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PRO.A / JOBS NorthEast Treatment Centers, Philadelphia,Director of Clinical Operations

NorthEast Treatment Centers, Philadelphia,Director of Clinical Operations

Post Date: 5/23/17
Type of Position: Other
Title:ツDirector of Clinical Operations
Qualifications:ツMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in administration or human services) or other related field and at least five years of clinical supervision or management experience in a health or human service agency which includes 3 years of working directly with the individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders. Medication-assisted treatment knowledge is a must. A valid clinical license is highly recommended.
Description:ツSUMMARY: The Clinical Director is responsible for the direct clinical supervision of the clinical supervisors (CS) for all programs in the division. Supervision may include weekly sessions with each CS, training and orientation of new clinical staff, facilitation of peer supervision sessions, and oversight of the clinical staff when the CS is absent. The Clinical Director will also participate in the development and implementation of program policy and procedure. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that CS perform their duties, and recommend clinical trainings for CS and counselors to learn best practices for treatment in a drug and alcohol setting. The Clinical Director will be instrumental in tracking take home requests, dose adjustment requests, and work with the VP to establish standard operating procedures for clinical operations at the clinic.

ESSENTIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The Clinical Director must complete 12 hours annually of in-service or training in areas supportive of the skill development required by the division and the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs. At least one half of these hours must be attained from resources outside of NET. In addition, the Clinical Director will receive JO hours of training in HIV, STDs, and TB. If the Clinical Director is licensed and/or credentialed, all requirements necessary to maintain such license or credential must be met. The Clinical Director must demonstrate genuine empathy and concern for individuals as indicated in our corporate vision, mission, and values statements, and adhere to applicable city, county, state, and federal laws and regulations, internal and CARF standards.

ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The Clinical Director will meet weekly or as needed with his or her direct supervisees, the clinical supervisors, to ensure that the clinical supervisors are managing their counselors, who should be delivering the recommended amount of therapy services to each patient, as well as completing timely and quality chart documentation. The Clinical Director will discuss unique patient cases and participate in case consultations for training of staff. He/she will also learn about the latest and best practices to treat individuals diagnosed with Substance-Use Disorders and disseminate this knowledge to the rest of the clinical staff.

The Clinical Director will meet weekly with supervisees to monitor, teach, and guide the therapeutic interventions of the clinical staff. The Clinical Director will plan and develop in-service trainings for the clinical staff, and facilitate the peer supervision group. The Clinical Director is required to meet weekly with the Vice President to discuss duties and performance issues. The Clinical Director will work with the Vice President to oversee the quality of care for all clients of the agency, which includes performing clinical chart audits for quality assurance and clinical accuracy. Other duties may be assigned by the Vice President.

Contact Information: Susan LaTorre byツPhone: (215) 451-7063 or to apply clickツHERE.