Volunteers of America Texas is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the vulnerable reach their full potential.
The Clinical Coordinator of Residential Treatment Services is responsible for the implementation and supervision of the client services in the substance abuse residential treatment program to achieve the goals of the organization. Functional authority with respect to the clinical supervision of Counselor Interns, Intern Students and Volunteers. Maintains a caseload of clients.
- Manages effective client services in compliance with VOA-TX program requirements and funding provisions.
- Trains new counseling staff on treatment program and policy (i.e. intake, orientation, treatment plan documentation of services provided).
- Provides clinical guidance to counseling staff.
- Reports client services weekly.
- Conducts groups and individual counseling as described by the program.
- Conducts and/or attends staffing to assess client progress.
- Develops referral linkages with community resources.
- Participates in random substance use surveillance and the collection of specimens.
- Attends substance abuse team and VOA-TX meetings and training.
- Completes client psychosocial assessment and develops and/or revises individual client treatment plans.
- Conducts weekly client progress assessment.
- Prepares periodic reports on client status and activities as required by funding agencies.
- Monitors and notifies management of potential psychological crises with individual clients that may affect the operation of the program or the facility.
- Maintains treatment and other therapeutic records according to regulatory and contract standards.
- Conducts substance abuse education as described by program.
- Schedules and conducts job readiness training.
- Develops job contracts and assists clients in seeking and obtaining employment.
- Conducts personal and social adjustment training as described by program.
- Verifies and submits counselor intern hours to DSHS.
- Coordinates implementation of family groups.
- Alternates weekend after hours "on call" rotation coverage.
- Ensures management of the program's resources within budget.
- Reviews and approves expenditures within budgetary guidelines.
- Within the scope of responsibility, adheres to budget guidelines, including expenditures, billing for services, P-Card documentation, etc.
- Supervises, supports, motivates, and empowers the members of his/her team.
- Ensures that all departmental human resources responsibilities are met: interviewing, hiring, firing, staff training, assigning and directing work, rewarding and disciplining staff, conducting evaluations and performance management, addressing complaints and resolving problems, career development, succession planning, equal employment opportunity, and health and safety issues for all staff operating each of the distinct programs.
- Promotes an organizational culture that fosters passion for the mission, cooperation, open and frequent communication, teamwork, and a common organizational vision.
- Builds cross functionality among service team members and other departments.
Manages one or more subordinates. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems up to and including termination.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must successfully complete any required training and acquire any required certifications within prescribed timeframes. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelors Degree in criminal justice, counseling, or related field plus education requirements that follow the guidelines for clinical licensure as reflected under Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations OR six years of directly related experience plus LCDC.
- Three years experience in substance abuse treatment desirable.
- Valid Texas Drivers License (must be received within 30 days of employment) and ability to be insured; valid Vehicle Liability if driving personal vehicle.
Volunteers of America - Texas offers a comprehensive Benefits Plan: Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and Paid Time Off (PTO) for full time positions.
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LCDC, Substance Abuse, Counselor