PACT Clinician / Addictions Specialist
Posted on: January 20, 2023
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
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
Educate and support clients' families and advocate for clients'
rights and preferences
Conduct holistic and comprehensive assessments along with other
Act as liaison and consult with community agencies and families to
maintain coordination in the treatment process
Document 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 ITT
With other team members, participate in on-call rotation for crisis
intervention/support 7days/wk, 24hrs/day.
Occasional interstate travel
Other related duties as assigned
Master's degree in relevant field required
Post 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 disorders
Must 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'
Must have valid driver's license, dependable automobile and a clean
Success Factors/Job Competencies:
Problem solving skills on both strategic and functional levels
Commitment to company values
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong team player
Physical 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 pounds
Work Environment: Most work is performed outside of the office
Keywords: Ellenhorn, Arlington , PACT Clinician / Addictions Specialist, Other , Arlington, Massachusetts
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