Provide clinical leadership in assessment, treatment planning, and psychosocial approaches
Facilitate a therapeutic milieu through meetings and groups
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
CCBC is hiring a Clinical Director to join our new Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Rehabilitation Services (COE-RRS) Program.
Specialist Role - the following responsibilities are unique to the Clinical Director position:
- Along with the COERRS Program Director and team psychiatrist, the Clinical Director provides clinical leadership to the COERRS team in assessment, treatment planning, and psychosocial approaches;
- Maintains communication with the COERRS Program Director around team functioning and service delivery;
- Empowers the team by modeling strong leadership and conveying the philosophy and principles of COERRS;
- Along with Program Director ensures equal distribution of team responsibilities;
- Promotes cross-training/education among various disciplines on the COERRS team;
- Facilitates a productive decision-making process around consumer needs;
- Provides supervision and education regarding psychotherapeutic techniques and treatment strategies;
- Uses management tools to help ensure the team’s philosophy and goals are in accordance with the COERRS model;
- Supervises the medical records documentation to ensure quality and accuracy;
- Provides on-call crisis interventions and back up according to team’s policy;
- Participates in engaging and motivating team clients in all of the treatment goals of the client while providing direct service;
- Supervises the completion of all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with agency guidelines.
Generalist Role - all team members are generally responsible for the following activities:
- Participates in the ongoing assessment and therapeutic engagement of COERRS team clients.
- Completes, as directed, elements of the comprehensive assessment for clients and uses in collaboration with team during the treatment planning meeting;
- Provides direct services, including social and emotional support, coupled with instrumental support to clients of the COERRS Team;
- Supervises and facilitates COERRS Team Members in developing and implementing person-centered individual treatment plans;
- Attends all COERRS team meetings in order to facilitate an integrated, multidisciplinary team approach to service:
- Daily Team Meeting - to organize work for each day and to review recent contact with each client.
- Treatment Planning Meeting - weekly or bi-weekly to develop and review treatment plans/decisions.
- Clinical Supervision Meeting - 1 to 2 times monthly for training, education and professional development of COERRS team staff.
- Provides on-call crisis response and back up interventions and services;
- Maintains compliance with all applicable practice standards and guidelines;
- Maintains client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all times;
- Completes all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with agency guidelines;
- Maintains agency required productivity standards;
- With documented consent, engages the client’s family and/or significant others to provide education regarding mental illness and system resources.
A Master’s degree in social work, psychiatric rehabilitation, or counseling with license or license eligible.
Ten years of behavioral healthcare experience. A combination of exceptional clinical and organizational skills is a must. Supervisory and program management experience, particularly experience in a Residential Program. Candidates must have a clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with severe and persistent mental illness/substance use.
Knowledge of Core-Competencies as identified by the employee’s assigned department; Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles, as determined by the department vice president; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position.
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Date posted: 6/14/2019
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780