Clinical Director - Bilingual Spanish (Part-Time)

Pathways by Molina
Washington, DC
Sep 11, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Pathways by Molina, previously Providence Human Services, is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services. At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people. Our more than 7,000 employees provide the highest-quality home- and community-based human services in 23 US states and the District of Columbia. Family Preservation Services (FPS) of DC is a subsidiary of Pathways by Molina. FPS is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSAs, vacation, sick, basic and optional life insurance, EAP, 401k (4% match for the 1st 4% contribution with immediate vesting) and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. FPS of DC is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic. Intensive In-Home Community program seeks a Clinical Director to provide direct services to individuals who posesses serious mental illness, is responsible for the clinical services and quality management of all clinical functions provided in the DC FPS region. The Clinical Director is responsible for the clinical services provided in all FPS DC programs: Outpatient Clinic, ACT, and CBI. The Clinical Director provides supervision and oversight of clinical services to ensure the quality of care to FPS consumers and services are provided in compliance with DBH and other payers' regulations. The Clinical Director performs liaison functions, and serves as ambassador of our FPS DC region throughout the community. The Clinical Director will perform all related duties in collaboration with the Executive Director's focus on productivity and viability of the region. Position Duties: * Review clinical service programs provided in Outpatient Clinic, ACT, and CBI and ensure best practice clinical service models are consistently used in providing services. * Demonstrate a command of the regulations and requirements for the programs which we provide services. * Provide clinical supervision to the region's Clinical Manager's and/or and direct care staff as assigned or needed. This will include assisting all staff in developing problem solving, conflict resolution skills and leadership development skills as needed. * Supervises the processing of referrals and assignment of cases, as necessary. Tracks program census and assists program leadership in working to obtain additional referrals when census is low. * Monitor the implementation of efficient and effective clinical service operations which includes Intake process, authorizations, treatment planning, and best practice case discharge for each consumer. * Understand and implement the region's budget and is cost and profit oriented. Develop methods to improve the level of business the program and region receives. * Coordinates and manages the 24-hour emergency system, and ensures coverage is in place. * Monitors systems to ensure timely completion of required documentation, Medicaid recertification process, amount of local funds expenditure and any other issues that may negatively effect the agencies budget. * Participates in the onboarding of new staff and monitors and assesses the implementation of the staff orientation program within each program. * Work with key leadership staff and corporate support to develop, implement, and conduct ongoing professional development activities, such as in-service training programs and effectively using ELearning and PLAD (Pathway's Learning and Development) courses to maintain contract and regulatory training requirements. * In collaboration with Quality Improvement Director and/or Executive Director, investigate and mediate complaints and/or concerns between staff and consumer's/consumer families, staff and referring agents, and collateral sources. * Work with the Quality Improvement Director and key leadership to ensure staff consistently serve consumers according to the treatment plan and achieve productivity requirements. * Work with Quality Improvement Director and other applicable staff to develop and implement a comprehensive Quality Assurance program to include ongoing feedback from consumers, collateral agencies, payers, and DBH as well as consistent review of clinical records for compliance and outcomes. * Ensures the timely delivery of quality control documents which meet referring agency and company requirements - this includes input into quality assurance goals and reports; * Provide company representation as required at client meetings, conferences, and other business-related functions * Participates in developing and monitoring programs, policies, procedures and practices in keeping with FPS and community standards, as well as with Contract and Licensure requirements. * Maintains positive community and consumer relations; and, presents information on FPS services as required. * Assists in the recruitment, supervision, and evaluation of clinical staff in collaboration with clinical leadership as necessary. * Maintains accurate supervisory and administrative records as required; submits all reports in a timely fashion. * Perform other duties as assigned and necessary for the compliant clinical operations of FPS DC. Occupational Requirement: A minimum of a Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a human services related field with a minimum of five years of post-Master's clinical experience. Professional Licensure at the independent level is required. Minimum of five years' management experience required. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge: * The principles and practices of effective clinical supervision * The principles and practices of effective program management * Fiscal management and analysis * The regulations, standards, policies and procedures governing the services offered within the programs managed, including DBH regulations, contract requirements, licensing standards, DHHS/DOE/DOC requirements; * Treatment and service delivery models used in the program. This may include operational knowledge of Assertive Community Treatment, Community Based Intervention, CBT, and other individual and family treatment models utilized with clients of the program; * Expanded principles of psychology, social work, juvenile justice and other social sciences * Strength-based and family systems approaches to treatment * Child, adolescent, and adult development, needs and behaviors * Crisis intervention and management * Needs assessment techniques and strategies * Problem-solving and conflict resolution * Symptoms and effects of physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect * Substance Abuse, its indicators, effects, and treatment * Parenting skills and behavior management techniques * Community resources and services * Cultural diversity and value systems * Contemporary social and economic conditions and related issues * Child welfare laws, regulations and guidelines * Mental health, juvenile justice, education and related service systems Skills & Abilities: * Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing * Planning, organizing, and directing clinical programs and activities * Developing, implementing, and evaluating program and client goals and objectives * Training, coordinating, and evaluating the work, direct care, and support staff * Conducting individual, family, and community needs assessments; developing, implementing, and evaluating related services * Analyzing situations and information; using sound judgments to make decisions and determine appropriate course(s) of action * Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with client/families, staff, and community agents * Interviewing and collecting pertinent data; drawing realistic clinical conclusions * Individual, family, and group counseling techniques * Planning, coordinating, and implementing treatment services to identified clientele - cognizant of cultural, ethnic and environmental differences * Developing and implementing appropriate parenting and life skills behavior management strategies * Observing, identifying, and screening for medical and psychological problems; responding in appropriate professional manner * Crisis intervention with family members, including implementation of plan of safety; mandated reporting Preferred Skills:

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