Lahey Health Group Leader/Therapeutic Mentor in Beverly, Massachusetts

Welcome To

Lahey Health Behavioral Services is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

The Group Leader plans and facilitates groups of children or teens, ages 5-22 that focus on social and emotional skill building, community integration, and educational and vocational preparation.

Scheduled Hours

30 hours. Availability on Saturday mornings/afternoons required, senior program staff are able to work towards having a weekday schedule.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide Therapeutic Mentoring or group interventions to youth and families within the community.

  2. Support, coach and train the youth in age-appropriate behaviors.3. Collaborate, as appropriate, with other providers and natural supports of families served.4. Complete timely and accurate documentation to reflect services provided.5. Staff person can only bill for services rendered and those that are billable according to the specifications.6. Person carries a caseload as assigned.7. Communicate with Managed Care Entities to ensure authorization for services provided.8. Meet productivity standard for hours worked.9. Meet standards as established by Performance Specifications.10. Build and adjust schedule as necessary to meet the needs of persons served. Afternoon/evening hours are required.

Qualifications

A qualified candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree in a human services field form an accredited university/college and 6 months experience working with children/adolescents/transition aged youth/families; or Associates Degree in a human services field from an accredited school and 1 year of experience working with the target population; or High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of 2 years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition aged youth.

Must be a team player and have good communication and organizational skills.A working knowledge of computers and ability to complete documentation electronically is required. In addition the ability to complete written documentation timely and effectively.

REQNUMBER: 151331-1A