Help keep elders in the community with a good quality of life
Rewarding work on a multidisciplinary team
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
Seeking one full-time or two-part time clinicians for CCBC’s Elder Mobile Outreach Team (EMOT). The position will work in tandem with the Clinical Care Coordinator to outreach underserved populations including bi-lingual elders, elders who identify as BIPOC, or LGBTQ+ elders that will be referred for clinical services by Bristol Elder Services and the local Councils on Aging. This position(s) will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team to conduct clinical assessment, provide mental health and substance use clinical services, and complete documentation.
EMOT is a multidisciplinary outreach team working with elders in the community to support their independence and overall quality of life. The team works to assist elders to remain in the community, live independently, and provides comprehensive support to address co-morbidities such as medical and mental health and substance use needs.
Responsible for providing clinical (mental health and substance use) services for elders who are referrred to the program by the Bristol Elders Services or local Councils on Aging who have been underserved in our local communities. The Clinical Care Coordinator will develop a plan to locate these elders by outreaching local faith based, or cultural organizations in tandem with BES and the local Councils on Aging. Once the referral is made, the Clinician will provide home visits to these elders with the goal of supporting them to remain successfully in their homes.
- Process referrals for intake/admission into program;
- Conduct and complete psychosocial assessments;
- Develop and write treatment plan in conjunction with elders;
- Present assessments at multidisciplinary team meetings;
- Conduct at-home visits with elders in the community;
- Complete documentation in a timely fashion, including incident reporting;
Master’s degree in human services related discipline. Must have at least two year’s clinical experience working with elders with mental health and/or substance use needs who are bi-lingual, BIPOC (Black, indigenous, or people of color), and/or LGBTQ+ elders. Ability to communicate in Spanish, Portuguese, or other languages found in the local population. Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles, as determined by the department vice president; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position.
Elders can face many unique emotional challenges. Sometimes anxiety and depression can seriously interfere with quality of life... read more
Date posted: 8/30/2023
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Ellen Bruder-Moore Abramowitz, Vice President, Housing and Community Initiatives (email@example.com)
Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780