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PACT Clinician / Addictions Specialist

Company: Ellenhorn
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: Provides clinical treatment and family support for clients with addictions and mental illness symptoms.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Provide ongoing assessment of clients' symptoms and response to treatment. Make appropriate changes to the treatment plan to ensure immediate interventions are provided in response to changes in behaviors/mental status.Provide direct clinical services to clients on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings through psychosocial treatment model with client determined goals.Educate and support clients' families and advocate for clients' rights and preferencesConduct holistic and comprehensive assessments along with other team membersAct as liaison and consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment processDocument client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established methods and procedures.Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment teams (ITT).Assume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans in collaboration with the client and the ITTWith other team members, participate in on-call rotation for crisis intervention/support 7days/wk, 24hrs/day.Nonessential Functions:Occasional interstate travelOther related duties as assignedQualifications Required:Master's degree in relevant field requiredPost secondary school education and training is required, including internships and other supervised practical experiences in a clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and addictions disordersMust be licensed or certified to work in the field, abide by a code of ethical and practice standards and be committed to a process of lifetime knowledge and skills development.Must have skills and competencies to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses as well as family and other members or the clients' networkMust have valid driver's license, dependable automobile and a clean drivers recordSuccess Factors/Job Competencies:Problem solving skills on both strategic and functional levelsCommitment to company valuesExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsStrong team playerPhysical Demands and Work Environment:Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, drive a vehicle, use hands to type, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, bend, walk up and down stairs, talk, hear, and see. Employee must be able to occasionally lift/move up to 50 poundsWork Environment: Most work is performed outside of the office settingPI176137564SDL2017

Keywords: Ellenhorn, Arlington , PACT Clinician / Addictions Specialist, Other , Arlington, Massachusetts

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