Clinician-Per Diem-Emergency Svcs
Community Healthlink - Leominster, MA

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Emergency Services : The Emergency Service unit is available 7 days per week, 24 hours per day to provide on-site or mobile assessment and screening to any individual experiencing a mental health or substance abuse problem, or both. The ESP services the communities of Leominster, Fitchburg, Ayer, Clinton and Gardner. Services are provided to children, adolescents, and adults. Emergency Services includes Respite beds for Department of Mental Health referred individuals who are experiencing situational crisis or pronounced transitional issues and Crisis Stabilization beds as a diversion to hospitalization. The toll-free contact phone number is 1-800-977-5555.

  • Clinicians thoroughly assess issues of suicide, homicide, inability to care for self and impairment in judgment.

  • Responsibilities:
    Evaluate individuals in crisis and refer them to appropriate service providers.
    • Evaluate individuals in mental health crisis in a variety of locations.
    • Coordinate service referrals as necessary.
    • Coordinate referrals to other levels of care.
    • Obtain proper authorizations for other levels of care.
    • Emergency evaluations of individuals in crisis
    • Clinical assessment and disposition to appropriate level of care

    • Master's degree in human service, psychology, or social work
    • Commitment to providing outstanding care required.
    • Must have excellent clinical, written and verbal skills.
    • Two (2) years of experience perferred, working in a fast paced medical clinic, trauma, or respite setting and/or providing medical services to homeless individuals either in clinic or community based settings.
    • All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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    Community Healthlink is a leading community-based provider of comprehensive mental health, substance abuse, rehabilitation, homeless and...