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Clinical Supervisor (LCSW, LPC, LMFT or PsyD) - Inpatient Behavioral Health

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 37,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Job Summary:

Supervises program(s) and/or staff to ensure that a high quality, cost-effective service is delivered by the department(s). Provides direct patient care that is specific to each patient's needs, including those needs that are age specific.  Coordinates with various departments on campus to ensure that milieu needs are being met - including but not limited to external clinical programs, environmental services, infection control, pharmacy and security.  Also, coordinates and oversees services with collaborative providers such as DMHAS and DCF. 

  • Models the effective, efficient operation of the Program by scheduling and assigning work, resolving processing problems, collecting data to monitor progress. Continually improves quality and productivity by identifying improvement opportunities, and recommending and implementing changes. 
  • Implements and monitors departmental goals and objectives for the work group, by analyzing needs and developing recommendations. Implement individual performance expectations; coaching, developing of direct reports, and providing input to performance of indirect reports.
  • Works across departments and programs to collaborate on like programs to build consistency and efficiencies. 
  • Reviews documentation and medical records to ensure proper care is being provided.


  • Masters degree in behavioral health related field; Social Work preferred
  • 1 year of supervisory experience, clinical awareness and insight required
  • 5 years of direct clinical practice preferred
  • Current licensed LCSW, LPC, LMFT or PsyD in the State of CT
  • Strong communication skills required - both written and verbal, Bilingual language skills preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements: 

  • Understanding of external Regulatory agencies and requirements
  • Ability to lead staff 
  • Effective communication 
  • LEAN daily management experience
  • Understanding of mental health and substance abuse
  • Awareness of local resources and understanding of internal and external systems

We take great care of careers.

Hartford Healthcare provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working with a top notch organization:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
  • Discounts on services, products and optional coverages – movie tickets, pet insurance, travel and more!

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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