Are you looking to join a dynamic team focused on providing high quality health care to communities across Brooklyn & Queens? If so, you’ve come to the right place. For over 117 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens, and currently offers 160-plus programs and services for children, youth, adults, seniors, and those struggling with mental illness. Catholic Charities provides individuals with serious mental illness, complex medical needs and substance abuse issues with comprehensive care coordination and case management services. Our Targeted Case Management (TCM) team is grant-funded by SAMHSA and operates within our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn. TCM is a comprehensive, community-based service model for adults with serious mental illness and ensures clients have access to uninterrupted and coordinated behavioral and physical health services while addressing the social determinants of health that impact daily living. TCM addresses a host of issues—housing, food, economic security, medication adherence, linkage with outpatient treatment providers or other community resources and social supports.
The Clinical Director will play a pivotal role within the integrated care ecosystem of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). Through Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), this initiative expands Americans’ access to mental health and addiction care in community-based settings. The Clinical Director CCBHCs is responsible for providing administrative and managerial operations for the following types of services: crisis mental health services; screening, assessment and diagnosis, including risk assessment; patient-centered treatment planning; outpatient mental health and substance use services; primary care screening and monitoring of key health indicators/health risk; targeted case management; psychiatric rehabilitation services; peer support and family supports; intensive, community-based mental health care for members of the armed forces and veterans within the range of 650-899 clients.
The Clinical Director will direct and supervise a team of multi-disciplinary professionals that provide flexible in-home and community based services. The team will facilitate transition to the community for individuals who face profound challenges due to disabilities resulting from a serious mental illness. Clinical Director will oversee staff activities, lead team organizational and service planning meetings, provide clinical direction to staff regarding individual cases, conduct side-by-side contacts with staff, and regularly conduct individual supervision meetings. The Clinical Director is responsible for direct patient services as a member of the clinical staff, clinical supervision for staff, and administration and leadership of the team, on an ongoing basis. The role will also require on call coverage and a willingness to be flexible.
• Master’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, Public Health or other related social service or health profession.
• Licensing in a related field of practice (LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LPN, RN, and NP) preferred.
• Experience in providing services to persons with disabilities (medical, psychiatric or cognitive disabilities) or comparable experience.
• At least two years of supervisory experience.