Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.
We are looking for a candidate who is looking for an integrated care approach. Someone who will do in the moment consultations and can work with a collaborative multi-disciplinary care team as well as providing brief interventions. The ideal candidate will provide assessment, crisis intervention, behavioral health counseling, and psycho-educational/support groups.
To communicate with an interdisciplinary treatment team, and make resource referrals as needed. Must have excellent problem solving skills; the ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team; working knowledge of current version of DSM; the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; some knowledge of psychiatric medications.Experience Minimum Required 3-5 years of independent counseling at the licensed level Experience Preferred/Desired Over 5 years of independent counseling at the LICSW level with children, families and adults; specialty certifications in areas such as substance abuse, crisis or grief. Education Minimum Required LICSW Licensed in NH Education Preferred/Desired Licensed in NH and ME Special Skills Minimum Required Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to organize time and establish priorities; ability to communicate in written, electronic and verbal formats; ability to give and receive information over the telephone; ability to make effective judgements and decisions based on objective criteria. Ability to work in a stressful environment and handle sensitive issues; ability to maintain confidentiality. Calm, reassuring, empathetic demeanor; flexible, professional in interactions with people at all levels; ability to work with a wide range of patient conditions, personalities, and cultures; ability to provide good internal and external customer service.
Ability to operate a computer. Ability to assess and diagnose mental disorders. Ability to provide treatment using multiple modalities of acceptable practice.