Job Details

Requisition Number: 8739
Position Title: IBGLE Intensive Residential Clinician - ACCS - Speedwell Street
Division: Mental Health Services
Program Name: Speedwell Street
Location: Dorchester
Hours: 40 hours per week; Benefits Eligible; Exempt.
Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 9am-5pm
Date Posted: 12/18/2018
Responsibilities: The Intensive Residential Clinician provides clinical assessment, safety and treatment planning, individual and group treatment, to Persons residing in an Intensive Behavioral Group Living Environment (IGLE) as well as providing clinical training and supervision of direct care staff regarding the proper implementation of clinical interventions. The Intensive Residential Clinician contributes to Bay Cove’s mission by ensuring that the IGLE provides thoughtful and responsive treatment to Persons so that they can build skills and and engage meaningfully towards greater independence. Engage, build relationships, and empower Persons residing in the IGLE to actively engage in services by identifying personal goals, determining motivators, and supporting individuals to improve health and wellness, strengthen self-management of symptoms, and pursue their personal goals. Conduct and document clinical and risk assessments, develop safety and treatment plans, and select and implement clinical interventions designed to assist Persons residing at the IGLE to maintain community tenancy and move toward greater independence. Responsively adjust the frequency, duration, and types of supports in to suit Persons’ changing needs, interests, and preferences. Actively collaborate with the IGLE team and externally with Persons extended treatment teams, identified and authorized natural supports, and Care Coordination Entities in order to best support each Person. Provide clinical oversight of the IGLE’s treatment and support services in conjunction with the Clinical Program Manager. Train and supervise IGLE direct care staff and IGLE Engagement Partner II regarding on therapeutic skills and interventions, as well as clinical documentation skills, via individual and group training as needed. Provide crisis assessment, prevention, and needed intervention during the work day and while on-call on nights and weekends as scheduled. Utilize recovery-oriented language and principles in all communication and interactions with Persons, colleagues, and collaterals.
Qualifications: LICSW, LCSW, LMHC, or other behavioral health category which qualifies as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts required. At least two years of related experience. Strong commitment to the right of each Person with mental health challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services of their own choosing. Demonstrated professional communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated expertise in developing and writing assessments and treatment plans. Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps. Department of Public Health certification in medication administration required within 3 months of hire. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends on an as needed basis. Ability to climb stairs and carry up to 40 pounds, as well as the physical capacity to assist people with mobility impairments as needed. Valid driver's license. Use of personal cell phone for work purposes (Bay Cove provides a monthly stipend). Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Language Differential Pay Rate includes +$2,000/year for bi-lingual candidates with fluency in a qualifying 2nd language: Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Asian Languages (Chinese, Vietnamese).
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