Wheeler Clinic Clinician in Hartford, Connecticut

  • Clinical

  • Hartford

  • IICAPS Expansion- Hartford

  • Full Time

  • Master's Degree

POSITION SUMMARY The Clinician provides assessment, treatment, crisis intervention, and case management services for children ages 3 through 19. The Clinician will foster positive working relationships with clients, families, providers, educators and outside key stakeholders. This position will implement service delivery in accordance to model standards and utilize a strength based-solution focused model of care.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS Doctoral degree in Psychology or Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (accredited by CACREP) or Social Work. If a Master's of Social Work, a LMSW or LCSW is also required.

Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions Credential(s) Required: Licensed or license eligible in the State of Connecticut

MISSION STATEMENT Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including: For Good Health

  • Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $500 per year
  • Wellness Programs
  • Free annual flu shots For a Secure Future

  • Company paid Life and AD&D; insurance

  • Company paid long-term disability insurance For Retirement

  • 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees For Career Advancement

  • Education Reimbursement Program

  • Training and development opportunities For Work Life Balance

  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  • Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Conducts program specific screening and evaluation, and formulates diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Develops and documents, clear clinical formulations, crisis and treatment plans that are individualized and measurable, developed in collaboration with the client/family and others as relevant. Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology, and other behavioral health concerns and primary modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations where applicable. Provides clinical services in community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions) and other community locations as defined by the program. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate. Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner. Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings and trainings/ quarterly meetings. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols. Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy and contractor requirements. Attends and is prepared for scheduled team supervision and weekly IICAPS rounds if applicable. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives. Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.