Job Description

LCSW – Child & Adolescent Clinician – $1500 SIGN ON INCENTIVE

Fast-paced community health center seeks:

  • Child and Adolescent Licensed Clinical Social Worker responsible for clinical service provision and clinical case management within the Pediatric Medical Department.

Some responsibilities include of this LCSW Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Clinician include:

  • Providing initial behavioral health evaluation in an outpatient clinic
  • Performing assessment utilizing current DSM diagnostic criteria, evaluation including psychosocial assessment, and mental status exams for adolescents and families
  • Identifying patient problems; completing Initial and Master Treatment Plans to ensure that patients receive evidence-based treatment
  • Case presentation within multidisciplinary clinical team meetings
  • Conducting direct and individual, group, and family therapy as clinically indicated.
  • Utilizing telehealth technologies as appropriate to provide care to clients.
  • Participates in coordination of care planning with local providers, state agencies, schools and managed care agencies as necessary.
  • Provides clinical documentation to external providers from various community-based disciplines when appropriate.
  • Documenting findings and progress toward patient goal attainment
  • Providing appropriate discharge planning and continuity of care in conjunction with a Behavioral Health Case Management team
  • Provides clinical case management as needed to Pediatric Medical Department.
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed to Pediatric Medical Department.
  • Participates in weekly clinical supervision, weekly staff meetings, and administrative supervision as required.
  • Coordinate utilization authorization management functions with third-party payers. (obtain insurance pre-auths at time of Intake/Assessment and upon expiration of pre-auth period).
  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • No Weekends
  • No After Hours or On-Call

Excellent Benefits:

  • Newly hired Child and Adolescent LCSWs will receive a $1,500 retention incentive upon successful training and completed credentialing, if they remain in good standing for six (6) consecutive months from their hire date.
  • Competitive salary starting $62,000 – $72,000 commensurate with experience
  • 100% Premium Free United Healthcare Core medical coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
  • 100% Premium Free $50,000 life insurance
  • 10 paid holidays annually
  • 25 PTO days annually
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • 401k
  • Optional supplemental coverage (short- and long- term disability)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $62,000.00 – $72,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


Medical specialties:

  • Psychiatry



  • 8 hour shift


Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus


COVID-19 considerations:

All employees, patients, clients, and visitors are required to wear a mask. COVID-19 Vaccine required.


  • Master’s (Required)



  • relative Child & Adolescent Social Work: 1 year (Preferred)



  • unrestricted CT DPH LCSW license (Required)
  • unrestricted CPR & First Aid Certification (Required)


Work Location: One location

How to Apply

StayWell Health Center Waterbury