Clinician
WFH Flexible Columbia, MD Clinical
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Position Title:  Clinician

Supervisor: Clinical Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Employment  Status: Full-time (40 hrs)


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Full-time Clinician is responsible for providing individual and group therapy to adult, adolescent, and child survivors of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and human trafficking in an outpatient setting. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


CLIENT CARE:

  • Provide individual and group therapy to a caseload of 15-20 clients
  • Complete intake assessments, treatment plans, case notes and outcome measurements
  • Collaborate with internal staff and outside agencies for continuity of care
  • Work at least two evenings per week to meet client needs
  • Develop and/or maintain advanced competency in at least one modality of trauma-specific treatment for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SUPPORT:

  • Accurately complete client paperwork and compile reports as needed
  • Document and communicate all pertinent information/issues to the Clinical Director
  • Attend weekly supervision meetings with Clinical Director 
  • Attend clinical and agency staff meetings
  • Maintain clinical license in good standing
  • Prioritize the use of best and evidence based practices, including researching programming trends and current practices being used in other jurisdictions
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Masters level social work or professional counseling degree 

• Maryland State licensure (LGPC, LCPC, LMSW or LCSW)

• Oral and written fluency in English.  Oral and written fluency in Spanish (preferred)

• Previous family violence or sexual assault experience (preferred)

• Experience working with adults, adolescents, and children (preferred)

• Availability to work at least 2 evenings per week

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Passionate about the mission and philosophy of HopeWorks

• Team oriented and believes in a strengths-based approach to services

• Current driver’s license and reliable transportation with up to date insurance

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and other computer software

  

Competencies:

An individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  

Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner as well as skillfully gathers and analyzes information.

 

Communication   

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills, and conducts productive meetings. Speaks comfortably with a diverse array of   individuals and groups. Reads, analyzes and interprets technical procedures, program policies or governmental regulations. Writes reports, business   correspondence and procedure manuals. Effectively presents information and responds to questions from groups   of managers, clients and the general public.

 

Judgment

Displays willingness to make   decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; and makes timely decisions.

 

Clinical Skills

Maintains an ethical practice (e.g.   awareness of ethical standards and conduct); demonstrates strong client   relationships and interpersonal skills (e.g. establishes and maintains rapport,   accurately perceives and understands clients, and maintains role boundaries); Recognizes diversity, individual difference, and cultural competency in clinical practice; implements appropriate assessment and intervention strategies; demonstrates competency in general clinical skills including the   understanding of concepts, theory, and empirical foundations for practice. 

 

Organization

Able to manage multiple projects;  able to determine project urgency in a practical way; uses goals to guide actions;   creates detailed action plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks   effectively.

 

Cooperation and Teamwork

Works harmoniously with others to get   a job done; responds positively to instructions and procedures; able to work   well with staff, co-workers, peers and managers; shares critical information   with everyone involved in a project; works effectively on projects that cross   functional lines; helps to set a tone of cooperation within the work group   and across groups; coordinates own work with others; seeks opinions; values working relationships; when appropriate facilitates discussion before decision-making process is complete.

 

Quality of Work

Maintains high standards despite pressing deadlines; does work right the first time; corrects own errors; regularly   produces accurate, thorough, professional work.

 

Reliability

Personally responsible; completes work in a timely, consistent manner; works hours necessary to complete assigned work; is regularly present and punctual; arrives prepared for work; is committed to doing the best job possible; keeps commitments.

 

Support of Diversity

Treats all people with respect;   values diverse perspectives; participates in diversity training opportunities;   provides a supportive work environment for a multicultural staff; applies the   HopeWorks commitment to cultural proficiency; shows sensitivity to individual   differences; treats others fairly without regard to race, sex, color,   religion, mental or physical ability, health status, nation of origin, gender   identity or expression or sexual orientation; recognizes differences; takes   advantage of opportunities to learn and gain by working together; values and   encourages unique skills and talents; seeks and considers diverse   perspectives and ideas.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here   are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully   perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with   disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job,   the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, communicate and   hear. The employee is occasionally   required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms;   climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may frequently lift and/or   move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision   abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and   ability to adjust focus.

 

Commitment to Social Change and Social Justice

Willing and able to approach their   work with an understanding and appreciation of social change and social   justice issues.


HopeWorks’ staff are invested and engaged in altering the systems and imbalances of power that maintain the status quo and are root causes of sexual and intimate partner violence - including racism, transphobia, poverty, xenophobia, ableism, and other forms of oppression. The successful candidate will have a commitment to social justice. The ideal applicant would also be aligned with the HopeWorks Values:


Dignity

We affirm the worth and dignity of every person in our diverse community and we meet each person with respect and compassion.


Safety

We affirm each person’s right to name and live free from physical, psychological, emotional, and economic violence and other threats to self-determination.


Self-determination

We affirm each person’s right and capacity to make choices and decisions about their own lives.


Engagement

We believe that widespread change of social norms requires participation of individuals in all their complexity, family, friends and neighbors as well as engagement of civic life and social services.


Social Change

We acknowledge that creating the community we want requires long-term strategies that will address the root causes of sexual and intimate partner violence and alter the systems and balances of power that maintain the status quo.


Social Justice

We acknowledge that ending sexual and intimate partner violence requires structural change. Social justice makes room for change to come from those communities that are most affected by social inequity.

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To Apply: Applicants must submit a letter of interest and complete resume via the Paylocity website.

 

NO phone calls please

Salary Description
$55-60K