LCSW Clinician - Lakes Region Primary Care

  • MaineHealth
  • Windham, ME 04062, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Counseling

Job Description

Summary

$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.

Minimum Qualifications: LCSW licensed in the state of Maine.

An exciting new opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with interest, training and experience integrating behavioral health services into primary care settings.  This position is located at Maine Medical Partners Lakes Region Primary Care, a well-established practice offering complete care to adults and children.

We are looking for someone to fill this Behavioral Health Clinician role who can;

  • Provide screening, assessments, and focused treatment to patients of the practice. 
  • Implement treatment structures that include individual, family, and group work. 
  • Link clients 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. 
  • Be comfortable working with all age groups. 
  • Have a knowledge of, and interest in treating substance use disorders.  

Be ready to bring a value to primary care that has become the desired practice for providers and patients.  Behavioral health services in the medical setting is a great benefit to all as it reduces stigma and increases access to a service that many wouldn’t seek out if in a different location.  For the behavioral health clinician, your work is enhanced by being part of a medical team with solid experience in integrated work.  Collaborative work with psychiatrists and other integrated clinicians in the MaineHealth system adds to the experience. Individual supervision, group supervision, and quarterly trainings are benefits of this position.

This is a 40 hour a week position that comes with a competitive salary and benefits.  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 (preferred), or licensure as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (by exception). 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
Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include 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.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.