A full-time Clinical Supervisor who, in addition to administrative duties, provides direct services at least 25% of the time. A Master’s Level licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) responsible for managing all aspects of the ACT and Assertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) fidelity models which includes efficiently identifying and integrating or coordinating all services necessary for successful and continued community placements for chronically mentally ill adults. This person will also be responsible for supervising a team of QMHP/MHP/CRSS/RN who will be responsible for the facilitation of direct services to clients referred to the program, including the provision of assessments, service and risk management plans; the provision of offsite individual, group and family therapy and the provision of assistance with placement of clients within the community
Provides clinical leadership for ACT/AOT program. As a member of the treatment team of the program, is responsible for providing a broad range of treatment and case management functions for the population served. Provides clinical program coordination.
Collaborates with consultants (Madden) and internal clinical and development staff to ensure fidelity to the ACT and Assertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) models
Responsible for monitoring the program’s faithfulness to the ACT/AOT models, and overseeing various other quality control and financial responsibilities.
Clinical responsibilities including monitoring consumers’ status, delivering direct services to consumers and supervising the clinical performance of team members including providing feedback to team members.
Along with team members, assesses client needs, including documenting high-risk indicators in a manner that is clinically pertinent to the individual client.
Facilitates, ensures compliances and leads weekly (four times per week) interdisciplinary treatment team meetings with ACT team members including the ACT psychiatrist.
Provides direct clinical assessment and intervention services to selected individuals, groups and families.
Facilitates and participates in treatment planning sessions and assists the treatment team by coordinating planning effort.
Acts as liaison for program clients and their families to various community agencies, hospital consultants and services.
Records and charts client contacts as required by policy.
Ensures adherence to standards of quality by conducting monthly utilization and quality reviews.
Maintains regulatory compliance of the program.
Maintains appropriate certification, licensure and competency through supervision and/or training and successful completion of annual performance evaluations.
Attends continuing education seminars and in-services as necessary to maintain professional licensure, competency, and satisfy hospital required education standards.
Provides training of staff on various issues and topics relevant to the specific patient population.
Markets services to appropriate referral sources.
Assesses competency of clinical staff through observation and testing techniques.
Assists clinical staff in developing required competencies.
Completes annual performance evaluations on program staff.
Maintains advanced knowledge of Rule 132, Attachment B and all regulatory standards as it relates to programs within the Division of Mental Health;
Demonstrates cultural competence and behaviors consistent with the core values, vision and mission of HRDI; Responsible for the recruitment, screening, training and supervision of graduate interns within the behavioral health field; Assist with coordination of professional development and professional learning.
Participate in team meetings and attend relevant training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
Present a positive image of HRDI to clientele, visitors and co-workers.
Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Assists in tracking referrals and admissions and monitoring timelines for adherence to state guidelines; Ensures that the precertification processes for new clients admitted to Assertive Community Treatment occurs in a timely fashion; Facilitates and participates in interdisciplinary case conferences or staff meetings regarding potentially challenging referrals; Performs other duties/projects as requested.
To perform in this position successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Computer literate with the ability to learn customer service software applications; Professionally skilled in verbal and written communications; Strong interpersonal skills; Handles difficult situations directly, using appropriate discretion and respect for the individual; Meticulously organized in approach to record reviews; Ability to work a staggered or non-standard work schedule in order to meet contract deadlines, including weekends and holidays; Detail oriented;
Local travel required; Highly dependable and willing to work/do whatever needed to complete the task within contract timeframes; Team player.