Behavioral Health Clinician III

  •    Rutland, VT
  •   Rutland Regional Medical Center
  •  West Ridge Center
  •   Allied Health
  •   Full-time - Day shift - 9:00am - 5:00pm
  •    80 Hours per two-week pay period
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The Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for providing clinical mental health services and/or substance abuse to all customer groups affected by illness/disability often including lifestyle adjustment difficulties. Understands utilization criteria and case management principles in a health care setting, as well as relevant community resources, insurance, regulatory, and legal system knowledge.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related Human Services field.
  • Master's degree in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or other Human Services field.

Minimum Work Experience

  • Two years of experience in medical crisis intervention and knowledge of community resources or related experience preferred. 
  • Healthcare experience a plus.
  • Experience in individual and family therapy.
  • Five years' experience working in healthcare setting.

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • BLS Certification through American Heart Association
  • Completion of endorsed patient/visitor de-escalation and restraint program certification.
  • Apprentice Addiction Professional (AAP) Certification may be required dependent on job assignment*
  • LCMHC and/or LADC licensure.

*Must obtain within 3 months of hire.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Psychosocial assessments, utilization and case management principles.
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge of group theory and dynamics with experience in facilitating and co-facilitating psychosocial and skill building groups.
  • Individual and family supportive advocacy.
  • Age-specific competencies.
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic Microsoft Windows desktop application and navigation skills.
  • Demonstrates strong communication and listening skills.
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of community resources.
  • Demonstrates excellent collaboration skills in conjunction with working with providers, legal representation, regulatory agencies and those involved with risk and compliance. 
  • Willingness and ability to provide coverage on rotational basis.(as applicable)  
  • Exhibits knowledge of Best Practice, DBT, CBT, and motivational interviewing.
  • Provides employee assistance in-services, and consultation to staff, physicians, and community providers about psychosocial aspects of care.
  • Willingness and ability to oversee activities and provide clinical supervision of others. 

 BHC III; Salary range: $54,580 - $87,193


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