Director of Therapy Services
Marillac - Overland Park, KS

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Achieve Results
Develop, implement and manage Therapy Services and Treatment Programs appropriate to the needs of the clients being served. Monitor and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of Therapy Services and Treatment Programs to assure high-quality care balanced with cost-effective treatment.
Monitor and evaluate the clients progress in therapy, the health and safety of staff and clients and the appropriateness of program, groups and activities. Establishe protocols and procedures where needed for the delivery of services. Identify problems with quality patient care and initiates action for resolution, including notifying the appropriate Director(s). Ensure that any information related to risk management is addressed and documented according to Marillac Policy and Procedure.
Provide direction and guidance to ensure professional development opportunities are utilized within Treatment Programs. Manage personal professional growth and those supervised. Monitor supervised staff for completion of assigned duties according to established time frames.
Operating Excellence
Manage calls from other health care institutions and providers. Resolve immediate issue and provide timely responses to requests. Implement interventions to address and resolve customer concerns. Involves leadership at appropriate level to facilitate change.
Collaborate with the Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs to ensure compliance with internal and external quality standards and policies. Ensure State licensing (Medicaid) regulations and The Joint Commission (TJC) Accreditation Standards are continuously met and reflected in the Marillac Policies and Procedures as they relate to Therapy Services. Conduct performance improvement activities related to the integrity of the Therapy Services.
Ensure various subcontract requirements are met.
Ensure availability of appropriate levels of Therapy coverage throughout all Treatment Programs.
Assist with the development of a student intern program in each of these service areas.

Communication and Relationships
Actively communicate with and develop favorable working relationships within all areas of the Marillac and Cornerstones of Care (COC) organization. Facilitate improved communication within organization. Allocate staff to facilitate Therapy Services participation in agency departmental meetings. Facilitate Therapy Service representation in clinical conferences, rounds, and other treatment related meetings as appropriate and needed.
Meet regularly with Therapy Services Team Leads and Therapy Services Treatment Program staff for team meetings. Attend meetings and other designated committee meetings as requested. Maintain appropriate contact with Clinical Director, Program Director, Nursing Director and Medical Director to make them aware of any unusual situation and assist with any clinical issue(s).
11. Establish and maintain positive rapport/favorable relationships with state and local government agencies, regulators, surveyors, and related organizations critical to Marillacs operations and success. Represent Marillac at meetings at the local and statewide level.

Stewardship, Leadership and Workplace Culture
12. Uphold and ensure all work performance and personal conduct is compliant with the policies and procedures as well as mission and values of the organization at all times.
13. Advance leadership-driven organization cultural change process, and demonstrate through actions and personal behaviors a commitment to the well being and success of Marillac, including our employees, volunteers, vendors, partners, and especially those for whom we serve and care.
14. Demonstrate leadership and support to the Sanctuary Steering Team efforts to integrate Sanctuary through all aspects of the agency. Provide support in priority areas such as client interaction, employee hiring process, and job performance and evaluation.

II. Primary Tasks & Duties Provide coaching, training, 90-day competencies for ne employees and competency/annual performance evaluations to therapy and other program staff.
Monitor personnel related to records and requests of staff; including leave requests and absence reports.
Document and track efforts toward professional growth activities for self (seminars, in service training) and others (contributing to the learning of staff).
Provide ongoing development, review and revision of the policies, goals and objectives of Therapy Services Treatment Program staff.
Provide clinical supervision to staff regularly and as needed.

Counsel staff as appropriate and notify Human Resources of any disciplinary action.
III. Competencies
Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and effective interpersonal skills at all times with internal and external customers.
Display awareness of and adheres to the need for confidentiality of all information regarding clients and their families, volunteers, donors, board members and co-workers.
Ability to communicate in a highly professional manner in both written and personal communications.
Understands health and safety procedures as evidenced by participation in drills and use of Universal Precautions.
Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks and work with flexible, changing priorities.
Demonstrate understanding and competence in correctly using the electronic health record software (ProFiler).
Make sound decisions and utilize good judgment.
Expertise and knowledge in relevant areas of professional study and subject matter.

Directly supervises 5-6 employees.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Masters degree required with a minimum of 5 years experience working with children and adolescents in a psychiatric setting is preferred. Independent license is required (e.g. LCP, LSCSW, LPC or PhD).
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Clinical license in the State of Kansas as appropriate for degree emphasis.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will occasionally be required to participate in physical interventions, as an individual or in a team effort to protect the client/staff/peers/visitors from harm by escorting, moving, or holding clients, using techniques taught in the facility.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
To apply please forward letter of interest and resume to or fax 913-951-4321. No phone calls.
EOE/Must be at least 21/Drug Screen/Smoke Free Campus

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