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Outpatient Clinical Manager - Full Time - Deer Park, TX

Company: Cenikor Foundation
Location: Deer Park
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Cenikor is a non-profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a Full-time Clinical Managerfor ourfacility in Deer Park, Texas.JOB SUMMARY:The Outpatient Clinical Manager is responsible for coordinating day-to-day clinical operations and maintaining quality, compliance, regulatory, and funding requirements. The Outpatient Clinical Manager ensures substance use treatment and co-occuring services are provided to each client via appropriate training and management of clinical staff. This position also provides leadership and feedback to the clinical team on a consistent basis.SCHEDULE:Tuesday- Saturday: flexible to cover groups when needed, times varyESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure the clinical treatment program is effectively administered and meets all quality, compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise clinical staff and manage counselor caseloads to comply with licensure standards.
  • Identify services and support needed to address client problems and needs.
  • Ensure staff documentation meets the criteria for appropriate level of care according to clinical, funding and billing.
  • Participate as a team member in providing an optimum environment for client recovery.
  • Conduct comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments utilizing clinical skills and knowledge to diagnose substance use/dependency and mental health disorders.
  • Work with clients to develop and implement an individualized, clinical treatment plan within five (3) service days of admission.
  • Develop individualized treatment plan based on comprehensive assessment.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled treatment plan reviews documenting continuity of care.
  • Provide individual and group counseling services to each client as indicated by the therapeutic schedule and treatment plan utilizing multiple therapeutic techniques to assist clients in reaching their goals.
  • Ensure appropriate step-down and transition to next level of care in the Cenikor continuum.
  • Responsible for case management for COPSD clients to include individual counseling sessions up to three hours per week per client.
  • Coordinate admissions, discharges and treatment plans for detox clients.
  • Participate in the facility Continuous Quality Effectiveness program.
  • Responsible for understanding 3rd party payor process related to verification, authorization and reauthorization. Work with insurance and billing department to actively manage 3rd party payor clients to ensure quality client care and clinical documentation requirements are met.
  • Intervene as necessary on issues relating to client complaints, concerns and operational issues.
  • Work closely with Facility Director to uphold the core principles of Cenikors culture and create a positive working environment for all team members. Provide oversight of facility and team while Facility Director is off-site.
  • Provide initial training and orientation as well as on-going leadership and support to all members of the clinical department to ensure that they have the tools necessary to carry out their job responsibilities.
  • Ensure clinical staff completes all required reports in a timely manner.
  • Ensure clinical staff remains informed of policy and regulatory changes and updates staff on changes as appropriate.
  • Ensure weekly training and observation is conducted and documented with all applicable clinical staff.
  • Ensure completion of Big 5 performance management tool for clinical staff by the required deadlines and use of SMART goals to support annual performance compensation review.
  • Work with the Human Resource Department for staffing, training, employee relations issues, and maintenance of personnel files, documentation and licensure requirements for clinical staff.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable matters to the Facility Director.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the exempt functions as defined in this job description. QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    • Possess good oral and written communication skills.
    • Experienced and/or knowledgeable in providing education and therapeutic counseling for individuals and for groups.
    • Experienced and capable of identifying appropriate resources for client development and providing substance abuse counseling.
    • Knowledgeable of insurance, Medicaid and state funding requirements.
    • Capable of discerning facts from opinions and remaining objective when listening to conflicting opinions.
    • Possess excellent counseling and documentation skills.
    • Ability to diagnose substance use/dependency and mental health disorders.
    • Experienced in working with diverse population.
    • Possess good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
    • Ability to lead and manage a team to successfully achieve goals.
    • Patience, perseverance, and resilience in a challenging environment.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikors Culture with all team members:
    • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
    • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
    • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
    • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
    • Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for successEducation
      • Bachelor degree in Psychology, Social Work or Social Science required
      • Master degree in Psychology or Social Work preferredExperience:
        • Three (3) years' experience in counseling and program administration relating to addiction required.
        • Supervisory experience preferred.Licensure Required:
          • LCDC required
          • LPC or LCSW preferred IMPORTANT NOTES:Drug Free WorkplaceEqual Opportunity Employer
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