NHJobs.com Job Title: Adult ACT Clinician

Adult ACT Clinician
Center for Life Management

The Center for Life Management is a non-profit community mental health organization that has been serving the people and communities of Southern New Hampshire for more than 45 years. As a provider of behavioral and mental health services, we are an organization that cares about and for people. We are dedicated to helping people achieve their optimal mental health and overall well-being, helping them maximize family and other important relationships in their lives, and providing supportive services to help them be as healthy, successful and productive as possible in their daily lives. Mental or behavioral health problems can appear at any age, affecting young children, teens, adults and seniors. The Center for Life Management provides services and the most effective evidenced-based treatment options specifically designed to meet the needs at each stage of life. We provide comprehensive and progressive clinical services that include counseling, medical services, 24-hour emergency services, case management and support services as well as innovative services such as TMS therapy for depression. Statistics now tell us that 1 out of 4 persons will experience some life event and/or symptoms of a mental health disorder at some point in their lives. CLM is here to help.

Website: http://centerforlifemanagement.org

Job Information
Post Date: May 15, 2018 Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a - Salary: TBD
Location: US - New Hampshire - Derry Job Reference: - n/a -
Categories: Health and Medicine

Job Details
Summary Statement:
Working within a community-based behavioral health setting, the ACT Clinician works to provide effective and quality clinical services, coordinates and monitors other services provided as needed, promotes independent functioning and develops self-sufficiency skills for CLM clients and their families. Because ACT is a treatment model that covers for 24/7, 365 days of the year, hours for this position could include weekends, evenings and holidays. The team structure currently allows for a 35 hour, four-day work week after proficiency in the role is demonstrated.

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:
Provides individual treatment plan assessment and development, crisis management planning, crisis interventions;
Provides individual and group therapies.
Provides outreach, advocacy, resource identification, referral, mobilization, linkage, monitoring and coordination of services activities with clients and in collaboration with other team members;
Coordinates medical services and emergency services as needed;
Participates as a member of the clinical service multi-disciplinary treatment team and serves on appropriate committees, both internal and external, as determined by the supervisor;
On call after hours coverage on a rotating basis.
Holiday coverage will be shared by team members.
Executes all required services and documentation in accordance with agency policies and federal and state standards;
Represents CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in the community;
Performs any additional duties assigned by the supervisor.
Provides on call coverage periodically.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
A majority of the work will be visiting clients in the community and also in their homes.   Proof of car insurance, a reliable vehicle and a clean driving record all are required. An ability to freely enter/exit client’s homes is necessary.

Qualifications and Skills:
Prior experience and thorough knowledge of recovery oriented service delivery and clinical functions;
Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and motivated with minimal supervision;
Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a team;
Proficient computer skills, specifically with all Microsoft office applications.
Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with clients and their families;
Ability to communicate effectively and collegially with other professionals across disciplines, inside and outside of the agency;
Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment in routine, urgent, and emergent clinical situations.

Education and Experience:
A Master’s degree in social work or a similar discipline is required, along with a minimum of two years of direct service mental health experience.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to careers@clmnh.org

Center for Life Management is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact Information
Center for Life Management

State/Province: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Email: careers@clmnh.org

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