In collaboration with the Director, provides day to day oversight of the clinical operation of addictions services as well as oversees aspects the Substance Abuse services of the United States Probation and Pre-Trial contract, including providing direct clinical services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides administrative, clinical, and crisis support, supervision, and consultation to program staff.
Evaluates skills of supervisees on an ongoing basis and completes annual performance appraisals.
Assists the Director with all aspects of hiring.
Participates in training new employees on program operations; this includes documentation, scheduling, quality assurance standards, etc.
Coordinates department coverage in absence of Director, including reviewing and approving staff time off, ensuring groups are covered and other issues as they arise.
Participates in management meetings and trainings.
Participates in program and agency meetings and consultations.
Assists all aspects of treatment delivery, including general DASA guidelines and specific program requirements. Ensures overall compliance with funder and contract requirements regarding targeted client numbers, client hours, and adherence to program standards.
Completes required reports as assigned by Director.
Oversees aspects of the Substance Abuse services of the United States Probation and Pre-Trial contract and ensures adherence to all contract requirements. This includes responding to referrals within 48 hours, providing direct clinical services, coordinating care with officers, completing all required documentation and all reports, coordinating site reviews, etc.
Participates in CQI (Continuous Quality Improvement) process as assigned by Director; Facilitates quarterly UR review for Addictions Services.
Works with Director to ensure efficient client flow process, including the screening process, coordinating the monthly screening schedule, intake appointment process, and waiting list. Troubleshoots and problem solves any issues that arise.
Coordinates with intake, benefits coordinator and other departments as needed.
May supervise student intern(s).
Engages clients through active listening skills and respect for client's strengths as well as weaknesses.
Performs drug/alcohol evaluations and assessments and diagnoses clients using ASAM and DSM criteria. Utilizes in-person interview with client and significant others as appropriate.
With the client and utilizing a strengths-based perspective, formulates treatment plans based on assessed need(s), reviews treatment plans according to policy and reviews plans with the client and supervisor as needed and required.
Deliver services as determined by the assessment, as reflected in the treatment plan and as needed, including individual, group and family treatment, case management, early intervention, community intervention and crisis intervention as needed.
Provides services for clients utilizing state-of-the-art treatment tools, developing, modifying and updating group curricula as needed, ensuring group rosters are full, etc.
Manages caseload of assigned clients, including completing all necessary and required documentation, including but not limited to intake paperwork, insurance forms, required insurance authorizations, progress notes, discharge summary, court reports, etc.
Adheres to and delivers services in compliance with all agency and funder requirements, policies and procedures.
Regularly provides coverage for staff absences.
Maintains weekly schedule of appointments and activities and informs supervisor when schedule changes.
Apprises clients of available services within the agency and community, develops contacts with and makes referrals to other agencies, professional groups and community entities as needed and only with the client’s consent.
Responsible for staying informed of all policies, procedures and regulations which may apply to the position.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree in Addictions Studies, Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, or related field with 2 years experience in the addictions field. Experience in a supervisory or leadership role highly preferred.
CADC required; CSADC or CAADC preferred. LCSW/LCPC required.
Pillars Community Health is an innovative health and social services agency, one of only a few nonprofits in the state of Illinois to integrate primary medical and dental care with behavioral health, social, and educational services. The organization is the result of a merger between Community Nurse Health Center and Pillars on January 1, 2018.
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