Full-Time Behavioral Health Clinicians — Maine Health

Behavioral Health Clinician – Family Practice

Franklin Community Health Network – MaineHealth

Farmington, ME

Full Time

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus for qualified new hires!

·        Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible for sign-on bonus; former employees must be separated from the MaineHealth system for 6 months.

Are you ready for a change? Looking to become part of a multidisciplinary team focused on providing holistic care to patients? Interested in bridging together medical care and behavioral health care? Consider a role as an integrated behavioral health clinician within a primary care setting. This is an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to join an expanding team of behavioral health clinicians in the medical setting. The position is located at Franklin Health Farmington Family Practice which offers complete medical and mental health care to adults and children. This is a full-time, 40 hours each week position and comes with a competitive salary with benefits.

Your role would include providing screening, assessments, and focused treatment to patients of the practice. Treatment structure includes individual and family work. There is also a component of the work which involves linking to additional services and supports, providing “curbside” consultation to providers. Persons interested in this position must be comfortable working with all age groups.

This work is enhanced by being part of a medical team with solid experience in integrated work, in addition to collaborative work with psychiatrists and other integrated clinicians in the MaineHealth system. Individual supervision, group supervision, and quarterly trainings are added benefits of this position. If you are hired for this position, you may qualify for the loan repayment program through NHSC.

Position Summary

The Behavioral Health Clinician for Franklin Health Farmington Family Practice is responsible for performing direct service delivery in the primary care service office practice setting. Works collaboratively as a member of the patient’s primary care team to facilitate care for patients needing behavioral health services. It involves working with individuals and families intervening in a wide spectrum of health and mental health issues. Responsibilities include short term outpatient treatment for individuals seeking mental health counseling.


·        Education: Documented completion of an accredited Masters of Social Work Program.

·        License/Certifications: Licensed by the State of Maine for clinical practice (LCSW).

·        Experience: At least 2 years of clinical practice in an outpatient setting.

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff

·        Skill in time management, problem-solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination

·        Ability to respond the changing workload based on patient census

·        Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations

·        Proficient computer skills


About MaineHealth:

Situated in the foothills of the western Maine mountains, Farmington offers access to an active outdoor lifestyle in a vibrant college town.

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual’s needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but every changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.