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Care Coordinator - Behavioral Health (Child First)

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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital


Torrington, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Every day, more than 30,000 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. 


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 Child First Care Coordinator will work in close partnership with the Child FIRST Mental Health/Developmental Clinician and the family.   Will work in partnership with the family, Mental Health Clinician, and chosen service providers to develop strengths-based, culturally competent, family-driven Child and Family Plan of Care (treatment plan).




  • Bachelors degree in child development, psychology, nursing, human services, or related field. 
  • A minimum of three years working with ethnically diverse families with young children under the age of six years. 
  • Formal training and experience in child development, parenting, and family risk factors that interfere with the nurturing relationship (e.g., poverty, homelessness, maternal depression, domestic violence, substance abuse, teen parenthood, cognitive challenges). 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  
  • Organized, motivated, flexible, willingness to work non-traditional hours  
  • Strong computer skills especially in Word and Excel 
  • Cultural competence; experience with diverse cultures and ethnicities; ability to speak a second language (Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, other), highly valued. 
  • Strong commitment to the vision, mission, and goals of Child FIRST.

    We take great care of careers.

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 six 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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