Description

The Clinical Manager (CM) in Denver is an exempt position of the Denver Rescue Mission and must hold to the doctrine and the Constitution/By-Laws of the Denver Rescue Mission. The CM must be willing to sign the Denver Rescue Mission Statement of Faith, and be a member or regular attendee of a local church.

 

The CM should be someone with proven leadership skills, with a developing counseling philosophy, who takes initiative, can multi-task, and is able to work with a diverse clientele.  The CM provides leadership, assessments, assignments, and accountabilities to Program Staff. The CM reports to the Director of Harvest Farm, and works closely with the New Life Program Chaplains.

 

Requirements

I. Program Support and Training

A. Assists Director in program planning, implementation and evaluation.

B. Provides clinical consultation to staff.

C. Provides regular administrative and clinical supervision to all clinical staff including interns, and credentialed staff. Documents accordingly.

D. Completes annual written performance evaluations.

E. Organizes and implements training program for staff in accordance to identified clinical needs.

F. Provides training on clinical documentation.

G. Provides regular formal and informal training to all staff in all areas related to clinical care with the overall goal to enhance professional performance of the staff.

H. Provides support to staff during scheduled or unscheduled absences of clinical staff.

I. Responds to crisis intervention needs of patients and families.

J. Ensures and supports retention rates through regular and unscheduled intervention services within the facility.

K. Collaborates closely with intake staff to determine appropriateness of referrals and to support linkages within the community.

L. Adjusts to fluctuating peaks in patient flow, acuity, and other operational demands while maintaining quality.

M. Monitors admissions and discharges and all procedural aspects relating to these areas.

N. Facilitates clinical meetings a minimum of once per week based on the needs of the clinical team; documents accordingly.

O. Coordinates and facilitates monthly trainings and documents accordingly.

P. Collaborates with Director and team members to establish and implement new programming.

Q. Oversees the general operations of the clinical program pertaining to clinical content, evidenced based practice, group schedules, and curriculum utilization.

R. Ensures that the mission and vision of DRM is supported and inherent in the general operations of the staff.

 

II. Administrative Duties

A. Participates in the development and implementation of agency policies and practices effecting the overall clinical operation and direction of the agency.

B. Assists with preparation/revision of agency program descriptions, promotional materials.

C. Participates in Harvest Farm Leadership Team meetings and DRM Leadership Team meetings as needed.

D. Provides presentations in community as assigned.

E. Submits paperwork to the state for intern/supervision of staff as required by state standards.

 

II. Personnel Duties

A. Assists with all program hires, orientations and terminations in collaboration with Director.

B. Conducts evaluations of staff in programs in collaboration with Director.

C. Collaborates with physicians and other personnel in patient evaluation and treatment to further clinical treatment and continuity of care.

D. Assists staff to perform intake, evaluation, orientation, admissions, treatment planning, counseling, documentation, discharge planning and referral of participants when needed.

E. Assists participants and family, through individual, group, family, and/or couples therapy.

F. Identifies opportunities for program improvement and development.

G. Participates in continuing education to continually improve skills and abilities and stay abreast of current technologies/practices.

H. Maintains familiarity with psychotropic medications commonly used in the treatment of addictions/co-occurring disorders.

I. Recruits, orients, trains, schedules and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.

J. Serves as a resource to assigned staff in identifying and resolving complex case problems.

K. Ensures compliance with legal issues including but not limited to patient confidentiality and risk management; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

L. Establishes employee Performance Improvement Plans as needed.

 

 

Qualifications 

A. Required: Master’s degree in counseling or social work-related field, plus clinical license (Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist)

B. Prefer Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) certification, level 2, 3 or licensed (LAC). A Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) is preferred. 

C. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in substance abuse counseling as well as mental health experience with minimum of two years supervisory experience. 

D. Willingness to work a schedule necessary to support 24/7 program operations

E. Ability to work with clients who are homeless or struggling due to personal circumstances 

F. Well-developed administrative, supervision and relationship skills

G. Quality social and interpersonal skills and Christian character with staff and the community

H. A heart and commitment to serve the needy and seeing lives changed in the name of Christ

I. Valid driver’s license preferred.

If interested contact Seth Forwood at [email protected]