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Clinical Manager

Company: Dedicated Care Health Services
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

Dedicated Care Health Services is an outcome driven organization that seeks to provide services to those who are under insured in an innovative and person-centered way.

As a leading organization in Washington, DC, Dedicated Care Health Services provides outpatient behavioral rehabilitation to the mentally ill by fostering creativity, instilling independence, and providing an outlet for emotional growth and greater participation in the community.

Dedicated Care Health Services operates on the grounds of the original Providence Hospital location.

Job Description

The Clinical Manager will meet regularly with para-professionals as they provide community-based services for individuals with serious mental illness. Provide structured supervision sessions, and guide these community support staff members into providing clinically sound services. By meeting with them at least weekly and by reviewing their treatment planning and daily documentation, you can ensure that these new practitioners meet the high standards of quality that you and the agency set for them. By ensuring that form drives function, you become not just a supervisor but a true change agent as you see your clinical skills inform the practice of individuals who are entering the work force.

Dedicated Care Health Services is also a great place to work!

The Clinical Manager is a Qualified Practitioner (QP) who:

  • Participates in the hiring process for Mental Health Specialists or Community Support Specialists.
  • Provides clinical supervision of Mental Health/Community Support Specialists.
  • Provides individual clinical supervision for each direct report weekly, and group supervision at least once per month. Documents supervision accordingly.
  • Works collaboratively with the nursing and medical staff, especially in regard to psychiatric symptom management and primary care coordination.
  • Provide crisis management, psychotherapy and care management dependent on licensure and expertise.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    --- Degree in relevant field.

    --- Licensed in the District of Columbia as a LICSW, LGPC, LGSW, APRN or LPC is required.

    --- At least two (2) years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with a mental health disorders.

    --- A positive mindset and solutions focused approach to solving challenges.

    --- Proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.

    --- The ability to focus on clients' needs.

    --- The ability to coordinate with a multi-disciplinary team within an outpatient mental health agency.

    --- Knowledge of sound ethical clinical practice and principles related to the care of mental health consumers.

    --- A superior communicator, who shares information readily and concisely, listens as well as gives advice, and respects the abilities of others.

    --- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    --- Ability to perform amicably in an environment serving the mentally ill adult population.

    --- Ability to respect and uphold client confidentiality.

    --- Ability to exhibit a high level of organizational skills and able to prioritize and multi-task without direct supervision.

    --- Experience with hospital discharges and community integration, desired.

    Additional Information

    Dedicated Care Health Services you will find powerful resources for career-long success, including:

    --- A competitive base salary based on experience.
    --- Professional support and career development.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Dedicated Care Health Services, Washington DC , Clinical Manager, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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