Harlem United Clinical Director, Health Home and Congregate Housing Programs in new york, New York

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Clinical Director (CD) provides clinical oversight of the Health Home Program, as well as clinical support to two small congregate housing programs. The Clinical Director provides individual and group supervision to the programs’ Care Managers, Care Navigators and Housing Case Managers and administrative supervisory staff in the area of clinical skills development and support. The CD assists the organization in growing its direct service and mental health competencies. Specifically, the CD works in close collaboration with other Clinical Directors and Staff Development to provide on-going training, support, and evaluation to staff in order to ensure the highest level of services to clients of Harlem United.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The following duties are mandatory requirements of the job:

 Conduct individual and group supervision with Health Home and Housing staff on a bi-weekly basis.
 Conduct regular clinical chart reviews for clients serviced by the Health Home and congregate housing programs.
 Support clinical training and skill building with all staff in the Health Home and congregate housing programs.
 Oversee HARP Assessments and Plans of Care (POC) reviewing for clinical quality and comprehensiveness for the Health Home program.
 Review and approve Comprehensive Assessments and Care Plans in RMA and GSI Data Bases daily for the Health Home program.
 Provide assistance with clinical interventions and case conferences when necessary.
 Provide ongoing feedback to staff and supervisors regarding clinical performance.
 Work as an integral part of the agency in strengthening the agency’s clinical competencies.
 Lead or participate on committees tasked with developing and carrying out organizational strategic initiatives.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are to be performed as assigned by the supervisor:
 Promote collaboration between clinical, administrative, and evaluation staff.
 Provide linkage to medical and other service providers.
 Ensure quality of program services per program policies and funding requirements.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or counseling psychologist. Five years’ experience working with substance abuse and chronic medical (particularly HIV/AIDS) and mental illness issues. At least three years’ experience supervising clinical and/or case management staff.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

In addition to the above-listed job responsibilities and educational requirements, the ideal candidate for this position possesses most or all of the following:
 Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Outlook/email)
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Knowledge of HRA 2010E Application and submission process a plus.
 Knowledge base and familiarity with programming within Medicaid Redesign and programmatic objectives a plus.
 Team-building and leadership skills
 Competency in making differential diagnoses using the DSM-IV-TR manual
 Experience working with social service systems in New York City
 Proficiency in individual counseling and group facilitation
 Experience with, knowledge of, and commitment to the Harm Reduction Model
 Experience with and knowledge of Motivational Interviewing