  The Clinical Coordinator leads the COE in the assessment, treatment planning and service delivery processes and is responsible for determining persons’ need for rehabilitative services. They oversee 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 Residential Clinical Coordinator provides leadership and assists clinical supervision and guidance to direct care staff.

What you’ll do:

  • At the direction of the Residential Program Manager:
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
  • With clinical guidance, and utilizing the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery, provide relationship building, life transition, addiction, and family engagement services.
  • Document each person’s progress in the confidential record according to established methods and procedures.
  • Provide and carry out assigned interventions and action steps of the treatment plans.
  • Document the need for rehabilitative services as required by Medicaid Rehabilitation Option.
  • Complete, sign and date the Clinical Formulation-Interpretive Summary and Prioritized Assessed Needs sections of the Assessment to authorize rehab option billing.
  • Organize and lead individual and group social and recreational activities to structure each person’s time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills and receive feedback and support.
  • Prepare information and testimony related to guardianship hearings, including Rogers type and case summaries in preparation for clinical and risk reviews.
  • Provide active efforts to engage people who have traditionally been difficult to engage in services including outreach to shelters and transitional residential programs and more.
  • Serve as a liaison to courts, including filing for Section 35s.

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: Must possess a valid Mass driver’s license and reliable transportation.  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

Tagged as: Addictions, Adults, Clinical, Human Services, lmhc, Masters Degree, Mental Health, Recovery, residential, Social Work, Substance Use Disorder

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