Clinical Director-Transitional Support Services

Community Healthlink - Worcester, MA2.9

Full-timeEstimated: $65,000 - $92,000 a year
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Clinical Director in Worcester.

The Transitional Support Services (TSS), is an inpatient treatment program for men and women 18 and older with substance abuse disorders. The program is designed to work with clients on their goals for recovery while preparing them for their next step in treatment. Clients in the program can stay up to 90 days while they are pursuing, accepted or waiting for further placement to a halfway house. The program provides individual case management along with 6 treatment groups per day, run by all team members. TSS is an exciting, dynamic environment in which all members of the team work together to ensure the best outcomes for our clients. Apply today, and be on the front lines of the fight against the opioid epidemic that has stolen far too many lives!

The Clinical Manager is responsible for day to day clinical operation of the Transitional Support Services Program in accordance with CHL standards, policies and procedures.

Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications

Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)

Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time

CEU benefits

Life and Disability insurance

401k with agency contribution

Flexible Spending Accounts available

Wellness activity discounts

Ability to supervise program staff in a culturally competent manner and to ensure staff maintains required competencies.
Oversight of milieu including behavioral treatment planning for mental health and substance abuse.
Effective communication with consumers, peers and other professionals that is sensitive to the racial/ethnic/cultural/class backgrounds.
Operate program in an efficient and effective manner, ensuring compliance with DPH and CARF regulatory requirements.
Oversees day to day clinical operation of the program. Interviews and recommends staff for hire. Participates in Director On-Call rotation to provide staff with support and to ensure program safety during non-business hours and weekends. Participates in management team meetings to develop and implement program goals and objectives. Co-leads staff meetings and works with program director to establish, update and/or implement program policies and procedures.
Provides administrative and clinical supervision to assigned program staff. Assigns work responsibilities to staff.
Designs/implements staff training schedule as required.
Coordinates with Operations Manager to ensure upkeep of the physical plant status and arranges for repairs as needed.
Purchases or arranges purchases of items needed by program as needed.
Attends treatment team meeting and case conferences. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with contracting agencies, community organizations and consumers.
Oversees and signs off on clinical documentation in the electronic medical record in compliance with DPH and CARF standards and regulations. Completes additional paperwork as assigned.
Responsible for designing and implementing assigned staff work schedule to provide maximum coverage.
Sets up human rights, infection control, CPR, first aid and verbal de-escalation training. Informs staff of agency and divisional policy and procedures as well as other required competencies.
Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

Other related job duties as assigned by the Program Director
Masters degree in psychology, social work or a related field
Must be licensed or license eligible (LMHC, LICSW, LCSW)
Must have a minimum of 2 years mental health/substance abuse treatment experience
Current valid US-issued drivers license and a registered inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including travel between work sites
Must be able to pass a CORI background check
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.