Chief Clinical Officer

Cohen Veterans Network
Silver Spring, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Executive, Chief
Full Time
This position can be based out of either our Stamford, CT or Silver Spring, MD office. About Cohen Veterans Network:The Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation whose mission is to improve the quality of life for post-9/11 veterans and their families by focusing on improving mental health outcomes. The goal of the Cohen Veterans Network is to build a network of free or low-cost outpatient mental health clinics for veterans and their families in high-need communities, in which trained clinicians deliver holistic evidence-based care to treat mental health conditions. As a Member of the CVN Team, You Will:As a leader in an emerging mental health care organization, the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) will lead the development of network-wide clinical practice guidelines and ensure that all clinics within the network meet the highest professional standards of care, empirical quality, and ethical service delivery. The CCO will provide network-wide oversight and guidance on matters of accreditation and licensure. The CCO will also develop and oversee an organizational research strategy to promote the highest quality data collection and interventional research. Duties and Responsibilities:* Promote the adoption and sustainment of evidence-based practices and CVN-identified best clinical practices* Lead routine cross-disciplinary reviews of clinical practices (to include assessment, diagnostic, documentation and treatment) and develop processes to ensure consistent, high-quality approach to clinical practices network-wide* Identify appropriate interventions for the network based on clinical data and best available research* Work collaboratively with a variety of clinical staff and managers in identifying local clinical practice innovations for further dissemination and implementation across the network* Work with CVN senior leadership on a multi-system implementation strategy towards the adoption and sustainment of EBPs* Develop the CVN research strategy and oversee projects network-wide* Review significant clinical incident reports and makes recommendations for resolving issues of clinical risk. Develop and promote organizational policies and procedures aimed at reducing and managing clinical risk in collaboration with CVN leadership.* Track current research, trends, and developments in post 9/11 veteran treatment, clinical requirements for licensing and accreditation agencies, and third party insurance providers (TriCare).* Lead the Clinical Advisory Board for the network, and implement advisory board recommendations related to quality treatment and evaluation* Ensure all treatment programs, protocols, and activities meet legal and ethical standards, and comply with licensing, accreditation, and contractual requirements.To Succeed in This Role, You Must Embody:* A team player, but also someone who can successfully complete tasks individually. You can consistently complete daily tasks and handle projects with minimal supervision.* A strong ability to cope with change. You think about problems and tasks in novel, creative ways when circumstances unexpectedly change.* An eye for detail. You notice small but important things that other people might not notice.* An ability to adapt. You display confidence in your expertise but you also are flexible in your approach in a rapidly changing environment.* Thirst for knowledge. You are eager to learn and stay abreast of the cutting-edge developments in your field.* Visionary view on challenges and solutions. You are willing to be a part of a small, dynamic, and innovative team while contributing your voice to all aspects of the CVN and its growth.* Willingness to travel. You are willing and able to travel 25-30% of the time. Basic Requirements:* PhD or PsyD in Psychology with firm grounding in evidence-based therapies* Subject matter expert regarding current mental health best practices in working with post 9/11 veterans* Strong balance of clinical practice and research expertise* Expertise in development, implementation, and management of best clinical practice and programs at a level normally acquired through five to seven years of progressively more responsible, related experience.* Strong interpersonal and communication skills Company Description: At the Cohen Veterans Network, we seek to improve the quality of life for veterans, including those from the National Guard and Reserves, and their families. CVN works to strengthen mental health outcomes and complement existing support, with a particular focus on post-traumatic stress. Our vision is to ensure that every veteran and family member is able to obtain access to high-quality, effective care that enables them to lead fulfilling and productive lives. CVN is a registered 501c3 Private Foundation.