Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 Psychiatry SMH Child/Adoles Schedule 8 AM-5 PM; WKENDS AS NEEDED Responsibilities General Purpose: Is responsible for the coordination of clinical activities and supervision of clinical and intake staff of a clinic in Addiction Psychiatry Service (APS). Serves as member of Addiction Psychiatry Program Management Team and as chair of treatment team meetings. Specific Responsibilities: Under general direction and with latitude for independent judgment: Directly supervises clinical staff including hiring and termination decisions, orientation and training of new staff, Supervises the development and implementation of specific chemical dependency treatment goals for all clinic patients. Develops and implements policies and procedures for clinic. Assists with new service development and implementation, including needs assessment, grant proposals, interagency planning, community liaison, regulatory review. Participates in strategic planning for APS. Develops and implements plan for changes in census and patient services. Ensures that clinical staff maintain competency in relevant areas of chemical dependency and MICA treatment, maintain knowledge of referral sources, and eligibility and treatment requirements for other facilities. Maintains knowledge of Finger Lakes Region chemical dependency and MICA treatment services, self-help groups and other services, and referral for those programs. Ensures effective liaison with other program components within Addiction Psychiatry. Ensures continuity of care for patients within APS, effective communication and information flow for patients needing more than one Strong Recovery service. Provides direct clinical care and plays a leadership role in the clinical teams, providing a mixture of intake interviews, individual, group and family treatment. Designs appropriate therapeutic treatment plans with clearly defined treatment goals, and follows through with the course of treatment. Assesses successful completion of treatment goals and plans termination of therapy. Completes and maintains patient charts, and required documentation of services rendered. Mobilizes family and natural support networks when necessary and assumes leadership role in the multidisciplinary team approach to treatment, case management, training and community interventions. Performs chart auditing and coordinates incident reporting procedures. Coordinates program evaluation through Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement activities. May represent APS to outside agencies, including county and other governmental agencies, the Region II Consortium of Chemical Dependency Treatment providers, other treatment providers and regulatory agencies such as OASAS and The Joint Commission. Requirements Masters Degree in a human services discipline and New York State or National Credential/Certificate in addiction-related specialty. Five years combined clinical and supervisory experience, including both chemical dependency experience and specific MICA treatment experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
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