Social Worker LCSW

Psychiatric LCSW, Behavioral Health Clinician
Geriatric & Adult Psychiatry - Hamden, CT
Our busy mental health practice in Hamden, CT is seeking an energetic and experienced LCSW's to join our large and growing interdisciplinary geriatric & adult psychiatric practice. Both full and part time positions are available.
Known for our excellent care and expertise, our group provides services in a private practice setting as well as in 9 assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. We offer individual, group, and family psychotherapy as well as medication and behavior management. We are also involved in clinical research trials in our outpatient office.
Our LCSW's work as valued members of our team with supervision of patients from one of our three board certified psychiatrists. Our team of 2 APRN's, 2 LCSW's, 3 physicians, research coordinators and 7 support staff take the time to deliver excellent care. Our practice maintains high professional standards and our board certified geriatric psychiatrists provide the training and supervision necessary for you to acquire knowledge in the specialty of geriatric psychiatry.
The scope of practice for our LCSW's includes but is not limited to diagnostic assessment, counseling, psychotherapy, brief treatment, behavior modification, and mentoring/supervising students. Possibility of working with research staff in clinical trials if interested.
As a Behavioral Health Clinician for Geriatric & Adult Psychiatry you will:
Be responsible for initial mental health evaluations in collaboration with our psychiatrists
Interview patients and their families to coordinate and plan care programs
Provides therapy or counseling to individuals, groups, couples, or families
Utilize a state of the art electronic health record for high quality care
Have the opportunity to supervise MSW students from Yale, SCSU and UCONN.

Expectations/Required Skills
Computer experience, excellent typing skills, knowledge of word processing
Theoretical orientation consistent with brief, problem-focused therapy
Ability to work in a team environment
Excellent communication skills
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Connecticut LCSW licensure is required
Minimum of two years of direct clinical practice experience, e.g., hospital setting or alternative care setting such as ambulatory care or outpatient clinic/facility
Be a valued member of the largest community based independent medical practice association in CT. (CMG)

Geriatric & Adult Psychiatry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide competitive salaries commensurate with education and experience. Our benefits include short term/long term disability coverage, 401K plan with discretionary company match/contribution, group life insurance coverage, malpractice insurance, educational time off, paid time off, and computer skill development resources and more!

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