Clinician - Outpatient Services (Saco/Sanford)

Sweetser Sanford , ME 04073

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Nationally recognized and accredited, each year Sweetser connects 20,000 children, adults, and family members with the services they need and deserve in the treatment of mental illness. The organization's roots in residential care for children date back to 1828.

Our caring and compassionate professionals provide services in mental health, recovery and education, creating promising futures for the children, adults and families we serve. Our professionals include psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice psychiatric nurses and licensed clinical social workers, supporting our statewide network of care:

  • Community-based services: Assertive Community Treatment, Behavioral Health Home, Community

Integration, Primary Care Integration, and School-based Services

  • Crisis Services: Crisis Stabilization Units, and Mobile Crisis Intervention

  • Outpatient Services: Affiliate Network, Individual, Family or Group Therapy, New England Eating Disorders, Psychiatric

Services, School-based Therapy, and Substance Use Disorder Therapy

  • Peer Services: Intentional Warm Line, and Peer Training Network

  • Residential and Educational Services: Day Treatment Services, FOCUS Through Adventure, and Specialized Schools

As part of our dynamic, growing organization, you can help make a difference in the lives of the children, adults, and families of Maine. A nationally recognized and accredited leader, we have the resources to help you excel: competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and a motivated team of more than 700 employees. Find out how Sweetser can make all the difference in your career!

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Clinician - Outpatient Services (Saco/Sanford)


Job Code:8706 Location:Sanford 04073 Department:Therapy Clinic Based FT/PT Status:Fee for Service

Summary:
Sweetser is seeking a highly motivated LCSW or dual licensed LCSW/LADC to join the clinic based therapy team in their Sanford and Saco, Maine offices. As a Sweetser clinic based clinician, you will work as part of a team providing outpatient services to a diverse client population in a fast paced work environment and have the support of staff to manage your scheduling and billing- allowing you to focus on client care. Sweetser clinicians have access to excellent clinical supervision and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing clinical services to clients experiencing a variety of behavioral health issues ranging across the lifespan. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide customer service within established deadlines, consistent with organizational values, standards and policies.

  • Demonstrate leadership in case-coordination.

  • Complete timely and professionally written intake assessments.

  • Manage insurance authorizations in a fiscally responsible manner.

  • Use quality collaborative documentation to maintain insurance required documentation.

  • Schedule clinical appointments to meet the clinical needs of the client.

  • Use organization's established tools and procedures to formulate assessment. This includes level of care and risk assessments as needed.

  • Involve family members and significant others as needed to establish a diagnosis.

  • Develop an individualized service plan with the individual and natural supports.

  • Offer trauma informed other best-practice clinical techniques and therapies.

  • Identify concrete service needs and provide integrated treatment with the client's natural supports and providers to demonstrate best-practice.

  • Provide a clinical experience for student interns and conditionally licensed therapists as appropriate.

PRODUCTIVITY:

  • Effective communication with management to maintain productivity expectations of 65% for 40 hours.

EDUCATION:

  • Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling with a concentration in clinical practice from an accredited graduate school.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Appropriate State of Maine licensing certificate, LCSW, LCPC Independent preferred, conditional license considered if less than six months of required supervision remaining.

  • Maintain a valid state driver's license.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.
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