Lead Clinician (LCSW)
Job Type
Full-time
Description

POSITION SUMMARY: 

As a member of the treatment team (80% time allocation), you will work with people who have mental health or co-occurring (mental health/ substance use) disorders. Clients may include children, youth, adults and seniors, who all come from various cultural backgrounds. In the Lead Clinician role (20% time allocation), you will provide clinical supervision to behavioral health providers, including Interns, Bachelor-level counselors and unlicensed Master’s level clinicians. As part of the supervisory team, you will engage in meta-supervision and program-related activities which ensure high quality service delivery. 


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Contributing to Centennial’s mission to help individuals, families, and communities enhance the quality of their lives, the Lead Clinician will:

  • Provide screening and assessment to determine client’s individual treatment needs
  • Complete treatment plans which are collaborative, client-centered and culturally sensitive and include.

     o Individualized, client-centered, solution-focused goals

     o Measurable. time-sensitive objectives

     o Evidence-based interventions

  • Document client progress toward identified therapeutic goal attainment
  • Engage clients in individual, family and/or group treatment using industry and agency established best-practice guidelines
  • Be alert to and mitigate risk factors impacting client safety
  • Actively participate in Centennial Mental Health Center’s Team-Based clinical care model to collaborate and coordinate whole-person care with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals including Case Managers, Housing/Employment Specialists, Mentors, Peer Specialists, Child, Family, and School-Based Prevention Teams, and Psychiatric providers
  • Assist clients in developing and utilizing natural supports to increase probability of reducing dependence upon systems of care
  • Complete all required documentation, meeting agency quality and timeliness standards
  • Manage time and schedule effectively to facilitate maximum availability for client care
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with community agencies and referral sources 
  • Provide services both in person and utilizing secure tele-behavioral health platform
  • Provide crisis response services on a rotational basis
  • Engage in regular clinical supervision, meta-supervision and on-going professional development activities
  • Provide regular clinical supervision to assigned providers, which may include skill training, quality oversight, documentation review, risk management activities and program compliance monitoring
Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social work or other behavioral health discipline that leads to Colorado licensure as LCSW 
  • Prior clinical supervision preferred
  • 2-year post licensure experience providing full range of behavioral health services

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS (if applicable for licensed position) 

Licensed in the State of Colorado as a LCSW


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of diagnostic methods and models of psychotherapy
  • Understanding of ethical principles and mandates
  • Basic understanding of Clinical Supervision strategies and approaches
  • Commitment to continuous skill development to competently serve individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Computing skills (word processing, email, communication platforms, etc.)
  • Ability to work flexible work-day hours and occasional after-hour shifts
  • Ability to travel within the agency’s geographic region and other locations as needed
Salary Description
$72,400/yr to $90,500/yr