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Current job openings:

 

Independently Licensed Therapist:

Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center seeks an independently licensed social worker or licensed mental health counselor for full-time or part-time work in an outpatient mental health clinic. The therapist will be responsible for providing clinical services to clients that include: assessments, treatment planning, making referrals to community resources, and collaborating with collaterals (family, other providers, school professionals etc.) An ideal candidate for this position would be someone who is comfortable working with serious mental illness, carrying a full caseload, enjoys a fast-faced dynamic work environment, working as part of a team and someone interested in living year ‘round or commuting to an island located 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts.  Our agency offers competitive salary and benefits, training that exceeds the annual CEU requirements, group and individual supervision and other opportunities for life-long learning and continued professional development.

Minimum requirements:

  • Therapist with a master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Candidates who are independently licensed are strongly preferred, but we would welcome clinicians actively working on accruing hours towards licensure to apply.
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn electronic medical record keeping.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Individuals familiar with the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative or who have an interest in doing in-home and in-community work with children with significant mental health issues.
  • Comfort working with individuals who have been mandated to attend treatment.
  • Individuals with previous work experience in mobile crisis, suicide-prevention, and working with clients with a history of suicide attempts.
  • Clinicians comfortable working with individuals with significant substance use histories.
  • Clinicians who are fluent in another language, especially Spanish or Portuguese.
  • Clinicians with advanced training in an evidence-based modality like CBT, DBT, EMDR etc.

Advertised Salary: per diem $28-32/hour commensurate with experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for professional references.

Statement of non-discrimination:

Fairwinds does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations including hiring.

 

Psychiatrist:

Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center seeks board-certified psychiatrist for part-time work in an outpatient mental health clinic. Hours would ideally be 16 hours a week. The psychiatrist will be responsible for providing clinical services to children, young adults, adults and geriatrics.  Services include psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, the prescription of psychotropic medication, follow-up appointments, collaborating with collateral providers (therapists, primary care, specialty care etc.) and making referrals to appropriate community resources. An ideal candidate for this position would be someone who is comfortable working with serious mental illness, enjoys a fast-faced dynamic work environment, working as part of a team and someone interested in living year ‘round or commuting to an island located 30 miles off the coast of Massachusetts.  Our agency offers competitive salary and benefits, a psychiatric case manager to help coordinate care for patients and invitations to attend a robust schedule of CEU training opportunities provided by the agency.

Minimum requirements:

  • Board certified.
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn electronic medical record keeping.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfort working with serious and persistent mental illness.
  • Comfort working with individuals with significant substance use histories.
  • Certified to prescribe medication-assisted treatment options for addiction such as a buprenorphine or naltrexone injections.
  • Psychiatrists fluent in another language, especially Spanish or Portuguese, or comfortable working with a translator.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for professional references.

Statement of non-discrimination:

Fairwinds does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations including hiring.

 


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