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Clinical Director - Warren/Pike

Company: Mount Prospect Academy
Location: Warren
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Mount Prospect AcademyClinical Director - Job DescriptionReports to: Executive DirectorSalary: $65,000 to $75,000**SIGN-ON BONUS - $5,000, EMPLOYEE HOUSING AVAILABLE, AND COVID VACCINATIONS FOR NEW HIRES**Supervises: Master's-level clinical faculty, Permanency Coordinator/Family Worker, Intake CoordinatorLocation: Warren, NH & Pike, NHCompany Background:Welcome to Mount Prospect Academy (MPA), a rapidly growing alliance of nonprofit agencies founded in 1964, with the goal of helping struggling adolescents find a "zest for life" and succeed in the "business of life".Mount Prospect Academy has evolved to offer a variety of mental health support services to a diverse population of "hard to treat" and "difficult to place" adolescence. Our targeted services include home and community-based treatment, residential treatment programs, group homes, and special education schools. MPA is known for its ability to achieve successful outcomes with difficult-to-serve individuals throughout New England.Mission:MPA'S mission is to provide a caring, safe therapeutic environment where students have the opportunity to grow and acquire the skills they need to reach their educational and social potential. We aim to develop trusting relationships with students and facilitate experiences that promote their ability to self-regulate; manage thoughts and feelings; and develop feelings of safety, confidence, and competency.Summary:The Clinical Director will be responsible for clinical oversight of the residential community at our Warren, NH program and our Pike, NH campus. Specifically, the Clinical Director's role is to provide supervision and support regarding the initial and ongoing case management/clinical process for the Milieu Clinicians and Permanency Coordinators. The Clinical Director will also work directly with residential leadership and faculty in supporting a milieu environment that is strengths based and trauma informed. The Clinical Director will continue to research current evidenced based practices to support all identified treatment and assessment options that are being provided to referred clients and families. Lastly, the Clinical Director works to train academic, clinical/permanency and residential faculty on clinical outcomes related current behavioral presentation and history. Responsible for supervising staff, providing direct care services as necessary, quality assurance of documentation, crisis intervention support, and rotating on-call duties for administrative issues and crisis response..Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and supervision of program clinicians.
  • Develop, train and implement curriculum for therapeutic groups.
  • Ensure compliance with best practices, MPA policies, state and federal regulations, certifications, and individual requirements of various funding sources.
  • Motivate clinical team through training, observation-based feedback, guidance, and role modeling by engaging with clients in a meaningful way in individual and group settings.
  • Assist in the development of individual treatment plans in collaboration with program clinicians, students, their paid and natural supports, youth counselors and others.
  • Work to develop program staff, improve interdepartmental communication, ensure proper implementation of treatment plans and general clinical programming.
  • Facilitate in-service training's with clinical personnel and staff on a regular basis to include at the time of hire, monthly, quarterly, annual and when requested.
  • Provides emergency on-call support and intake response services.
  • Responsive to staff needs and assists with developing positive team morale and culture.
  • Carry an active caseload of at least 2-3 clients at all times.
  • Works with the residential team to incorporate new & meaningful activities into daily schedules
  • Monitors Clinical checklists for completion of daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly tasks
  • Meets with residential leadership (Program Manager, Assistant Manager, Team Leads) monthly to review clinical performance and provide guidance when necessary.
  • Provides regularly scheduled formal opportunities for professional development of staff.
  • Participates, trains, and supports staff in therapeutic crisis intervention
  • Respond to program emergencies on short notice and cover shifts in the event there are staff shortages, as well as participating in the on-call rotation.
  • Ensure timeliness and quality of all in-house documentation (incident reports, progress notes, and milieu reports) as well as documentation required by DHHS, DOJ, DJJ, DPD and other appropriate stakeholders.
  • Participates in intakes, safety and treatment planning, assists as necessary with family visits and discharges.
  • Provides leadership in the absence of Executive Director, Program Manager, Assistant Program Manager, Team Leads or Sr. Youth Counselors.
  • Works in collaboration with the residential team to ensure student success.
  • Works in collaboration with the School to ensure student success.
  • Provides formal supervision to clinical staff monthly and annually.
  • Use evidence-based therapeutic techniques to administer psychological assessments.
  • Can serve as Prescribing Practitioner per state regulation guidelines to support .Secondary Responsibilities:
    • Ensures duties and responsibilities are completed in a professional manner.
    • Attends appropriate meetings as directed.
    • Performs other job-related projects and activities as requested or directed.
    • Maintains a safety conscious mindset.
    • Ensures continuous communication with students, staff and clinical supports.
    • Brings a positive attitude to promote strong and encouraging work environment.Benefits (Full-time):
      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Retirement Plan (403B)
      • STD & LTD
      • Life Insurance
      • AD & D
      • Comprehensive wellness initiatives
      • Paid time off
      • Employee discount program
      • Expense reimbursementQualifications/Requirements:
        • 3-5 years of experience working with emotionally or behavioral intensive individuals.
        • Master's Degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or a related field.
        • Licensed in New Hampshire as a LMHC, LICSW, LMFT, Ph.D. or Psy.D.
        • Valid driver's license & 21+ years of age.
        • Satisfactory completion of background and applicable pre-employment checks.Application Process: By applying to the position you will let our team know you are interested. We are currently hiring, and we will reach out shortly to set up a time for an interview.Mount Prospect Academy (MPA) assures equal opportunity and public access and, if necessary, affirmative action in all its policies regarding employment and provision of services. MPA does not discriminate in its hiring, programs or policies on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.#MPA1

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