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Deltek Talent Management - Clinical Director - (16380)

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Clinical Director - (16380)

Facility Name
Michael's House
PALM SPRINGS, CA 92262 US (Primary)
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Job Description

Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is the premier provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns, offering residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an individualized approach, upholding a high standard of innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each patient’s needs. We are committed to providing and promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders through clinical services, education, and research. Our purpose is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery. Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole person—physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the life.

Michael’s House Treatment Center is a refuge of healing and recovery nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California. For many years, our warm, welcoming atmosphere has provided individuals with the support, compassion, and education designed to treat their specific recovery needs. With a wealth of expertise, our caring treatment team members empower you to reach your recovery goals and find the healthy, wholesome, and fulfilling life that you deserve.

FRN is currently seeking a Clinical Director of Behavioral Health Services, to provide leadership and oversight of the clinical program and associated activities within the facility. This position will have the distinct privilege of working in a setting where they can really spend quality time with their patients and work closely with the treatment staff. The ideal candidate will have the ability to inspire our clients’ confidence in both our staff and the FRN Model of Treatment. Patient-centered care is not only what we do; it is at the core of who we are.

Do you have a passion for working with patients with co-occurring disorders and chemical dependence? Do you want to be part of a team of highly skilled individuals, driven by the goal of helping people through life-changing recovery? Do you have the desire to serve as a Brand Ambassador to FRN? If so, then you could be the person we’ve been searching for! This position is located at Foundations Recovery Network’s facility, Michael’s House, in Palm Springs, California.::

Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensures the integrity of the core clinical product – the FRN Model of Treatment (use of Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change)
• Coordinates closely with Clinical Advisor to ensure current, relevant, evidence-based practice techniques (DBT, trauma treatment, etc.); assists, coaches, and supports the clinical staff in using evidence-based treatment models
• Champions and oversees the full integration of Patient Centered Care
• Provides supervision over clinical/program activities; develops and implements plans for enhancing productivity, compliance, and profitability
• Supervises clinical/program staff, including facilitating treatment team meetings, conducting staff meetings, and ensuring provision of individual supervision; includes scheduling of staff to balance both quality and efficiency of coverage
• Oversees program schedule to meet the unique needs of patient population and any unique service groups, based on level of care, balancing both quality and efficiency
• Oversees other departments as assigned by CEO (ex. Nursing, Detox, etc.)
• Ensures clinical documentation meets both qualitative and quantitative standards set by the company, CARF, and ADP
• Establishes systems for both quantitative auditing and qualitative peer review that ensures that standards are maintained over time
• Completes monthly, quarterly, and all other reports, as required, in a timely manner
• Designs and leads Family and Professionals Weekends
• Consults with Call Center on unusual admissions
• Handles individual therapeutic cases and leads therapy and support groups as assigned by the CEO
• Effectively provides required supervision to interns in order for those individuals to obtain licensure.
• Works closely with Human Resources to ensure regular, consistent, structured training of new staff and annual updates of the core components of our model (Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change and Patient Centered Care) as well as other required trainings to meet regulatory standards (HIPPA, Risk Management, etc.)
• Attends and participates in meetings as directed by CEO
• Overall responsibility for referral source communication; ensures that the Client Care Manager, primary therapist, etc., provide regular and comprehensive clinical updates to all referral sources
• Investigates and resolves customer service complaints regarding clinical services: such complaints may originate from internal staff members, patients, patient family members, or referral sources
• Regularly provides training to internal staff members on critical clinical processes and models

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Maintains expertise on all clinical services/programs provided by the company
• Develops a full working knowledge and ensures compliance of all state, CARF, and company related standards/requirements
• Demonstrates ability to speak at conferences, workshops, and training sessions
• Demonstrates ability to effectively train staff and provide supervision
• Knowledgeable of utilization review practices within the company
• Maintains positive, supportive relationships with management, peers, and staff
• Demonstrates leadership that is empowering, constructive, and supportive
• Effectively holds staff accountable and utilizes employee counseling to coach and mentor staff toward improved results, and when necessary, move staff effectively through the disciplinary process
• Consistently demonstrates appropriate bonding and empathy with patients and families and sets the tone for caring and compassion throughout the facility
• Represents the company in a manner which conveys a professional, caring, and cooperative attitude
• Knowledgeable of Patient Rights and treats all patients/families with dignity and respect
• Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, families, visitors, referral sources, and all other contacts
• Exhibits excellent customer services skills, as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts
• Must have an understanding of diverse cultures
• Demonstrates an ability to plan and organize, through scheduling and prioritization for self and/or others, to handle multiple activities, and to meet deadlines
• Team-oriented, demonstrating an ability to work collaboratively within a matrix organizational environment
• Demonstrates ability to ensure program and clinical staff meet standards of practice at high level of clinical skill and conforms to clinical practice code of ethics
• Written and verbal communication skills must be clear and concise
• Analyzes complex situations and develops sound and effective solutions; seeks out assistance when warranted
• Due to the 24/7 operational demands, must be available after normal working hours and on holidays to manage emergencies that may arise; nights and weekends will be required

• Master’s degree in psychology or social work required, PhD preferred
• 5 – 10 years’ supervisory/managerial experience
• 5 – 10 years’ experience in a clinical residential setting
• Must maintain active state license, Phd, PsyD, LCSW or LMFT, or be licensed eligible

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background and experience with us by applying online. FRN offers competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K.

FRN is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FRN via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of FRN. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by FRN as a result of the referral or through other means.


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