Clinical Director Substance Abuse
310 East Dupont Road Fort Wayne, IN 46825 US
Maintains open communication lines with clinical and administrative staff.
The Director of Clinical Services is responsible for providing 24-hour management of all clinical functions of the facility. Oversees the entire admission process and/or clinical intake process. Also responsible for providing effective leadership to the clinical staff, has knowledge of the organization, provides marketing support for the facility, and directs all activities within the facility in accordance with standards of DMHA AND Joint Commission.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, or health-related field.
A minimum of 2 years management setting familiarity, with continuous Quality Improvement, Joint Commission standards. Commission skills to relate to all levels of management staff.
MUST have Therapy licensure. LMHC, LMHCA, LCSW, LCAC, LCACA LMFT
Licensed/Certified to practice clinical discipline in the appropriate state, as applicable, required. CPR/First Aid for healthcare providers Certification required.
4. KNOWLEDGE AND TRAINING
REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE:
Knowledge of the Principles and Practices of the discipline.
Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards.
Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication & Written skills.
Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Patient Confidentiality laws.
Knowledge of Drug-Free Workplace Policies.
Knowledge of Workplace Violence.
5. AGE SPECIFIC INDIVIDUALS SERVED/ RESPONSIBILITY:
7. EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATION:
1. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Position requires work in a temperature controlled environment; 80%-90% of the time spent indoors.
2. MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED:
3. PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS:
Light (1-20 lbs)
Medium (21-50 lbs)
Heavy (51+ lbs)
Work with Others
4. JOB CATEGORY STANDARD PRECAUTIONS:
5. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
6. POTENTIAL WORKPLACE HAZARDS:
Normal Workplace Hazards
7. POTENTIAL WORKPLACE VIOLENCE:
Medium/High Risk Level
SPECIFIC AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY TO POSITION
- Adheres to the facility’s philosophy & mission.
- Maintains an effective clinical organizational structure and delegate’s appropriate authority for completion of assigned responsibilities.
- Functions as leader of Clinical Staff Meetings.
- Works collaboratively with Quality Assurance Officer to ensure medical necessity is being achieved from charting.
- Works with Quality Assurance officer to assist with scheduling to ensure clients are attending appropriate groups and also ensuring family sessions are being scheduled.
- Implements plans for performance improvement.
- Evaluates quality of program on an ongoing basis.
- Develops cost-effective methods to provide service.
- Provides for staff development (i.e. supervision, educational, etc.)
- Facilitates communication with ancillary services.
- Recruits and interviews new employees.
- Attends clinical and administrative meetings to share information inter-departmentally.
- Meets with clinical staff weekly.
- Supervises students completing a field placement
- Builds positive relationships with staff and physicians.
- Works collaboratively with the CEO with updates and progress reports for the treatment facility.
- Demonstrates knowledge of administrative and clinical policies and procedures, and the ability to communicate these clearly and accurately to staff.
- Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures; ability to communicate these procedures clearly and accurately.
- Displays ability to direct and supervise Program activities.
- Oversees the admission and/or patient intake process.
- Maintains an effective and efficient daily staffing pattern within budgetary constraints.
- Ensures clinical staff meets educational/licensure requirements.
- Evaluates clinical staff based on specified performance standards, on a timely basis.
- Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changes in the work environment.
- Follows Infection Control guidelines at all times.
- Provides a safe and therapeutic environment to all staff and patients.
- Assists in formulating standards for patient care.
- Performs other tasks, as assigned.