Clinical Director

US-AZ-Phoenix
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1320
# of Openings
1
Department
Clinical

Overview

Treatment Assessment Screening Center, Inc. (TASC) is seeking a Clinical Director to join our team. In this position, you will be responsible for monitoring, operational maintenance, and compliance of TASC's Behavioral Health Service Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Outpatient Services. In addition, you are responsible for program evaluation, planning, development of proposals, strategic planning, budgetary and administrative activities. You also serve as the direct supervisor of all TASC Clinical staff including Clinicians, Case Managers and other Administrative staff. Our mission is to promote the overall well-being of the community by providing behavioral health services, substance abuse treatment, education and supportive services. We offer competitive pay, paid holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO), excellent health-care benefits, 401k with company match, telemedicine and so much more!

 

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise all Administrative, Management and Therapeutic aspects of the Clinical Department.
  • Project, develop, and manage Clinical Department revenue and expense line items.
  • Monitor, analyze, benchmark and report Clinical Department compliance and performance related to agency contracts, city, state and federal regulations, clinical best practices, personnel, and TASC Policies and Procedures and Performance issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement a department staffing model, including alternate coverage plan, to ensure clinical service continuity.
  • Build staff competencies and proficiencies; overseeing curriculums, training requirements and planning succession planning.
  • Provide and document formal supervision of the Clinical Department.
  • Support and communicate changes in agency policy, procedures and service expectations.
  • Observe and evaluate all outlying program components and sites to ensure quality services are provided.
  • Maintain and establish positive collaborative relationships with relevant community partner agencies.
  • Represent TASC and attend meetings with representatives of external organizations and systems which are interfaced with the TASC program (e.g., pre-trial agency, County Attorney’s office, courts, etc.).
  • Collaboratively identify, develop, and submit proposals for the funding of program components.
  • Is an active member of the TASC Quality Assurance Team.

 

 

EEO Statement

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Minimum Masters’ Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology with emphasis on planning, administration and management of organization.
  2. Must possess independent licensure (in good standing) through the AZ Board of Behavioral Examiners Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC or LCSW).
  3. Current approval of the AZ Board of Behavioral Examiners to provide clinical supervision towards licensure (LISCAC or LCSW).
  4. Five (5) years direct practice experience in a program serving criminal justice/substance abuse population and individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
  5. Five (5) years administrative/leadership experience in a program serving criminal justice/substance abuse population and individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
  6. Must pass criminal background checks, both by TASC and by US Probation Department, AZ Superior Court, Maricopa County and be able to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  7. Must pass pre-employment urinalysis test.
  8. Candidate must be able to demonstrate they are eligible to work in the US for any employer
  9. Must have good writing skills. 

COMPETENCIES

 

Leadership: Advocates for continuous improvement and change as a way of improving business processes; value’s their role as a change agent and as a champion of change; motivates staff to excel in continuous improvement. Accepts the ambiguity of change while effectively communicates with staff at each step of change and transition. The attributes include change leadership, creating vision, setting direction, teamwork, shaping the culture and managing change.

 

Management: Prepares projects and effectively leverages resources; gives staff clear assignments, periodically assesses workload; sets expectations and follows up to track and evaluate performance; explains, demonstrates and provides feedback to create a learning organization; develops budgets, nurtures revenue streams and ensure responsible accounting; has an awareness and concern for the safety of and well-being of staff; follows procedures to ensure quality outputs, fidelity of programming and compliance with strategic goals. Management attributes include planning and organizing, program management, guiding staff, fiscal responsibility, personnel management and quality driven decision making.

 

Interpersonal/Cultural Competence: Engages in dialogue with objectivity and neutral posturing; provides sound rational for positions; values the goals of others; builds interagency relationships and nurtures new relationships; seeks long term relationships with key or influential persons; treats others with dignity and is self-aware, culturally sensitive and challenges bias; is adept at negotiation and persuading others with openness and transparency; is able to maintain self-control and defuse tension. Interpersonal attributes include building networks, building coalitions, valuing differences, persuading others and teamwork.

 

Analytical: Considers information from the broadest possible perspective including internal and external stakeholders; looks for solutions that address the needs of all affected parties; recognizes the relationships, complexities and implications when planning a course of action; involves others; assumes responsibility; looks for long-term solutions, not quick-fixes; gathers needed information; . Analytical attributes include holistic thinking, decision making, problem solving and strategic thinking.

 

Communication: Clearly conveys and receives information through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience, helps them understand and retain the message and invites response and feedback. Effectively manages unit meetings to communicate organizational values and employ learning opportunities while able to quickly “think on their feet.” Keeps others informed as appropriate. Candidate demonstrates good written, oral, presentation and listening skills. Communication attributes include verbal and written clarity, listening skills, sensitivity to persons and situations, conveys key ideas with supporting information and handling questions with comfort and poise.

               

Personal: Has the ability to make and act with sound judgment when evaluating issues of ‘right and wrong’; keeps promises and confidential matters private; adjusts to competing demands while being open to new ideas; handles change with little stress; committed to development of best practices and incorporating new knowledge to the job; self-motivates, independent proactive and well prepared; productive timely and positive. Personal attributes include integrity, ethics and altruistic values, inspiring trust, adaptable and flexible, self-awareness and initiative.

 

PROFICIENCIES

  1. Expert level knowledge of evidence based substance abuse and mental health assessment, treatment, education modalities and techniques
  2. Expert level knowledge of Clinical Department Operations and Capacity Building
  3. Expert level knowledge in Team Building Methodology
  4. Advanced understanding of service integration: treatment professional, criminal justice system, and community supports
  5. Advanced understanding of peer review and clinical documentation requirements
  6. Advanced understanding of Rules and laws established by the AZ Bureau of Medical Facilities Licensing
  7. Advanced understanding of grant and RFP response development

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, sit, stand and walk for periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift from floor to waist up to 30 pounds frequently.
  • Must have fine vision, sustained vision, and peripheral vision.
  • Must possess sufficient eye/hand coordination to operate office equipment including, but not limited to, phone, computer, calculator, copier or typewriter, and vehicle, if applicable.
  • Office and home settings with varying degrees of background noise.
  • Lighting and ventilation vary according to location.
  • All facilities are non-smoking.      
  • Hazards may exist if the employee fails to use proper body mechanics when lifting.

 

TASC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: TASC, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications; without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, military/veteran status, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, or any other status protected by law.

 

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