Bilingual Outpatient Clinician
NEW BEDFORD, MA & Fall River, MA- Child & Family Services is a client-centered, strengths-based agency that strives to provide optimal care and services to our communities as well as maintaining an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We are looking to onboard driven and passionate Master's level clinicians to join our New Bedford and Fall River Clinic team! The Outpatient Clinician provides outpatient counseling services to children/youth within an outpatient clinic setting.
MUST SPEAK SPANISH AND/OR PORTUGUESE
*2023 MA LEVEL GRADUATES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY NOW! Offers can be made pending verification of MA degree*
CFS Clinicians are able to choose between the compensation options of full-time Hourly with incentive bonuses or full time Fee-for-Service option with flexible scheduling! Apply today to speak with our recruiter about the culture, work environment and mission of our agency that has led us to 'heal and strengthen the lives of children and families' for over 178 years! This is a full year position (it does not follow a school year schedule).
- Masters level degree in mental health counseling, psychology, social work or a related field from an accredited educational institution
- License Eligible or Licensed (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT) - NEW GRADUATES WELCOME!
- Must have valid driver's license and reliable vehicle to travel between school and office location
The following responsibilities are not meant to be all inclusive and may be adjusted to meet the agency’s needs.
- Provide a safe, welcoming, and clean environment for our clients and families
- Perform trauma-informed assessments to identify the unique needs of clients
- Conduct short-term individual, couples/family, and group therapy for individuals and families with mental health and substance use disorders across the lifespan
- Maintain a yearly production expectation based on hours worked
- Complete billable services within 24-hour of event
- Utilize collaborative documentation as a treatment modality
- Engage in effective coordination of care across health and behavioral health services to facilitate wellness and recovery of the whole person
- Make referrals or link to care coordination, peer support and recovery services when needed
- Support transitions of care, including assisting with the development of aftercare planning with clients and families
- Provide crisis management services and coordinate with Emergency Services as appropriate
- Serve as a community educator by providing mental health information to relevant individuals, organizations, and groups
- Utilize evidence-based interventions, including motivational interviewing, to develop person-centered treatment plans through collaborative documentation
- Maintain a flexible schedule that is conducive to providing services in an open access model that will include in-person and telehealth services
- Maintain a caseload of clients and be open to triage and accommodate walk-in appointments
- Maintain record-keeping as required by CFS, funding sources, and accreditation authorities
- Participate in all supervision and training activities as required by CFS, funding sources, and accreditation authorities
- Keep EHR calendar up to date to support centralized scheduling
- Maintain CANS certification
- If licensed, complete continued education to maintain clinical professional licensure and ensure that licensure remains active
Cultural Competency Qualifications
- Awareness of personal attitudes, beliefs, biases, and assumptions about others
- Knowledge of the various dimensions of diversity, including gender, race, and ethnicity
- Acknowledging that people from other cultural groups may not share the same beliefs and practices or perceive experiences in the same way
- Cultural knowledge of key populations that will be served to address disparities in service delivery
- Demonstrates positive attitudes towards cultural differences by showing respect and openness towards people whose social and cultural background is different from one's own
- Demonstrates skills for communication and interaction across cultures, including the ability to recognize and manage personal behaviors, moods, and impulses to create an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming climate within the agency
- Benefit eligible at 20+ hours
- Medical – Harvard Pilgrim/Health Plans - 75% employer paid for full-time employees- cost has not increased in 3 years!
- Dental – Delta Dental
- Vision - Eye Med
- 2 weeks’ vacation accrued over 1st year, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 5 years and 5 weeks after 20 years
- 12 sick days per year (accrued monthly); 2 personal days per year
- 10 paid holidays
- 401K – CFS matches first 1% at 100%; 2%-6% of annual earnings are matched at 50%
- Tuition reimbursement – Up to $1,500 per calendar year
- FREE Clinical Supervision towards licensure & Professional Licensure reimbursement (LICSW, LMHC)
- FREE CEU's and Trainings- up to 1,000 trainings available!
- Flexible spending accounts – save on medical expenses and dependent care!
- 100% Employer paid Life Insurance
- 100% Employer paid Long Term Disability and AD&D
- Mileage Reimbursement of .62 cents/mile & Employee Discount Program
- FREE Employee Assistance Program and AbilitiCBT Mental Health program for employees & their family
Child and Family Services, Inc. values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages applicants from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+, AAPI, Hispanic, Latinx and Veteran communities to apply for employment. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, gender, sex,( including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy) disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.