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Autism Clinician, Community Based

Job Description
Tennyson Center For Children
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Job Location: 
Denver Metro
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Job Category: 
Health & Mental Health
Job Description: 

The Community Based Autism clinician position provides clinical case management, care coordination, and individual/family therapy for an evolving caseload of clients. Works collaboratively from intake to discharge with internal and external multi-disciplinary team (MDT) members to ensure continuity and consistency of care for clients and families.  Provides clinical case direction and recommendations to others internally and externally providing services to the family. Actively participates in individual clinical supervision and other required meetings. Maintains up-to-date documentation and overall quality assurance for assigned clients.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Provides in home individual and family therapy, utilizing a family systems approach that is strength-based and time-limited.  Meets with families at flexible times throughout the week.
  • Completes documentation of individual and family sessions, case management contacts, monthly progress reports, service plans, assessments, and other required forms of paperwork within required timeframes of Medicaid standards and other contracted referral sources.
  • Ensures the contracted services are being provided at the indicated frequency, length of stay is kept within indicated parameters, and the efforts of all treatment team members are congruent with the identified disposition plan for a given child.
  • Provides crisis consultation and support to clients on caseload during regularly scheduled workdays.  Develops safety plan with clients and plan for crisis on non-workdays
  • Assumes coordination of services when there is such a need in cases where no other organization has assumed this responsibility.
  • Maintains the highest standard of cultural competency in all dealings with clients and staff.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to implement agency policies, procedures, SPB’s, collateral policies, and COA’s guidelines.
  • Master of Social Work, Counseling, or a related field
  • Licensed or license eligible (e.g., LCSW, LMFT, LPC)
  • Experience working and knowledge working with neuro-atypical population with culturally diverse children and families
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s license
  • Employment Requirement: All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

Salary Range:$43,000.00 To 63,000.00 Annually


*New Hire Sign on Bonus: $500 after 90 days; additional $1000 after 6 month

For employees working 30 or more hours: 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Options (Kaiser, Delta Dental, EyeMed)
  • Health Savings Account (with High Deductible Health Plan)
  • Generous PTO + 13 paid holidays
  • Retirement Plan with the Pension Fund: Tennyson will match up to 4% of annual salary
  • Voluntary Benefits through Colonial Life: Accident, Cancer, Disability, Critical Illness, Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Staff Appreciation Events
How To Apply

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