• Director of Therapy Services

    Posted: 07/24/2019

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    Director of therapy services
    Type: Full-Time
    Fiscal Year 2020
     
    SUMMARY
    Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Outpatient Therapy department. This includes clinical supervision and administrative responsibilities.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
    The essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Responsible for reviewing client charts including LPHA responsibilities as defined in Medicaid Rule 132 and Rule 140
    • Responsible for networking with collaterals to improve clinical services and support the agency’s mission, vision, and values
    • Responsible for maintaining clinical documentation according to agency policy and procedures.
    • Provide clinical and/or administrative supervision to direct reporting staff members including: Outpatient Therapists, Intake Coordinator, Psychiatric Case Manager, Interns (herein referred to as “staff”)
    • Facilitate monthly team meetings
    • Review and approve time submitted and requests for time off from staff and completed annual evaluations of staff
    • Meet on regular basis with Director of Clinical Services regarding issues and policies applicable to the Therapy Service program.
    • Work with Administrative Team in planning and evaluating Therapy program and projects
    • Responsible for the completion of all agency administrative paperwork, billing, time reporting, expense sheets and any other administrative or agency requested reports.
    • Develop program goals for Therapy program including Performance Quality Improvement Initiatives
    • Responsible for  hiring and training of new staff in direct reporting positions and providing on-going training
    • Responsible for leading program-related risk management and performance quality improvement activities for Therapy Service program
    • Perform community education and speaking engagements.
    • Be available to participate in fundraising/promotional activities sanctioned by our agency.
    • Coordinate regular meetings with staff and local area psychiatric referral sources.
    • Responsible for collaborating with funding sources regarding outcome measures.
    • Attend workshops and training to keep clinical skills and knowledge current and to increase knowledge of program planning, evaluation, management and legal issues.
    • Review and revise, as necessary, agency forms relating to client and staff working procedures.  Also, review and revise as necessary clinical forms and procedures.
    • Responsible for promoting collegiality at the workplace by working collaboratively with others.
     
     
    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Must have Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or similar field. Must be licensed as an LCPC, LMFT, or LCSW in the state of Illinois and maintain an active license.  Must have some leadership experience with increasing responsibilities. The ability to work with people from every diverse background and show cultural competency is a must.   Must be flexible, independent and able to multi-task effectively.  Preferred experience in working with youth with mental health issues. 
     
    BENEFITS
    Eligible for medical, dental, flexible spending plan, Simple IRA, holiday pay, PTO, training budget of $250/year and flexible scheduling.
     
    HOW TO APPLY
    Interest in employment with Family Service Association of Greater Elgin can be indicated by submitting a resume to mpatel@fsaelgin.org.
     
     
    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    Director of therapy services
    Type: Full-Time
    Fiscal Year 2020
     
    SUMMARY
    Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Outpatient Therapy department. This includes clinical supervision and administrative responsibilities.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
    The essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
    • Responsible for reviewing client charts including LPHA responsibilities as defined in Medicaid Rule 132 and Rule 140
    • Responsible for networking with collaterals to improve clinical services and support the agency’s mission, vision, and values
    • Responsible for maintaining clinical documentation according to agency policy and procedures.
    • Provide clinical and/or administrative supervision to direct reporting staff members including: Outpatient Therapists, Intake Coordinator, Psychiatric Case Manager, Interns (herein referred to as “staff”)
    • Facilitate monthly team meetings
    • Review and approve time submitted and requests for time off from staff and completed annual evaluations of staff
    • Meet on regular basis with Director of Clinical Services regarding issues and policies applicable to the Therapy Service program.
    • Work with Administrative Team in planning and evaluating Therapy program and projects
    • Responsible for the completion of all agency administrative paperwork, billing, time reporting, expense sheets and any other administrative or agency requested reports.
    • Develop program goals for Therapy program including Performance Quality Improvement Initiatives
    • Responsible for  hiring and training of new staff in direct reporting positions and providing on-going training
    • Responsible for leading program-related risk management and performance quality improvement activities for Therapy Service program
    • Perform community education and speaking engagements.
    • Be available to participate in fundraising/promotional activities sanctioned by our agency.
    • Coordinate regular meetings with staff and local area psychiatric referral sources.
    • Responsible for collaborating with funding sources regarding outcome measures.
    • Attend workshops and training to keep clinical skills and knowledge current and to increase knowledge of program planning, evaluation, management and legal issues.
    • Review and revise, as necessary, agency forms relating to client and staff working procedures.  Also, review and revise as necessary clinical forms and procedures.
    • Responsible for promoting collegiality at the workplace by working collaboratively with others.
    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Must have Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or similar field. Must be licensed as an LCPC, LMFT, or LCSW in the state of Illinois and maintain an active license.  Must have some leadership experience with increasing responsibilities. The ability to work with people from every diverse background and show cultural competency is a must.   Must be flexible, independent and able to multi-task effectively.  Preferred experience in working with youth with mental health issues. 
     
    BENEFITS
    Eligible for medical, dental, flexible spending plan, Simple IRA, holiday pay, PTO, training budget of $250/year and flexible scheduling.
     
     

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