LCSW Director of Clinical Services

San Marcos, TX

Job status
Full time
Job description
San Marcos Treatment Center is now hiring a LCSW Director of Clinical Services.

About us:
Founded and in continuous operation since 1940, San Marcos Treatment Center has maintained its core belief in the value of each individual as championed by the Browns more than 70 years ago. We are a provider of intensive psychiatric residential evaluation and treatment, offering services to a unique population of children and adolescents from across the United States and overseas.
Education requirements
• Master’s degree in social work or other behavioral health discipline from an accredited college or university and current Texas licensure as LCSW Supervisor, or LPC-Supervisor.
Experience requirements
• Minimum of 10 years documented internship and/or supervised work experience with mentally ill persons.
• At least 5 years work experience with children and adolescent populations.
• Supervisory work experience in psychiatric and/or neuropsychiatric experience with clinicians that provide services to children/adolescents and/or young adults in a long-term facility or residential treatment setting preferred.
Qualifications
• Current Texas licensure as LCSW Supervisor, or LPC-Supervisor.
• Ability to attain CPR and First Aid certification.
• Familiar with Joint Commission standards and able to engage in accreditation process.
• Proficiency in MS Word and capacity to produce polished desktop clinical documents utilizing computer templates and formats with attention to detail.
• Must meet or exceed hospital and regulatory agency training requirements.
Responsibilities
• Responsible and accountable for providing clinical oversight of patient care from time of referral to time of discharge.
• Act as the primary supervisor of professionally trained staff designated for provision of direct behavioral healthcare services to children and adolescents with mental illness in residential treatment programs, including assessments, treatment planning, individual, group, and family therapy, case management activities, patient and family education, substance abuse services, recreational therapy, ROPES and discharge/aftercare planning.
• Identify and determine strategic best practices for program population and determine avenues to provide further education and training for team members.
• Develop and promote plans of advanced certifications for therapists and evaluate clinicians for application of evidenced-based practices.
• Function as a member of an interdisciplinary team within the organization/program via daily management team meetings, level of care, and monthly medical executive meetings.
• Document services in the clinical record.
• Provide oversight in the flow of clinical information in records.
• Engage in inter-organizational care, coordination.
• Document service outcomes in effort to manage and maintain ongoing survey readiness.
Skills
• Exceptional organizational, prioritization and time management skills. • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to establish positive professional relationships, as well provide effective short term individual, group and family therapy services.
• Must have strong computer skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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