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.
The Bettor Choice Integrated Health Care Clinician provides clinical and case management services adults 18+ in an integrated health care setting that provides primary care, behavioral health and dental services for those struggling with Gambling Disorders. The Integrated Health Care Clinician will foster positive working relationships with co-workers, clients and external key stakeholders. The Integrated Health Care Clinician provides leadership, motivation and support to staff, manages the referrals, admission and discharge processes for clients, and ensures the integrity of the program model.
Eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus! Half paid at start and half paid at a year of service!
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Social Work or related license eligible field or a doctoral degree in Psychology is required.
Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions
Must hold one of the following credentials to start: LMSW, LCSW, LMFTA, LMFT, LPCA, LPC or licensed or license-eligible Psychologist in the State of Connecticut.
40 hours per week
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
- 403(b) Plan, with company contributions
- For Career Advancement
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Training and development opportunities including supervision towards licensure
- Eligible for the NCHC loan repayment programs
- Eligible for a productivity incentive
- Reimbursement for licensure
- For Work Life Balance
- Generous paid time off
- 15 vacation days in first year
- 8 sick days
- 2 personal days per year
- 2 floating holidays
- 9 paid company holidays
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
- Employee discounts on cell phone services
Works as part of a multidisciplinary team to efficiently and effectively meet the behavioral, primary, and dental health needs of the client, including, but not limited to: providing behavioral health consultation to the primary care provider, assisting client in meeting medical treatment compliance, and referring client to other Wheeler services and/or other community services as needed.
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, using behavioral health screening as directed, and are inclusive of behavioral health, primary care, and dental goals as indicated.
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 integrated health 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 and multidisciplinary treatment team planning meeting.
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.
Works with program manager or designee to develop, monitor, and analyze clinical and program performance and outcomes and develops and monitors quality improvement program goals.
Interfaces and collaborates with and other community providers to provide positive system development for clients and families, to promote Wheeler Clinic's reputation as a quality service provider.
Reports child abuse/neglect as mandated, adheres to confidentiality guidelines and ensures that the program meets all necessary licensing, regulatory, and accreditation standards, as related to the program, staff, records, facility, and care of youth.
Completion of all required training related to Integrated Health Care as assigned.
Completes a minimum of 4 outreach events per calendar year that promote awareness of Bettor Choice treatment services and/or training other clinical staff about Gambling Disorders.
Attends monthly Bettor Choice Supervision/Consultation calls facilitated by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
Attends and takes an active role in Quarterly Regional Gambling Awareness Team Meetings.
Attends and participated in the Quarterly Bettor Choice Meetings, annual Fidelity Review Meetings, or any other meetings hosted by Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
Assists Supervisor in ensuring timely responses to the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling’s Helpline Referrals.
Promotes and maintains good working relationships with key Connecticut Gambling programs/advocates including all 5 Bettor Choice programs, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Problem Gambling Services, Region 4 Behavioral Health Action Organization, the Connecticut Lottery, Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods Resort Casino, and the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
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.