The Clinical Director mentors
Inpatient Therapists and Direct Care staff regarding clinical
implementation. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates program
activities to meet treatment goals. Monitors trends, legislation
and regulations that are relevant to the program’s mission and
makes program and advocacy recommendations to the Administrator and
orientation and ongoing on-the-job training to assigned staff. Provide timely
consultation and feedback to program staff. Documentation
reflects professional standards. Assures patient’s rights; acts to prevent, identify, and
Develops, directs and implements public
relations and communication strategies to support targeted clinical,
financial, and performance improvement goals and increase positive
community awareness of program.
Collaborates with professional contacts, neighborhood groups
and businesses, service providers, regulatory agency liaisons to
strengthen and expand professional relationships and business
development. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication
effective leadership and works well with others in a spirit of
teamwork and cooperation.
Adjusts communication to meet the cultural, educational,
diagnostic and/or age specific of individuals. Maintains therapeutic boundaries.
Interact therapeutically with patients, observe behaviors and
communicate significant observations to nursing staff. Maintain a professional
demeanor, positive attitude, and engages in constructive
others with respect.
Demonstrated ability to lead, collaborate and compromise.
Accept constructive feedback regarding performance. Provide constructive feedback
to coworkers and new staff. Act as role model. Demonstrate leadership and
Act in accordance with established safety protocols; is
familiar with and able to implement emergency preparedness and
infection control protocols. Assure safety training is conducted, and
investigates injuries and safety incidents involving direct care
staff. Act to promote patient safety standards. Assures supervision
is maintained in accordance with patient level of care. Conduct safety checks and
searches in a thorough, timely and respectful manner. Effectively averts/maintains
restraint and seclusion at minimal levels through effective
consistent use of early intervention, structure, limit setting, and
de-escalation skills in response to patient aggression and acting
out, without injury to patients. Maintain work safety record for program, advocates
safety practices, and assures staff and patient safety and
maintenance of a clean, orderly safe environment; emergency
preparedness, and infection control. Assures timely maintenance by maintenance
personnel. Assures safe
and sanitary storage of equipment and supplies.
Supports facility mission, vision
and values. Recommends policies to the administrator and administers
approved policies. Creates and maintains best practices to attract,
train and recognize compassionate workers. Maintain positive
attendance record and consistently arrives in a timely manner. A dhere to facility standards of
conduct and policies and procedures.
education and personal development appropriate for position. Attend
relevant training, community functions, and organizational
required certifications. Take initiative to assure quality service
delivery, identify concerns and potential opportunities for growth.
Demonstrate flexibility in meeting organizational needs. Maintains
Actively guides and supports facility mission and program
coverage as needed at any of the facility sites. Performs other duties as
in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy,
Current Oklahoma licensure ( LMSW, LCSW,
LMFT, LBP, LPC).
Oklahoma Driver’s License (Required for staff on Driver’s
Five years administrative and/or clinical leadership
experience in a behavioral health or hospital treatment setting with
children and adolescents.
Universal Health Services - 2 years ago
Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health System is a psychiatric hospital offering a comprehensive continuum of behavioral healthcare services...