Reports to: Executive Director
Salary Range: 75,000-90,000/year
The Clinical Director oversees the supervision, programming, and operations of the Clinical Team. The Clinical Director will assess and evaluate the delivery of clinical services to clients in the program, ensuring that the services are in line with Flatirons Recovery’s mission, policies and procedures, and overall standard of therapeutic care.
- Provide leadership, guidance, supervision and support to all clinical staff.
- Facilitate Group Therapy and Individual Therapy sessions, as well as Clinical Assessments.
- Maintain healthy, therapeutic relationships and rapport with staff and clients.
- Conduct weekly case consultations with the Clinical Team.
- Coordinate the assignment, reassignment, and termination of cases.
- Assure that an exemplary quality of clinical services is maintained through overall supervision of clinical programming, as well as through individual and group supervision of all providers with direct client contact.
- Supervise and monitor Clinical Team work performance and conduct performance evaluations annually for individual clinicians, including collaborating with each therapist to establish specific, individual professional development goals as appropriate.
- Provide consultation and support to clinical and housing staff as needed including being available for staff to debrief about difficult situations.
- Review all incident reports. Consider actions to be taken and implement changes to avoid similar incidents in the future.
- Conducts assessments or screenings with clients to evaluate the nature of their presenting problems in order to determine their needs and develop appropriate treatment plan goals.
- Develops and provides individual treatment plans; monitors, evaluates and documents client’s therapeutic progress.
- May have responsibility for intake documentation. Prepares progress notes, event notifications and other documentation regarding clients in accordance with regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.
- Facilitates coordination of care to include case review, therapeutic interventions, and client progress in treatment.
- Participate in the establishment or revision of policies, procedures, guidelines, goals and objectives.
- Maintain an understanding of state and federal regulations and facility licensing requirements.
- Recognize and respond to a fire, disaster, hazard, and medical emergency.
- Carry out any other duties as may be required by the company from time to time.
- Monitors case load daily to ensure required documentation is completed timely; including, but not limited to, assessments, treatment plans, case reviews and discharge plans.
- Protect client rights at all times, to ensure that treatment promotes client dignity, independence, individuality, strengths, privacy, and choice.
- Recognize obvious symptoms of a mental disorder, personality disorder, or substance use disorder.
- Provide the behavioral health services that the agency is authorized to provide and that the staff member is qualified to provide.
- Meet the unique needs of the client populations served by the agency or the staff member, such as adults who are individuals that have substance abuse problems, and possible co occurring disorders.
- Recognize and respect cultural differences.
- Recognize, prevent, and respond to a situation in which a client:
a. May be a danger to self or a danger to others,
b. Behaves in an aggressive or destructive manner,
c. May be experiencing a crisis situation, or
d. May be experiencing a medical emergency.
- Read and implement a client’s treatment plan.
- Demonstrate ethical behavior, such as by respecting staff member and client boundaries and recognizing the inappropriateness of receiving gratuities from a client.
- Identify types of medications commonly prescribed for mental disorders, personality disorders, and substance abuse and the common side effects and adverse reactions of the medications.
- At least 3 years working with clients in a supervisory role in a residential or outpatient mental health and/or addiction treatment setting.
- Licensed in good standing in the state of Colorado as an LP, LPC, LCSW, or LAC
TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter to Mark Oberg, LPC, LAC, Executive Director, at [email protected]