Clinical Director

  • Oceans Healthcare
  • Hammond, LA, USA
  • May 28, 2020
Administration/Operations

Job Description

The Clinical Director is responsible for supervision of the social services necessary to meet the legal, organizational, medical staff and regulatory agency guidelines.  Supervises therapy services, case management, education and discharge planning.  Provides guidance and supervision of other social workers, therapists and interns.  All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans', policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards.

Essential Functions:
  1. Provides clinical supervision of other social workers, therapists and interns.
  2. Provides clinical supervision of individual, group and family session for patients as indicated in the supervisor notes.
  3. Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team and participates in chart reviews for quality assurance.
  4. Meets weekly or as required by state regulations with clinical staff to meet licensure or certification requirements as evidenced in supervisor notes.
  5. Supervises the clinical department including the following functions:  discharge and after care planning, completion of discharge summaries, completion of clinical documentation and providing guidance to the clinical staff.
  6. Review psychosocial documentation, completion of outcome studies assessments and development of clinical notes.
  7. Establishes and maintains a supportive/directive leadership style to foster a positive organizational culture making self available to staff and possible providing LCSW supervision.
  8. Provides Clinical Social Work services; including group, individual and family services including communication in an age/disability/cultural sensitive milieu.
  9. Fosters cooperation across departmental lines.
  10. Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Educational/Experience Requirements:
  • Must be a (1) LCSW in the State of Louisiana; (2) LMSW or LCSW in the State of Texas or Mississippi; (3) or Must possess one of the following: (1) a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work and prefer at least three years of full time experience in psych

Qualifications/Skills:
  • Excellent assertive communication skills.
  • A sound leader who possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills to foster cooperation across departmental lines and manage information, environmental and fiscal resources to accomplish goals.
  • Good writing and composition skills. Able to organize and prioritize high volume workload. 
  • Able to function with minimal supervision.
  • Therapeutic Intervention De-escalation Education required.
  • Ability to maintain overall good work attitude and interact cooperatively and professionally with other staff members.
  • Basic competency in age/disability/cultural diversity needs of patients served and ability to relate to patients in a manner sensitive to those needs.
  • Must be able to work under close supervision.
  • Must successfully complete CPR certification and an Oceans approved behavioral de-escalation program.

Employment Type

FULL_TIME