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Substance Use Disorder Clinician

Company: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc.
Location: Concord
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Substance Use Disorder Clinician$3,000 SIGN ON BONUSRiverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a Substance Use Disorder Clinician to provide quality clinical services to residents of Merrimack County who have reached out to the agency's Substance Use/Opioid Use Disorders Program to pursue treatment.Responsibilities

  • Provides crisis intervention and stabilization services both in person and by phone, to individuals who are in an acute Substance Use Disorder/Opioid Use Disorder related crisis that requires immediate, non-emergency intervention including providing community-based crisis assessments.
  • Conducts clinical evaluations, psycho-social assessments, clinical formulations and diagnoses to support an understanding of the level of care that the person requires.
  • Conducts assessments that reflect an understanding of relevant developmental, cultural and family systems issues and diagnoses that are consistent with DSM 5 criteria.
  • Develops treatment plans that reflect medical necessity, client strengths, symptoms and functional impairments and the specific issues related to treating Substance Use Disorder/Opioid Use Disorder.
  • Ensures client-driven goals and objectives are behavioral and measurable, consistent with clinical presentation and generally accepted standards of care or evidence-based practices.
  • Uses sound clinical judgment and is able to provide clinical consultations to staff relating to clinical crises.
  • Provides individual and group therapy services.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to community-based programs using the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria. With other members of the team, ensures that there is a smooth transition of care to community treatment resources.Requirements
    • Master's degree in social work, psychology, education or related human services field required.
    • Current NH license or ability to pursue a license as a MLADC by the NH Board of Mental Health Practice required.
    • Solid understanding of substance use disorders treatment required.
    • Three (3) years' experience in mental health service delivery which includes two (2) years of experience in providing substance use disorder treatment required.
    • Valid driver's license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance or access to a reasonable alternative required.About RiverbendFounded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction recovery; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.About working at RiverbendThis is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 403(b) with company match, tax-free flexible spending accounts for day care or medical expenses, clinical supervision, CE training to support licensure, and generous paid leave - plus 8 holidays per year.You'll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.COVID-19 ConsiderationsAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility as healthcare providers to help keep our staff, clients and communities safe. At Riverbend, we have implemented processes and precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as a mandatory vaccination policy. Exceptions can be applied for under medical or religious reasons. Additionally, weekly testing will be required for anyone who is in progress of the vaccine series or individuals with approved exceptions.About Concord New HampshireConcord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation's top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England's rich history, culture, and natural wonders.

Keywords: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., Concord , Substance Use Disorder Clinician, Other , Concord, New Hampshire

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