Behavioral Health Clinician-B H Integration

  • MaineHealth
  • South Portland, ME, USA
  • Sep 14, 2021

Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with interest, training and experience integrating behavioral health services into primary care settings.

Up to $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS * 

*Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.

This a full-time, 40 hour position, with competitive salary and benefits position, located at Southern Maine Health Care Sanford Family Medicine, a well-established practice offering complete care to adults and children. 

The clinician’s role would include:

  • Providing screening, assessments, and focused treatment to patients of the practice. 
  • Treatment structure includes individual, family, and group work.
  • Linking to additional services and supports, providing curbside consultation to providers, and participating in population health activities that targets the health and wellbeing of specific groups of people.
  • Persons interested in this position must have experience working with both adults and children. Knowledge of and interest in treating substance use disorders is preferred.
  • Minimum Qualifications: LCSW licensed in the state of Maine

The work is enhanced by being part of a medical team with solid experience in integrated work, in addition to collaborative work with psychiatrists and other integrated clinicians in the MaineHealth system. Individual supervision, group supervision, and quarterly trainings are added benefits of this position.

MaineHealth offers a robust benefits package that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) 

  • Education: See "License/Certifications".
  • License/Certifications: Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Must have a valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Experience: 2+ years of work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred, in order to have proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment. Must have considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability.
  • Knowledge of social work theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare.  Ability to teach basic social work principles and applications to the medical setting.