The Chief Clinical Officer leads and directs all Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health (SWMBH) clinical functions of the Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan (PIHP) to include; Utilization Management (UM), Member Services, Clinical Quality, ¬Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Clinical Grant Programs, and other clinical initiatives as required by the PIHP, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other accreditation or regulatory entities. Provides clinical and managed care expertise and programmatic consultation, as required, and will collaborate with the SWMBH Medical Director to promote the highest quality clinical and medically necessary care and ensure evidence-based practices are available to the PIHP’s members. Leads regional multi-agency service and care initiatives using population health, integrated care and related principles. This position is a member of the senior executive team reporting to the Executive Officer.
Essential Functions: • The Chief Clinical Officer provides clinical expertise, oversight, initiative, leadership and programmatic consultation to promote high quality clinical care and evidence-based practices. • Responsible for ensuring corporate and provider adherence to clinical, Federal, and State requirements, in addition to ensuring accreditation standards, as applicable. • Provides direction and leadership while exemplifying the SWMBH vision for staff resulting in an understanding and belief in recovery and co-occurring services.
Leadership Responsibilities: • Supervises the Clinical Department staff. Provides leadership and direction for the employees. • As a member of the senior leadership team, is responsible for working with the team to ensure the ongoing effective operation of the organization.
• Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field is required; Doctoral Degree is preferred. • Unrestricted Michigan licensure at the independent practice level is required. • Must possess and maintain all certifications, authorization, and licenses required by Federal and State laws and regulations to practice in the State of Michigan. • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) certification is preferred; Doctoral-level Board Certification as an Applied Behavioral Analyst is preferred; Certified Clinical Supervisors – Addiction Professional Certification (CCS) is preferred. • Minimum of five years post-graduate experience in mental health and/or substance abuse disorder treatment is required. • Minimum of three years of administrative experience in a management oversight function is required. • Strong working knowledge of the CMHSP system, 42CFR Part 2, Michigan Mental Health Code and Michigan Public Health code is required. • Demonstrated ability to exhibit a positive, personal image to the public; ability to effectively and comprehensively communicate in oral and written format. • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows including: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint applications. • Life experiences with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, including experience with behavioral health issues is preferred. • Must be supportive of culturally competent recovery-based practices and person-centered planning as a shared decision making process. • Must support a trauma informed culture of safety to aid consumers in their recovery process. • Performs other related functions as assigned.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate on Experience
Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health (SWMBH) is a $240 million public entity managing multiple Michigan Department of Community Health benefits management contracts and business lines over an eight county region in Southwest Michigan.