Reporting to: CEO
Employment Type: Full Time
Subordinates : Counselors, Case Managers, Interns, Clinical Volunteers
FLSA Status: Exempt
This position is responsible for supervising and evaluating all staff that provide clinical services within assigned programs. Responsible for designing and evaluating the program to provide appropriate structure for all clients admitted to outpatient treatment programs. Works closely with HR to engage in hiring appropriate clinical staff members to fill program needs, also handling reviews, and disciplinary matters with designated supervisees. Review all clinical documentation including assessments and provide direct clinical services to clients on a weekly basis as needed.
- Develops creative improvements to current procedures and methods of operation while preserving quality and creating efficiencies.
- Develops and plans strategies to manage program growth and ensure program sustainability (new and existing programs).
- Supervises clinical staff to assure competency and compatibility of staff in the treatment programs.
- Completes hiring, disciplinary and evaluation process of all clinical employees in a timely manner and according to MCMS policies.
- Assures that family, individual, and group counseling interventions are conducted appropriately.
- Oversees the performance of chemical dependency counselors, interns, and other mental health profession assessments to assure that client care needs are identified and incorporated in the treatment plans.
- Insures proper staffing for all programs.
- Collaborates with directors and coordinators of other services within MCMS (i.e. EAP coordinator) as it pertains to client care and ongoing services.
- Collaborates with referral sources and educates the community about services at MCMS.
- Oversees quality improvement activities including peer reviews and chart reviews.
- Oversee credentialing requirements ensuring all standards of practice are being met.
- Maintains working relationships with graduate schools
- Communicates effectively with all staff in a productive manner recognizing the effects of one’s behaviors on others.
- Acts as a role model using appropriate and effective communication styles.
- Successfully works with staff and management co-workers to resolve group and individual issues such as interpersonal conflict and procedural issues.
- Effectively communicates management decisions to achieve understanding and acceptance.
- Assists in the development and maintenance of an organizational/departmental climate in which the needs of the organization's consumers are met with warmth, respect and responsiveness.
- Conducts Bio-Psycho-Social, chemical dependency and mental health assessments.
- Conducts psychotherapy or expressive groups as determined by level of licensure and assignment.
- Conducts individual therapy sessions
- Assumes responsibilities associated with case management of clients on his/her case load.
- Documents all interactions with clients in the client’s individual file
- Conducts weekly clinical team meetings with all supervisees at designated locations including employees and interns
- Appropriately documents all supervision sessions
- Reviews all clinical documentation of supervisees including assessments, progress notes, and all other relevant clinical documentation
- Meets with intern’s school supervisors to provide updates on intern’s progress
- Master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or other relevant field.
- Possession of Ohio licensure or equivalent certification in counseling, social work or chemical dependency counselor. LICDC-CS, LISW-S, or LPCC-S required.
- Three years of experience in working with adults or any combination of education and experience.
- Clinical theory and specific techniques of intervention
- Supervisory skills and methods including multicultural issues
- Knowledge of community resources and the ability to employ this knowledge in a clinically sound discharge plan for all client groups
- Ability to organize a complex workload so that all pertinent issues are addressed in a timely fashion and documented when necessary including basic computer skills
- Knowledge of various schools of individual therapy and ability to use clinical knowledge to intervene therapeutically with difficult clients
- Ability to establish good rapport and demonstrate a positive public relations image in working with the public, clients, families, significant others, and other staff.
- Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to interact effectively with clients in an empathic and professional manner.
- Knowledge of professional counseling ethics.
- Knowledge of community and discharge resources.
- Knowledge of issues relating to clinical discharge planning and skill in utilizing discharge resources appropriately.
- People Management
- Clinical Supervision
- Organizational and Program Development
- Critical Thinking
- Team work
- Case/Time Management
- Client Interaction
- Microsoft Office/Excel
- Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
To apply for this opportunity,
please send your resume and a cover letter to
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer