School-Based Clinician

Northern Light Acadia Hospital | Bangor, ME

Posted Date 6/30/2020
Description Schedule: Regular Full-time
Shift: Day
Hours: 7:30am-3:30pm


** This position supports the Baileyville/Woodland School Department**

Job Summary:

This position isresponsible for provision of psycho-educational and clinical counselingservices to clients and their families in a school-based setting. Through these services, the Clinician willassist clients (and their families when appropriate) in developingself-knowledge, interpersonal skills, and safety planning while keeping them inthe least restrictive environment.Productivity expectations for this position will be discussed based onidentified needs of the school district and individualized caseloadrequirements. The Clinician also is available for clinical support, training,and (if required) supervision for other school-based program staff. This is a school year position with someopportunity to provide clinical coverage for other Acadia Hospital/AcadiaHealthcare programs (such as Child and Adolescent Partial and the SummerProgram) during school vacation weeks and summer break. This position may beasked to deliver services during planned school breaks to appropriate youth andfamilies who require this continuity.This person reports to and performs duties and/or responsibilities asassigned by the Clinical Supervisor.Master's Degree in Social Work (LMSW-CC, LCSW), Counseling Education(LCPC, LCPC-C), Psychology, or related field, and ability for clinicallicensure required. Must have experiencewith children and adolescents, with expertise in individual, group and familytherapy.

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (LMSW-CC, LCSW), Counseling Education (LCPC, LCPC-C), Psychology, or related field, and ability for clinical licensure required.
  • Must have experience with children and adolescents, with expertise in individual, group and family therapy.
  • The knowledge and ability to work with adolescents with various mental health diagnoses.
  • Ability to complete age based competency in adolescents.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision and training for school based behavioral health professionals preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License and car insurance.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills in the English language.


Must have the abilities to:

Work well in a team,work closely with all Acadia Healthcare clinical staff, work in family homeenvironments and have the ability to make difficult decisions. Must haveknowledge of the developmental stages of childhood, adolescence and youngadulthood and have a strong commitment to Acadia Healthcare and the childrenserved.

Physical Demands:

Visual acuity, colorvision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are necessary to respond topatient response and requests. The ability to read and speak English, tocommunicate and document information. Must possess the manual dexterity and adegree of body strength and flexibility to respond to aggressive patientbehavior. The ability to reach and stretch intermittently. Time may be spentsitting at a computer, collaborating with other healthcare team members.Standing and walking comprises some of the workday. Some traveling required.Must have the ability to walk upstairs and work evenings.

Northern Light Acadia Hospital:

Northern LightAcadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatric hospital in Bangor,Maine that is a leader in the provision of tele-psychiatry services, includingconsultations to regional emergency departments and primary care practices.Northern Light Acadia Hospital offers innovative programming in the form of abehavioral home health, integrated behavioral healthcare in primary carepractices, and a geriatric mood and memory clinic, which is involved inmultiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications. The hospital isthe sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare that provides asubstance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and otheroutpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties.Northern Light Acadia Healthcare is the sole member of Restorative Health, LLCthat operates an outpatient mental health clinic in Bangor. Northern LightAcadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewidehealth delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions thatare leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Healthoffers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals,primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health andhospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

Bangor, Maine is avibrant small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains,and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best with the flagship campus ofthe University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor servesas the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor InternationalAirport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

Check out what it islike working at Northern Light AcadiaHospital :

https://northernlighthealth.org/Working-at-Acadia

Equal Opportunity Employment:

We are an equalopportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteranstatus, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protectedstatus.




Equal Opportunity Employment
Geographic Region
Midcoast
Industry
Healthcare

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