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Universal Health Services Access Clinician (Master's Level) - Outpatient in JAMAICA PLAIN, Massachusetts


Access Clinician Opporrunity - Master's Level or Licensed Clinician

This is a Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm position. Some evening hours are required on an as needed basis.

At Arbour Hospital, we work diligently and compassionately to provide patients and their families with high-quality care and service excellence across a continuum of specialized behavioral health services. We have proudly served the residents of the greater Boston area since 1909. Our medical staff consists of psychiatrists who average 20 years of practice at our facility, providing a solid and trusted foundation for our patient-focused approach to behavioral healthcare. We stand ready to provide compassionate care through inpatient treatment and a strong continuum of aftercare services, community-based programs, and day treatment.


The main responsibility of the Access Clinician is to support the outpatient clinic through completion of referral intakes for outpatient therapy services and providing interim treatment until caseload assignment. The access clinician will receive and screen referrals within a specified timeframe, complete intake assessments and paperwork, and develop initial short term treatment planning to support individuals awaiting placement. The access clinician will be supervised by and work closely with the clinic manager to ensure appropriate referral screening process and eventual therapist caseload assignment.

Benefit Highlights

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans

  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program

  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!

  • Further your education at a low cost through our Tuition Discount partnership with Chamberlin University

  • Supervision for Licensure


  • Receive and review incoming referrals for outpatient therapy in clinic from internal and external referral sites

  • Schedule and complete intake assessments and necessary forms within a specified timeframe

  • Complete and implement initial treatment plans to provide interim support to clients awaiting placement with an outpatient therapist

  • Ability to maintain a small caseload of short term clients weekly

  • Coordinates and collaborates with intake coordinators, admissions department, clinic manager, and director of outpatient services

  • Accepts supervision, and attends regularly-scheduled team, or supervision meetings, scheduled trainings

  • Ability to assess and monitor for client safety and needs

  • Ability to provide both in person and virtual appointments as necessary to meet needs of clients

  • Completes necessary administrative duties in timely manner, including clinical documentation, data collection and reporting

    About Universal Health Services

    One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.



  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology or related program from an accredited college/university

  • License (LCSW, LMHC, LMFT) Eligibility required

  • LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, or LMFT preferred

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication

  • Ability to work independently and with a team

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel software

    EEO Statement

    All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


    At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.