Director of Clinical Services
Company: Orange County Behavioral Health
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Plans and coordinates clinical services with those of the
medical and administrative systems. Participates as a member of the
hospital's senior management team in planning, policy formulation,
and administrative decision making with particular reference to the
role, functions, and operations of the hospital's clinical
services, to include nursing, social services, and adjunctive
therapy. In summary responsible for patient care, management,
resource management, and fiscal management.
Develops, evaluates, reviews revises and implements policies and
procedures; department objectives and goals; standards of care.
Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring,
evaluating, termination, departmental staffing. Performs competency
evaluations of staff members.
Interacts professionally and communicates clearly to the
administration, social service workers, physicians, nursing staff
and other personnel. Is a resource person for personnel of the
facility and for community health care programs.
Ensures Clinical Services staff receive timely, complete and
documented orientation, in-services and continuing education,
including weekly supervision of social services staff.
Directs Clinical Service staff in problem-solving, goal setting and
the development, implementation and evaluation of
Ensures the Clinical Service Departments are in compliance with all
local, state and federal laws and regulations and Joint Commission
Participates in various facility committees as requested.
Displays good theoretical knowledge of psychopathology and
appropriate treatment techniques for each type of therapy.
Develops, implements and evaluates programs, policies and
procedures to ensure that the facility meets the needs of the
Ensures quality client care that is in compliance with regulatory
requirements, professional standards, facility policies and
procedures and local, state and federal law.
Coordinates the development of policies and procedures, clinical
Education and Licensing:
Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW), LCSW (Licensed Clinical
Qualified supervisor by the state of California, preferred.
Knowledge and Experience:
Minimum of 5 years' experience in acute psychiatric setting and 5
years' experience in senior management positions with demonstrated
ability to provide leadership and direction for multidisciplinary
clinical staff. Competence in budgetary and fiscal planning and
execution. Skilled in strategic planning and program development.
Possesses business acumen and ability to collaborate across
departments. Direct supervisory experience in managing and
developing teams. Knowledgeable about technology and its
Three or more years previous supervisory experience.
Skills and Abilities:
Attends and participates in management meetings providing input on
staffing, resource allocations, staff development, organization
programs, goals, objectives.
Develops sound system policies and procedures.
Seeks input from HR Director in addressing employee performance or
conduct concerns; complies with company policies in enforcing
standards of conduct and performance.
Promptly follows up with referral source information, requests,
complaints or concerns.
Understands and complies with the intent of the Corporate
Responds to direct requests or questions from patients or other
customers in a timely manner. Listens carefully to patients and
customers, probing to clarify their specific need or request.
Physical Requirements :
While performing the duties of this job, this position is
frequently required to do the following:
Use standard office equipment and access, input, and retrieve
information from a computer. Use computer keyboard with manual and
finger dexterity and wrist-finger speed sufficient to perform
repetitive actions efficiently for extended periods of time.
Communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner
which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking,
including a diverse population.
Give and follow verbal and written instructions with attention to
detail and accuracy.
Perform complex mental functions and basic arithmetic functions;
interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies; collect,
interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information.
Vision: see details of objects at close range.
Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
Reach forward, up, down, and to the side.
Sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour at a time and come and
go from the work area repeatedly throughout the day.
Lift up to fifteen (15) pounds.
401k Retirement Plan
Healthcare Spending Account
Dependent Care Spending Account
Life Insurance (Supplemental Life, Term and Universal plans are
Short and Long-Term Disability (with additional
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