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Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.

Clinician - Adult & Youth MCI

Lawrence, Massachusetts

Job ID: JR11696 Date posted: 01/20/2023 Category: Behavioral Health Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Clinician - Adult & Youth MCI

Job Description:

  • Sign on bonus up to $3000 (pro-rated for part time)
  • New Increased Competitive Pay Rates 
  • Bilingual Candidates Preferred (English and Spanish/Portuguese)

The Adult & Youth MCI Clinician provides emergency psychiatric evaluations, care and assessment documentation for all clients who present for services through the Adult or Youth Mobile Crisis Intervention (AMCI or YMCI) or designated hospitals. Evaluations may be performed in thecommunity, A/YMCI community-based locationor hospital either in-person or via telehealth.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides emergency crisis evaluations and all related service delivery requirements for youth, adult and geriatric populations in multiple settings, including hospitals, our clinic, community-based settings in the region and/or on-site in-person or via telehealth. 
  • Provides assessment, treatment interventions and crisis counseling.
  • Manage the acute phase of clients presenting in behavioral health crisis; assess, triage and refer clients to the appropriate services.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with hospital based staff and other providers (i.e. insurance companies, PHP’s, Outpatient providers, etc.) in order to effectively serve all clients in crisis.
  • Conducts three-day follow up for adults and seven day follow up for youth, as assigned

  • Utilize supervision effectively by sharing pertinent information and accept performance feedback to incorporate into work plan and recalibrate approach and make improvements. Seek and accept guidance to manage difficult cases.

  • Maintain current working knowledge and use of all related, internal and external resources, policies, procedures, regulatory and compliance requirements necessary to effectively serve clients with quality care in multiple settings and with ever changing program needs.

  • Answers telephone as needed and provides timely, appropriate assessment and determines next steps in support for clients with behavioral health needs.
  • Understands and abides by all AMCI, YMCI and emergency department performance specifications
  • Meets productivity standards as defined by estimated delivery of services (productivity is continuously assessed by program management).

  • Maintains a professional demeanor at all times.

Qualifications:

  • LICSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, Licensed Psychologist, Master's Level clinician, or psychiatric nurse (RN), required.
  • A valid driver's license, good driving record, and reliable vehicle, required. Travel and an ability to meet persons served in a variety of outreach settings is required. 
  • Experience and training in emergency psychiatric services working with adults, youth and their families, including training in de-escalation strategies and emergency services system of care, preferred. 
  • Effective communication and organizational skills, required. 
  • Proficient computer skills and the ability to complete documentation electronically is required.

Schedule: Full-Time 40 hours, Mon-Fri (8AM-4PM)

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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