- Responsible for the overall clinical management of the Wyman Program, a long-term residential recovery home for men.
- Provides supervision to assigned staff, including but not limited to Case Managers, support staff and interns and ensures all clients are provided with adequate and appropriate services.
- Facilitates clinical staff meetings, professional development activities and other meetings.
- Develops/ maintains an organizational culture that fosters staff professional development and provides adequate clinical supervision and support.
- Facilitates healthy team development and skill building integral to the delivery of clinical services.
- Monitors completion of client’s treatment plans and the delivery of recovery groups.
- Conducts psycho-educational groups, one-to-one counseling sessions, and case management to clients as needed
- Works with interdisciplinary team to provide clients with comprehensive care including mental health counseling, substance use disorder counseling, and case management services.
- Coordinates all mental health assessment and referral services for dual-diagnosed clients including referrals to psychiatric care and providing follow-up on hospitalized clients to coordinate appropriate discharge plans.
- Identifies high-risk behaviors in clients and provides crisis intervention and ongoing clinical support.
- Collaborates with external social services agencies and acts as liaison to hospitals, mental health facilities and inpatient/outpatient programs.
- Ensures program’s compliance with performance evaluation schedules.
- Responsible for assessing training needs of staff in order to develop planned comprehensive staff training programs.
- Assists Program Director in the implementation of systems to ensure program’s compliance with state licensing and federal regulations, and all reporting requirements and evaluation.
- Oversees appropriate record-keeping and ensures completion of all program’s clinical documentation. Conducts monthly/quarterly/annual clinical chart reviews to ensure the delivery and documentation of high quality clinical services.
- Works in a confidential capacity with Program Director and meets regularly with supervisor regarding all aspects of program operations, including but not limited to matters pertaining to program staff and other confidential matters.
- Oversees the management of program environment, ensuring clients’ safety.
- Provides emergency coverage through a cell phone system as scheduled.
- Works in a confidential capacity. Operates independently. Uses independent judgment and discretion to make decisions affecting the department and staff as it relates to unit operations/services and BPHC policy.
- Make and recommend management and personnel decisions for, including but not limited to promotion, transfer and assignment of staff, and imposition of discipline.
- Responsible for managing and auditing clinical records in an electronic medical records system.
- Responsible for coordinating insurance authorizations for program residents.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Number of Openings
- Master degree required with LCSW, LICSW or LMHC required.
- Supervisory experience required.
- Minimum 2 yrs experience in supervising the provision of clinical services to adults in outpatient or residential settings.
- Ability to formulate, interpret and evaluate theoretical knowledge of chemical dependency and related issues and translate them into practical application in residential treatment settings.
- Demonstrated knowledge of gender and cultural issues pertinent to addiction, treatment, and the recovery process Bilingual-bicultural (Spanish & English) desirable.
City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, This is a grant funded position, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply
$58,000 — $64,000
Monday — Friday
Some weekend days as needed – on call responsibilities