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Clinical Director - Eating Disorder, Residential

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Fremont
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
The-- -Clinical Director-- -is responsible for the supervision and clinical oversight of the programs and consulting with the Program Director and Director of Operations to ensure appropriate psychiatric/pharmacological interventions.-- - The Psychiatrist completes an initial thorough evaluation within 72 hours of admission and sees each resident weekly thereafter.-- - If indicated, medications are prescribed, and monitored by the Psychiatrist at least once weekly. In addition, the Psychiatrist consults as needed with the treatment team and may attend the weekly treatment planning meetings. Responsibilities Oversees and ensures quality of clinical aspects of the program and takes initiative to make improvements.Supervises all Program Directors and Clinical Supervisor within the program and provides clinical consultation, as needed.Conducts all 90-day, annual performance reviews, and growth plans for Program Directors and Clinical Supervisors within the program.Manages Program Directors-------- and Clinical Supervisors schedules to ensure appropriate clinical presence.To provide adequate and ongoing training of Program Directors, Clinical Supervisors and facility employees as needed, and sufficient oversight/supervision to ensure that all services are in keeping with the Discovery Mission Statement.Developing appropriate and effective psychopharmacological interventions for psychiatric disordersInterfacing with families of residents for consent and support of psychopharmacological interventionsEffectively identifying, conceptualizing, and communicating criteria specific to the residential level of treatment and formulate and effective appeal for insurance carriers as necessaryEffectively interfacing with the treatment team, contributing to the case conceptualization, treatment plan and assessing the ongoing effectiveness of the interventionsMeeting regularly in a collaborative fashion with the Program Director to discuss individual treatment progressActing on behalf of the treatment program when called upon; such interactions may include insurance companies, licensing and accreditation bodiesSeeing individual clients on a weekly basis to monitor progressDocumenting notes in our EMR system, KipuProviding second opinion evaluations when neededAssisting program treatment staff in treatment planningProviding medical direction to the treatment teamAssisting in the identification of continuing medical educational needs and providing input to the Director of Performance Improvement for development of appropriate in-service education and training for the treatment teamCommunicates with referral sources and outpatient providers as needed.Facilitates client transfers to higher level of care, as needed.Participates in clinical outreach and facilitates program tours as needed.Provides on-call support to facility at least 1x per month and communicates with the On-CallDemonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgroundsDemonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude This is a-- -full-time-- -position that will work Monday-Friday 9am-5pm at one of our residential programs.-- - For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at-- -- -
Familiarizes and adopts the Philosophy, Mission, Goals, and Objectives of the Center For Discovery treatment programs.-- -Must refrain from comments and actions that directly contradict Health At Every Size and the Discovery All Foods Fit model.Full adherence to the Center For Discovery policies and procedures.Full adherence to health code policies, Joint Commission, HIPAA and licensing regulations, including mandated trainings.Engages in ongoing professional development, including but not limited to attending monthly staff meetings and trainings.Communicates effectively and professionally with all members of the Treatment Team.Has basic knowledge and ability to support Center For Discovery Clinical Model.Provides quality customer service in all interactions.Completes all of the responsibilities of the Clinical Director outlined in the Clinical Director manual.
Additional Information
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.-- -All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at PandoLogic. Keywords: Clinical Services Director, Location: Fremont, CA - 94537

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Fremont , Clinical Director - Eating Disorder, Residential, Executive , Fremont, California

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