General Position Description: The Clinical Supervisor is licensed as a BH professional with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. This position provides supervision and oversight of programs within the BHS division including training and supervision of BH Clinicians and others providing clinical services for members and their families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (with or without accommodation):
Oversee provision of clinical services ensuring that they are in compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements.
Interview, hire, train, supervise and support clinical staff including Behavioral Health Professionals (BHP) and Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT).
Provide regularly scheduled administrative, clinical and reflective supervision individually and in a group setting for other BHPs and BHTs, as necessary.
Monitor quality of work and provide feedback to BHPs and BHTs through audits, reviews and regular supervision.
Provide assessment and clinical evaluation as needed for children and families with complex mental health needs.
Coordinate service provision and collaboration with community partners.
Coordinate clinical services for children and families referred to BHS.
Attend required trainings per contractual agreements.
Facilitate staff meetings to disseminate information, oversight, and case presentations.
Develop and provide trainings as deemed necessary.
Maintain compliance with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (ABBHE) requirements for professional disciplines.
Maintain confidentiality of client and staff information.
Participate in management team activities.
Adhere to and promote others adhering to all program, operational and personnel policies and procedures.
Screens, evaluates and schedules referred members who may be in need of behavioral health services.
In conjunction with clinical staff, develops and monitors member service plans.
Assists members in securing necessary behavioral health services from EBF or other appropriate providers.
May oversee or conduct updates on annual assessments and develop treatment plans as determined by the Clinical Director and EBF policies.
May provide individual, family, and/or group counseling based on needs as determined by the Clinical Director and EBF policies.
Oversees the coordination with the treatment team, facilitates Child and Family Team and Adult Recovery Team meetings to review progress/barriers and determine appropriateness of services and medical necessity of services.
Attends and participates in all professional meetings and clinical staffing.
Oversees the maintenance of member records in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
Performs crisis intervention and solution-focused interventions.
Participates in ongoing program planning and development.
Ensures services are provided in a culturally competent manner.
Adheres to all EBF policies, procedures and protocols in addition to State/RHBA regulations.
May facilitate or participate in individual or group skills training as determined by the clinical director.
Any other duties as assigned.
Comply with State, Federal and Other Relevant Regulation/Requirements
Report suspected neglect/abuse to Child Protective Services and supervisor, complete required documentation.
Comply with privacy laws and requirements under HIPPA regulations.
Follow all safety procedures required by ESBF.
Knowledge and Skills (with or without accommodation):
Best practices in early childhood mental health assessment, clinical interventions, and child and family therapy
Child development and human development across the life span
Trauma informed care
Principles and standards related to professional ethics within ESBF and various disciplines (Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, etc.)
Provision of behavioral health services in Arizona
DSM IV TR, DSM V, DC 0-3R and relevant crosswalks
Family systems theory, ecological systems theory , attachment theory and developmental theory
Reflective supervision, relationship based practice, and the parallel process
Community and state mental health resources and referral processes.
General organizational structure of DCS (child welfare) and Behavioral Health systems in Arizona
Arizona mandated reporting laws of suspected child abuse and neglect
Arizona Board of Behavioral Health requirements for clinical staff
Clinical supervision of direct service staff
Differential diagnosis and clinical interventions for children birth to eight and their families.
Writing and reviewing clinical documentation, including clinical notes, treatment plans, progress review and comprehensive clinical assessments
Ability to support staff in a wide variety of clinical needs including crisis management, ongoing therapeutic services, terminating services and clinical writing skills.
Effective communication and collaboration with community and state agencies
Professional meeting facilitation
Interviewing, hiring, training, supervising and terminating staff within ESBF procedures and policies
Using basic management information systems (Microsoft Word, Excel, email, etc.)
Participating on interdisciplinary teams within ESBF, locally and/or statewide.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Detail-oriented with well-developed problem-solving abilities.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational, time management, project management and multitasking skills.
Skill in using business software such as email, MS Office, smart phones, office equipment and electronic health records.
Flexibility and ability to respond to changing priorities.
Must be reliable and punctual.
Displays cultural sensitivity and demonstrates the ability to form constructive and collaborative working relationships with others from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Ability to communicate in a culturally inclusive manner and being open to other peoples differences.
Ability to travel for occasional work-related functions
Masters degree in a behavioral health related field (social work, counseling, psychology, etc.)
Licensed as a Behavioral Health Professional with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners required
Experience providing therapeutic services with young children and their families preferred
Prior supervisory experience preferred
Employment contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check
Personal vehicle in safe/operable condition for work related appointments
Obtain and maintain a valid Arizona fingerprint clearance card at all times
Provide and maintain an Arizona Drivers License and proof of auto insurance at all times
Driving record that meets the standards of the agency at all times
Other Requirements (With or without accommodation):
Must be able to walk, run, climb, stoop, kneel, sit, stand, reach, stretch, bend, squat.
Must be able to ascend and descend stairs.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to remain calm, non-defensive with a supportive attitude during stressful, potential crisis, and crisis situations.
Must be able to work in an extremely stressful environment where there are considerable mental and emotional demands. The types of situations that may be encountered, particularly when children and adults are involved, cause emotional stress.
Must be able to manage high volumes and unpredictability of work.
Must be able to remain flexible and reprioritize according to the changing demands of the day.
Must be able to manage stress in a fast - paced, unpredictable, and high intensity setting.
Must be able to represent EBF in a professional manner in all situations.