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Requisition Number: 9497
Position Title: Clinician
Division: Mental Health Services
Program Name: Southeast Emergency Service Program Cape Cod/Islands
Location: Hyannis
Hours: 40/week
Schedule: Weekly varied
Date Posted: 12/04/2019
Responsibilities: Bay Cove Human Services, Inc., a leading Massachusetts human services organization seeks a Licensed Clinician to join us in our mission to provide high-quality services to adults who face the life-long challenges of developmental disabilities, mental illness and drug and alcohol dependency. The BEST Urgent Care/Mobile Team Clinician provides direct services to children and adults in crisis. This Clinician assesses each person’s needs for services and develops a treatment plan that best ensures for their safety and optimizes their effective resolution of the crisis. S/he facilitates the person’s engagement or re-engagement in behavioral health services through referral to community based services that are consonant with the person’s needs and preferences. As needed, the Clinician facilitates the person’s admission to acute treatment services. The Clinician works as part of an Urgent Care Center that provides on site assessment and support, as well as mobile capacity to conduct assessments at the person’s home, school, or agency On Cape Cod. S/he works as a partner in an integrated urgent care/emergency support services network (and as a result may provide services in the CSU or sister Urgent Care Center/Mobile Team). Given the nature of crisis services, provision of holiday and weekend coverage are expectations for staff working in this position.
Qualifications: Requirements for the position: Demonstrated assessment and treatment skills in the provision of emergency services for children and adults Demonstrated ability to de-escalate crises in a manner that ensures safety for all involved and provides for the best care and welfare of the person in crisis Able to assess needs and implement interventions in accordance with best practice standards for emergency care, crisis resolution, and recovery Demonstrated professional writing, communication, and organizational skills Ability to assess crisis emergency situations and address with appropriate clinical treatment for clients. Demonstrated knowledge of risk assessment specific to acute psychiatric conditions for children and adults. Demonstrated assessment and treatment skills in the provision of emergency services for children and adults Demonstrated knowledge of varying social and behavioral health services and the nature of the treatment, rehabilitation, and supports that they offer. Can determine the persons needs for services, refer to the appropriate resource(s), and facilitate the person’s engagement in these services Demonstrated knowledge of the evaluation process, including presenting problem, social, family, psychiatric, legal, and medical history. Capacity to effectively assess mental status, formulate a plan, and develop and implement an appropriate disposition for all clients Demonstrated ability to identify needs and strengths, assist in planning, implementing and evaluating care of individuals and their families in conjunction with an array of community resources. Demonstrated professional documentation skills Physical Requirements Must be able to drive to different locations. Must have the ability to assess children and adults in their homes and apartments with stairs. Must be able to observe the person in crisis, noting symptoms and nonverbal behaviors Other Qualifications: License eligible Master’s prepared clinician Excellent writing and oral communication skills. Current Massachusetts Driver’s License and use of reliable personal vehicle for work related travel
Driver's License Required? Yes

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Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer