McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. McLean's multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range of psychiatric illnesses across the full continuum of care.
The Clinical Team Manager, LICSW works in a partial unit and is accountable/responsible for the day to day treatment, management, disposition, and aftercare plan for his/her assigned patients with particular attention to responsibility for the prudent use of clinical resources. The Clinical Team Manager position requires flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills both with internal and external customers, the ability to function independently and to provide clinical supervision to other staff. Clinical Team Manager positions may also require being on call to the program.
1.Provide ongoing assessment and formulation of the patient's needs in order to update the patient's plan of care. Responsible for the timely completion of Treatment Plan and other medical record documents that will satisfy clinical, regulatory and payor requirements. Provide clinical services to patients as appropriate, according to the age and acuity of the patient. Provide clinical services to family members, as indicated.
2.Coordinate the delivery of services by the patient's multidisciplinary treatment team including those who are external to the McLean program.
3.Act as primary liaison with family and significant others, referrers and community agencies and professionals to develop a timely and comprehensive discharge plan that includes access to services for patients and, where appropriate, family members.
1.Collaborate with the hospital based Utilization Management department and external managed care reviewers to manage the patient's care in a manner that is both clinically and fiscally sound.
2.Ensure the timely completion of all documentation and other required paperwork needed to facilitate patient care and billing (e.g., treatment plans, attachment notes, progress notes, signed releases, detach summaries, encounter forms, etc.).
1.Demonstrate a commitment to his/her professional growth and competency in order to enhance patient care and
2.Contribute to the efficient operation of the program, the hospital and, where appropriate, his/her clinical department through team work, cooperation and participation in problem solving activities.
All McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.
Education: Masters of Social Work
License: LICSW in the state of MA (or equivalent independent licensure in Social Work in the state in which services are being provided.
Broad range of clinical skills including psychiatric assessment, capacity to formulate a case and develop a therapeutic alliance, and plan treatment and aftercare.
Family support and intervention.
Clinical privileges or eligibility for privileges in his/her discipline in individual, family and couples treatment.
Familiarity with the discharge planning process as well as community resources, public service delivery systems and consumer entitlement programs.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively within a rapidly changing system of care.
Familiarity with computerized clinical data bases.
Capacity to function independently in clinical decision making.
A minimum of two years post degree experience or equivalent in an inpatient, partial, or outpatient setting.
Experience in providing a range of clinical services including: assessment, treatment and discharge planning.
Experience in a managed care environment and the capacity to work collaboratively with managed care organizations.
Experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff both within the Hospital and the community at large.
All employees must possess basic computer skills to use a variety of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical and administrative purposes.