Clinician Associate #62711

Northern Light Health
Job Description
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Job Summary:


The Clinical Associate is an integral member of the interdisciplinary team and works under the direction of the Senior Psychiatric Clinician. The Clinical Associate is responsible for the delivery of care coordination to patients, individually or in-groups across the life span connecting patients to valuable outpatient resources in hopes of reducing recidivism. The CA functions for patients as the discharge planner, supportive counselor, and educator and performs case management activities. Additionally the Associate uses critical thinking skills to assess and advocate for patients; families in order to develop an individualized treatment and aftercare plan. The plan identifies desired outcomes and the strategies and resources to be used in attaining the outcomes. The CA will meet on a scheduled basis for individual and/or group clinical supervision to identify progress toward goals and to ensure continuous competence of duties outlined below. Annual performance review will document professional goals. In addition to the job-related competencies listed below, the employee must possess the core competencies of self-management, reflective practice, collaboration, systems thinking, initiative, and flexibility. Perform any duties and/or responsibilities assigned by manager or Supervisor for which qualified.

Regulatory Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Human Services (or related field), LSW or LSW-eligible required; MHRT/C strongly preferred. With MHRT/C, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor's degree or LSW" (associate's degree plus 4 years of experience; high school diplomaplus 8 years of experience). Ability to be flexible and exercise independent judgment. Demonstrates collegial and multi-disciplinary relationships along the treatment continuum. Experience in hospital-based clinical treatment services preferred. Age based competency in children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics and disability based competency for chemical dependency required. Completes Healthstream Mandatory Education on a yearly basis. Attends all mandatory safety related education programs. Follows safety procedures to prevent injury to self and others. Carries assigned keys and wears hospital ID badge at all times. Refrains from the abuse of chemicals.
 
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