• Trinity Health Of New England
  • Springfield , MA
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 45 Pidgeon Dr

Provides individual, family and group clinical services to patients in

the Methadone Program in order to treat substance abuse issues, assess

and refer for mental health and other appropriate services, and

improve life functioning. Works as part of an interdisciplinary team

to assess, develop and implement treatment plans for recovery.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Responsible for maintaining an active caseload of assigned patients

providing individual, family and group treatment along with case

management. Frequency of sessions based on clinical need and assigned

levels of care.

Completes psychosocial assessment, quarterly treatment plans, periodic

assessments, progress notes, discharge summaries and other related

documentation as required within established timeframes.

Provides crisis assessments and management in consultation with

supervisor.

Responsible for tracking patient compliance with program requirements

and issues warnings and contracts as clinically indicated. Attends

appeal hearings.

Completes all documentation within required time frames and submits

each day s encounter forms for billing daily.

Practices according to relevant DPH, Joint Commission, SPHS and MMTP

regulations and standards.

Maintains professional relationships and boundaries with patients,

co-workers and the community.

Fully competent bilingual employees will be responsible for providing

bilingual clinical services and assisting with interpreting when

needed.

Maintains commitment to continuing education and professional growth.

Serves as a preceptor to other clinicians for the purpose of training

and orientation.

Maintains licensure and credentials through the attainment of

necessary CEU s and complies with all internal credentialing

procedures.

Attends all supervision, team meetings, department meetings and staff

education.

Maintains required productivity levels.

May be assigned to various system locations as needed.

Other duties, as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts

normally acquired through the completion of a Master s Degree in

Social Work or clinically focused Human Service field.

Work requires a solid clinical knowledge base of theoretical

approaches and interventions required to meet the needs of a diverse

client base.

Licensed or license-eligible preferred.

Requires two (2) years related experience in mental health and

substance abuse settings with a minimum of one (1) year of substance

abuse experience. Post Master's experience preferred.

Bilingual staff will require successful completion of a language

competency exam prior to beginning employment.

Requires good computer skills with the ability to document in the

electronic medical record.

Requires good organization, time management, communication, and

documentation skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1.May involve on-call, weekend coverage or other flexibility in work

schedule.

Busy working environment with competing demands.

Will require travel between various system locations.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to Clinical Supervisor, MMTP.

Has no responsibility for the direct supervision of any other

employees.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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