Position Description: Clinical Director
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Job Duties Responsibilities
The Clinical Director shall perform the following duties and function as a part of the Executive Leadership Team:
Provide supervision to all Clinical Therapists.
Provide oversight to all Direct Care staff.
Review and co-sign all relevant clinical documentation.
Provide supervision of the clinical service delivery, including clinical workflow, attendant documentation and clinical quality assurance (QA) processes.
Manage relevant clinical data for use in reporting, evaluations and research.
Develop and facilitate systems that foster interdepartmental collaboration between clinical, medical, nursing, direct care, administration and leadership.
Maintain oversight of the development, implementation and delivery of Stonewater’s psychoeducational curriculum and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) clinical platform, including skills groups, DBT culture adherence, consult groups and other key DBT program components.
Plan, lead and/or supervise therapeutic groups and/or individual sessions as needed.
Supervise and/or provide training on the development and maintenance of treatment plans, in keeping with Stonewater’s clinical platform. Provide/supervise intensive therapeutic case management services and crisis intervention as needed.
Maintain oversight of recreational and individualized activities.
Track monthly data regarding clinical QA and effectiveness of treatment, and report to the Chief Executive Officer.
Be present for and lead the weekly interdisciplinary staff meeting, and ensure the attendance/representation of Clinical Therapists, Clinical Assistants, Nurses, and Medical Director.
Maintain oversight and supervision of the completion of concurrent review forms for the interdisciplinary staff meeting each week.
Participate in pre-admission reviews for prospective patients, and make recommendations to the pre-admission team as to the compatibility of the prospective patient to the Stonewater program.
Consult in and/or perform the planning of discharge and recovery support services for Stonewater patients.
Conduct staff, parent and volunteer training in mental health and substance use disorder treatment best practices.
Participate in required trainings and staff meetings.
Business travel for purposes of court hearings or other legal/therapeutic matters on behalf of patients.
Accept directives from the Chief Executive Officer that may be in addition to the duties outlined above on an as-needed basis to ensure the health of the Stonewater program.
Participate in accreditation and licensure efforts on behalf of Stonewater.
Participate in equipping, encouraging and empowering each patient to be all they were created to be, and help them to understand that they were created on purpose for a purpose.
Must possess one of the following licenses: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S). If the Clinical Director is licensed in a different state, they must become licensed in Mississippi prior to service delivery.
In addition to having one of the above licenses, the Clinical Director is required to have a minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical practice with adolescent patients.
DBT experience and/or training preferred, but will consider a candidate willing to participate in training in this modality.
Must be familiar with Joint Commission Accreditation requirements.
A passion to see individuals who deal with mental health and substance use disorders experience healing, life change, and purposeful living and believe that change can happen under the conditions defined in the Stonewater vision statement, mission statement and core values.
Ability and stamina to work within state regulations and Stonewater policy, even if regulations/policy goes against personal beliefs.
Ability to manage a busy workload.
Flexibility in work hours, programs and services.
Excellent personal and professional boundaries.
Adherence to Stonewater's Vision Statement, Mission Statement and Core Values.
Ability to work with patients/staff/volunteers with varying faith backgrounds.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Access to a reliable vehicle.
Current and valid driver's license and seven years driving experience.
Clean DMV record.
Proof of current, effective driver’s insurance.
Child Abuse Index Check clearance.
Health and TB clearance.