Inpatient Clinician I/LMCSW (28691)

Northern Light Health
Job Description

Northern Light Acadia Hospital 

Department: Psychiatric Unit

Position is located:  Acadia Hospital

Work Schedule: Full Time, 40 Hr/Wk, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Requirements:  Licensed Master Social Wrkr - Cond Clin, Master's Degree

*This position qualifies for a $5,000.00 sign on bonus with a 1 year commitment to Acadia Hospital*

The LCSW - Behavioral Health Integration is independently licensed with 2 or more years of experience in clinical practice which preferably includes supervisory experience. He or she works collaboratively with clinical, administrative, nursing and physician leadership. This clinician applies evidence-based knowledge and acquired skills to assess, diagnose and treat patients with behavioral or substance abuse problems in an outpatient medical setting, either on-site or via telemedicine. He or she understands or is willing to learn about the collaborative model of care applied in a patient-centered medical home. He or she adapts interventions to the work flow and pace to that of primary care, including rapid assessment, brief treatment, and a high daily volume of patient contacts.

He or she is a clinical leader, consultant and a resource at the medical practice in program development, in guiding group decision-making, in implementing plans, and improving quality of care. He or she is proficient in ensuring that ongoing liaison occurs with patients, medical providers, and families. He or she is an enthusiastic learner who actively seeks research and knowledge to ensure current, evidence based practice while adhering to key components of collaborative care. This clinician performs any duties and/or responsibilities within his or her scope of practice as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor Behavioral Health Integration or Director of Behavioral Health Integration.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

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