Assistant Director of UC TFC Clinical Services

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-712505
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 21, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the AVP of Case Management, the Assistant Director of UC TFC Clinical Services will provide support to the Assistant Vice Presidents of Case Management and oversight to Clinicians of the clinical model requirements within the UC program. This includes assisting in supervision of all therapists working within all NYC locations.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee all treatment planning and delivery for program youth
  • Provide ongoing individual and group coaching sessions to staff for processing of complex cases and best practices
  • Elevate complex cases to Clinical Specialist as needed
  • Collaborate with Clinical Specialist to define and promote interdisciplinary treatment plans
  • Provide clinical data and information to clinical specialists for reports and quality service assessments as requested
  • Provide on-call clinical support and guidance to clinical staff
  • Coordinate all clinical services for UC
  • Train and supervise all Clinicians within the UC program
  • Provide clinical guidance and support to team members
  • Observe clinical individual sessions
  • Provide feedback on Significant Incident Reports (SIR)
  • Coordinate team schedules for clinical appointments
  • Ensure patient centered and culturally sensitive practice
  • Conduct mental health assessments for UC as needed
  • Provide ongoing individual and group counseling sessions as needed
  • Provide mental health crisis intervention
  • Act as the clinical lead for 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 the UC and foster families
  • Provide and coordinate all needed diagnostic services
  • 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
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer

Experience and Skills:

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field. LMSW, LMHC preferred or eligible for limited permit
  • 2 years postgraduate direct service delivery experience
  • Bi-lingual - English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency.
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Ability to teach TST & other agency models - required
  • Experience with a strength based, cognitive behavioral, and trauma sensitive approach to treating troubled youth preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills - required
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License Preferred
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, plains - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
  • Walk up/down stairs as needed
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation as needed
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Monday - Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs
  • Evenings and weekends may be required

Benefits

BENEFITS: As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.