Clinician - Intensive Outpatient Program and Day Treatment

Pittsfield, MA

General Description

This position is responsible for completing assessments for new clients, conducting Substance Use Disorder Group Therapy, completing insurance authorizations and working with a Multidisciplinary Team as the Structured Addiction Treatment Program (SOAP, or Day Treatment) Clinician.

Essential Job Functions

Direct Care

  • Complete addiction intake assessments including all required documentation.
  • Provide Substance Use Disorder Group Therapy for Day Treatment clients.
  • Update records including admission and discharge forms and daily group notes
  • Contact and follow-up with client’s therapist regarding client’s treatment and insurance providers as required

Administrative

  • Participate in all relevant staff , treatment meetings, scheduled supervision and interagency committees
  • Ensure compliance with DPH and all agency policies
  • Assist with managing program and daily operations to agency and other compliance standards
  • Oversee accuracy of records and maintain record keeping standards
  • Participate in Multidisciplinary Team and associated meetings

Other Responsibilities

  • Communicate a knowledge of the process of addiction with hopefulness and respect
  • Demonstrate evidenced-based approaches towards client engagement and treatment including motivational interviewing techniques
  • Flexibly respond to program scheduling needs and represent the agency in a professional manner in all community contacts and interagency committees

Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling or other clinical licensed eligible concentration.
  • LICSW, LCSW, LMHC or LADAC preferred.
  • Substance Abuse Services experience in working with groups and individuals preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports
  • Computer literacy


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