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Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the OTP program with the following:
- Providing comprehensive Intake Evaluations with clinical formulations and recommendations based on sound clinical principals and judgment for individuals in recovery from substance use.
- Providing individual, family, couples, and/or group treatment based on sound clinical theories and principals.
- Involving all pertinent family members/residential providers in treatment, as appropriate.
- Recognizing the unique needs of dually diagnosed individuals and special populations.
- Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with the members of the health care team.
- Providing care with kindness and sensitivity, preserving individuals’ autonomy, dignity, and rights.
- Providing comprehensive risk/crisis evaluations and taking appropriate actions to keep clients and others safe.
- Completing progress notes using collaborative documentation in a timely manner and in line with agency policy.
- Maintaining direct service productivity as established by the program.
- Documenting and billing for services in a manner that is compliant with all applicable rules/regulations.
In accordance with the BHN Mandatory COVID vaccine policy - all staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated no later than day one of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be offered and must be approved prior to starting work.
The same guidelines noted above apply during flu season (defined as December 1st – through end of flu season as announced by the CDC) for BHN’s Mandatory Influenza Vaccine policy.
Additionally, BHN is a Tobacco Free workplace. All Staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors agree not to smell of or use Tobacco or ENDS products while on paid work time or within sight of any BHN facility.
Who are we?
BHN/OTP is a Medication Assisted Treatment Program to assist individuals who are addicted to opiates and are experiencing their dysfunctional effects to gain and maintain the skills needed to achieve an opiate-free lifestyle. The OTP program uses evidence-based medication protocols approved by the Medical Director to ensure patients safely detox from these substances. These protocols are implemented through assessment and re-assessment practices throughout the process.
Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
What are we looking for in a Clinician?
- Master’s degree in a related field (required).
- At least two years of related experience in mental health and substance abuse settings (required).
- At least one year of substance abuse experience (required).
- Licensed or actively working towards a clinical licensure (required).
- Broad knowledge of substance use disorders and treatment techniques (required).
- Familiarity with internet, word processing and email systems (required).
- Willingness and ability to treat challenging and diverse client populations.
- Cultural competence in dealing with clients with a variety of different cultural backgrounds.
- Working knowledge of community resources, and how to help clients access them.