• Assistant Clinical Director

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 5:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1388
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Clinical
  • Overview

     

    Are you looking for a position that utilizes your talents and promises diversity? If so, TASC is seeking a full-time LCSW to join our Clinical Team! We are looking for employees who are flexible in spirit, have a positive attitude and are capable of supporting individuals with significant behavioral challenges. This position works with the Clinical Director and offers great growth and potential! This position is responsible for overseeing the clinical supervision and training of staff, and treatment services. Oversees and performs tasks (as needed) required to screen clients relative to program eligibility requirements, conducts intakes on new clients, conducts ongoing interviews, develops client service plans, and coordinates services provided to the client, tracks/records and reports on client progress. Supervises and conducts (as needed) chemical substance abuse and mental health assessments and provides individual, family and group treatment. Serves as a representative in court hearings and meetings with organizations external to TASC. Carries out delegated administrative duties as required to ensure efficient and effective client service delivery.

    TASC, Inc. is a 501(C)(3) Non-Profit Outpatient Substance Abuse/Mental Health Clinic that specializes in promoting optimum mental health for those struggling with various addictions, substance abuse, family-related challenges, parenting difficulties and relationship concerns. We offer competitive pay, excellent health care benefits, telemedicine, company matched 401k, paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), EAP Program and so much more. We believe our employees are the foundation of our organization and the communities we serve.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides Clinical Supervision to clinicians and case managers.
    • Ability to sign off on Behavioral Health Technician clinical documentation in accordance with ADHS and AZBHE standards.
    • Conducts clinical substance abuse/mental health assessments and develops client-centered treatment plans.
    • Plans and carries out individual, family and group counseling treatment.
    • Determines client program eligibility, client screening, client intakes and reporting on client progress.
    • Maintains accurate and complete records of clients on caseload.
    • Schedules and/or attends upon request/subpoena court hearings and other meetings with other individuals/organizations relative to the client's treatment.
    • Attends scheduled clinical supervision conferences and counseling meetings for information exchange, case reviews and client treatment.
    • Assists immediate supervisor in performance of delegated, special assignment duties.
    • Assists with Clinical Department daily operations.
    • Assumes Clinical Director’s responsibilities in his/her absence.
    • Responsible for ensuring staff coverage for treatment services.
    • Maintains all employee documentation.
    • Assists Clinical Director with RFP responses, operations analysis, and service enhancement research.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    EEO Statement

    QUALIFICATIONS

    1. Master’s degree from an accredited school of Clinical Social Work with focus on clinical counseling.
    2. Two years of full-time clinical social work experience working with criminal justice/substance abuse/mental health population. One year of direct treatment counseling preferred.
    3. Licensed as an LCSW, in good standing, with the State of Arizona required.
    4. Experience in billing and documentation associated with CMS, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), and the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) preferred.
    5. Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health counseling theory and techniques. Experience and/or training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques and Motivational Interviewing preferred.
    6. Comprehensive understanding of the DSM V.
    7. Must be able to demonstrate good writing and verbal communication skills.
    8. Must be able to effectively communicate to a variety of treatment and criminal justice professionals.
    9. Must be able to integrate knowledge of evidence based substance abuse and mental health treatment into effective therapeutic practice on both an individual, family and group basis.
    10. Must be able to perform a variety of duties within the framework of stated TASC programs and agency policy and procedures.
    11. Must be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively with diverse populations, including those with co-occurring diagnoses.
    12. Bilingual skills a plus.
    13. Must pass criminal background check and urinalysis drug screens.
    14. Must be able to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card.
    15. Must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer.

    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.

     

    ASSISTANT CLINICAL DIRECTOR COMPETENCIES

     

    Team 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.

               

    Ethical Leadership: 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.

     

    Quality Orientation: Monitors and checks work to meet quality standards; demonstrates a high level of care and thoroughness; checks work to ensure completeness and accuracy.

     

    PROFICIENCIES

    1. Expert knowledge of evidence based substance abuse and mental health assessment, treatment education modalities, and techniques.
    2. Expert level knowledge of substance abuse and mental health program operations and capacity building.
    3. Advanced level knowledge of fiscal management practices.
    4. Advanced level knowledge of revenue development, compliance, and program evaluation methodologies.
    5. Advanced level knowledge of industry related federal, state, municipal, licensing, and accreditation guidelines; including Joint Commission, CARF, COA, AZ BMFL, AHCCCS, CMS, UT DOPL, and OIG.

     

    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, 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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