Clinical Director

San Jose, CA 94088

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Job Number: 3393
We are in need of a Clinical Director for an Adolescent Outpatient Treatment Center. 
Our client provides the highest caliber of behavioral health care for adolescents 12 to 17 years old struggling with mental health issues or substance abuse. The Program Director is responsible for the management, safety and operation of all aspects of program services provided at the  new outpatient San Jose location. This includes providing supervision to a small and intimate clinical and support staff.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for carrying a caseload of a few clients, including individual and family therapy
  • Assess potential clients, determine and recommend the appropriate level of care
  • Responsible for running weekly groups, including a weekly “ Multi-family Group”
  • Lead team collaboration for building group curriculum
  • Develop and recommend program goals and objectives; Lead team in the design and implementation of appropriate plans to meet agreed-upon goals
  • Conduct regular meetings with program staff to provide advice and guidance in resolving complex case problems and to conduct staff in-service training
  • Periodically review client treatment plans with subordinate managers to promote optimal quality and continuity of care
  • Implement appropriate corrective actions to resolve problems to promote continuous improvement in the delivery of treatment
  • Monitor all program documentation of treatment plans and clinical notes for Utilization Review
  • Randomly audit client documentation to confirm record-keeping system complies with all governmental regulations and standards
  • Supervise maintenance of electronic medical records in compliance with licensing regulations, certification standards, legal and ethical standards
  • Research, plan, secure approval of, and implement new or enhanced program services

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Interview, hire, and retain program staff by overseeing training and development
  • Identify staff development needs and support appropriate training
  • Evaluate the performance and competence of staff, and when necessary, discipline and discharge subordinate staff in accordance with established personnel policies (i.e.: Performance evaluations, PIPs, etc.)
  • Ensure objectives for professional growth and development of clinical personnel are met by providing leadership and counsel
  • Provide staff with updates/ changes to policies, procedures and organizational goals

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  • Responsible for the supervision of the intake/discharge processes
  • Facilitate and participate in Treatment Team meetings on a weekly basis to ensure implementation of treatment plans
  • Assist with clinical services as needed to support staff; May include community meetings, client interventions, crisis intervention, and discharge planning
  • Maintain and foster cooperative working relationships with a variety of referral resources and services, community organizations and criminal justice and social services agencies

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to pass a Live Scan background check

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Licensed for over 2 years in California as a Psychologist, LMFT or LCSW
  • Exceptional clinical judgment
  • Knowledge and experience in various therapeutic orientations and treatment modalities
  • Knowledge of adolescence, mental health and other co-occurring disorders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff
  • Experience in supervision and management

PREFFERED EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience working with adolescents, particularly those with mental health and substance abuse issues
  • Experience in family therapy

Hours: Monday-Thursday (11am-7pm); Friday (9am-5pm)

If you are interested in further information, please send the most updated copy of your resume and a good time to contact you to brooke@psychpros.com

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Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.

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