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Facility: Crestwood Center Sacramento

Job Title: PHF Clinical Director

Status: Full Time

Shift: AM

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Education and Experience:

a. Must hold a license as a LCSW, Psychologist, MFT or psychiatrist.

b. A minimum of 5 years experience in a clinical setting, at least one of which was in a mental health setting and two of which was in a supervisory capacity.

b. Demonstrated knowledge of DSM-5, psycho social rehabilitation, PSR and recovery principles.

c. Familiarity with applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.

2. Other Qualifications:

a. Proven ability to work with others at all levels within the organization and collaborate effectively.

b. Above-average interpersonal, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills.

c. Experience in working with health care and mental health regulatory agencies.

e. A valid California drivers license.


Duties:
1. Clinical Responsibilities:

a. Ensures all clients receive the full spectrum of mental health services during length of stay and treatment based on objectives as identified in their treatment plan.

b. Maintains confidentiality of all information for clients.

c. Coordinates daily schedules.

d. Continually explores best practices and evidence-based recovery practices.

2. Administrative Responsibilities:

a. Supervises the activities of employees who report to the Clinical Director as outlined above.

b. Ensures performance evaluations are completed following established guidelines and timeframes.

c. Properly orienting, supervising, instructing, evaluating, terminating, and hiring responsibilities as appropriate to the case management and recreational/activity department.

d. Ensures program policy and procedure manuals for the educational department are reviewed and updated according to established facility and regulatory agency protocols.

e. Maintains a working knowledge of standards and regulations governing mental health services.

f. Assists with coordination of regular staff meetings for employees to provide information and facilitate communication.

g. Manages the department within allocated/budgeted parameters.

h. Works with clients in training capacity, if applicable.

i. All other duties as assigned.

3. Program Development

a. Coordinates the development of new programs and services.

b. Functions as liaison to referral sources and the community as indicated to facilitate communication regarding client care and programs that may be

utilized by these sources. Marketís the services of the facility to potential referral sources.

c. Assists in the maintenance of census.

d. Supervises the provision of social services/service coordinator within the facility.

e. Facilitates the interdisciplinary team meetings.

4. Staff Education:

a. Provides for regular in-service training opportunities based on needs identified through competency assessments and new trends and developments in the field of mental health.

b. Ensures that all program staff participates in required education and training.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

1. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time in a minimum eight (8) hour day for two to three hour increments.

2. Must be able to move about the facility, into the community, and or business related trips. Must be able to get in and out of vehicles and tolerate one to two hours of driving.

3. Must have the physical and cognitive ability to assist in emergency situations such as pushing a wheelchair or bed, or appropriately intervening with clients who may physically and/or verbally act out.

4. Ability to lift a minimum of 15 lbs.