Afull-time Clinical Supervisor who, in addition to administrative duties, providesdirect services at least 25% of the time. A Master’s Level licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or LicensedProfessional Counselor (LPC) responsible for managing all aspects of the ACTand Assertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) fidelity models which includesefficiently identifying and integrating or coordinating all services necessaryfor successful and continued community placements for chronically mentally illadults. This person will also beresponsible for supervising a team of QMHP/MHP/CRSS/RN who will be responsiblefor 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, groupand family therapy and the provision of assistance with placement of clientswithin the community
Provides clinical leadership for ACT/AOTprogram. As a member of the treatment team of the program, is responsible forproviding a broad range of treatment and case management functions for thepopulation served. Provides clinical program coordination.
Collaborates with consultants (Madden) andinternal clinical and development staff to ensure fidelity to the ACT andAssertive Outpatient Treatment (AOT) models
Responsible for monitoring the program’sfaithfulness to the ACT/AOT models, and overseeing various other qualitycontrol and financial responsibilities.
Clinical responsibilities including monitoringconsumers’ status, delivering direct services to consumers and supervising the clinical performance of teammembers including providing feedback to team members.
Along with team members, assesses client needs,including documenting high-risk indicators in a manner that is clinicallypertinent to the individual client.
Facilitates, ensures compliances and leadsweekly (four times per week) interdisciplinary treatment team meetings with ACTteam members including the ACT psychiatrist.
Provides direct clinical assessment andintervention services to selected individuals, groups and families.
Facilitates and participates in treatmentplanning sessions and assists the treatment team by coordinating planningeffort.
Acts as liaison for program clients and theirfamilies to various community agencies, hospital consultants and services.
Records and charts client contacts as requiredby policy.
Ensures adherence to standards of quality byconducting monthly utilization and quality reviews.
Maintains regulatory compliance of the program.
Maintains appropriate certification, licensureand competency through supervision and/or training and successful completion ofannual performance evaluations.
Attends continuing education seminars andin-services as necessary to maintain professional licensure, competency, andsatisfy hospital required education standards.
Provides training of staff on various issues andtopics relevant to the specific patient population.
Markets services to appropriate referral sources.
Assesses competency of clinical staff throughobservation and testing techniques.
Assists clinical staff in developing requiredcompetencies.
Completes annual performance evaluations onprogram staff.
Maintains advanced knowledge of Rule 132,Attachment B and all regulatory standards as it relates to programs within theDivision of Mental Health;
Demonstrates cultural competence and behaviorsconsistent with the core values, vision and mission of HRDI; Responsible for the recruitment, screening,training and supervision of graduate interns within the behavioral healthfield; Assist with coordination of professionaldevelopment and professional learning.
Participate in team meetings and attend relevanttraining 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 resolveemergency problems in crisis situations.
Assists in tracking referrals and admissions andmonitoring timelines for adherence to state guidelines; Ensures that the precertification processes fornew clients admitted to Assertive Community Treatment occurs in a timelyfashion; Facilitates and participates ininterdisciplinary case conferences or staff meetings regarding potentiallychallenging referrals; Performs other duties/projects as requested.
To perform in this position successfully anindividual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representativeof the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Computer literate with the ability to learncustomer service software applications; Professionally skilled in verbal and writtencommunications; Strong interpersonal skills; Handles difficult situations directly, usingappropriate discretion and respect for the individual; Meticulously organized in approach to recordreviews; Ability to work a staggered or non-standard workschedule in order to meet contract deadlines, including weekends and holidays; Detail oriented;
Local travel required; Highly dependable and willing to work/dowhatever needed to complete the task within contract timeframes; Team player.