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Clinical Supervisor and Utilization Review Specialist

Gaudenzia Ellendale, DE
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Due to our continued growth, Gaudenzia, Inc. is seeking experienced & compassionate individuals to fill immediate positions that will compliment our team!

Gaudenzia, a multi-state non-profit human services organization, with 141 programs at 77 locations providing substance abuse treatment, mental health, housing assistance, recovery and prevention services for over 20,000 individuals annually!

Clinical Supervisor:

We are looking for Clinical Supervisors

*Certification and/or License is a Plus

*All Supervisory Management Staff should have supervisory experience

General Job Summary

This individual manages and administers the day to day operations of a program with an annual operating budget no greater than $750,000; supervises clinical staff, and thus is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the therapeutic care, treatment, and rehabilitation conducted in the facility. The Clinical Supervisor works closely with the Program Director to train, supervise, and direct a staff.

Essential “Clinical” Functions

· Keep records bio-psycho-history, assessments, evaluations, etc., and keep client case records current according to established guidelines.

· Facilitate and supervise individual group counseling sessions and prepare treatment plans, histories, etc.

· Provide assessments and evaluations based on appropriate criteria.

· Attend, participate, and when necessary, help facilitate special events, such as retreats, trips, workshops, etc.

· Maintain appropriate professional certifications and credentials.

“CLINICAL “Requirements

· Degree in behavioral health, counseling/psychology, human services, addictions studies, psychology, sociology, or related field.

· Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the behavioral health field

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Utilization Review Specialist:

This individual must possess knowledge of treatment, therapeutic, rehabilitative and prevention techniques including but not limited to: chemical dependency, mental health and criminal behavior. Knowledge of the drug and alcohol subculture, knowledge of funding and admission processes, ability to exercise sound judgment in developing, implementing, interpreting and evaluating program policies, procedures and regulations, ability to work effectively with target population, staff member agencies, institutions and the general public and create positive impressions, ability to market aggressively and deal tactfully with customers and community, ability and skill in assessment/evaluation and intake process and procedures, ability to multi-task, prioritize work responsibilities, track and input and assess data & communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Duties may include, but are not limited to: design, develop, implement and supervise the care, training and activities of the target population. Design, develop and implement utilization review for designated floors. Continue specialized training as designated by the supervisor. Provides support and case management for assigned floors. Responsible for clinical management of all cases assigned. Responsible for interacting with clinical/medical staff to assure preparation for clinical reviews. Develop and implement procedures to ensure completion of clinical records and correspondence with maintaining compliance with confidential procedures and all applicable state/federal regulations. Develop and maintain contacts with outside agencies and consulting/information resources as necessary for the continuing development and improvement of the specialty component. Monitor progress of clients and when appropriate maintain contact with school and other applicable resources to ensure continuity of care. Maintain valid driver’s license. Support and demonstrate adherence to Gaudenzia’s Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct and all personnel policies and procedures. Appropriate professional certificates and credentials. Attend the multi-disciplinary treatment team to ensure appropriate care for individuals. Other related duties as assigned by Supervisor, and as described in the Unit Unique Job Description.


  • Master’s degree in Specialty Area
  • Bachelor’s degree in generally recognized clinical discipline and/or CAC
  • Minimum of Four (4) years of D&A counseling, prevention or educational experience.
  • Sobriety: If recovering, two (2) years sobriety.


Why Work Here?

Work in an environment where you have the opportunity to impact the lives of many individuals.

Serving about 20,000 individuals annually, Gaudenzia operates 161 drug and alcohol treatment programs for men and women in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. Services include specialty programs for pregnant and parenting mothers, adolescents, and people suffering from co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse. Gaudenzia continues to improve and expand our services, helping individuals, families and communities overcome the ravages of addiction.


Ellendale, DE


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