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MDFT Clinician

New Britain, CT, USA Req #442
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives.  Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Clinician provides model adherent intensive in home clinical treatment to adolescents with substance abuse and delinquent behaviors and their families. This position completes model certification within the designated time frame. The Clinician maintains a positive and optimistic attitude; and works collaboratively with internal and external providers to maintain effective and well coordinated care. The MDFT Clinician also completes documentation in an accurate, timely, and compliant manner consistent with regulatory guidelines to contribute to the financial viability of the program.

  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Doctoral degree in Psychology or Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling or Social Work is required. May graduates are encouraged to apply.

 

Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions

Must be licensed or license eligible LPCA, LMFTA, LPC, LMFT or Psychologist. If you are a MSW, a LMSW (permit or license) or LCSW will be required to begin employment. 

 

LOCATION

New Britain, CT

 

SCHEDULE

Full time

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

- For Good Health

- Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance

- Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution

- Wellness Programs

- Free annual flu shots

- For a Secure Future

- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance

- For Retirement

- 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

- For Career Advancement

- Education Reimbursement Program

- Training and development opportunities

- For Work Life Balance

- Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave

- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling

- Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Conducts program specific screening and evaluation, and formulates diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Develops and documents, clear clinical formulations and treatment plans that are individualized and measurable, developed in collaboration with the client/family and others as relevant.   

Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and primary modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.
 

Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner.

Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings.
 

Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.
 

Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy.
 

Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.
 

Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.
 

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • New Britain, CT, USA