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Clinician (MS, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LADC, PsyD) - Inpatient Behavioral Health

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St. Vincent's Medical Center


Westport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.


Job Summary:
Provides behavioral health counseling services.

• Conducts patient assessments and establishes therapy treatment goals.
• Administers individual and group therapy. Maintains thorough and confidential records of observations.
• Evaluates progress and effectiveness of therapy interventions.
• Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic activities in the community.
• Identifies insurance information and obtains precertification and authorization for care and any other insurance related requirements.
• Works directly with the patient, family, physician and community providers to ensure active and collaborate care from the initiation of treatment to the time of discharge.
• Documents all activities in accordance with hospital policy and regulatory requirements.


  • Master Degree in a mental health related field required, licensure preferred
  • Connecticut licensure in LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LADC, or Psychologist strongly preferred
  • 2 years experience in a mental health setting, preferably on an inpatient unit preferred (Internship experience acceptable)

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  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
  • 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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