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Behavioral Health Clinician-MSW $2,500 Sign On Bonus! 


Are you looking for an opportunity to "make a difference"?
Do you enjoy helping those most in need?
Then look no further........

Community First Health Centers is currently looking for an exceptional Behavioral Health Clinician to join our team!!

We currently have a Behavioral Health Specialist; MSW opportunity available at our Algonac medical facility under our Homeless Healthcare & Behavioral Health service line. The ideal candidate for this role will be dedicated, detailed and a team player. Under the supervision of the Homeless Healthcare & Behavioral Health Program Manager, you'll provide behavioral health consultations in the primary care setting to children, adolescents, adults and families. This position will be housed out of our Algonac medical facility located at 555 St. Clair River Drive, Algonac  but time needs to be spent at each location (New Haven, Algonac & Port Huron) and in the field working with community partners and building our patient base.

Daily responsibilities of our Behavioral Health Clinician may include:

  • Complete and maintain all required data and documentation of services to clients for both case and Agency records including referrals, intake, treatment plan(s), progress note(s), status reports(s), case management, discharge and follow up services in a timely manner
  • Performs initial assessment and monitoring of a patient’s social, emotional, behavioral, environmental, financial and support needs
  • Provides behavioral health care and collaboration with an interdisciplinary team including primary care, dental, psychiatric, etc.
  • Provides consultation and collaboration with other members of the treatment team informing of all pertinent factors that may affect the patients’ overall health and well being
  • Develops a client driven plan of care that addresses the clients’ needs with mutually agreed upon goals that are measureable and time specific
  • Works with the patients’ family, other service provider(s) and/or other individuals deemed important by the patient to develop a plan of care at the located deemed most convenient for the client
  • Perform advocacy for the patient and at times be an advocate for broader social cause(s)
  • Submit timely and accurate client daily activity logs/encounter forms for billing/statistical purposes
  • Provide individual and/or group therapy and/or crisis intervention as needed
  • Provides education on issues of behavioral health to service recipients, families, members of the community and other staff.


Why work for Community First Health Centers?

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;
• Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
• Excellent Health Insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shields of Michigan with low premiums and no exposure to a deductible or coinsurance!!
• Dental Coverage provided through Delta Dental of Michigan
• Vision Coverage provided through VSP Vision
• 100% Company Paid; Short Term Disability Coverage, Long Term Disability Coverage, Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
• Buy Up Option for Life & AD&D Insurance with guaranteed issue amount that negates underwriting
• 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
• Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
• Professional growth opportunities/cross training
• Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs

 Student loan forgiveness:

  • Eligible for up to $200,000 in tax-free loan repayment over a period of up to eight years through NHSC
  • Eligible for up to $300,000 in tax-free loan repayment over a period of up to ten years through MSLRP
  • Eligible for complete loan forgiveness through PSLF after 10 years of employment with FHC

Community First Health Centers: Improving the quality of life for our community!!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Requirements
  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • State of Michigan licensure as a LMSW, LLMSW or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Experience in working with medical health recipients and persons with behavioral health issues
  • Valid State of Michigan Driver’s License in good standing
  • Reliable transportation with current auto insurance
  • Experience with an EMR system with above average computer proficiency
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Algonac  
About the Organization Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center. We have been providing health care services through our nation's health center program since 1975. We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron. While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice. Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community. Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a 'patient first' atmosphere with exceptional customer service.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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