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BH Link Masters Level Clinician (Per Diem)

Company: Community Care Alliance
Location: East Providence
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

(Per Diem)
Location: East Providence, RI

The BH Link is searching for enthusiastic clinicians and counselors who are looking to make a positive impact in the Rhode Island community! The BH Link provides an innovative 24/7 alternative to the emergency room for adults around RI who are in need of behavioral health crisis assessment and referral services. The role of the Masters-Level Clinician is to engage clients in clinical assessment and to assist in securing referrals by coordinating care with other local agencies and programs.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Available to cover clinical program needs on a regular or on-call basis.
  • Help to assist all clients in navigating their current crisis and the behavioral healthcare system through consultation, assessment, and referral.
  • Conduct mental status exam and client-centered clinical assessment.
  • Determine appropriate diagnoses based on DSM-5.
  • Apply proficiency with ASAM criteria to secure insurance authorizations on behalf of clients served.
  • Engage in coordination of care to facilitate treatment and recovery connections on behalf of service recipients.
  • Provide client centered referrals while also screening and assessing for risk factors that may impact the safety of the client or those around them.
  • Secure and maintain QMHP credentials within the first quarter of employment (provided free of charge by CCA).
  • Actively engage in solutions-focused referral processes that emphasize the least restrictive level of care possible.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams both within and outside of the BH Link program.
  • Coordinate insurance authorizations and care coordination with other behavioral healthcare providers. Desired Skills:
    • Able to quickly and effectively develop positive rapport with clients and other professionals.
    • Excellent clinical documentation skills.
    • Able to apply learned verbal de-escalation techniques with clients in crisis.
    • Works well in a team setting and communicates effectively with other professionals.
    • Proactive and engaged when working with clients and co-workers.
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in fast-paced environments.
    • Multilingual professionals are encouraged to apply (and reimbursed accordingly). Experience and Education:
      • LCDP or master's degree in counseling or related human services field required.
      • LCSW, LICSW, or LMHC preferred.
      • Previous experience in behavioral health and crisis level of care preferred.
      • QMHP training required after entry for masters-level applicants.

        To apply for this opening please visit our website www.communitycareri.org and select "Careers" and then "Current Openings" to fill out an application and upload your cover letter and resume.
        About Us

        Community Care Alliance provides an array of services and supports that are linked together so people can access help for their unique situations. Our goal is to help all members of our community become healthier, more self-reliant and better informed to meet their economic, social and emotional challenges.

        Community Care Alliance is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability.

        Military friendly employer!

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Keywords: Community Care Alliance, East Providence , BH Link Masters Level Clinician (Per Diem), Other , East Providence, Rhode Island

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