Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0347
Post Date 5/30/2018
Title Clinical Director
City Hilo
State HI
Description

Position Title: Clinical Director

Department: Administration

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Supervisor: Executive Director

Date: May 2018

General Statement: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Unit Mission Statement: "To provide youth with skills for a healthy life, and instill purpose, hope and vision to youth and their families."

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

a. Reports to: Executive Director

b. Supervises: Program Managers of the Community Based Residential Group home programs; Nursing staff; Quality Assurance/Grants Coordinator Consultants Therapist Paraprofessional staff

c. Coordinates with: Administrative Services Director; Fiscal Manager

JOB SUMMARY: The Clinical Director is a member of the FIS administration of the organization and guides the planning and implementation of all FIS treatment and support programs to include evidence based best practices and conformance to accreditation, licensing and contract requirements. The Clinical Director is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of the clinical component of the quality improvement program and program services related staff development. This position provides supervision to the all staff in FIS clinical based programs, including Program managers, therapists, para professional staff, nurses, & consultants. Participation in report writing, grant writing and proposals for state contracts is required, as well as proficiency in use of computers and electronic health records/databases.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Serves as an effective leader and manager to accomplishing agency/organization objectives according to established values, mission, and vision and participates in the FIS Executive Committee in this manner.

2. Directs the operations of FIS clinical programs, including the planning development, implementation and marketing of FIS treatment and support services, delegating specific functions, as appropriate, supervises FIS treatment based program; supervisors/managers, including nursing staff and consultants.

3. Oversees the Privacy Officer duties (completed by the Quality Assurance/Grants Coordinator) to ensure compliance with HIPAA requirements and any other applicable state and federal laws pertaining to client confidentiality & privacy rights.

4. Provides ongoing supervision to program managers and other clinical personnel to ensure high quality service delivery in congruence with the agencies missions.

5. Collaborates with medical personnel (both inter and intra agency) to ensure that health and medication policies and procedures meet licensing and accreditation standards and ensure the well-being of program participants.

6. Plans and ensures implementation of an ongoing program of quality improvement in conformance with all licensing and accreditation requirements including staying informed on health care reform as it affects FIS clinical services.

7. Ensures that all clinical services, documentation and policies and procedures are in conformance with relevant regulatory/accreditation, legal and corporation standards, and administration and personnel policies and procedures.

8. Oversees contract management and ensures clinical program compliance with agencies utilization plans

9. Provides clinical consultation and direction as needed to program supervisors/managers and clinical staff.

10. In collaboration with the Quality Assurance/Grants Coordinator, develops clinical staff orientation and plans and implements staff development/training program in accordance with licensing and accreditation requirements.

11. Maintains good understanding and working knowledge of electronic health records and other electronic data bases used to document and bill for the provision of billable treatment services.

12. Maintains effective relationships with funders and other community service providers.

13. Correctly and promptly follows specified agency procedures required for the appropriate handling of all Emergency Response Codes.

14. Maintains good professional and ethical standing with own professional licensing and certification boards.

15. Be available 24-7 by cell phone to respond and provide consultation on emergencies, and other situations needing immediate attention.

16. Interacts with others with courtesy and respect.

OTHER FUNCTIONS: •Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum master’s degree in a behavioral health discipline and certification by the State of Hawaii as, as well as a minimum of five years clinical experience in mental health treatment settings and five years of experience in program management and clinical supervision.  Specific experience working within or providing services through the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD) is strongly preferred. Clinical license for professional counseling, psychology, clinical social work, or nursing, with credentials confirming minimum state standards as a Mental Health Professional (MPH) is required.  Credentials confirming state standards or in the process of obtaining standards, as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) is preferred. Working knowledge of continuum of care services including, residential and outpatient treatment, case management, family, crisis intervention, and vocational services is required.   Knowledge of electronic health records as well as gender specific treatment best practices, and knowledge implementing evidence based treatment services is needed. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proven report and grant writing skills required. Personal vehicle and valid Hawaii. State driver license required

MENTAL DEMANDS: Requires the following: •Work under stressful conditions •Manage and prioritize multiple time sensitive projects in an organized and efficient manner •Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner •Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines and complete projects on schedule •Maintain confidentiality of personnel and client records •Maintain regular and punctual work attendance •Able to travel between several treatment sites daily

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the following: •Sitting; stooping, kneeling, bending; standing; and walking •Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination •Use of vision •Ability to lift and/or carry at least 25 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds •Driving a vehicle •May require traveling by airplane

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS: Requires the following: •Verbal and written communication with co-workers, clients, vendors, managers, state/national contracting and regulating bodies •Talking on the telephone •Conducting training/giving verbal and written instructions •Receiving verbal and written instructions •Writing/composing written language •Reading professional materials that may be technical or legal in nature •Visiting/working at other worksites •Communication via the latest technologies •Interacting with others with courtesy and tact

SKILLS/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE: •Master’s degree in behavioral health discipline •Valid driver’s license •Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines •Use of electronic health records /databases for electronic claims submission

EQUIPMENT NEEDS: Use general office equipment such as computers, printers, photocopiers, calculators, etc.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT: Most work will be conducted indoors at the FIS Facilities. Attendance at trainings in Hawaii is required. Some out of state travel may be required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Able to meet basic standards of physical, mental health, and communication demands. Specified by State and/or professional accreditation standards applicable to this agency. Initial/Annual criminal background check, pre-employment, annual physical examination, TB test, and driver abstract compliance with agency policy are required.

NOTES: The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by management.

Requirements

A minimum master’s degree in a behavioral health discipline and certification by the State of Hawaii as, as well as a minimum of five years clinical experience in mental health treatment settings and five years of experience in program management and clinical supervision. Specific experience working within or providing services through the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD) is strongly preferred. Clinical license for professional counseling, psychology, clinical social work, or nursing, with credentials confirming minimum state standards as a Mental Health Professional (MPH) is required. Credentials confirming state standards or in the process of obtaining standards, as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) is preferred. Working knowledge of continuum of care services including, residential and outpatient treatment, case management, family, crisis intervention, and vocational services is required. Knowledge of electronic health records as well as gender specific treatment best practices, and knowledge implementing evidence based treatment services is needed. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proven report and grant writing skills required. Personal vehicle and valid Hawaii. State driver license required

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