Clinical Director

Job Description

Reports to: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Supervises: Program Director; Placement Officer, and Social Work staff

Job Summary – Full-time (40+ hours per week)

A licensed Mental Health Professional or Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist who has been designated by Z.N.D. Residential (Z.N.D.) licensee to oversee and implement the overall Mental Health Treatment Program in accordance with the provisions of the (GH) & (STRTP) Mental Health Program protocol.

Minimum/Desired Qualifications and Experience

A minimum of three (3) years’ experience with Behavioral Health & Mental Health care and knowledge of Community Care Licensing requirements, Continuum of Care Reform (CCR), and service delivery models are required. Applicant must possess a M.A. (Ph.D. or Psy.D. preferred) in Clinical Psychology or Behavioral Sciences. Must have excellent people skills. Salary is contingent on experience and education level.

Sample Responsibilities and Duties

The list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed such as:

  • Maintain the appropriate documentation of the program approval to the licensing agency and shall implement the specialtymental health services the facility is certified and contracted to provide.
  • Maintain the Mental Health Program approval in good standing during its licensure.
  • Ensure the Needs and Services Plan of each program participant or Non-Minor Dependent (NMD) reflects any Mental Healthneeds identified in the case plan, treatment plan, or any available Mental Health assessment.
  • Ensure collaboration with Child and Family Teams is consistent with the case plan of each child or Non-Minor Dependent(NMD).
  • Ensure continuity of care, services, and treatment as a program participant moves from his (GH) & (STRTP) placement to ahome-based family care or to a permanent living situation through reunification, adoption, or guardianship, in accordance withparticipant case plan or treatment plan.
  • Ensure participants in placement diagnosed by a Physician, Psychologist, or licensed Clinical Social Worker as mentallydisordered shall have at least a monthly consultation from a
    Psychiatrist or Clinical Psychologist regarding the program ofservices.
  • Review, approve, and/or maintain all Z.N.D. Residential (Z.N.D.) Social Work staff assessments, evaluations,progress notes, and reports of children in placement.
  • Review and maintain third party consultation reports; including types and hours of services provided
  • Assist the company in their communication and compliance of CARF and State standards to all personnel at all levels ofemployment in all programs in Fresno.
  • Coordinate Behavioral Health & Mental Health services, including training, schedule, peer supervision, reports,evaluations, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

IN THE ABSENCE OF THE DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR IS THE DESIGNATED SUBSTITUTE.

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