Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Programs Whiteriver, Arizona


Description

 

 

WHITE MOUNTAIN APACHE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION: CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

CLASSIFICATION CODE: EXEMPT FULL TIME

DEPARTMENT: CLINICAL

REPORTS TO: ASSISTANT CLINICAL DIRECTOR

 

STATEMENT OF JOB: The Clinical Supervisor provides direct clinical supervision to behavioral health professionals, technicians, and paraprofessionals in the areas of assessment, appropriate level of care recommendations and treatment interventions. The Clinical Supervisor, in collaboration with the Program Manager, implements direct care services and provides oversight across different service settings, ensuring appropriate care is being provided in accordance with program contracts and requirements. Responsibilities include service needs, establishing clinical practice policy, managing, coordinating, and facilitating agency programs in the White Mountain Apache Tribe under the authority of Apache Behavioral Health Services.

 

Clinical Supervisor

We need Clinical Supervisors interested in supporting any of the following departments.  If you have any of the following skills and experience, we want to hear from you today!

Services

Whether facing a crisis or simply looking to talk, we can help. Services are available at low or no cost to members of the White Mountain Apache Tribe and those living on the Fort Apache Reservation.

Services are provided in a timely, respectful, compassionate manner. With multiple locations on the Fort Apache Reservation, our team of credentialed clinical staff work with individuals, groups, and families. We offer resources, treatment, and healing for the whole person: mental, emotional, and social.

ASSESSMENT:
Clients may call or walk in to any ABHS clinic to get connected to the best services by giving information about their history and current life, giving us a snapshot of the challenges they are facing.

THRIVE: BIRTH TO FIVE (0-5 YEARS)
Learning to live healthy daily lives begins at any age. We work with parents of children under age five to help the family improve social, emotional, and mental health.

CHILD, ADOLESCENT & FAMILY SERVICES (6-18)
Every family member can benefit from a healthy family. We work with children, adolescents, and guardian(s) to improve daily living. Individual counseling, skills training, and behavioral health coaching services are provided in

SCHOOL ENRICHMENT: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (6-18)
This school-based group program encourages students to develop social and emotional learning though science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities.

ADULT SERVICES (18+)
Improve daily life in lasting, meaningful ways. Individual services include counseling, skills training, and case management. Group services provide treatment for domestic issues related to violence, anger management, substance abuse, recovery, trauma, and grief/loss. Life skills and business/vocational skills development also provided.

PARENT EMPOWERMENT (ALL AGES)
Healthy families start with healthy parents. Services include relationship skills development, support groups, counseling, and programs to help with communication. Now offering Motherhood is Sacred® and Fatherhood is Sacred® programs.

SUICIDE PREVENTION: NOWHI’ IDA’ BAGOYE’ – LIFE IS PRECIOUS (ALL AGES)
Get immediate, confidential help. Individual services include risk assessment, safety planning, and skills coaching. Group services cover grief/loss, trauma, relationship issues, depression/anxiety, stress management, and substance abuse recovery.

OUT OF HOME (ALL AGES)
We also help connect individuals with off-reservation services. Clinical services include assessment, treatment planning, case management, and discharge planning.

HOLISTIC SUPPORT SERVICES (ALL AGES)
All clinical services can include Native American traditional and religious customs support contracted by community resources.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manages a caseload of enrolled clients who would benefit from counseling services.
  2. Documents contact with clients to assess needs, maintain required paperwork and engage family members.
  3. Complete comprehensive assessments and assessment updates in accordance with Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) and ABHS Standards. Complete and update client treatment plans.
  4. Abide by all applicable policies, procedures, and program standards of ABHS, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Indian Health Services, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) and other pertinent regulatory authorities.
  5. Complete timely assessment and facilitation in accordance with the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) guidelines for mental health.
  6. Ability to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and competence in adjusting to clientele with varying degrees of traumatic experiences and complex psychological presentations.
  7. Ability to accurately perform assessments and diagnoses with people presenting with high comorbidity of substance abuse and trauma-related manifestations under clinical supervision.
  8. Ability to address a variety of diverse spiritual, emotional, and social needs in multiple environments of an often-high-risk population, using a trauma-informed care approach while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and cultural awareness.
  9. Ability to ensure clinical documentation reflects services addressing a variety of diverse spiritual, emotional, and social needs in multiple environments of an often-high-risk population, using a trauma-informed care approach while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and cultural awareness.
  10. Engages clients and their families in counseling and assessment services.
  11. Facilitates family, individual, and group counseling, skill training, and education programs.
  12. Possess the ability to work with a wide range of clients including adults and families.
  13. Possess the ability to work with a wide range of clients including children, adolescent, families, and adults.
  14. Collaborates with court/probation, tribal/community agencies, families, and other natural support systems to ensure client’s needs are met.
  15. Collaborates with schools, juvenile court/probation, tribal/community agencies, families, and other natural support systems to ensure client’s needs are met.
  16. Develops a strong working relationship with school faculty and staff.
  17. Provides services at the clinic, in the community, at schools, children’s shelters, adult shelters, and in client’s homes to ensure client obtains all benefits and services necessary to be successful in completing all treatment plan initiatives.
  18. Develops a strong working relationship with community partners.
  19. Provides services at the clinic, in the community, adult shelters, and in client’s homes to ensure client obtains all benefits and services necessary to be successful in completing all treatment plan initiatives.
  20. Participates in interdepartmental clinical team meetings to assist and encourage consistent and timely provision of services.
  21. Participates in weekly clinical staffing with other members of the clinical team to review client progress and service requirements.
  22. Ability to facilitate referral process to assure continuity of care across programs at ABHS.
  23. Ability to provide client walk-in services in the office as related to the enrollment and assessment of clients.
  24. Ability to complete timely and thorough assessments and treatment plans based on clients’ presenting needs within 72 hours of initial client contact.
  25. Assist in the implementation of in-service training for ABHS staff.
  26. Ability to maintain client records in accordance with HIPAA, AHCCCS, ABHS, Federal, State, Tribal, and local requirements.
  27. Maintain ethical policies and guidelines as outlined in accepted State ethics laws, rules, policies, and principles and as outlined in discipline-specific code of ethics.
  28. Provide a positive role model to clients and staff through leadership, self-discipline, and genuine care for the treatment and recovery of clients - All clients and staff members must be treated with dignity and respect.
  29. Ability to provide twenty-four hour on-call rotation including irregular hours, weekend, and holiday duty during on-call shift, as needed, and assigned by clinical supervisor.
  30. Participation in all required ABHS training.
  31. Reports/attends work in timely manner.
  32. Must be reliable and communicate directly with supervisor in all matters of attendance.
  33. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or clinical director.
  34. Provides assessment, diagnostic and treatment plan services at the clinic, in the community, adult shelters, and in client’s homes to ensure client obtains all benefits and services necessary to be successful in completing all treatment plan initiatives.
  35. Documents contact with clients to assess needs, maintain required paperwork and engage family members. Complete comprehensive assessments and assessment updates in accordance with Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) and ABHS Standards. Complete and update client treatment plans.
  36. Verify and print Medifax confirmation information for intake process as needed.
  37. Complete data entry in electronic health record all intake information for new clients.
  38. Engages children ages 0-5 and their families in counseling, skills training and assessment services.
  39. Facilitates family, individual, and group counseling, skill training, and education programs.
  40. Engages children and their families in counseling and assessment services. Facilitates family, individual, and group counseling, skill training, and education programs.
  41. Possession of a master’s degree in a counseling/marriage and family therapy/social work or any mental health field from a regionally accredited graduate program. 
  42. Must have and maintain valid license to practice as a professional mental health provider or be license-eligible in any state in the United States and apply for and obtain an Arizona license within one year of service. 
  43. Ability to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and competence in adjusting to clientele with varying degrees of traumatic experiences and complex psychological presentations.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree (or greater) required in social work, professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, or psychology. Must possess a valid Arizona license to practice at the independent level in social work, professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, or psychology.
  2. Minimum five (5) years’ experience providing mental health services with one (1) year clinical supervisory experience.
  3. Strong knowledge of mental health assessment, treatment planning and interventions in various settings and modalities, as well as superior clinical supervision knowledge/skills.
  4. Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as professional meeting facilitation skills. 
  5. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors, and vendors.
  6. Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving and organizational and time management skills with ability to work independently, with flexibility within prescribed deadlines.
  7. Microsoft Office proficiency and the ability to correctly operate a copier and fax machine.
  8. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  9. Ability to pass all pre-employment testing, including, but not limited to, fingerprint clearance and background check.

 

 Preferred:

  1. At least 3 years’ experience working with Native Americans.
  2. Experience providing crisis intervention, assessing/treating co-occurring disorders and/or referral services coordination preferred.

 

**NOTE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473).

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Constant: standing. Frequent: repetitive use of hand, walking, standing, bending neck and waist, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting neck and waist, simple grasping of left and right hand, power grasping right and left hand, fine manipulation right and left hand, pushing and pulling right and left hand, reaching above shoulder level, reaching below shoulder level, lifting objects weighing up to 25 pounds from below the waist to a height of 3 feet. 

 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  The employment is considered “at will” and agree that my employment can be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time at the option of either me or the company.