Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor

This position is responsible for the oversight of clinical quality of services provided. This position provides direct billable services, conducts mental health assessments and reviews TX plans/clinical documentation. This position will provide training and supervision, clinical consultation and collaboration, and clinical guidance and mentoring.

The Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor will provide day-to-day supervision including the coordination and delegation of work/assignments, staff coverage, and performance evaluations. The Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of a behavioral health care team of clinicians, including interns.

Duties:

• Coordinates the day-to-day operations of clinic/program services.
• Supervises a multi-disciplinary staff of three or more clinicians; confers with staff regularly regarding techniques used, case progress, and related matters for the purpose of promoting and evaluating professional development and assuring quality of care, as well as reviewing work in progress.
• Conducts regular case conferences with clinicians and interns for supervision and consultation; reviews case records and selects cases for discussion; supervises staff in assessing social, emotional and economic causes of problem behavior and mental or emotional disorders and in developing and modifying treatment and approves alternative plans, termination or transfer of cases; supervises consultation activities of employees; is responsible for assignment and reassignment of employee caseload.
• Coordinates the assignment of cases, conducts staff meetings and provides training; schedules staff to provide for clinic coverage; evaluates work performance; assists in disciplinary proceedings.
• Personally maintains a small caseload or handles some of the more complex cases; performs a variety of direct clinical, diagnostic, treatment, and outreach services.
• Ensures compliance with related federal, state and local regulations, as well as departmental and county policies and procedures.
• Participates in the establishment or revision of policies, procedures, guidelines, goals and objectives.
• Provides consultation to student interns and non-Behavioral Health Care staff regarding Behavioral Health Care services, programs, and guidelines.
• Participates in community outreach and public relations activities.
• Responsible for hiring, training and supervising clinical and bachelor level staff
• Documents in medical record according to requirements of company and regulatory agencies
• Provides crisis intervention consultation
• Delivers therapeutic services consistent with the treatment plan
• May teach various educational classes (parenting, domestic violence, anger management, etc.)
• May provide consultation/education to community service clubs, organizations, human service agencies, hospitals, and various county departments
• Participates in program development and staff in-services
• Performs administrative functions consistent with the needs of the program
• Participates in staff meetings as required
• Provide the best customer care possible, including reliability in working scheduled hours
• Identify and build upon the strengths of consumers, co-workers, and the communities we serve
• Support consumers’ steps towards Recovery and Wellness
• Assist in creating an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity
of our consumers
• Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry
• Oversees the clinical and financial operations of the program and assists his/her supervisor to ensure all program and financial goals are me
• Ensures provision of highest clinical quality service for all consumers
• Develops program staff in assigned programs
• Maintains clinical training and development for all staff
• Provides on-going clinical support to all members of the clinical team
• Ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations
• Follows all established personnel policies and procedures
• Ensures adequate supervision to ensure clinical efficacy
• Maintains a commitment to professional development
• Adheres to professional and ethical interaction policies and procedures
• Supports on-going and future business needs

Job Necessities:


The equivalent of three years of post license experience as a behavioral health/mental health clinician providing clinical and/or case management services. (Note: Previous experience involving lead or supervisory responsibility is desirable.)

AND

Education:
Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited school in social work, marriage and family therapy, psychology, counseling, nursing or related field.

License/Certification:

Possession of valid clinical license, LISW, LISW-S, LPCC, LPCC-S

A valid Ohio’s Motor Vehicle Operator's license. Applicants must possess such license prior to appointment to such positions.

Special Requirements:

1. In compliance with the Administrative Simplification provision of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), employees in this classification are required to possess a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number prior to their first day on the job.

2. In Compliance with Medicare regulations, eligible licensed clinicians in this classification are required to complete the "Medicare Enrollment Process for Physicians and non-Physician Practitioners" through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, prior to their first day on the job. Active enrollment in Medicare is a condition of employment. Failure to attain or maintain active enrollment will result in termination.

Knowledge of:

• Current theories, principles, and practices for services to clients with serious behavioral health care symptoms and diagnosis
• Principles and practices of effective supervision, work planning, evaluation, training, and community behavioral health care consultation
• Diagnostic methods and terminology
• Cultural and social factors affecting behavior patterns
• Wellness, recovery and resiliency oriented strategies and supports
• Dual recovery/co-occurring disorder treatment, screening and assessment tools
• Community needs, resources and organizations related to behavioral health care
• Clinical standards of practice and licensure requirements
• Principles and practices of direct client service delivery
• Principles of social needs, problems, attitudes and behavioral patterns.
• Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations
• Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment
• Computer applications related to the work

Ability to:

• Plan, supervise, review and evaluate the work of staff
• Interpret, explain and apply regulations, policies and procedures
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Plan, prioritize and organize
• Analyze, evaluate and make sound decisions
• Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports, correspondence and other written materials
• Demonstrate interpersonal sensitivity and work with a diverse population
• Establish and maintain effective work relationships

Benefits:
• Competitive pay
• Retirement
• Paid vacation
• Annual personal days
• Monies to get annual CEU’s