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Psychiatric Clinician (LCSW or LADC) - Sign On Bonus

Requisition ID:

22164378

Business Unit:

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

Job Summary

The Licensed Psychiatric Clinician is a Masters prepared Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).    The Licensed Psychiatric Clinician is responsible for the assessment, treatment planning and delivery of outpatient behavioral health therapy services in our Dual Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient Program (DDIOP) under the clinical direction of the Department of Psychiatry Medical Director as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for completing individual patient comprehensive assessments that include diagnosis of patients utilizing the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders including substance use disorders; must be proficient in interventions to effectively treat those patients with both mental health and substance use disorders.   Identifies and communicates appropriate information gathered from patient, family, community, prior medical history and colleagues to other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team.  Formulates understanding of each case and develops initial and recurring treatment plans with each patient. Performs suicide risk assessments, violence risk assessments, and mental status examinations.  Facilitates referrals to higher levels of care.  Completes all clinical documentation following Joint Commission and CMS regulatory requirements. 
  2. Performs responsibilities of a mandatory reporter under state statute by making child abuse reports, elder abuse reports, and reports on behalf of individuals with disabilities.  Provides testimony in courts of law as an expert witness as required by the State of Connecticut or the hospital.
  3. Provides individual, group, family therapy and crisis intervention services to assigned case load utilizing the highest quality current standards for psychotherapy within the mental health field.
  4. Engagement of individuals or families in the development of individualized written person centered treatment plans at admission and at required intervals during patients’ course of treatment.
  5. Provision of individual, family, and group therapy utilizing established clinical best practices for each modality.
  6. Conduct suicide, homicide, and mental status assessments for patients presenting with high risk behaviors and symptoms.
  7. Dictated/written documentation of comprehensive assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and case management collateral contacts that meet established Joint Commission, state regulatory and corporate compliance criteria.
  8. Provides clinical supervision as assigned to unlicensed clinicians and interns

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, and current State of Connecticut licensure as an LCSW required. Additional Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) licensure also required.
  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience in a psychiatric setting.

 

 

As a Hartford HealthCare entity, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including seven paid holidays
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs             

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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