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Licensed Clinician (LCSW, PhD, PsyD) - Adult Primary Care

Requisition ID:

21164008

Business Unit:

Institute of Living

Location:

Hartford, 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, almost 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.

The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care. Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental illness as well as offering services specializing in Anxiety, Dual Diagnosis, and Older Adults.

The Division of Health Psychology at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital is pleased to announce a position opening for a full-time Clinician to support the Adult Primary Care Practice at Hartford Hospital Community Health. This practice is comprised of a clinically diverse team from such disciplines as medicine, nursing, nutrition, medical social work, and allied health, with over 9,000 patient visits seen annually.


Job Summary
The behavioral health clinician’s role is a very collaborative position and will include diagnostic assessment and evaluation of treatment needs of patients with a variety of medical diagnoses, coordination and consultation with primary care providers and residents, brief and evidence-based treatments for behavioral health and substance abuse problems, and effective utilization of screening measures and assessment tools. Additionally, the clinician will also be responsible for data management including tracking symptoms and treatment outcomes, participating in program development, developing and implementing psychoeducational materials for use in the primary care setting, participating in team meetings, case management, and outreach and communication with outside providers. Candidates should have experience

and/or interest in working in integrated primary care or other medical settings.  The ideal candidate is self-directed and capable of working independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, has cultural competency to work with a diverse patient population, and has excellent crisis management skills.
Additional expectations for this role include coordination of care with the medical social work team to identify community psychiatric and social services resources, connecting patients with longer-term psychotherapy or higher levels of psychiatric care as needed, and assisting patients in staying connected with community and state resources and supports.

There are opportunities for research and training (psychiatry residents and fellows, psychology trainees). There are also opportunities to provide education and training to other interdisciplinary professionals within the clinic. The position will be administratively housed in the Division of Health Psychology at the Institute of Living, which will provide clinical and administrative support.


A synopsis of duties includes:
• Providing behavioral health services to adults, including diagnostic assessment and evaluation of treatment needs of medical patients on site, collaboration and consultation with medical providers, brief and evidence-based treatments for behavioral and mental health issues,
• Effective utilization of screening measures and assessment tools,
• Data management including tracking symptoms and treatment outcomes,
• Participating in program development,
• Developing and implementing psychoeducational materials for use in the medical setting,
• Participating in team meetings, case management and coordination, outreach and communication with outside providers,
• Independent maintenance of treatment records.

Qualifications

  • LCSW, PhD, or PsyD
    Licensed to practice in the State of Connecticut
  • Ability to meet requirements for internal credentialing in individual and group or family therapy required
  • Training and experience in clinical health psychology, integrated primary care or other medical settings is preferred
  • Demonstrates competencies, including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age specific patient needs
  • Self-directed and capable of working independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred


We take great care of careers.

As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban community:

  • 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
  • Historic park-like grounds designed by Frederick Law Ohlmsted
  • Individual offices for full time clinicians

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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