LCSW, Regional Director - $2000 Sign On Bonus

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-731352
    • Job Location: Syracuse, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 04, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Under the joint direction and supervision of the Vice President of Community Based Interventions and the Vice President of Respite and Medicaid Services, this senior leader will oversee the operations of the programs housed in the Central Region out of our Syracuse Office. The Senior Director will oversee both clinical treatment and the regional operations of the Syracuse office. There is an array of evidence-based therapy, Medicaid billable services, and case management. The Senior Director will create the culture, support staff, interface with stakeholders and generally oversee the health of the regional office. The Senior Director will also monitor for potential areas for agency growth within the region and work in concert with the Vice President of Community Based Interventions and the Vice President of Residential and Medicaid Services to develop additional programming to meet the needs of youth and families. Additional responsibilities will include ensuring a strengths-based, youth-and family-centered  focus in all programs and establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships between the agency and regional Local Districts of Social Services, the Office of Children and Family Services, the Office of Mental Health, local Single Points of Access Coordinators, Systems of Care leaders, other regional providers and advocacy groups. This position requires a vast knowledge and understanding of trends in the region and field. The ability to drive transformation while maintaining the vision and competencies of the agency in response to emerging trends is a must.

HOURS PER WEEK: 

  • Flexible schedule, weekend availability required

  • Oversight of on-call services

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide both clinical and operational oversight

  • Act as the primary liaison between the agency and Local Districts of Social Services, the Office of Children and Family Services, the Office of Mental Health, local Single Points of Access Coordinators, Systems of Care leaders, other regional providers and advocacy groups

  • Actively nurture regional relationships in order to expand services

  • Oversee clinical staff to provide home and community-based, solution focused evaluation, evidenced-based treatment, treatment planning, therapy, and crisis intervention to children, families and groups. There may be occasions that you are asked to perform direct practice

  • Oversee clinical and case management staff to actively participate as part of a team of service providers and others with a focus on well coordinated services for family members

  • Serve as a member of the Central New York greater Leadership Team and guide and develop further program growth and success within the agency by creating connections between regions, programs, and departments, and act as a steward for consumer-centered, staff building culture. Perform the basic accountability tasks related to the job which include staff supervision, payroll, compiling and maintaining all necessary records, forms and reports

  • Assist in the hiring, evaluation, disciplinary actions involving employees within the region

  • Support staff to provide crisis interventions on a 24-hour a day on-call basis

  • Assist administrative staff in the collection of information for program effectiveness

  • Able to interpret and ensure compliance of policies and procedures within the region

  • Responsible for maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of Protected Health Information of service recipients in any form (eg., computer access, conversation, document) during and surviving the termination, expiration or cancellation of employment/association with Cayuga Center

Experience and Skills:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 2 years of staff supervision preferred

  • Experience in working with children and families in a community-based setting

  • Passionate about clinical supervision as well as program development

  • Ability and willingness to work with families in an “in-home” context

  • Experience with Evidence Based practice preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with Family Systems Theory

  • Knowledge and experience formulating clinical diagnoses

  • Understanding of contracted services as well as Medicaid-billable services required

  • Experience in program development for youth and families in the Child Welfare/Juvenile Justice systems.

  • Ability to engage families or to support staff to engage families who may have been unsuccessful in clinic settings

  • Experience in supervision of staff members. Experience in supervision of management level staff preferred

  • Experience in the management of utilization and the understanding of Medicaid billing

  • Experience working with clinical and case management teams

  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to appreciate and encourage diversity, and understand the concept of cultural trauma as it applies to individual and family functioning

 

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.