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Clinical Director

Job Description
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Banyan Treatment Centers is currently recruiting for a Clinical Director to join our team in Waelder, Texas. This position reports directly to the Executive Director; he/she works closely with the Executive team and is responsible for the supervision of Clinical and Case Management staff.

The ideal Clinical Director candidate maintains an active LMSW, LCSW, LMFT or LPC, has 2 or more years of Management experience, working knowledge of levels of care, JCAHO standards, crisis intervention, and is more than familiar with the needs of a primary substance use disorder population.

Primary Job Duties:

Maintains an effective clinical organizational structure and delegate’s authority for completion of responsibilities.
Functions as leader of multi-disciplinary Clinical Treatment Team/staffing meetings in absence of Executive Director
Delivers direct patient services, such as primary therapist, performing individual and group therapist sessions, and documentation of events, as needed.
Provides for staff development (i.e., supervision, educational, etc.)
Facilitates communication with ancillary services and facilitates case management services.
Recruits and interviews new employees.
Attends clinical and administrative meetings to integrate inter-departmental sharing of information.
Works Collaboratively with the Senior Management Team.
Knowledge of policies and procedures and ability to communicate these clearly and accurately to staff.
Knowledge of emergency procedure; ability to communicate these clearly and accurately to staff.
Displays ability to direct and supervise clinical staff and activities.
Evaluates clinical staff based on specified performance standards, on a timely basis.
Initiates appropriate counseling and disciplinary action for infraction of policy.
Evaluates the impact of therapeutic interventions upon the therapeutic milieu.
Assists in formulating standards for patient care.
Collaborates with the medical staff to coordinate medical and nursing management of patient care.
Understand and apply the program’s clinical philosophy
Evaluates patient care weekly by assessing patients.
Participates in the formulation and implementation of patient treatment plans.
Aware of staff strengths and limitations and makes assignments accordingly.
Maintain clinical records according to program policies and those of licensing and accrediting agencies
Use good clinical judgment in moving patient through treatment levels
Coordination of daily utilization review tasks such as: (1) responding to UR thread, (2) review of patient’s clinical and medical record, (3) consulting with DON on appropriate patient LOC, (4) completion of ASAMS that inform transfer summaries, (5) preparing all of these factors to ensure an appropriate outcome for patient
Reviews and approves preadmissions
Completion of weekly random clinical chart audits.
Completion of QA and Compliance reports for PI.
Rotates on call with Management Team.
Seeks final approval for any employee and patient issues from Executive Director.
Demonstrates ability to work with Substance Abuse clients.
Responsible for daily operations of facility

Other Information/Requirements: 


A passion for helping others
Master's Degree in Social Work (or a related Human Services field) is required.
LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT or PsyD; required.
At least 2 years of work experience in a Management role is required, preferably 3-5 years of work experience in the field of behavioral/mental health.
Familiarity with the needs of a primary substance use disorder population is required.
Working knowledge of JCAHO standards, levels of care and crisis intervention is required.
Preferred soft skills: boundaries, leadership, communication, organization, self-motivation, empathy and professionalism
Able to reliably commute to facility: 4168 County Road 444 Waelder, TX 78959, USA

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Banyan Treatment Centers
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