Clinical Director
Parallax Center, Inc.
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Post Date: Mar 02, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $90,000-$100,000 annually
Location: US - New York - Manhattan
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Parallax Center, Inc. is an outpatient chemical dependence treatment center with two NYS licensed and operating programs - ambulatory detoxification and continuing care therapy, including medication management, light primary care services, as well as group and individual therapy. The population is primarily high functioning employed patients who are seeking treatment for substance abuse and dual diagnosis issues.

Clinical Director - Job Description/Responsibilities:

Direct, supervise, and evaluate work activities of clinical staff, peer advocates, and other personnel
Along with Assistant Clinical Director, conduct weekly clinical and task supervision for all behavioral health staff (i.e., social workers, student interns, and peer advocates) within their scope of practice
Interview and hire clinical staff in consultation with the Executive Director
Communicate and clarify current policies and procedures to all employees to ensure compliance; create corrective actions (CAPs), as needed
Establish schedules and task assignment to staff according to workload, census, full-time or part-time status, etc. including adjusting schedule same day based on staff absences and patient cancellations
Maintain incident reporting record and follow up with the Justice Center on Justice Center reportable incidents, as needed.
Work collaboratively on a multidisciplinary team and participate in case conferences amongst medical and clinical staff members
Continuously enhancement of education and knowledge in healthcare, behavioral health, addiction and mental health treatment, and leadership models in a changing regulatory and financial landscape
Monitor program policy, procedure, and legal compliance of both OASAS Part 816 and Part 822 programs and update, as needed
Oversight of clinical operations of 816 and 822 programs, including but not limited to, program evaluation and monitoring of outcomes; adjusting treatment programming based on patient needs; initiating new programming based on changes in addiction treatment landscape
Assist Clinical Coordinators and Assistant Clinical Director with daily operations, including but not limited to: conducting intake assessments; transfer appointments between programs; reviewing admissions, treatment plans, discharge plans; providing crisis counseling to clients; initiating referrals to higher level of care and facilitating transition; coordination with collateral contacts, such as outside medical and mental health providers, family members, or insurance navigators
Assist Clinical Coordinators and Assistant Clinical Director with clinical documentation and record keeping, including but not limited to reviewing patient charts for auditing and quality assurance purposes; preparation of record requests; development of treatment reports for patients who are required to obtain treatment through work, treatment court, or another entity
Develop and execute training curriculum on pertinent and emerging topics related to substance use; aid in the ongoing education and information delivery to clinical staff
Establish and maintain rapport and communication with educational institutions; serve as Field Educator for educational institutions. Interview, train, and supervise Masters-level Social Work interns (SIFI certification required)
Establish and maintain rapport and communication with referral sources; network with community programs/resources
Carry individual and group therapy caseload, as needed

Communication, organization, critical thinking, clinical skills, computer savvy, including Microsoft Office.

Benefits include paid time off, Oxford Liberty Health insurance policy, dental, FSA, Commutercheck, 401K