• Senior Focus Clinician | Adults 60 years plus

    Job Locations US-CO-Lakewood
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/14/2018 10:22 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1665
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
    Subsidiary
    Jefferson Center
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Jefferson Center’s Senior Services Outpatient Clinician will provide outpatient behavioral health treatment to older adults (age 60 and older) experiencing behavioral health problems. You will utilize an episode of care model to engage individuals seeking treatment and provide strengths based, solution oriented care. You will be a member of Senior Services at Jefferson Center, a dynamic team of compassionate and hardworking professionals committed to delivering the highest quality of care and supporting older adults in making changes in order to live life fully. You will contribute to the mission and vision of Jefferson Center, a dynamic behavioral health organization that inspires hope, improves lives and strengthens our community and whose vision is a community where mental health matters and care is accessible to all.

    Responsibilities

    What will you do:

    • Provide strengths based, solution oriented, out-patient behavioral health services to older adults including intake evaluation as well as individual, family, and group treatment
    • Engage individuals in the treatment process and goal-setting and work constructively to create change
    • Coordinate care with internal and external providers as needed
    • Work at both the big-picture and detail levels so that your work promotes Jefferson Center’s values, goals and culture that is representative of the quality of care we provide

    Professional Growth/Development/Community/Relationships

    We value professional growth and offer regular development and training opportunities to build needed skills and support opportunities for advancement.

     

    We value clinical supervision and utilize a dynamic decision-making and feedback approach in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality care.

     

    You will continually strive for self-improvement and be motivated to learn new skills to benefit consumer and Jefferson Center. In addition, you will use positive language and behavior to promote dignity/respect with consumers, Jefferson Center staff and external customers.

     

    You will build effective relationships and exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of collaboration in the work environment.

     

    We expect a high level of cultural competency and awareness and utilization of Jefferson Center resources/trainings as needed to ensure high quality of care.

     

    We are a Trauma Informed Care behavioral health provider where we create an environment that builds on inherent strengths, promotes natural supports, fosters hope and individual visions for the future

     

    We have strong partnerships with multiple community services providers in the community including in-patient psychiatry hospitalization, primary care offices, and senior service providers. Our goal is to ensure we are maximizing these relationships and that your skills will ensure smooth transitions and access to services.

     

    We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that you are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based upon job-related factors

    Qualifications

    What we are looking for:

    • Are you passionate about older adults?
    • Do you strive to make a difference in the lives you touch?
    • Do you have strong assessment and therapy skills?
    • Do you thrive in a dynamic team environment that values communication, problem solving and follow through?
    • We are looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who thrives in a highly collaborative work environment, is self-directed and is a flexible and adaptable team member.

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