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.
What will you do:
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
What we are looking for: