Clinician - Mood Clinic

Date: Jul 7, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: SEMHC  

Req ID:  20464 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Varied (Days/Evenings) 


Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, Indiana's first community mental health center, provides comprehensive care for emotional and behavioral problems, including severe mental illness and substance abuse. The Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center offers both inpatient and outpatient services, including several outreach centers as well as clinic- and community-based services.



About Mood Clinic

The Mood Disorder Clinic operates as an outpatient program within Eskenazi, catering to individuals primarily diagnosed with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder. The clinic is committed to delivering high-quality treatment services aimed at effectively supporting individuals through a combination of individual and family therapy, along with psychiatric services. By focusing on comprehensive care, the Mood Disorder Clinic strives to provide the necessary support and resources for individuals grappling with mood-related challenges, fostering their well-being and mental health.

Where You Fit In

In the role of a Clinician, your responsibilities will encompass a diverse range of therapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group sessions, all grounded in evidence-based practices. Central to this position is the management of a caseload, where you will systematically identify the therapeutic, rehabilitative, and case management needs of each client.

Hours: The clinic is open 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, Monday – Thursday, and Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Clinicians are scheduled for 40 hours a week and are expected to work at least one shift 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.

What to Expect

A key aspect of your role involves collaborating with other team members to address and fulfill these identified needs. This collaborative approach ensures a comprehensive and coordinated effort in meeting the varied requirements of the clients under your care. Overall, as a Clinician, you play a crucial role in implementing effective and evidence-informed interventions to support the well-being and progress of individuals and their families.

Am I Qualified?

  • Master's degree in a Human Services field.
  • At least an Associate licensure, progressing towards or possessing full clinical licensure: LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor), LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), or LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist).
  • Possession of a valid Indiana driver's license.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Embraces, understands, and operates under the Recovery Model, including AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank You) and the spirit of motivational interviewing (MI), and follows the levels of accountability
  • Completes biopsychosocial evaluation (BPSE), integrating information gathered by the team and developing the integrated diagnostic summary; based upon the BPSE and in consultation with the treatment team, prepares Clinical Treatment plans, dates the treatment plan at intervals determined by guidelines, and consults with client, family, and treatment team throughout the process
  • Manages a caseload of clients identifying therapeutic, rehabilitative and case management needs; engages other team members in meeting these needs as indicated
  • Performs a variety of individual, family and group therapeutic interventions (as demonstrated competency allows) utilizing evidence-based practices
  • Provides quality case management services as indicated by client need
  • Monitors client progress and reflects this in the clinical documentation
  • Evaluates and updates the treatment plan at intervals determined by guidelines, consulting with client family and team in this process
  • Completes documentation of activities and written reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Identifies community resources and assists clients in their access to these resources
  • Provides indirect service to external agencies and community through consultation and education
  • Interprets and applies service and billing procedures according to client needs; completes billing according to guidelines for timeliness and accuracy
  • Alters activities and behaviors to reflect and ensure adequate care which is appropriate to the age of the clients served
  • Advocates for clients to ensure access to needed services which include developing community relationships and resources
  • Meets agency standards of timely completion of all documentation
  • Meets agency standards of client service hours
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by actively participating in clinical supervision

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Understanding of and ability to implement a strengths-based, community treatment model
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to be both clear and concise in written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of psychiatric/addiction diagnoses and understanding of their impact on behavior and all life domains
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of psychotropic medications and their uses and side effects
  • Willingness and ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to use age-appropriate communication skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply complex directives, information, and regulations
  • Crisis intervention skills



Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center's primary mission is to serve individuals with serious mental illness and chronic addiction as well as seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families. Patients of all ages are welcomed, from children to seniors, with a philosophy of care that stresses strength-based and family- and community-centered treatment utilizing the Recovery Model of treatment.




Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis