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Clinical Director

Company: Adolescent Counseling Services
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description ORGANIZATION Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) was founded in 1975 and its mission is to empower youth in our community to find their way through social-emotional support and by building safe, accepting communities. To achieve this, ACS operates four programs serving 10-25 year olds in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties: the On-Campus Counseling Program, providing free counseling on-campus at partner secondary schools; the Outlet Program, providing support, education, leadership development, and advocacy for LGBTQQ youth; the Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Program, providing assessment, outpatient treatment, aftercare, and education; and the Community Counseling Program, providing affordable individual and family counseling during the afternoon and evening hours. TITLE Clinical Director REPORT TO Executive Director OVERVIEW The position guides and oversees the day-to-day operations as well as provides clinical vision for Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) programs. The position oversees and works in close collaboration with the Outlet Program Director, the On-Campus Counseling Program Site Managers/Clinical Supervisors and the Outpatient Programs Clinical Team to assure continuity and improvement of the quality of care. The Clinical Director serves as an essential member of the Operations team, reporting directly to the Executive Director. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Partner with Executive Director on institutional priorities, culture development, and programs--- long-range planning Assist the Executive Director and Board in agency and program level strategic planning towards maximizing the outreach of our programs inclusive of a wide racial, ethnic, religious, gender, SES, etc. diversity of clients in our service area Work with Executive Director to keep board informed about programs initiatives, impacts, and innovations Working collaboratively with the programs--- teams to coordinate the agency---s clinical training program, compliance protocols, and professional development of all clinicians Actively and cooperatively participate in the Operations Leadership Team to foster strong cross-departmental collaboration between programs Assist the agency in continuing to evolve as a DEI aware agency and deepening its DEI sensitive agency culture Develop and maintain productivity standards for programs and ensure efficient and effective staffing patterns Develop and implement organization wide treatment policies that will contribute to the agency overall success Oversee the creation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of valid and reliable measurable objectives with the goal to assess the quality and effectiveness of the programs Monitor and ensure that documentation and case records are developed and maintained in accordance with agency standards Coordinate, implement and monitor agency-wide use of Electronic Health Record system Recruitment of clinical interns, conduct outreach and maintain working relationships with graduate schools Supervise Outpatient Treatment Team including paid and unpaid staff and volunteers Coordinate and implement orientation and training for all clinical staff Negotiate and manage all program contracts and ensure all programs activities comply with contracts Represent the agency at appropriate levels in local, county, and state groups Hire, Supervise, train and evaluate the OCCP Program and site managers, Clinical Supervisors, Program Director of Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Outlet Program Director and Outpatient Clinical Interns Be at the helm of maintaining a collaborative and supportive environment amongst staff that generates passion for the ACS mission as well as supporting all staff with their career development Provide support and input to Marketing and Development Department staff Be available to occasionally provide crisis support to all clinical staff if needed QUALIFICATIONS --- Must have Doctorate degree in Psychology --- Must possess a current PhD/PsyD license in the state of California --- Must have a minimum of three years supervisory and management experience working in a non-profit/community-based organization --- Experience with MediCal documentation and utilization review to ensure agency compliance with required standards --- Knowledge of chemical dependency, co-occurring, and mental health treatments --- Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills --- Advanced computer skills/proficiencies required in: email, the internet, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint), as well as previous electronic health record/database experience --- Ability to oversee the choice of and maintenance of our Electronic Record Keeping System --- Strong familiarity with formal psychological testing tools and protocols --- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex compliance and regulation guidelines --- Ability to present information to all levels of the agency --- Ability to create and maintain positive, productive working relationships with a strong sensitivity to diversity amongst the staff --- Ability to work independently and as a member of a team, manage multiple projects simultaneously, track details and the big picture, work proactively, and handle/maintain confidential records and issues appropriately --- Sensitivity to cultural, social, ethnic and gender issues HOW TO APPLY Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Philippe Rey, Executive Director at People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Keywords: Adolescent Counseling Services, Redwood City , Clinical Director, Executive , Redwood City, California

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