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Clinical Coordinator

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Job Summary

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, management and provision of clinical services.

 The Clinical Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.

Job Responsibilities

  • To ensure the maintenance of quality care;
  • To monitor treatment and compliance of all patients;
  • Ensures that accurate and current clinical records are maintained by staff;
  • To conduct internal program review, patient records review, as well as conduct educational counseling;
  • To assess training needs of clinical and support staff with Executive Director, and report said needs to Executive Director;
  • To ensure staff compliance with Federal and State regulations governing the treatment of patients, including HIPPA;
  • Possess a proficient knowledge base and understanding of alcohol/drug abuse and addiction. Additionally, keep up-dated on current drug abuse and treatment information;
  • Provide intake/readmission services;
  • Provide crisis intervention/supportive services to patients as needed. Refer to higher level of care as needed;
  • Provide interagency reports/documentation as required;
  •  Perform individual and peer file reviews on a monthly basis for the purposes of quality control;
  • Maintain and help with a chart monitoring system, proficiency in TN WITS preferred;
  • Participate in or direct the efforts for community and public relations activities, including advertising and marketing;
  • Ablility to develop professional, helpful and effective relationships with patients, staff, clinicians and outside entities;
  • Ability to function as a team leader with the ability to delegate necessary tasks for clinic stability;
  • Ability to project a positive and professional image to the community, in representation of the clinic;
  • Participates in and/or helps perform and attends monthly Clinic In-service Trainings;
  • Attend conferences, meetings and training programs as needed/directed;
  • Develop and update policies and procedures to ensure organizational quality services for clients and staff accountability;
  • Maintain documentation, client files and statistics as required by the agency and appropriate funding sources; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Additional Duties:

  • Consults with patients on the creation of a written plan that determines and lists the needs of each patient specific to accessing community services and after care planning;
  • Supports and participates in the education to patients on community services, treatment options and their current plan of treatment provided at the clinic;
  • Assists in the facilitation of treatment plan meetings that review each patient’s status; and
  • Contributes to updates made to the treatment plans, communicating/educating patients on their respective plan of care.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in the clinical social work, along with a valid license with approved supervision certification.  Appropriate work experience in the behavioral health field, as well as the criminal justice system.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

Advanced knowledge and skills in care management for patients in substance abuse treatment facility;

Maturity and leadership qualities;

Knowledge of, and ability to apply counseling and. diagnostic principles, theories and techniques to a full range of diverse clinet populations, as well as co-occurring disorders; 

Knowledge of, and the ability to apply ethical standards to clinical judgements; 

Programmatic development data and performance management experience; 

Ability to build strong teams; and 

Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365. 

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (3) years within a behavioral health clinic, working knowledge of specialty courts (Mental Health, Drug Court and Veterans Treatment), professional licensure required. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a minimum of three (3) years working within the behavioral health field interacting with the criminal justice system.  

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Six (6) paid holidays per year
  • Health/Dental Insurance

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume/CV and three (3) professional references via email to

stevenmurff@educareprograms.org

Details

  • Date Posted: February 20, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 03/16/2020
  • Salary Range: 50,000-60,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk, M-F. Schedule may vary.