Provide oversight and leadership for a multidisciplinary clinical team consisting of therapists, case managers/care coordinators, and peer/rehabilitation specialists in accordance with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and agency guidelines.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Children, Youth, and Family Clinical Program Manager
- Master's Degree in Human Services field required
- Licensed in the State of Washington
- 5 years of post-graduate experience providing mental/behavioral health services to children, youth, and families experiencing serious emotional disturbance preferred
- Must be two years post-licensure and able to provide clinical supervision
- Strong knowledge of mental/behavioral health diagnosis and treatment, substance use disorder treatment, and DSM diagnostic criteria
- Must have strong oral and written communication skills
- Proficient in typing and the use of computer programs
- Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) preferred
- Understanding of application of Evidence/Research Based practices preferred
- Chemical Dependency Professional preferred
The tasks and responsibilities that constitute work of a Clinical Supervisor are:
- Screening-the process through which therapist, client and available significant others determine the most appropriate initial course of action, given the client's needs and strengths characteristics, and the available treatments/resources with the community
- Assessment-an ongoing process through which the therapist collaborates with the client and others to gather and interpret information necessary for planning treatment and evaluating client progress
- Documentation-review of charts from each caseload of each staff member supervised; annual performance evaluations of each staff member supervised; the recording of the screening and intake process, assessment, treatment plan, clinical reports, clinical progress notes, discharge summaries, pre/post measures, and other client-related data
- Professional and Ethical Responsibilities-the obligation of a clinical supervisor to adhere to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and continuing professional development
- Autonomy and Flexibility-the ability to make decisions independently, and also to know when it is appropriate to bring thoughts and possible decisions to leadership for direction or consultation; taking responsibility for your actions and having willingness to change or compromise as needed in response to ever-changing requirements and mandates
TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide ongoing clinical and administrative supervision for staff in a multidisciplinary team setting according to agency policy.
- Provide clinical case monitoring to assure compliance with agency, Behavioral Health Organization (BHO), and WAC requirements.
- Facilitate and lead weekly multidisciplinary team meetings.
- Conduct annual staff performance evaluations and work with staff to make necessary changes in performance.
- Monitor the quality and quantity of staff work and provide ongoing support and guidance to assist staff with meeting expectations in these areas.
- Participate as part of a multidisciplinary team serving children, youth, and family by providing supervision and direct service/intakes within the office, community, homes, and schools with serious emotional disturbances and/or co-occurring substance use disorders.
- Function as part of the Children, Youth, and Family Leadership team, to assist in advancing missions and objectives as directed.
- May require flexible work schedule as dictated by the needs of the organization.
- Work with individuals in a variety of locations to include offices, schools, homes, and community.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Ability to perform essential duties of the position.
- Ability to travel to other sites is required 5% of the time.
- Ability to lift and carry 5 to 25 pounds 25% of the time.
- Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 25 pounds 5% of the time.
- Ability to look at and use a computer for extended periods of time 90% of the time.
- Work is generally performed in an office, but sufficient mobility to meet with other employees and attend meetings at various locations is required.
- Requires periods of intense concentration over extended period of time, and is subject to frequent interruption.
- Ability to have oral communications 90% of the time.
- Ability to access locations that are not ADA accessible.
- Ability to work with individuals in a variety of locations to include office, schools, homes, and community.
- Possess a current WA state driver's license and reliable transportation.