Clinical Trainer

  • Wheeler Clinic
  • Plainville, Connecticut
  • Posted: Mar 15, 2018
Temporary Professional

Job Description


The Clinical Trainer develops, presents, and revises clinical training courses and materials utilized to ensure a skilled, competent and trained workforce. This position will work closely with business partners, clinical leadership and employees to ensure course content is relevant and effectively presented to staff; and that the content of training is integrated into clinical staff's execution of their duties and responsibilities.



MA/MS degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field plus 3 years of progressively responsible experience in clinical work.

       May graduates are encouraged to apply. 

Thorough knowledge of and the ability to provide training on the principles and practices used in collaborative documentation, preparation and documentation of treatment plans, DLA-20, and counseling practices.


Skill and ability to develop and present technical material in a clear and concise manner.  Ability to demonstrate strong clinical diagnostic skills and competencies. Ability to assess identified competencies of clinical staff. 


Working knowledge of electronic health records and the ability to develop skill in utilizing and training in the navigation of the Clinic's EHR (NextGen).  The ability to work with a variety of systems, programs, and software.


Connecticut license or license eligible preferred.



Temporary position from mid-September 2018 to mid January 2019.  The hours will be between 20-24 per week.



Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.



Designs, develops and presents quality interactive training courses to accommodate a variety of adult learning styles.

Coordinates comprehensive training programs in the areas including collaborative documentation, development and documentation of treatment plans, and DLA-20.

Works with departments to ensure all newly hired clinical staff is at acceptable competency levels by the conclusion of their introductory period.

Coordinates the training of clinical staff to ensure their proficiency in the use of the Clinic's electronic health record (EHR).   Provides remedial training for staff in the use of the EHR as required.

Develops and prepares course materials and competency assessment handouts for trainings in collaboration with the Manager of Staff Development, business partners and stakeholders.

Trains staff utilizing a variety of learning styles and presents in a clear and concise manner.

Utilizes feedback from student evaluations to modify trainings as needed.

Coaches staff to ensure a usability of training fundamentals.

Consults with the appropriate business partners and stakeholders regarding prospective new training classes.

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer