- Therapist is responsible for managing the clinical care provided to all levels of treatment services offered.This includes a combination of administrative and clinical practice responsibilities, which are related to the supervision of clinical personnel, policies, procedures, and practices.
- The individual in this position provides program leadership for integrated primary care and behavioral health services and serves as a clinician on the behavioral health team. In addition to performing developmental and psychological evaluations, including psychometric testing, psychological evaluations, psychotherapy sessions, family counseling, and behavioral health consultation with clients and colleagues, this position also supervises behavioral health specialists and has program oversight and performance improvement functions.
- The Therapist is actively involved as a provider of client care, and in the coordination of client care, to ensure the smooth progression of the clients’ psychological and medical evaluation and treatment. Under general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and in a collaborative leadership role in the organization, the Therapist is responsible for ensuring the overall effectiveness of the organization’s clinical performance.
- Minimum Qualifications –Licensed Mental Health Professional (ASW, AMFT, MFT. LCSW, LPCC ) with one years of experience (preferred) working in a substance abuse and/or mental health treatment setting. Knowledgeable in ASAM-PPC2 patient placement criteria and ability to effectively communicate peer-to-peer medical necessity reviews with managed care agencies. Possess exceptional leadership and communication skills and knowledge of the principles, standards, practices, terminology, and documentation requirements of community-based substance abuse/mental health care.
- Current CPR/First Aid Certification
- Current T.B. clearance.
- Collaborate with the Program Director, Clinical Supervisor, and Program Physician consultant to ensure continuous quality improvement within each core element of client care offered by Waterfront Recovery.
- Provide behavioral and mental health services to clients. Provide groups regarding problems such as secondary mental health disorders, including mild to moderate stress-related disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorder, and family conflict, to modify behavior and/or improve personal, social and vocational adjustment.
- Provide and/or coordinate clinical training for all direct-care clinical staff and support staff (when appropriate) on topics of substance use disorders and mental health disorders, co-occurring disorders, evidenced based treatment practices, and clinical topics relevant to services provided.
- Consult with psychiatry whenever required or clinically relevant.
- Ensure action is taken to correct problems identified through record review and other quality control mechanisms used to improve program effectiveness, efficiency, accessibility, and satisfaction of persons served and their families.
- Assist and work with the Chief Executive Officer regarding strategic planning.
Job Type: Full-time