This position is for a Manager of Clinical Therapy at Children's Psychiatric Center, inpatient program. We are looking for an LCSW of LPCC with management experience and strong clinical skills. This role would oversee a team of master's level therapists and case managers who support the clinical program at CPC.
Organize, administer, and oversee the operation of a clinical therapy, social work, and/or interdisciplinary evaluation program or set of programs designed for a specified patient population. Oversee and coordinate the work of a group of clinical professionals and support staff, and provide a range of direct patient evaluation and counseling and/or social work services as appropriate to program objectives. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.
LEADERSHIP - Oversee, coordinate, and provide professional leadership in the provision of clinical therapeutic services provided by the program in accordance with program objectives and clinical guidelines, procedures, and standards
TREATMENT - Develop, implement, and/or modify treatment protocols and clinical procedures in accordance with clinical objectives and standards
PATIENT CARE - Provide direct patient consultation and care; develop, evaluate and modify rehabilitative therapy programs as required
OPERATIONS - Oversee all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with University, State, and federal laws, policies, and regulations
RECORDS - Develop and implement systems to maintain records on employees, equipment inventories, and compliance activities
RESEARCH - Perform and/or oversee academic/clinical research and associated activities as appropriate, ensuring data integrity and compliance with protocol and standards
GRANTS - Prepare grant proposals and manage contracts and grants for various projects
COMMUNITY RELATIONS - Represent the organization at various community and or/or business meetings; promote existing and new programs and/or policies
CLINICAL EVALUATION - Conduct clinical evaluation activities as appropriate to the specific objectives of the program
COLLABORATION - Work collaboratively with University, State, and/or local agencies and constituencies to enhance existing services and build capacity through shared knowledge and training
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
BUDGET - Develop and administer the department's annual budget; monitor and approve expenditures
Master's Degree in related discipline
5 years directly related experience
One of the following:
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in State of New Mexico
Marriage and Family Therapist License State of New Mexico
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in State of New Mexico
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo
Physical Demands Requirements:
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Tuberculosis testing is completed upon hire and additionally as required
Working Conditions Requirements:
May be credentialed by UNMH Credentialing Committee
No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment