The Clinical Director is responsible for overseeing and developing clinical and recovery services for assigned HOPE programs including hiring, supervision, evaluation and scheduling of counselors and other clinical staff. The incumbent provides clinical training to staff and is responsible for ensuring services are delivered in a member centered, strengths-based approach using best practice modalities that support compliance with funding source and licensing regulations. The incumbent must have critical thinking skills, have the ability to solve problems and have good decision-making skills. The Clinical Director works closely with Site Directors and Quality Improvement staff relating to the program and clinical services provided. Guidance and direction is provided by the Senior Director of Clinical Services.
· Provides administrative and clinical supervision for all direct reports, including review of documentation to verify compliance with clinical, quality management and BMFL standards and ensuring that contractual obligations are being fulfilled;
· Review and approve assessments, treatment plans and progress notes for the agency in order to verify that documents meet clinical and data validation standards;
· Assists the Senior Director of Clinical Services to ensure the maintenance of medical records assuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with funder and licensing regulations and legal and ethical standards;
· Participates in staff selection and orientation of new personnel as appropriate;
· Develops and trains therapy interns for the purpose of providing clinical supervision and additional support to the therapy department. Assists with the development of curriculum for groups and programming.
· Evaluates all assigned HOPE staff annually;
· Identifies the need for staff education and assists the Human Resources Department in the development of in-service programs for HOPE staff;
· Promotes HOPE, Inc. as the premier Consumer Run organization to the behavioral health community and prospective funding sources;
· Participates in management team meetings and works with leadership in the organization to improve and develop recovery oriented services.
· Provides direct services as needed;
· Performs other clinical and supervisory duties as assigned.
· Strongly preferred: Experience working with criminal justice and homeless populations.
· Must have the ability to work with individuals of diverse cultures and backgrounds and treat people with dignity and respect.
· Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
· Ability to use computers and telehealth technology.