Director of Clinical & Behavioral Services
Opengate, Inc
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Post Date: Aug 09, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediate Hire
Salary: $85,000-$116,000
Location: US - New York - Somers
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Clinical and Behavioral Services is responsible for providing and overseeing comprehensive clinical services for the individuals residing at Opengate Inc., including the coordination of social work, behavioral services, speech and language services and dietary services.
•Interacts with employees regarding clinical issues, providing program support as necessary.
•Coordinate with the Training Coordinator to provide in-service training for employees.
•Assists the clinical team in the development of new social programs for individuals.
•Chairs the Intake/Discharge Committee overseeing Opengate’s intake and discharge procedures.
•Provides regular supervision and support to the Behavior Intervention Specialists
•Member of the Human Rights Committee, signing off on behavioral programs and ensuring programs meet regulatory guidelines.
•Serves as a liaison between Opengate and the individual’s relatives/advocates, other agencies and Department Heads on matters pertaining to social programs or issues.
•Participates in crisis intervention issues providing clinical input based on the individuals’ social goals and objectives, whether during working hours or after hours, on an on-call basis.
•Participates at Interdisciplinary Team meetings for purposes of planning, implementation and monitoring of individual plans.

•Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) required
•Must have clinical experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
•OPWDD experience preferred
•Must be computer proficient
•Good oral and written communication skills
•Must have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the Agency in public and with governmental and private agencies.

Opengate is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Contact Details
Name: Shelly Hudson
Address: 357 Main St
City: Armonk
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10504
Country: United States
Ph: 914-277-5350 ext 1105