Clinical Coordinator (Behavioral Health Supervisor)
Company: Fairfax County Government
Posted on: March 9, 2019
Acts as clinical supervisor to 12 line staff ensuring that the goals and objectives of the program are being carried out in accordance with state, county, and Community Services Board regulations. Under supervision of the director, this position is responsible for the day to day administration, supervision, and coordination of all case management/treatment activities in a large detoxification setting. Serves as Emergency Services Personnel. Note: To learn more about careers that make a difference, watch our video " CSB: Making a Difference in Our Community ." Illustrative Duties Provides staff supervision for all clinical aspects of the program;Plans, assigns, and reviews work of team members;Interviews and selects candidates for various positions;Performs complex evaluations and makes independent diagnoses using Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) - 10;Provides assessment and treatment services to individuals presenting a wide variety of emotional, social, and mental disorders over a range of severity;Consults with professionals on a variety of problems including delivery of needed services for clinically complex cases;Provides liaison to community agencies to facilitate communication and service provision for individuals requiring multiple services;Develops and implements program activities and services, including training and educational activities;Under direction, develops and implements a specialized program which is designed to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of service provision;Supervises day-to-day program operations;Promotes awareness of program services through presentations;Develops and monitors program's policies and procedures;Ensures that program is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local policies, regulations, and statutes;Mediates and facilitates inter-and intra-program issues needing a systems perspective;Plans, recommends, and executes quality initiatives related to mental health standards;Monitors and analyzes the impact of psychotropic medication on an individual's functioning and mental status;Provides crisis stabilization and crisis management;Ensures that a facility is maintained in good operating condition and compliant with health and safety, licensure, and regulatory requirements. Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of humans;Thorough knowledge of the elements of a comprehensive bio-psycho-social assessment and interviewing techniques;Thorough knowledge of and ability to implement recovery oriented practices and person-centered planning;Knowledge of major schools of treatment inclusive of substance abuse prevention and treatment methods/techniques;Core skills in motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapies;Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, sociological, and addiction terminology and concepts;Knowledge of clinical supervisory methods and techniques;Knowledge of alcohol and/or drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;Knowledge of existing referral agencies and community resources;Demonstrated case management skills;Ability to formulate diagnoses and to diagnostically interpret data obtained from psychological test results, social histories, and interviews;Ability to evaluate the severity of individuals' substance use, psychiatric symptoms, and impact on daily functioning; and implement commensurate level of treatment and support;Ability to manage a caseload and manage the workflow of the team;Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with individuals receiving services and the individuals and families who support them;Ability to prepare, produce, and conduct program presentations;Ability to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate programs;Ability to supervise and train service professionals;Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;Ability to evaluate performance, provide feedback, coach, correct, and implement personnel procedures;Ability to function independently in high stress situations;Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, supervisors, public and private sector organizations, community groups, and the general public;Ability to successfully perform as a team leader/member;Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;Ability to maintain records and prepare reports. Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Graduation from an accredited college with at least a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing plus three years of clinical experience or a doctoral degree in psychology, social, counseling or nursing plus one year of clinical experience. Must be eligible to be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist. CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
- Valid driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment with Community Services Board.
- First Aid and CPR certification within 90 days of appointment and maintained throughout Community Services Board employment, for positions in residential and some outreach programs.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check and a sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter. Essential personnel employee.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Licensed or license eligible LPC or LCSW in Virginia. Previous supervisory experience in a residential program substance abuse, mental health, or co-occurring treatment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to: transport clients to activities; perform CPR and First Aid; lift up to 20lbs; and communicate both verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:Panel interviewIt is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact for assistance. TTY . EEO/AA/TTY.
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