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Clinician at O Street Clinic

at So Others Might Eat (SOME, Inc)

Posted: 6/1/2019
Job Reference #: 1019604

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Clinician at O Street Clinic

Department:Behavioral Health Services
Location:Washington , DC

SOME seeks a sharp and compassionate Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Clinician.  This position will be located at SOME’s 60 O Street NW Clinic.

Position Description: Unitizes evidence based best practice to provide behavioral health and SUD (Substance Use Disorder) assessments and brief interventions to patients referred by Medical & BHS; promotes care integration between Medical & Behavioral Health Services.  Provides individual SUD counseling groups and therapy for co-occurring disorders.


Required: Master's Degree with 2yrs experience providing services in addiction treatment and mental health; experience providing services to underprivileged populations.  

Preferred: Master's Degree in Social Work; LICSW; 3-5yrs experience providing services in addiction treatment and mental health; experience providing behavioral health services in a primary care setting; experience working with homeless population.

Required License/Certification: LISW or LGSW by the District of Columbia Department of Health; CPR/First Aid Certified

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • In-depth knowledge of mental health & substance abuse issues.
  • Strong clinical skills including assessments & diagnosis, motivational interviewing, dual diagnosis treatment & trauma informed.
  • Experience with or ability to learn brief interventions for behavioral issues in primary care.

Expected Contributions: 

  • Case Management: Work with clients to assess financial eligibility which includes Medicaid. Assessment of bio-psycho-social needs and linkage to internal and external resources.
  • Group and Individual Meetings: Participate in weekly case review meetings with providers. Facilitating group and individual sessions with clients. Creating an engaging and welcoming culture at these meetings is a must.
  • Documentation: Documenting interactions, assessments, and treatment planning with each client is required. This ensures that the client is getting the level of service s/he needs and also used to support our requirements to our funding sources.

Reports to: Director of Behavioral Health Services, O Street

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

To Apply: Go to our career page at and click on the search icon to locate this position. Follow the instructions to complete your on-line application profile to be considered. No phone calls please.

SOME, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, or liability for service in the Armed forces of the United States. SOME, Inc. is also a Drug Free Workplace.