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Clinical Director for Outpatient ACT Team - AOT Program #331

San Diego, California, United States

Clinical Director for Outpatient ACT Team - AOT Program #331

San Diego | California | United States

Clinical Director* Mental health / behavioral healthcare company
* Outpatient Program
* Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Recovery Model)
* Licensed Clinician
* Strong documentation training
* Medical Records education is a +
* Experience with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) population
* Wraparound services
* Coordinated care
* Strong supervisor for a team of 10
Who is Telecare?

TELECARE is a family-feel company. Our CEO, Anne Bakar, stepped into her role in 1987. At the time she was one of the first and only female CEO 's in America. Anne has expanded Telecare to over 130 programs in 7 states!!

Multi-cultural. Multi-generational. Multi-ethnic.

Interdisciplinary teams working together to help some of the most disenfranchised, stigmatized and ostracized members of our community. Telecare 's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals with complex needs in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams.

WHAT 'S YOUR COMPENSATION?

  • Competitive salaries for supervisory roles $$$
  • Total Rewards Package (medical, dental, vision, 401K, employee stock plan, free counseling, life insurance for you and family)
  • Team oriented community
  • Free supervision hours for your BBS associate license
  • Making a positive difference in the lives of hundreds

What does Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program do?Referrals for the San Diego AOT program are coordinated through the county’s two In Home Outreach Team (IHOT) providers—TelecareandMental Health Systems Inc.— to ensure that services are available to all residents. Originally created as an alternative to Laura’s Law programming, IHOT staff go into the community to engage hard-to-reach individuals who are in need of mental health services. If the individual refuses, but meets the nine criteria, they then may be court-ordered to receive treatment in the AOT program.

Employment Status: Full-Time. Salaried. Please expect to work 10 hours per day for the first 3 months as you learn your new role. Clinical Director must have work phone on them at all time to provide support to the program in the case of an urgent matter.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
o Two (2) years post-graduate direct clinical experience in a mental health setting
o Must have experience working with mental health and substance use consumers, families and advisory boards
• Masters or higher degree in Social Services
• One (1) year in leadership role in relevant setting (inpatient or outpatient setting, as appropriate)
• Current licensure/registration as LCSW, LMFT, RN, Ph.D./Psy.D. in the state of program operation (except for out-of-state applicants with existing licensure in good standing)
• Sensitivity to multi-cultural populations and issues
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
• All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver’s license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• In conjunction with the Administrator, acts as the clinical authority of the program and establishes clinical systems and standards of care
• Run morning meeting: keep team on track, plan out daily and weekly schedule to ensure all members are seen
• Continually communicates with community partners such as: housing managers, hospitals, referral directors, county representatives
• Oversees documentation by clinical staff and performs audits of Clinical Charts to ensure adherence to State and County Requirements, experience in Cerner is a +
• Establishes and maintains a recovery culture and philosophy within the program
• Promotes and maintains good relationships and communication between departments
• Completes incident investigations and summaries for regulatory agencies, as necessary
• Responsible for regular supervision and evaluations of assigned staff
• Assures facility/program honors the rights of members served
• Collaborates with other staff in implementation of corporate initiatives, and other services, as needed
• Ensures complete and accurate records on interventions and behaviors of members served
• Provides individual/group education and training
• Must employ members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training

Position requires transporting Members in own personal vehicle and for company business such as trainings, offsite meetings, etc. (acceptable driving record and vehicle inspection for safety)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist, squat, kneel and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend and do simple and firm grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.