Bring your compassion and expertise to a strong team and dynamic organization with a goal to integrate behavioral health into all of its medical services. You can really let your creativity flow with this supportive team as we offer you the opportunity to practice with a full cadre of experienced behavioral health professionals that embraces new approaches and best practices. You will also have the chance to consult on a growing medication assistance clinic and a Suboxone Clinic. At Baystate Health and the Griswold Center, we value professional development and work life balance by providing a Professional Education Assistance program, paid CEU Days and Flexible Work Schedules.
As the substance use disorder therapist, you will be responsible for providing direct assessment and treatment services to adults with the opportunity to work with adolescent clients of the Griswold Center, in our outpatient setting. You will have the opportunity to utilize best practices in both individual and group therapy, in a treatment model that fosters peer support. This position will allow you the unique opportunity to collaborate with department psychiatric providers, primary care providers, specialty providers, and our inpatient units.
What you Will Do:
Provide initial comprehensive assessment; individual and group therapy with an opportunity for group couples therapy; and consultative services.
Collaborate with other professionals including psychiatric providers, primary care providers, specialty providers and inpatient services.
Document therapy in accordance with hospital policies and procedures on medical records
Participate in case reviews with your colleagues
What you Will Need:
2 years of supervised and 1 year of supervisory experience in a substance abuse setting
Familiarity with CBT, ACT and 12-step facilitation is a plus
LICSW or Licensed Psychologist preferred – independently licensed by the State of Massachusetts
LMHC is acceptable
What you Need to Know:
Location: Palmer, Massachusetts
Position: Full Time – 40 hours per week
Schedule: Monday-Friday, Flexible hours. Clinic operates between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM. One evening a week is expected to accommodate employed clients.
Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with over 12,000 employees, five hospitals, and over 60 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region and has the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units.
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