Job: Wellness Clinician

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Jobing Description

Provide wellness services, classes and coaching on a variety of health and wellness topics to Jefferson Center consumers and to the general public. Provide psycho-educational classes and interventions following the Wellness model created  by Jefferson Center, and increase the capacity of Jefferson Center to integrate wellness and tobacco cessation and prevention programming into mental health treatment for adolescents and adults with mental health issues. 

• Provides Wellness Services to consumers of Jefferson Center and to community members.


• Develops and leads psycho-educational classes for Jefferson Center consumers and community, in health and mind/body topics, including but not limited to meditation/mindfulness.


• Provides relevant clinical documentation for Wellness services provided in a timely manner


• Participates in development of specialized programming and evaluation component to assess effectiveness.


• .Works closely with other Jefferson Center departments to triage clients to appropriate services.


• Facilitates referrals to appropriate agencies or organizations and stays knowledgeable and up-to-date regarding community resources.


• Works with Navigation staff to provide excellent customer service and to help clients access needed services.


• Attends Center team meetings to educate clinical staff and provides support to staff to elicit referrals.


• Provision of tobacco cessation and prevention services through classes, groups, and individualized work with youth and adults.


• Responsible for achieving grant outcomes, completing all grant activities and evaluation measures and working collaboratively with the Development Department to complete all Quarterly reporting as necessary.


• Provide leadership and training in tobacco cessation interventions to Jefferson Center programs and personnel as appropriate.


• Provide training and education on second-hand smoke to Jefferson Center teams.


• Collaborate with Jefferson County Tobacco Prevention Initiative and Jefferson County Schools to provide education and cessation programming as necessary.

Skills / Requirements

PhD or Masters’ degree in one of the behavioral health sciences.  At least two years of mental health or related treatment or coaching. Knowledge of evidence-based practices for health-related behavioral change.  Knowledge of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy preferred.  Experience working with adolescents and adults, and a minimum of two years’ tobacco education or addictions programming preferred.  Licensed or license-eligible preferred.  Experience in wellness, prevention or alternative treatment approaches in the mental health or physical health field.  Experience in the preparation and delivery of workshops, trainings, and psycho-educational materials.  Experience in life coaching preferred.  Strong public speaking skills.  Excellent customer service skills.  Knowledge base of service community, agencies and providers who work with health needs.  Good organizational skills.  Computer skills such as proficiency utilizing e-mail and word processing packages including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word. Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required.

Important Notes

For consideration, submit a cover letter and your resume online today.

Please use the form below to apply.

Jefferson Center values diversity and encourages people from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to apply. JEFFERSON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH, is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V and a TOBACCO FREE AGENCY.


Tobacco Policy: The use of all tobacco and nicotine products (with the exception of approved cessation aids), is prohibited in or on any Jefferson Center operated facility, including grounds, parking lots, ramps, vehicles, any vehicle parked in a Center parking lot, and sidewalks on Jefferson Center properties.

Tobacco cessation treatment services are available to all Jefferson Center employees and are available to Jefferson Center consumers through the Jefferson Center Wellness Department. Updated information on tobacco cessation treatment options can be found on the Jefferson Center portal (on the Radar) and website at

Non – Discrimination Policy/EEO: Jefferson Center for Mental Health is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.