The Director has full responsibility for the on-going clinical and administrative oversight of the program. The Director also provides on-going training, supervision, and guidance to the staff. The Director is knowledgeable of all regulatory requirements and Agency/Divisional standards and practices. S/he functions as an internal resource on such matters.
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Ensures overall clinical, operational and fiscal oversight for programs that include clinic, consultation and satellite programming.
Provides regularly scheduled supervision to staff members
Ensures that the clinical needs of the clients are met and that excellent clinical care is in line with State and City regulations and mandates
Evaluates staff and provides training through regular supervision
Ensures appropriate supervision of all program interns, either through direct supervision or by overseeing the clinical supervision provided by an appropriately licensed staff person.
Implements continuous quality improvement initiatives and ensures the program utilizes established, effective interventions to achieve defined, meaningful clinical outcomes
Reviews and evaluates comprehensive assessments, progress notes, treatment plan reviews for quality assurance.
Runs case conferences as needed
Ensures that programmatic systems are in place to meet all client safety and service needs
Ensures that physical facility meets appropriate safety and aesthetic standards
Is a key staff resource for community outreach efforts and may perform such outreach and establish linkages with other groups, individuals or organizations which may be helpful to the clients served.
Ensures compliance with internal and external policies, procedures and regulations
Ensures development and adherence to program's budget and maintains program's fiscal viability
Collaborates with other JB departments (i.e., Clinical/Medical; IS; HR; Fiscal) to solve problems/issues
Utilizes data to inform planning, service delivery and overall management
Participates in agency and external committees and initiatives
Works collaboratively with other clinic directors
Performs other duties, as assigned.
EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:
Master's Degree in Social Work and New York State LCSW required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:
Strong knowledge of out-patient mental health services
Minimum of five (5) years of closely related experience
Experience acting in senior administrative and leadership roles
Excellent engagement and communication skills.
Knowledge and experience with operational budgets.
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records