Director - Clinical Outpatient | Live Oak | 40393 | 10.19

Location: Live Oak, FL 
Salary: $60,000 - $62,000

Position Summary:

This upper-level management position oversees clinical services to children and families in assigned clinics and schools. The Director ensures that the program s/he oversees is adequately and consistently staffed, managed in accordance with professional and contractual, regulatory, and legal standards and center policy/procedure, and performing to the level specified for that unit in the annual plan and/or budget. The Director assists therapists to coordinate care with child psychiatrists/ARNPs, case Directors, and Family Services, to promote integrated care for families. The Director is responsible for school-based services, developing clinician schedules to assure coverage, engaging new school sites, assisting counselors to build caseloads, and participating in school-related community planning and related committees and workgroups. Director also oversees case management positions which assist clients and families with advocacy and resource finding. The Director assists the Vice President with program development, grant writing efforts, community liaison activities, and staff training. The Director works with clinical and support staff to ensure that the goals and objectives of the strategic plan are monitored and attained, quality and volume of services are maintained, and that services are implemented meet current needs. The work requires management skills and the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Vice President.


Minimum Qualifications

Active Florida license (psychologist, LMHC, LCSW, LMFT); Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Mental Health Counseling or closely related field. Requires 3-5 years related clinical managerial experience in mental health, substance abuse and or health related field.


Driver Requirement:

Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements. 

In order to qualify as a Center Driver, the candidate must at least 21 years of age and have an active Florida Driver's license.  Motor Vehicle Record will be reviewed for eligibility.  No more than 3 moving violations and/or accidents within the past 3 years and no major violations during the past 5 years. Drivers over 65 years old must provide a current doctor's note stating they have no driving limitations.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

1.  Direct the day-to-day clinical operations of the team.

2.  Hire, train, and supervise program staff, including completing performance reviews.

3.  Manage school based services in assigned counties

4.  Implement technology-based treatment (TAO, telehealth) in program

5.  Complete required reports

6.  Facilitate staff team meetings

7.  Direct and coordinate admission, assessment, and treatment processes in clinic and schools

8.  Work with the outpatient Practice Director on internal utilization management

9.  Promote collaboration between child therapists and child psychiatrists/ARNPs, children's case Directors, and Family Services

10.  Provide clinical supervision to team members

11.  Function as practitioner of clinical services as needed.

12.  Ensure provision of services that are welcoming, family-centered, developmentally appropriate and evidence-based

13.  Review and monitor documentation for timeliness and quality

14.  Ensure program staff meets productivity and documentation expectations


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist.