Carlos L. Lopez & Associates Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2018Full time
Job Description Applicants must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the California Board of Behavior Sciences. Applicants who clearly do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. OVERVIEW: The primary role of the Clinical Manager is to provide clinical and managerial oversight to case management teams comprised by 4-6 Case Managers providing services and supports delivered in the community to homeless/formerly homeless veterans enrolled in the HUD VASH (Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing) Case Management Program. The Clinical Manager is supported by a Team Leader(s) in the performance of day-to-day team administration and management. All services are grounded in a Housing First philosophy and are designed to help enrolled veterans referred by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secure and maintain stable housing and prevent a return to homelessness. Core daily activities include outreach, service coordination, home visitation, and linkage to medical/behavioral health/substance abuse treatment/housing services/public benefits. LOCATION : Greater Los Angeles area (Kern, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, Oxnard, Pasadena, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara) REPORTS TO : Associate Clinical Director, Greater Los Angeles ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Directs and supervises all team activities, inclusive of clinical supervision and management oversight. · Provides regular clinical supervision for team members (individual and group supervision); · Achieve effective leadership results in effective treatment and rehabilitation services to reduce episodes of negative outcomes such as homelessness, overuse of ERs, etc. for enrolled Veterans. · Guides team to deliver positive behavioral health, social and individual consumer outcomes. · Ensures the timely flow of activities to meet core operating principles and goals; · Allocates time to deliver services as a member of the clinical team, including direct work with staff in the community as needed; · Ensures the team meets its performance outcomes as defined by contract standards; · Completes assessments, progress notes, and collect significant data; · Oversees team incident reporting procedures and ensure team adheres to VA policy and procedures; · Leads the daily organizational meetings and weekly service planning meetings; · Trains, supervises, and evaluates team leader(s) and case management staff; · Conducts utilization review and quality assurance reviews to ensure that the team operates in compliance with VA guidelines and Company operating standards; · Supervises electronic charting in accordance with confidentiality regulations. · Provides in-service training and promotes staff development to ensure that staff have core competencies and ability to perform effective interventions on behalf of veterans served; · Promotes integration of risk assessment and effective responses to reduce risk factors for recidivism. · Oversees, coordinates and provides on call 24-hour crisis consultation; · Provides culturally competent services in accordance with Company policies. · Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Skills and proactive communication with customers and client via telephone. · Performs other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: · Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Master's degree or Doctorate from an academic institution accredited in Social Work and/or Psychology. · Active, current, unrestricted license granted by the California Board of Behavioral Science. · Experience working with Veterans, homeless populations, and/or people with active mental illness/co-occurring behavioral health and or substance abuse disorders preferred. · Prior management experience working in clinical and or housing/supportive housing programs strongly preferred. · Ability to maintain 24/7 accessibility, work evenings and weekends as needed. · Ability to travel independently throughout the community via mass transit and or car. WORK ENVIRONMENT: This is a field-based position involving substantial time in the community inclusive of private homes, the shelter system, hospitals, and other public settings. MISC: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a Security/background investigation via NACI (National Agency Check with Written Inquiries) and a SAC (Special Agreement Check) which includes electronic fingerprinting and drug screening. U.S. citizenship or legal resident status will be verified as part of this process. Each staff member must complete a credentialing process at the local VA medical center (i.e. Vet Pro). This is a full-time position. Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, Life. Salary is commensurate with experience. Carlos L. Lopez & Associates is committed to a drug free workplace. This position will require a pre-employment drug test.