Licensed Clinical Supervisor

Job Overview

In 1995, Project RECONNECT became the nation's  first outpatient substance use treatment program targeting Asian & Pacific Islander adolescents.  Over two decades later, Project RECONNECT continues to provide culturally relevant substance use and co-occurirng disorders treatment services to a diverse youth population primarily in East Side San Jose.  Project RECONNECT is a Drug-MediCal program and provides an array of services including, intake/assessment, treatment planning, case management, crisis services, family support services, individual and group counseling, recovery services and pro-social activities.  Services are provided at the AARS/HealthRIGHT 360 Tully Youth Office, in schools, in-home and in the community.

The Licensed Clinical Supervisor will be responsible to for the training and clinical supervision of the direct services clinicians and interns, who are directly working with adolescent clients participating in substance use and co-occurring disorders treatment services.  The Licensed Clinical Supervisor will serve as the primary Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) who is responsible for the establishing of Medical Necessity and the review and approvals of treatment plans and extension of services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the direct day-to-day clinical supervision and consultation of clinical staff
  • Provides regular on-site trainings (didactic) for employees and interns
  • Will serve as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) who is responsible for meeting face to face with clinicians, reviewing clinical records and establishing and signing off on Medical Necessity, Justification of Services, Treatment Plans and completing required documentation for Outpatient Treatment and Recovery Services
  • Will work with Directors and Managers in ensuring compliance with internal and external contract requirements including data integrity, clinical records review/utilization reviews, and clinical performance measures
  • Ensures quality assurance in Electronic Health Records and ensures thorough clinical documentation standards set by State and County are met
  • May be asked to be available after-hours to respond to facility or clinical emergencies, outstanding crisis or events precipitating an incident report
  • May be responsible for answering the after-hours crisis line on a rotating basis with other BBS registered or licensed staff

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • California state license (post 2 years) in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapist with a graduate degree in psychology, social work, or counseling
  • Completion of required Clinical Supervision Certification per BBS, if applicable
  • At least five years of experience working in a behavioral health setting, and at least 2 years of experience working with adolescents
  • Licensed professional with additional certification in Addiction Counseling (ie. CADC-II, CADC-III, LAADC)is preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with evidence-based models/practices, preferably motivational interviewing, Seeking Safety, The Seven Challenges, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) assessment, TF-CBT and harm reduction models preferred
  • Knowledge of substance use and mental health best practices
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance use, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency
  • Experience in Medi-Cal procedures including billing and documentation
  • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of the needs of communities of color in the context of behavioral health
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package
City: San Jose
Hours/wk: 16-20

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