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Clinical Director

Job ID 19000SIF
Clinical Director
Primary Location: United States-CA-CASacramento


California Mentor is seeking a Clinical Director for Northern California! 

The Clinical Director is a full time position and is considered a supervisor, exempt and paid by salary.  The Clinical Director is responsible for development and oversight of clinical or specialty services within CA Mentor North. Clinical services may include those provided in support of residential or vocational programs, or as an independent clinical service line.

The Clinical Director oversees service delivery and is responsible for strategic planning, vision, growth and development, profitability, finance, regulatory compliance, quality improvement, stakeholder relations, lobbying and advocacy. The Clinical Director may supervise Clinical Supervisors, Clinicians or other clinical employees, and may provide clinical consultation for other service lines in residential, vocational or in-home programs.  The Clinical Director for CA North will work closely with the Clinical Director for CA South and will be overseeing medically fragile homes.

The Clinical Director works full-time in a supervisory capacity, is considered on-call and expected to be available in the event of emergency.  The Clinical Director works in the state office and is generally expected to visit each program at least annually. 

Essential Job Functions:
  • Oversees clinical team as assigned by monitoring delivery of clinical supports, implementation of clinical programming; ensuring consistent, engaging and relevant services are delivered to the individuals served. Participates in programmatic meetings regarding program development, policies, and procedures, program evaluation, etc. related to clinical services as needed. Establishes liaisons with consulting staff (physicians, psychologist, etc.) and mentors to ensure coordinated service delivery to individual served.
  • Oversees implementation of all clinical services and assures standards and practices are in compliance with both internal policies as well as external regulations. Works with operations leadership to assess clinical support options for specialty programs and develops strategies to implement identified options.
  • Responsible to oversee regulatory and licensing compliance for all clinical supports to individuals served.  Ensures adherence to accreditation standards for disciplines and department in accordance with national and state guidelines.
  • Assures accurate record keeping for all clinical services, documents assessments, progress and activity; reviews records and logs to stay abreast of changes in service plans; maintains confidentiality; accurately and timely completes billing documentation as applicable.
  • Manages relations and communications with individuals served, operations leadership, families, neighbors and the general community with respect to delivery of clinical supports. Develops relationship with local and state specialty service/discipline advocacy and legislative groups.
  • Maintains and fosters relations with state and regional government authorities and referral agencies such as counties, regional centers, managed care contractors, and government administrators.
  • Assists with recruitment and hiring of clinical personnel.
  • Oversees management and implements employment practices for clinical personnel; conducts annual evaluations and oversees evaluation process for clinical employees; in consultation with human resource personnel, reviews written warnings and approves all involuntary terminations for state level personnel.
  • Directs or supports state and regional development to serve new populations and drive geographic and service line expansion; encourages and approves new start or other core development initiatives.
  • Identifies potential candidates for tuck-in or acquisition; assists with diligence and integration planning; assumes management of acquired entities.
  • Directs state strategy to increase census, maintain occupancy, improve daily attendance and maximize utilization.
  • Oversees state-wide billing to assure accuracy and compliance with documentation requirements; monitors utilization between authorization, provision of service, and billing. 

What we require of you:
  • Master’s degree in human services preferred and four years of related experience with one year experience in clinical supervision
  • Licensure as required by state
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Strong follow through to ensure quality services and regulations are met
  • Successfully completing background check that includes fingerprinting by DOJ/FBI, TB screen and physical

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