OUTPATIENT THERAPIST - Child Outpatient - 16 hours/week
McLean Hospital Corporation - Belmont, MA

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About Our Organization

As a leader in psychiatric care, education and research, McLean Hospital stands on a firm foundation of excellence built and maintained by its employees. With more than 1,700 staff, McLean has created a close-knit community in a caring work environment that promotes professionalism and pride. Within this supportive environment, our employees have the opportunity to learn, grow and contribute to McLean's 190-year mission of providing a broad spectrum of the highest quality care, fostering research on new prevention and treatment methods and training new generations of clinicians and investigators. Thanks to our employees, McLean is consistently ranked the nation's top psychiatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report.

Responsibilities

Participates in hospital teaching and research efforts An Ambulatory Clinician in McLean Ambulatory Services is a licensed clinician who provides clinical and administrative services in a specific ambulatory clinic program. He/she has the responsibility to provide clinical services for assigned patients, as well as to participate in the activities of the clinic program.

He/she is encouraged to participate in other hospital activities including committees, teaching, and research. He/she should have demonstrated clinical experience relevant to the patient needs of the program.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
"€¢ Provides clinical services including psychotherapy and psychopharmacology (as appropriate to discipline), and coordinates the treatment of assigned patients

"€¢ Maintains contact with family members as appropriate

"€¢ Documents in the record by the completion of treatment plans, patient encounter forms, appropriate progress notes, clinical summaries, and other documentation in accordance with hospital policies

"€¢ Serves as liaison to other health care professionals including mental health practitioners and others (e.g., PCP)

"€¢ Provides interface with payers and managed care organizations through the completion of timely and effective reviews and necessary authorizations

"€¢ Participates in program and hospital administrative activities (e.g., staff meetings, CQI, hospital committees, etc.)

"€¢ Maintains awareness of medicolegal/risk management issues

Qualifications

Licensed Appropriate to clinical discipline (e.g., MD, PhD, PsyD, MSW, RN, etc.)

Conditions of Employment

Employment at McLean Hospital is contingent upon a successful CORI (Criminal Background Check), National Background Check and clearance from the Occupational Health Department.

Other Information

Child Outpatient Clinician needs to have dual diagnosis experience and be trained in CBT and/or DBT. Clinician will lead adolescent groups (dual diagnosis and DBT or CBT) with additional opportunity to see individual therapy and/or family therapy cases through the clinic.

Required Skills:
Skills/Abilities/Competencies

Successful candidate must possess basic computer skills in order to use a variety of electronic systems to access and/or maintain personal employment-related data, satisfy required annual trainings, and use job-specific applications and email. All employees of McLean Hospital are assigned an email account for business communication purposes.

EEO Statement

As an equal opportunity employer, McLean seeks qualified candidates for all posted employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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