Case Management/Social Services, Medical & Health, Program Management
KENNETH YOUNG CENTER (KYC)
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND POSTING
MANAGER OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES - Elk Grove Village
Job Scope: Join a team of compassionate and innovative behavioral health providers in a leadership role at our Elk Grove Office. Manage the clinical and administrative leadership of a team of clinicians delivering a full range of individual and family behavioral health services to children, teens, and young adults (ages 3-24) in the Elk Grove office. Oversee the Child and Adolescent intake process and medical case management services. Contribute to the development of programs and services that specifically respond to the mental health needs of children, teens and young adults. Ensure agency performance expectations are met and that the team is interfacing with other teams efficiently. Provide direct clinical service to a small caseload of clients, modeling effective service delivery to the Schaumburg team. Represent the Elk Grove C/A Outpatient Team at a Division level and within the Agency. Must have a Master’s Degree, hold and Illinois license as an LCPC/LCSW, have 5 years of experience treating children and families and two years of clinical and administrative supervision of a team.
Essential Functions: The work environment characteristics, responsibilities, and competencies described here are representative of those an employee encounters and is required to perform while meeting the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Administrative Program Responsibilities
Coordinate day-to-day clinical and administrative operations and activities of full and part-time C/A therapists and case managers in the Elk Grove Village office.
Oversee the Intake and Medical Case Management staff, ensure these functions operate efficiently and collaborate with other departments within the agency as needed.
Provide clinical and administrative supervision of employees including clinical direction and assistance with treatment planning and service delivery
Ensure that all clinical activities performed by the team are compliant with standards, policies and procedures of the organization and producing according to the position requirements
Act as a liaison between Child and Adolescent Teams, medical staff and other agency teams to ensure service coordination and continuity of care
Provide ongoing performance evaluation for supervisees building on strengths and identifying ongoing growth/training needs
Participate in coordination, planning and development meetings between child and adolescent services teams
Develop and implement plan for the team to strengthen relationships with and provide outreach services to local school districts and other community providers and represent KYC at community events.
Collaborate with Division Director in identifying unit performance measures and annual budget.
Effectively implement and monitor program performance including individual and unit productivity expectations.
Participate with Division Director in exploring opportunity expansion or enrichment within the unit or Child & Adolescent Division.
Monitor unit staffing needs, develop job descriptions, interview, hire, and orient new staff
Receive administrative input from Director and provide feedback regarding administrative issues.
Participate in program planning, service coordination, practice development, as a member of Clinical Services Committee.
Interpret and communicate at a service delivery level KYC policy and procedures
Additional duties as assigned.
Individual Performance Responsibilities
Provide a full range of clinical care to a partial caseload of clients. Care will include responsibility for assessment, treatment planning, case management and various therapy modalities i.e. individual, group, family and parent therapy
Accurately complete clinical documentation and service reporting in a timely manner
Participate in clinical supervision, and seek individual consultation with supervisor
Monitoring team staffing needs and hiring, training and orientation of new staff
Participate in program planning, service coordination, practice development and quality assurance as a member of Clinical Services Committee
Promote positive image of KYC with all contacts (customers)
Exhibit high quality work
Be a productive member of the staff
Take the initiative to act on own
Use excellent judgment
Make use of supervision
Contribute to development of a culture of care
Complete comprehensive behavioral health evaluation and assessments
Provide treatment/care planning and treatment services
Provide clinical and quality assurance supervision of staff and interns
Effectively select, retain, supervise clinical and support staff
Provide coverage of critical functions in absence of the C&A manager
Demonstrate knowledge of assessment and treatment planning for child/adolescent and transitioning youth diagnoses
Demonstrate knowledge of early childhood interventions (e.g. play therapy, parent/child interaction therapy)
Demonstrate knowledge of documentation standards and capacity to meet documentation expectation
Demonstrate knowledge of parent training models and parent education techniques
Demonstrate knowledge of assessment and treatment planning for adolescent and Transitioning Youth diagnoses
Demonstrate knowledge of skills required for transitioning from adolescence to adulthood and the supports required to teach and support the use of those skills
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
While conducting external KYC business or traveling between sites, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles as well as changing weather and road conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, use eyes to see and scan the environment
The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; bend or stoop as necessary.
Employee is occasionally required to carry, move, or transport health records or other objects weighing as much as 25lbs while conducting group and individual therapy sessions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee will occasionally travel by automobile and is exposed to changing weather and road conditions.
The employee is required to travel by automobile to and from Schaumburg and Elk Grove Township office locations several times weekly as well as occasional meetings/trainings in and around KYC’s catchment area.
Education and Experience
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university of social work, psychology, or a related discipline
Licensed to practice independently in the State of Illinois
Must have five years of outpatient clinical experience in child, adolescent/young adult treatment with particular emphasis on evidence based treatment modalities for adolescents/young adults
Knowledge of adolescent development and psychopathology, treatment planning and individual, family, and group treatment modalities
Must have two years of demonstrated ability to provide clinical and administrative supervision
Chain of Authority
Reports to Director of Behavioral Health Child and Adolescent Division
Full Time – Exempt, 37.5 hour work week
Employee responsibility - accurately record beginning and end time of each work day, as well as beginning and end time of daily meal breaks. Hours worked should be recorded on a daily basis.
Supervisory responsibility - daily monitor employee hours, pre-approve hours over 37.5 hours, overtime over 40 hours, and time off requests. Responsible for assuring reporting employees are adhering to time keeping/time-off policy and practice
Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Kenneth Young Center offers a robust benefit package that is highly competitive to the market. KYC offers all full-time employees the following:
403(b) plan with organizational matching*
Health (BlueCross & BlueShield of Illinois), Dental (BCBS), and Vision Insurance (VSP)
Flexible Spending Account (with up to $500 annual rollover allowed)
Long Term and Short Term Disability (Dearborn National)
Life Insurance and option for additional voluntary coverage for self, spouse, or dependents
To further promote an active and healthy work/life balance, KYC also offers a generous amount of paid time off and staff holidays.
8 Paid Organization-Wide Holidays
3 Personal Holidays
4 weeks of Paid Time Off (With increases based on seniority)
For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth Young Center is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit, comprehensive provider of mental health and senior citizens' support services. Our mission is to help people "feel good, do better and find solutions" by providing: Counseling for adults, children, families. Assessment, stabilization, linkage for adults/children in psychiatric crisis. Treatment, support, and recovery services for those... with serious mental illness. Service coordination and in-home services for frail elderly persons. Volunteer opportunities.We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, a nationally respected body with stringent standards of excellence in care. Kenneth Young Center offers a broad range of exciting employment and internship opportunities. All of our positions contribute directly to our mission of providing mental health and senior services to help people feel good, do better and find solutions.Our employees enjoy: Competitive pay, exceptional benefits and generous paid time off A friendly and supportive work environment Specialized rewards and recognition programs Training and skill development opportunities Challenging and diverse work assignments Personal development and career experience