|Employer Name: Heartland Alliance
|Location: Chicago, Illinois
||Date Posted: 4/9/2019
||Category: Social Services
|Number Of Openings: 4
• Provide direct supervision to clinical staff as assigned, as well as master level staff working toward advanced licensing, in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
• Assist Clinical/AD Clinical Director in ensuring that all licensing and agency standards are being met in the area of Clinical/mental health services
• Model Heartland Alliance Leadership Qualities or 4Rs (Responsible, Reliable, Relational, and Respectful)
• Model a multidisciplinary team approach to participant care
• Participate with clinical intern selection, including interviewing, screening for appropriate placement, and the designation of appropriate intern supervisors within Youth and Residential Services programs
• Provide training to clinical staff in all areas as appropriate
• Provides support to Program Director, Management and Staff
• Ensure staff completion of quality documentation related to clinical services
• Ensure compliance with organizational policies, practices, as well as Organization and profession’s standards of ethics
• Create, monitor and implement group and other psycho-educational or therapeutic curricula in program
• Coordinate and lead the clinical group supervision/consultation meetings as assigned
• Manages and participates in all project meetings and maintains the minutes of meetings on a rotating basis
• Address complaints and resolve problems for both employees and program participants
• In addition to performing the above mentioned job duties, the Clinical Supervisor will also be required to perform various coordinating and training duties. These include, but are not limited to such things as preparing and monitoring staffing assignments, training employees how to perform certain job duties and suggesting how employees can improve their job performance
Direct Care Responsibilities:
• Provides services to participants through a short-term case management model
• Receives case assignments, completes intakes, establishes treatment plans, reviews case progress and determines case closure through the supervisor of the assigned program
• Meets regularly with assigned participants to provide counseling and/or concrete assistance to support or restored capacity for participant’s self-sufficiency, consistent with Heartland’s strength-based philosophy of care
• Provides social service group work and/or clinical groups in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols
• Establishes and models therapeutic and professional relationships with participant and staff in accordance with the organization’s policies and the ethical guidelines of both the organization and the profession
• Develops service plans, which outline a specific plan of action with each client under the regular supervision of the supervisor of the assigned program and clinical leadership
• Makes referrals in accordance with service plans to other Organization units and external providers
• Develops, monitors, and enhances professional relationships with social service, health and governmental agencies
• Manages finances or expense accounts for clients as appropriate or needed in accordance with Organization policies
• Works cooperatively with Youth Care Workers, Teachers, Family Reunification Specialists, Managers and/or others to maximize service outcomes
• Participates and contributes in regular supervision meetings, team meetings, in house training sessions and conferences
• Develops, implements and reviews social goals for clients in order to promote healthy social emotional learning of participants. This includes active implementation of consequences, and learning planning to promote pro-social engagement
• Provides intense advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling and problem solving in a variety of areas for all clients that promotes self-sufficiency and participant capacity to self-manage crisis responses independently over time.
• Establishes and maintains a professional and therapeutic relationship within the standards of client profiles, confidentiality laws and the newest clinical research available
• Maintains the volume of work designated by project standards and utilizes the mental health theory and concepts integrating in clinical practice. On an ongoing basis assimilates the knowledge of resources available to implement the clinical concepts
• Assumes all clinical responsibility for clients
• Accurately completes in a timely manner all necessary forms, case recordings and statistical reports
• Participates in program planning
• Assesses, plans, and supplements the client’s level of functioning
• Develops, implements, oversees and follows-up with client treatment plans to ensure that realistic goals and deadlines of accomplishments are being met
• Maintains documentation of client’s individual and group treatment
• Presents clinical case reviews
• Attends a minimum of 40 educational training hours per fiscal year
• Maintains medications as specified by the Psychiatrist and program physician and keeps legible and accurate records of all medication issues
• Consults with the Psychiatrist regarding treatment reviews
• Adheres to professional standards as outlined by governmental bodies, NASW (and/or other appropriate professional associations), private funding sources, Organization plans/policies and Unit guidelines. Participates in periodic evaluative reviews and/or in-house and external staff training to ensure that he/she understands and continues to adhere to such standards. Initiates requests for assistance from Supervisor to address new issues or complex concepts affecting adherence to professional standards
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree in counseling or social work with at least a year of clinical supervisory experience.
• Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Illinois LCSW or LCPC is required. LCSW may specifically be required.
• Language Skills: Bilingual ability in English and a 2nd language is required. Preferably Spanish or Punjabi, among others. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, participants, funders, and the general public.
• Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange; Windows operating systems; and other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance.
• Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
• Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables and situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: Masters
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time: 2 weeks / year
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Casual Dress, Other Benefits
Heartland Alliance advances the human rights and responds to the human needs of endangered populations—particularly the poor, the isolated, and the displaced—through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society.
Web Site: https://www.heartlandalliance.org/
|Contact Name: Heartland Alliance