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Clinical Director - Full Time

at Ascend Behavioral Health

Pay: $70,000 to $85,000/year
Salary based on experience. Full time with benefits : 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO and Paid Holidays
Posted: 4/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

JOB TITLE:                                          Clinical Director

 

RESPONSIBLE TO:                              Executive Director

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY:                  To provide clinical supervision of Ascend Therapist of all behavioral health services including individual, family, and group counseling to clients and their families.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

 

The  Clinical Director is responsible for providing executive clinical direction and oversight of all clinical aspects of the program, and particularly, pursuant to developing and monitoring clinical work of Ascend Therapist.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

 

  • Provide input to the Executive Director regarding clinical supervision of all Ascend Therapist.
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  • Provide directly or indirectly through qualified persons clinical evaluative services on all incoming placements sufficient for therapists to complete an individualized plan of       treatment.
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  • Supervise and consult with therapists and persons delivering treatment services within treatment homes operated by Ascend Behavioral Health and Wellness.
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  • Supervise therapist's individual caseloads including individualized treatment plans, case notes, and required documentation.
  • Supervise therapist's treatment groups including treatment curriculums, group notes, and required documentation.
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  • Provide program descriptions, curriculums as needed for programs.
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  • Provide directly or indirectly through qualified persons individual and group training to program personnel to ensure proper implementation of program.
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  • Focus on staff understanding and implementing the treatment program, individualized treatment plans of clients, and general and individual behavior management programs.
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  • Participate in consultations and meetings and crisis consultation on as needed.
  • Interviews, hires, and supervises therapists and contract psychiatrists.
  • Develops behavior modification systems within the therapeutic milieu.
  • Consults with Residential Program Supervisors on specific interventions.
  • Provides in-service training on clinical topics.
  • Supervises ITP development and implementation.
  • Ensure clinical documentations meets al contractors guidelines
  • Performs audits and reviews of all clinical files
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 

  1. Knowledge of and skills in treatment program planning and implementation.

 

  1. Familiarity with psychological and behavioral health intervention strategies.

 

  1. Knowledge of procedures for individual, group, and family counseling.

 

  1. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

 

  1. General knowledge of behavior modification.

 

  1. Special knowledge on the needs of emotionally challenged adults.

 

  1. The ability to supervise others and manage and prioritize multiple tasks.

 

  1. Knowledge of the Arizona Department of Health Services  licensing procedures    relative to clinical operations

 

 

EVALUATION SCHEDULE:      Annual

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                  1.    A minimum of a masters degree or doctorate degree related to the field of behavioral health and to the treatment of families, adults , and adolescents who  have a wide range of emotional and behavioral   challenges. 

 

  1. A minimum of five (5) years experience working with families, adults, and adolescents who have a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges.

 

  1. Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health  Examiners or the Arizona Board of Psychologist           Examiners as a social worker or professional counselor or marriage and family therapist, LISAC, or psychologist.
  2. A minimum of three (3) years supervisory/ management