Clinical Director
University Settlement

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Post Date: Sep 26, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York
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The Clinical Director oversees the Consultation Center, the Settlement’s licensed Article 31 mental health clinic that
serves children ages 0 to 21 years, single adults and families as well as 5 satellite programs. With wide
latitude for independent decision-making and judgment, the director is charged with overall responsibility for the
program’s operation and ongoing fiscal viability. While striving for clinical excellence, the director ensures the
integration of evidence-based treatment and culturally competent practices that supports the growth and progress of
clients. The Director also places a strong emphasis on collaboration with other University programs and is expected to
continue to broaden treatment options and further implement short-term treatment models, cognitive and behavioral
techniques, group modalities and family systems approaches. The Director maintains a strong familiarity with issues
related to policy development, utilization review, risk management, quality assurance, and marketing. This person must
evidence leadership qualities and relish functioning in a directive role with a sense of humor and sound judgment
required particularly during periods of stress.

•Hiring, training and supervision of all clinical and support staff.
•Monitoring of staff performance levels, especially in relation to fiscal and budgetary needs of the program.
•Scrutinize program’s billing and reimbursement procedures to assure maximization of reimbursement; relate closely to the fiscal department, and identify and implement new fiscal policies in the clinic, as required.
•Anticipation and analysis of program trends, and the development of tactical responses.
•Identify areas of program expansion including opportunities related to the Settlement’s strategic growth plans.
•Facilitation and implementation of managed care contracts.
•Develop and nurture collaborations and linkages to other Settlement programs, as well as other community service partners.
•Assure the timely submission of reports.
•Participation and representation of the Settlement in advocacy forums, professional networks and with managed care organizations.
•Maintain program’s readiness for internal and external audits and certification reviews.
•Collect and analyze consumer satisfaction information.
•Serve as a liaison with government partners such as NYS Office of Mental Health, etc.
•Lead regularly scheduled staff meetings and clinical case conferences.
•Actively participate in Settlement-wide activities and policy initiatives.
•Perform other related duties, as required.

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•LCSW required
•Must have minimum ten years of post-Masters experience in Social Work or related field, five of which should be in an administrative management capacity. Advanced management training, and proven supervisory experience in a managed care environment are a plus
•Effective verbal and written communication ability, and personal computer and spreadsheet skills required

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