Clinical Supervisor - AOD

Behavioral Health Columbus, Ohio




Equitas Health Center Ohio’s mission is to lead the fight against HIV/AIDS through awareness, advocacy, and care. The individual holding the Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor position is responsible for the management and supervision of Behavioral Health Therapists.  This includes referring clients to behavioral health services, direct clinical supervision, monitoring productivity, supporting adherence to behavioral health policies and procedures, monitoring grant funded services, and quality improvement.  The individual will operate in accordance with the established professional standards and guidelines of respective national professional organizations (such as the National Association of Social Workers—NASW, American Counseling Association--ACA, or the American Psychological Association—APA); ODMHAS; CARF; Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board, and agree to adhere to standards for services and clinical supervision.

Pay Range: $49,766-$62,208

Quality Customer Service

  • Demonstrate unconditional positive regard to clients; Conduct all aspects of job responsibilities with a focus on exceptional customer service.
  • Return client, provider, and other stakeholder correspondence (phone, paper, electronic, fax, etc.) within 2 business days.
  • Process and problem solve with staff to ensure behavioral health staff are meeting productivity standards and managing caseloads.
  • Assist with peer review
  • Build new and maintain ongoing relationships with other service providers serving the community.
  • Assist with creating access by monitoring schedules, templates and referral needs.


Excellence in Service Delivery

  • Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team in clinic and in client service offices.
  • Provide Clinical Supervision to AOD Therapists including developing and advancing psychotherapy skills, reviewing documentation, putting theory into practice, continuing education, lending emotional support, and identifying transference issues.
  • Complete required hours for Substance use and HIV/AIDS specific training to keep informed about current research, case management models, and needs assessments.
  • Demonstrate initiative and leadership by anticipating and problem solving service interruptions.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of Incident Reports.
  • Review the monthly grant, productivity and financial reports to ensure that provision of service matches what is outlined in specific grants.



Ethical Standards

  • Maintain current licensure.
  • Ensure client files and records are maintained as directed by agency policies and procedures that will be demonstrated by staff scoring no less than 90% on monthly peer reviews by: review result with staff in individual supervision; Identify training needs; Implement training for staff.
  • Maintain client confidentiality by ensuring staff follow agency and program policies and procedures.
  • Appropriate use of clinical supervision: seeking individual supervision as needed; being prepared to actively participate in group supervision/meetings.


Commitment to Diversity and Nondiscrimination

  • Continuous growth and development of Cultural Competency exhibiting an understanding, awareness, and respect for diversity.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating unconditional positive regard to all Equitas Health employees, interns, etc. that includes an understanding, awareness, and respect for diversity.


Fiscal Responsibility

  • Review Productivity reports with staff in supervision; Identify areas that require attention such as time management skills, organizational skills, utilization report; Provide training and ongoing coaching for identified needs.
  • Review outstanding billing discrepancies with the Director of Behavioral Health and Billing Department on a Monthly basis; Follow up with staff in individual supervision to identify areas that require attention such as basic knowledge of billing requirements, time management, organizational skills.


Commitment to Safety

  • Understand and abide by the policies and procedures set forth in the Safety Manual.


Nobility of Purpose

  • Represent organization in community engaging other service providers and educating about special needs associated with HIV/AIDS in the primary care continuum.
  • Work in conjunction with Equitas Health committees related to clients’ needs and services including participation in peer review, Quality Committee, all improvement efforts, and department meetings.




  • Other duties as assigned related to this position by supervisor.



Minimum of LISW-S or LPCC-S required. Must have at least five years of direct-service experience, preferably in a community-based health-care setting and a minimum of one year of supervisory experience.  Must have a minimum of a scope of practice in Substance Use Disorder Treatment.  Must have sensitivity to, interest in and competence in cultural differences, HIV/AIDS, minority health, sexual practices, chemical dependency and a demonstrated competence in working with persons of color, and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community.  Community-based Case Management and training experience desired. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and other computer applications required.  Must have valid Ohio driver’s license and reliable transportation. Knowledge and adherence to respective behavioral health professional standards and ethics.



Background and reference checks will be conducted.  Hours may vary, including working some evenings and weekends based on workload.  Individuals are not considered applicants until they have been asked to visit for an interview and at that time complete an application for employment.  Completing the application does not guarantee employment.  In accordance with Equitas Health’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy, pre-employment drug testing will be administered.  EOE/AA

It is the policy of Equitas Health that no employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, gender-identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, HIV status, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, union activity, military, veteran, and economic status, or any other characteristic protected in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. This policy applies to all phases of its personnel activity including recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, separation, recall, compensation, benefits, education, recreation, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.

Equitas Health values diversity and welcomes applicants from a broad array of backgrounds.