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The Edinburg Center Clinician - Early Episode Psychosis (EP) in Bedford, Massachusetts

Early Episode Psychosis (EP) Clinician

Responsible for providing individual counseling and team services for young people who are eligible for FEP Services

Who You Are:

The EP Clinician must be an experienced Master’s level, licensed preferred clinician with a demonstrated commitment to recovery-oriented services and shared decision making. Prior experience working with youth with mental illness and their families is preferred. In addition, the candidate will have a flexible schedule. Valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation are required. Must have strong documentation and clinical writing skills. Bilingual/ bicultural, experience working with youth with behavioral challenges, supervisory experience, and knowledge of EBP models preferred.

What You Will Do:

  • Engages with all persons referred for services with an eye toward stabilization.

  • Maintains a recovery orientation with shared decision making at its center.

  • Works with each young person referred for services on Individual Resiliency Training and other EP required EBPs.

  • In concert with the EP participant and caregivers, designs a treatment and recovery plan.

  • Oversees the implementation of the treatment and recovery plan.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and works with individual and caregivers to make changes, when indicated.

  • Records all findings in myEvolv

  • The EP Clinician, along with the rest of the team, attends all EP Learning Collaborative activities.

  • Provides family education and training as appropriate.

  • Participates in daily Team Meetings.

  • Participates in weekly supervision.

  • Offers Peer and SEE services to participants as appropriate.

  • Provide ongoing safety assessment, planning and on-call crisis support that includes joining rotation of clinicians providing on-call telephonic support, 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

  • Conduct collateral contact with third parties on behalf of youth and family. These can occur through face-to-face meetings, by phone, email, or other technology and/direct observation with school staff, pediatricians, or other formal or informal services and supports to the youth and their family. The Clinician must obtain authorizations as needed.

  • Coordinate services to assure that they are integrated and clinically coherent across all treatment providers and supports to the youth. This includes coordinating continuity of approaches across providers, school, state agencies, and other supports.

  • Performs other job duties required and consistent with the nature of the job, as assigned.

Who We Are:

A dedicated team of professionals who have chosen to join an organization with a forty year history of serving people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, brain injury and autism in the community. When we’re not at work, we love to hike, bike, craft, read, shop and sing opera, among many other things! Our staff of 350 have range of interests and skills and we know you do too! We know that The Edinburg Center will mean as much to you as it does to us!

At work, we are psychiatrists, social workers, clinicians, nurses, behavior specialists, peer specialists, board certified behavior analysts, direct service staff and employment specialists.

What We Offer:

We offer an excellent benefits package for both full and part-time staff, including health and dental (must work a minimum of 30 hours) vision, life, short- and long-term disability insurance as well as a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. Paid time off benefits include vacation, personal, sick and holidays. To support ongoing professional development, we offer tuition reimbursement, conference, seminar, certification, and specialized training funding, as well as free clinical supervision for licensure..

We think the best benefit we offer is the chance to learn from each other and we hope you will be willing to teach us as well.

Be YOU! We are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive, and diverse environment for our employees and the people we serve. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Edinburg Center, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply by visiting us at http://www.edinburgcenter.org/careers

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