Director of Clinical Services

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-669194
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 13, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: To provide overall management of the clinical model requirements within the ACS Program.This includes a solution focused approach to supervision of all therapists working within all NYC locations.

 

FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Oversee all treatment planning and delivery for program youth

  • Coordinate all clinical services for TFFC

  • Provide oversight for the training of all new hires and interns

  • Ensure patient centered and culturally sensitive practice

  • Provide mental health evaluations during mental health emergencies

  • Provide ongoing individual and group coaching sessions to staff for processing of complex cases and best practices

  • Provide mental health crisis intervention

  • Provide clinical expertise and be directly responsible for the management of clinical staff

  • Provide guidance & coaching to all clinicians during weekly staff meetings

  • Participate in training of all Clinicians and their respective treatment teams to ensure they are versed in the clinical approaches for working with foster families

  • Provide and coordinate all needed diagnostic services

  • Development of programs to build up and support the therapeutic milieu

  • Facilitate weekly department meetings

  • Provide record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation).

  • Attend required training

  • Read required books

  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. These essential job functions dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information

  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children

  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer

 

Experience and Skills:

  • LCSW required

  • 5 years’ post graduate direct service delivery experience - required

  • 5 years’ experience in managing a program - particularly a foster care program - required

  • 5 years’ experience supervising staff - particularly staff who supervise others - required

  • Ability to teach competencies providing assessment and interventions to children with a history of trauma, depression, and anxiety

  • Strong communication, collaboration and team building skills

  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children

  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner

  • Valid NYS Driver’s License preferred

  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required

  • Vehicle required: Must be safe and dependable

 

Benefits

  • As a benefits-eligible position, available benefits include medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, hospital indemnity and 401k benefits.