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Mental Health Clinician

Company: Volunteers of America Massachusetts
Location: Taunton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


The Opportunity: Mental Health Clinician --
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $58,000- 70,000/ year
Who We Are---- VOAMASS gives members of the community who need help the most the services, support, and self-esteem they need to create a fresh start.--At VOAMASS, our dedicated teams are committed to serving the whole person.
What We Do---- Through our powerful integrated behavioral health care model, we bring together vast resources from a diverse team of caring staff to help each client meet their personal goals. The care we provide paves the way for greater opportunity and second chances by focusing on the critical pillars towards a healthy life: behavioral health, financial stability, and safe housing.
As a Mental Heath Clinician, You will work with a dynamic team of case managers and staff to ensure that clients receive the care and support they need to be successful. As a Mental Health Clinician, you will provide mental health services, substance use, and co-occurring treatment services. The Clinician role will be located at Behavioral Health Services, our outpatient clinic in Taunton, and will be telehealth and in-person, depending on the client's location.
Mental Health Clinician Key Responsibilities:

Deliver psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families, and groups to treat mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. Treatment approaches are constructed around EBP's and clinically indicated for the diagnosis of the person(s) served.
Serve as part of the 24/7 mobile crisis team to ensure that persons served are provided crisis intervention services, brief supportive psychotherapy, and timely assessments to triage and refer to providers based on acuity need. May intervene in emergencies or crises according to 24/7 mobile crisis protocol.
Serve as part of the integrated services care team with VOAMASS and multidisciplinary review team to enhance persons served experiences and maintain agency compliance with state regulations and mental health professional standards. Provide consultation and training to clinical staff as a member of the integrated service team.
Maintain an active billable caseload of thirty (30) hours per week on average, including individual, couples, family, and group sessions.
Maintains records according to VOAMASS Policies and Procedures, completes all documentation and billing on time, and complies with professional standards required by third-party payors and VOAMASS.
Coordinates with external agency sources to create, build, and strengthen a collaborative relationship with external agencies.
Provides other services as may be requested.

The Mental Health Clinician is about making a difference in the lives of the people we serve. As Mental Health Clinician, you will--bring the following qualifications:

Must have a 60 credit Master's Degree from an accredited MA Institution with a focus in mental health counseling, social work, psychology, or a related human services field. Masters program must have included an internship.
Licensed candidates (LMHC, LICSW, and LADCI) must hold an active license in MA
Unlicensed candidates must be eligible for licensure by timeline set for each licensure track
Must have at least a year of experience working with clients diagnosed with substance use disorders, mental health disorders, and co-occurring disorders.
Must have experience working with various ages, diverse populations, and a wide range of diagnoses
Must have experience using safety/risk assessment skills in supporting high risk populations
Must have knowledge of trauma-informed and harm reduction philosophies
Computer skills required to learn electronic medical record system

Since 1934, VOAMASS has provided critical services to the residents of the Commonwealth. From pioneering early residential treatment programs in the 1960's to leading today in the field of mental health programming, VOAMASS can be counted on to tackle our greatest challenges.
VOAMASS is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.--
For full-time employees, which includes our Behavioral Health Clinician our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

Competitive Health, Vision and Dental insurance
Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Account
Employer paid Life and Long-Term Disability
403(b) matching retirement plans
Tuition Remission Programs
Loan Forgiveness (PSLF Program)
Fitness/Wellness reimbursement
Employee Discount Program
Pet Insurance
Blue Care Line (24/7 Nurse hotline)
Generous Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time Benefits
13 Paid Holidays
Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap


Salary Description

Vaccination Policy:
In accordance with VOAMASS' duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace, we have adopted a mandatory vaccination policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our clients, partners, visitors, and the community at large from COVID-19.
This policy complies with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Keywords: Volunteers of America Massachusetts, Taunton , Mental Health Clinician, Healthcare , Taunton, Massachusetts

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