Clinical Director/Psychologist

Greenwich, CT 06830

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Program Director, Psychologist Job Number: 3314
Clinical Director
Outpatient center specializing in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders for youth aged between 13-25, is seeking a Clinical Director to join their team in Greenwich, CT.

Position Summary

The Clinical Director will be responsible for exemplary leadership, management, and therapeutic treatment consistent with programs core values. He/she will lead the clinical team to provide innovative, evidence-based treatment to individuals, groups, and families. The Clinical Director will join the management team helping to forge the company’ s expansion and strategic direction.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

 
Clinical
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members in the development of individualized treatment plans and in the monitoring and treatment of clients.  Conduct research, as needed, for treatment plan development utilizing best practice, outcomes-based research.  Ensure client treatment plans are developed, communicated, and coordinated among key staff for daily and weekly scheduling.
  • Develop and manage the implementation of strategies and plans for fearful and resistant clients and parents related to attendance, commitment and completion of treatment.
  • Assist in family therapy, as needed, to support clinical team and assure forward momentum within complex family systems.
  • Provide individual therapy for a caseload of 10-14 therapy hours per week.
  • Design, implement, and analyze individual and program outcome studies using quantitative (e.g. anxiety and mental health assessment measures,) and qualitative methods (e.g. parent/client interviews). Utilize outcome measures to improve treatment strategies, justify continuation or cessation of treatment, and coach individual clinicians for continuous improvement.
  • Implement performance improvement activities using the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program, and modifying clinical practices based on CQI recommendations.

 
Supervisor & Training
  • Train, support, and supervise licensed and licensed-eligible clinicians and support staff on the use of empirically supported approaches for the treatment of anxiety disorders.
  • Ensure clinical strategy and documentation associated with treatment management (e.g. treatment plans, clinical notes, transition plans, discharge plans) are aligned with evidence-based protocols, promote the highest standard of care and conform to all licensure regulations.
  • Assure, through example, exemplary customer service and clinical professionalism for prospective, current, and former clients, family members, external providers, and referral sources.
  • Provide day-to-day management of administrative and clinical staff including counseling and performance evaluations with applicable documentation in collaboration with executive team.
  • Acquire and maintain current clinical knowledge, skills, and standards set forth by the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA) and American Psychological Association (APA).

 
Operations
  • Develop operational processes to ensure efficient and effective management of the Greenwich clinic including: on-boarding of new clients and their families, initial and on-going treatment planning, family education, and termination of treatment.
  • Respond and participate with staff in addressing client, parent and stakeholder questions, concerns, complaints, and clinical emergencies.
  • Oversee patient and staff scheduling, ensuring quality care while maximizing operational efficiency.
  • Direct objectives, manage curriculum, and ensure effective delivery of client and family psycho-educational content (e.g. group therapy, presentations, etc.).
  • Assist in staff selection and recruitment as requested by founders, and coordinate orientation for new staff.
  • Maintain client medical records and department files as required by state law and the ethics and best practices of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Ensure compliance with all facility and Company policies, Federal and State laws, regulations, and guidelines including HIPAA. Ensure clinical faculty credentialing, health and safety, and training files are updated as required.
  • Develop a system that provides effective and consistent mental health consultation services to clients by phone, and training and support procedures for faculty providing this service.

 
Admissions & Marketing
  • Meet with prospective families and clients to develop rapport and inspire confidence in Anxiety Institute clinical services and establish leadership as Clinical Director.
  • Conference with team and families to discuss transition, ensure smooth hand-off from admissions/intake to treatment, and identify any special services that may be required.
  • Assist and collaborate on marketing and outreach activities.

 
Qualifications
  • Applicants must be licensed psychologist in the State of Connecticut and/or obtain CT license within 3 months of hire.
  • A minimum of 10 years of individual, group and family therapy experience with a specialty using CBT using exposure therapies and E/RP protocols in treatment of Anxiety and OCD.
  • Affinity to work with school/college aged individuals and their parents.
  • Experience/proficiency using E/RP protocols for OCD, and/or those who have a personal understanding of anxiety disorders and a professional passion for its treatment.
  • Experience supervising masters, practicum students, pre-doctoral and post-doctoral interns required.
  • Clinical, operational, research experience in an intensive outpatient or residential program is a plus.
  • Graduate from APA approved clinical or counseling psychology program.
  • Completed APA approved pre-doctoral internship.
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. credential, board certification is preferred

 
Cheryl Rapier 513-333-4780 cheryl@psychpros.com
 

 

 

 

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Cheryl Rapier
Senior Recruiting Manager

I enjoy the linking process - making good matches. My job is to listen to the needs of my clients and find the candidate who most closely matches what they are looking for.

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