Director Counseling and Social Services

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YMCA

YMCA of Greater Monmouth County

Location

Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Job Description

Acts as the Director of Outpatient Services. Provide direct and indirect supervision of clinical staff related to mental health and substance abuse services, as well as program development and implementation. Oversees staff compliance with standards for: Accreditation, N.J. Department of Health Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agency Licenses, and funding regulations for each program. Interface with Office Manager and Administrative staff for the coordination of systemic organizational changes, recordkeeping, grant writing, reports and issues related to revenue.

Qualifications

· The Director of Outpatient Services must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work accompanied by a NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license

· The Director of Outpatient Services must possess a Clinical Supervisor’s certification to supervise intermediate level licensed clinicians

· The Director of Outpatient Services must possess or be eligible for a NJ Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) license

· The Director of Outpatient Services must have a minimum of 6 years working in both the mental health and substance abuse fields, with at least 3 years supervising staff

· Must demonstrate a high level of cultural competence, sensitivity and responsiveness

· Must possess strong communication, writing and time management skills

· Ability to work in a team-oriented environment

· Valid NJ Driver’s License, acceptable driving record, and valid NJ Motor Vehicle Insurance.

Essential Functions

Clinical:

· Direct supervision of Program Managers, counselors and interns, as indicated and assigned

· Make clinical recommendations for services and case direction

· Oversee and maintain agency adherence to confidentiality requirements as stated by law

· Take responsibility for improving clinical skills and utilizing supervision process

· Consistently provide supervision to staff members regarding treatment and discharge planning, as well as orientation and necessary training related to compliance with license, funding and accreditation requirements.

· Attend clinical supervision and clinical meetings regularly, and advises the Vice President of Counseling and Social Services of any Program issues

· Supervise staff in maintaining case records to Accreditation, YMCA, and best practice standards

· Discuss/assess safety and health needs of staff and families

· Maintain a mutually supportive atmosphere among team members and throughout the agency

Administrative:

· Be knowledgeable of and oversee staff compliance with standards and requirements for licensure, accreditation and funding.

· Act as liaison between YMCA and the state and county Program Management Officers for substance abuse and mental health licenses, funding, and accreditation

· Establish and maintain positive working relationships with referring Agency, Clinical Supervisors, personnel and community agencies and promote positive program functioning

· Maintains level of service for programs and meet contract requirements

· Assist in grant writing for renewals and new program initiatives

· Responsible for the accuracy and completion of all reports and information sent to funders and partners

· Schedule and notify staff of annual trainings including Medication, Fire Safety, CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Mantoux testing

· Assist in the development and oversight of the outpatient operational budget

· Work with clinical and administrative staff to ensure fees are assigned and collected in a timely manner

· Work with insurance biller for troubleshooting and problem resolution

· Work with the PQI committee to maintain existing policies and develop additional policies related to licensing and accreditation regulations, evaluation of staff performance and in response to the changing needs of the agency and population served

· Maintain awareness of the needs of the community in which we serve and develop programs which will provide comprehensive treatment services

· Recruit, interview, hire, and train staff

· Conduct performance reviews for all assigned staff

· Attend required agency meetings and trainings

· Attends relevant community, county or state meetings

· Secure and maintain contracts with DMHAS, insurance, criminal justice systems, EAP’s, schools etc.

· Active participation in association Annual Campaign efforts, including recruitment and solicitation of pledges

· Participate in committees/activities relating to advocacy for children, adults, and families affected by substance abuse/mental health issues, or designate appropriate staff representatives for participation

· Collaborate with YMCA marketing and development staff to improve program visibility

· Complete miscellaneous projects or tasks as assigned by management

· Proficiency in the use of the Electronic Health Record

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

· Collaboration:

a. Identifies and builds relationships with internal and/or external partners or key stakeholders to support programs or projects.

b. Builds effective teams and committees by fostering common vision and plans.

c. Engages in collaborations with openness and desire to share leadership.

· Communication and Influence:

a. Writes in a clear, concise, and logical fashion to ensure understanding.

b. Uses effective and persuasive communication skills to represent the Y as a thought leader in the community.

c. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.

d. Proactively communicates during critical and important situations, such as crisis or disaster situations.

· Developing self & others:

a. Proactively shares information, advice, and suggestions to help others be more successful.

b. Shares experiences and provides training to assist others with their development.

c. Ensures appropriate fit when recruiting and hiring.

d. Addresses sensitive issues, inappropriate behavior, or performance concerns to help the other person grow.

e. Creates a learning environment that supports and promotes the acquisition, application, and sharing of new knowledge.

· Decision Making:

a. Gathers relevant, valid data to make appropriate decisions.

b. Interprets data, feedback, and information, differentiating among assumptions, anecdotal evidence, and facts.

c. Anticipates risk, implications, and possible outcomes before taking action.

· Project Management:

a. Translates organizational goals into executable plans with accountable staff and volunteers by defining tasks, milestones, and priorities for programs or projects.

b. Clarifies performance goals and expectations; plans and organizes work responsibilities.

c. Delegates responsibilities and monitors progress towards goals.

· Fiscal Management:

a. Prepares budgets and interprets balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and forecasts.

b. Identifies and mitigates significant business, financial, and operating risks and financial irregularities, and communicates information to management.

c. Manages the budgeting process so that resources are devoted to top priorities and strategic objectives.

Required Certifications

· The Director of Outpatient Services must possess a master’s degree in Social Work accompanied by a NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license

· The Director of Outpatient Services must possess a Clinical Supervisor’s certification to supervise intermediate level licensed clinicians

· The Director of Outpatient Services must possess or be eligible for a NJ Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) license

· The Director of Outpatient Services must have a minimum of 6 years working in both the mental health and substance abuse fields, with at least 3 years supervising staff

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Feb. 3, 2020

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