Job Description

Clinician II

Job Summary

Responsible for direct Behavioral Health services delivered to the client. Direct services may include assessment and diagnosis, urgent care, individual, group and/or family therapy. The Clinician is responsible for case related duties, which may include case management, insurance authorization, and disposition planning.

CS-HHC’s Expectations of all Employees

  • Adheres to all CS-HHC Policies and Procedures
  • Conducts self in a manner that represents CS-HHC’s Values at all times
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all work-related contacts
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about Departmental and CS-HHC concerns
  • Consistently reports to work on time, prepared to perform the duties of the position
  • Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides professional clinical services to individual clients, groups of clients, and/or families in the CS-HHC setting or general community
  • Maintains client confidentiality at all times and ensures to follow agency, state and HIPPA laws
  • Formulates bio-psychosocial assessments and diagnosis, treatment plans/reviews and goals according to a site specific time line
  • Evaluates data relating to the bio-psychosocial consequences of physical and emotional illness, developmental disability and/or substance abuse
  • Actively monitors client risk factors and takes action to ensure client’s safety while following CSHHC policies
  • Implements standardized evaluations or assessments in conjunction with multidisciplinary team as appropriate
  • Ensures required documentation is complete, timely and accurate at all times
  • Obtains and tracks proper insurance authorizations as needed to provide services
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with community agencies.
  • Attends and participates in team conferences (if applicable)
  • Serves as a behavioral health resource to students, teachers, and parents (if applicable)
  • Attends supervision meetings as required
  • Performs all other duties as required


Education: Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health field required. Must hold valid a CT LCSW, LPC, LMFT, LADC or Licensed Psychologist or equivalent licensure as approved by Chief of Behavioral Health and Hiring Manager.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience working with relevant population required

(internship may qualify as experience). CPR certification required.

Knowledge/Abilities: Knowledge and competency regarding diagnosis, assessment and treatment of

behavioral health services. Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal. Ability to work with

interdisciplinary team. Ability to generate high levels of client satisfaction. Must demonstrate age

specific/population specific competencies in area(s) of practice. Knowledge and skills related to

individual, group and family system dynamics. Must demonstrate cultural competence.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

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 occasionally required to stand or sit for extended periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal to high volumes of stress. Travel within the State of Connecticut is required on an occasional basis.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Cornell Scott - Hill Health Center New Haven