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Clinical Supervisor

Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina's (V Washington, DC

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Clinical Supervisor will report to the Director of Co-Occurring Services. The Clinical Supervisor position will operate across behavioral health and addiction programs at the VOAC Core Service Agency and the Medical Respite program. This position reports to the Director of Co-Occurring Services. The position potentially entails (though will not encompass all) a variety of different roles including:

Clinical Supervision:  The Clinical Supervisor will work with the Director of Co-Occurring Services to provide individual and group therapy/counseling services across the BH and SUD continuum to a caseload of mentally ill and/or dual disorder adults and to supervise as assigned a team of BH CSW’s.Intake/Assessment/Diagnosis:  Providing both direct intake services to new enrollees of the Hope Center and to provide supervision of appropriate staff to the Intake/Assessment/Diagnosis function of the CSA. 

Assessment and Referral:  As part of the SUD clinical team, participate in providing AR services to District residents who come to the Hope Center for assessment, referral and intake to SUD services throughout the District.

**Health Home Liaison: Providing support to the Health Home Nurse Care Managers by supervising CSW activities—outreach, engagement, support—to Health Home consumers enrolled at The Hope Center.
  • Candidate must be a DC-licensed clinical social worker (LICSW), or a DC-licensed professional counselor (LPC) or a DC licensed Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC1/CACII) certification.  Dual certifications will be factored in to the recruitment process.
  • Minimum of at least three (3) years of clinical experience working with persons with complex medical and health needs
  • Minimum of at least three (3) years supervisory experience
  • Must be able to provide effective therapies to a range of consumers, develop strong collaborative-working relationships with the client/consumer using appropriate patient-centered communication skills, coordinate as needed with municipal, county, City, and State agencies, as well as, other non-profit agencies, including the faith based community.  
  • Ability to provide effective training, prepare written reports, and document and maintain client data using an electronic client record system.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak the English language and have the ability to communicate effectively with the people to whom services are provided.
  • Ability to document all healthcare and medical needs as required by all licensing and monitoring entities.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to perform basic computer and office equipment skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-to-one and small group situations to people supported, families, guardians, and other medical professionals.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a therapy caseload of no more than 20 BH/SUD adults at any given time
  • Ensure that the client/consumer  is at the appropriate level of care
  • Provide supervision to BH CSW’s and/or SUD CACs.
  • Provides oversight of linkages to off-site services to meet additional needs related to a co-occurring medical and/or psychiatric condition, as documented in the treatment plan. 
  • Monitor the compliance with, and effectiveness of, services over the treatment period and make a determination of the frequency of ongoing assessments.
  • Provide Individual, Family, and Group Counseling; Group-based Psychoeducation, across BH/SUD programs according to the client/consumer’s assessed needs. 
  • Provide Intake, Diagnosis and Comprehensive assessments/screenings; and supervise assigned BH clinicians providing intake services.
  • Provide Crisis intervention services
  • Conduct education to include training on HIV to assigned clients
  •  Assist with providing access to testing and referrals for HIV and infectious diseases and coordination of services with medical care or specialty services related to an infectious disease
  • Attend comprehensive treatment team and assessment meetings on each client/consumer  as part of the interdisciplinary team
  • Assist the client/consumer in the development of interpersonal and community coping/life skills necessary to remain sober and maintain recovery.
  • Assist the client/consumer in the development of relapse and symptom management strategies and recovery plans.
  • Adheres to Volunteers of America Chesapeake’s documentation requirements
  • Documents all billable activities BH/SUD/Recovery /VOAC Standards (as required)
  • Complete billing/Progress notes within 48 hours of a face-to-face encounter (as required)
  • Perform duties as outlined in Program’s Operation Manual.
  • Perform duties as assigned.
  • Meet assigned weekly/monthly productivity requirements

EFFECT ON END RESULT

  • Improve access to services through enhanced intake process
  • Improve quality of clinical services through competent supervision
  • Contribute to agency profile by providing quality therapy/clinical treatment to individual consumers
  • Improve or increased stability in the client/consumer’s level of functioning.
  • Insures that each client’s individualized needs are met.
  • Insures that all documentation pertaining to client services is completed in compliance with agency policies and funding source requirements.
  • Presents a positive image to clients/consumers and the public.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual obligations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • The ability to safely operate a motor vehicle to transport oneself, clients, and program supplies as necessary.
  • The physical ability to travel to assigned locations, stand, stoop, bend, reach, pull, push, lift, grasp, climb, talk, see, hear and perform basic and light home maintenance activities, and operate office equipment.
  • Move and lift light objects up to 30 pounds such as mail, supplies, files, and equipment.
  • Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements.
  • The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally, ability to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Company Description
Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is a faith-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire self-reliance, dignity and hope through health and human services.

Founded in 1896 in Baltimore, MD Volunteers of America Chesapeake was one of the first branches of Volunteers of America - one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Volunteers of America Carolinas merged on July 1, 2019 to form Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas.

Through a dedicated and committed team of management, staff and volunteers and guided by our Core Values: Visionary, One Body, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and Faith - Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas helps thousands of people each year throughout Maryland, Virginia , the District of Columbia and the Carolinas at our programs serving:

Neighbors who experience homelessness or are at risk to be homeless
Individuals with mental illness
Individuals with intellectual disabilities
Those in need of affordable housing
Those in need of supportive services
Those recovering from substance abuse addictions
Those involved in community corrections
Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is one of 33 Volunteers of America affiliates across the United States. Together we help more than 2.5 million people in more than 400 communities.

At Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas our staff of more than 700 and volunteers numbering more than 2,000 coordinate our efforts with other agencies and local organizations to maximize the impact of our work.

Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina's (V

Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is a faith-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire self-reliance, dignity and hope through health and human services. Founded in 1896 in Baltimore, MD Volunteers of America Chesapeake was one of the first branches of Volunteers of America - one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Volunteers of America Carolinas merged on July 1, 2019 to form Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas. Through a dedicated and committed team of management, staff and volunteers and guided by our Core Values: Visionary, One Body, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and Faith - Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas helps thousands of people each year throughout Maryland, Virginia , the District of Columbia and the Carolinas at our programs serving: Neighbors who experience homelessness or are at risk to be homeless Individuals with mental illness Individuals with intellectual disabilities Those in need of affordable housing Those in need of supportive services Those recovering from substance abuse addictions Those involved in community corrections Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is one of 33 Volunteers of America affiliates across the United States. Together we help more than 2.5 million people in more than 400 communities. At Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas our staff of more than 700 and volunteers numbering more than 2,000 coordinate our efforts with other agencies and local organizations to maximize the impact of our work.

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