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Job Description

Responsible for overseeing and developing the Clinical department including hiring, supervision, evaluation and scheduling. Develop, plan and implement strategies for program continuation and growth. Provide clinical training to clinical staff and interns. This position must have a positive and supportive attitude toward the agency and its overall success. This position provides both clinical and personnel supervision of the clinical staff. Must have the ability to think globally, solve problems and have good decision-making skills, including critical thinking skills.

Job Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Three to five years of progressive responsibility in for-profit program management experience and staff supervision, including expertise transforming clinical staff into a highly functional team
  • Proven experience understanding and demonstrated ability to generate revenues for clinical services
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and other types of client billings
  • Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence based practices
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Program development, evaluation, solid organizational skills, and public speaking
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially using Outlook, Word, Excel and customized databases
  • Ability to work in and adapt the culture of a multi-cultural, community based organization
  • Commitment to maintain confidentiality
  • Understanding of PTI’s mission and culture and the ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with staff and clients in all circumstances
  • Employment contingent upon clear fingerprint and criminal history record
  • Employment contingent upon successful completion of U.S. Department of Justice Form I-9
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the cultures represented in Louisiana.
  • Good inter-personal skills, ability to relate well with persons from a variety socioeconomic and cultural groups.
  • Ability to lift supplies up to 25 lbs. to waist height.
  • Reliable transportation, valid Louisiana Driver’s License with a clear driving record and proof of insurance.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the President.

Essential Functions

  • Supervise and oversee all aspects of the clinical department following the company mission demonstrated by setting departmental goals and objectives. Evaluate existing contract compliance, monitoring and reporting to ensure all goals are being met.
  • Project, develop, and monitor revenue and expense budget for fee for service programs that includes private pay, commercial insurances, and municipal contracts. Work effectively with Finance staff to develop an efficient billing system.
  • Hiring, supervision, evaluation, scheduling, promotion, corrective action of paid and volunteer personnel (interns) within the company.
  • Represent Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana in the community, corporate and donor environments.
  • Develop, plan and implement strategies to manage program growth and ensure self-funding and sustainability of the program. Regularly review and recommend changes in program services to meet client needs with particular emphasis on services for underserved populations, oversight of program evaluation and quality assurance functions for department including assessment of applicable legal and professional requirements and monitoring treatment plans for clients. Ensure contract compliance for department and volunteer personnel within the department. Initiate, implement and monitor compliance with evidence-based practices.
  • Work with other members of the management team to assure successful communication and coordination between all Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana programs, and participate in strategic planning.
  • Regularly provide clinical training to clinical services staff and interns.
  • Recruitment of clinical interns, conduct outreach and maintain working relationships with graduate schools.
  • Must be reliable and consistent with attendance and punctuality to work.
  • Represent the Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana in a professional manner.
  • Understand and follow all policies and procedures of the Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana.
  • Must have an attitude of friendliness and be able to communicate with all levels within the Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana.
  • Maintain good working relationships with all Post Trauma Institute of Louisiana Staff and Volunteers.
  • Good clinical understanding of adult mental health, diagnosis in the DSM-V, and brief, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Knowledge of health information related to adult health and mental health, including co-occurring conditions.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the President.

Interested?

Email an updated CV to info@posttraumainstitute.com

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