Clinical Associate


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Job Number 48798
Posted 9/11/2017
Account Acadia Hospital
Department Observation Unit
Location Acadia Hospital, ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Variable
Hours Variable
Job Details The Clinical Associate is an integral member of the interdisciplinary team and works under the direction of the Social Worker or physician. The Clinical Associate is responsible for the delivery of direct care to patients, individually or in-groups across the life span. Functions for patients as the discharge planner, supportive counselor, and educator and performs case management activities. Additionally, the associate uses critical thinking skills to assess and advocate for patients/families in order to develop an individualized treatment and aftercare plan. The plan identifies desired outcomes and the strategies and resources to be used in attaining the outcomes. The Clinical Associate will meet on a scheduled basis for individual and/or group clinical supervision to identify progress toward goals and to ensure continuous competence of duties outlined below. Annual performance review will document professional goals. In addition to the job-related competencies listed below, the employee must possess the core competencies of self-management, reflective practice, collaboration, systems thinking, initiative, and flexibility.

Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor's Degree. Licensed or license eligible with LSW or MHRT 2 is desirable. Job related experience in mental health care is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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