To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our
Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Lead Clincian is a licensed clincian that has demonstrated expertise in the assessment and treatment of
patients in a variety of inpatient / outpatient psychiatric practice settings and is responsible for the day to day
operations for a particular program / location. The Lead Clinician possesses clinical leadership abilities and is
knowledgeable and skillful in communication and provides direect services to patients and families in the Yale New
Haven Hospital network. The scope of practice includes but is not limited to diagnostic assessment, coordination of
care, practice improvement, staff supervision, counseling, psychotherapy, brief treatment, behavior modification,
teaching and mental health consultation. The Lead Clinician will report to the Manager, Psychiatric Ambulatory
Services and work collaboratively with members of the health care team.
Master's Degree in Social Work or Nursing from an accredited program.
Three years post licensure experience in a psychiatric or substance abuse treatment setting; at least one year in a leadership or supervisory role.
Licensure Social Work or Nursing from the State of Connecticut.
Ability to perform independently and provide clinical practice in a health care setting; provide daily oversight to staff and participate in teaching within the department. Must have computer experience and knowledge of electronic medical record keeping, word processing, spreadsheet, and data entry systems.
Highly experienced LCSW with demonstrated supervisory experience and ability to perform independently and provide daily coordination and oversight of staff and program; experience providing comprehensive assessment, therapy and crisis management in an ambulatory behavioral healthcare setting with adults preferred; computer experience and knowledge of electronic medical record, word processing, spreadsheet, and data entry systems required.