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Licensed Mental Health Clinician (Floater)

Company: Effective School Solutions
Location: Union
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Effective School Solutions: Effective School Solutions (ESS) is one of the country's leading providers in school-based mental health services for K-12 students. Serving over 2,000 students across nine states in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and the West Coast regions, our company was founded based on the concept of offering the types of higher acuity clinical care that students would normally receive in a private practice or private school setting within the public-school building. In response to the strong uptick in mental health challenges for young people over the past decade, the company has expanded its services to offer a wider range of programming options, as well as professional development and consultative solutions for districts.About the role: Effective School Solutions is currently seeking a Licensed Mental Health Clinician to join our team. We are looking for experienced, mission-aligned clinicians to provide clinical services to a small group of selected students with significant behavioral and emotional needs to specific districts as needed. Selected candidates will work with a highly seasoned and professional management team who provide the best possible clinical services. This position will include extensive training to ensure that the chosen individual will have a strong knowledge of the organization's protocols and model of services.In this position, the clinician will have a school identified as their home school in a District near their home, but the Clinician will travel as needed to surrounding districts in the posting area and surrounding district locations.Clinical Responsibilities:Delivers clinical interventions consistent with needs of the student and family, in a safe and ethical manner that promote and sustain academic and mental health stability.Demonstrates competency in: Group Therapy, Individual Counseling, and Family Counseling.Provides family programming with monthly evening Parent Support groups, as needed.Understands continuum of mental health services, referring students and family to an appropriate level of care in coordination with their supervisor (such as: substance abuse services and/or IOP/PHP/In-Patient)Optimizes the collaboration and coordination of the interdisciplinary team to enhance the environment of student care.Demonstrates a commitment to developing strong working relationships with school administration, district leadership, teachers, and paraprofessionals.Administrative Responsibilities:Submits Clinical Documentation in a timely manner, aligned with the electronic medical record.Participates in all team meetings including but not limited to: Administrative School Meetings, ESS Town Hall meetings, ESS Supervision Meetings and Treatment Team meetings.Maintains current professional license and adheres to ethical standards in accordance with governing board.Consistently attends work on scheduled day and time, in professional attire and with a professional demeanor.Participates in learning opportunities provided by ESS, such as Supervision Groups, and treatment planning, that will advance knowledge of clinical interventions and skills throughout the school year.Qualifications and SkillsMust be willing to travel between numerous districts in their assigned area.Must have 3+ years of experience treating children and/or adolescents with significant behavioral and emotional challenges.Must hold a clinical license in social work, counseling or marriage and family therapy in the state in which this position is being offered.Effective problem solving and communication skills.Experience working with students and families, plus community health and social service agencies.Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and comfortable using a computer.Must be able to complete thorough clinical documentation.Why join Effective School Solutions?ESS is focused on addressing one of the biggest challenges our country is facing - - the mental health of our youth.ESS is a dynamic organization with a strong record of accomplishment of innovation and growth.ESS provides staff with excellent career growth opportunities.ESS provides extensive time off tied to the school calendar, with limited summer hours. ESS prioritizes and gives value to a clinician's work-life balance.ESS offers staff competitive compensation and benefits offerings.ESS values clinician voice and perspective and has multiple methods to give feedback and input on company decisions.#zr

Keywords: Effective School Solutions, Union , Licensed Mental Health Clinician (Floater), Healthcare , Union, New Jersey

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