POSITION: Senior Substance Abuse Counselor/Clinical Supervisor-Integrated Services
PROGRAM: METRO (MAT Opioid Treatment Program)
HOURS: Monday to Friday 5:45 am – 1:45 pm
The Guidance Center of Westchester (TGCW), is an innovative nonprofit agency that provides a wide array of mental health, substance use, and rehabilitative services to children, adolescents, and adults in Southern Westchester. As a leader in integrated mental health and addiction services, TGCW has integrated clinics and satellite clinics in Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, and Yonkers. We are a SAMSHA Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) expansion grantee, with a centralized access center, toll free hotline for 24/7 access to services 888-TGCW-CAN (888-842-9226), a crisis and community response team, and the ability to walk-in for rapid access to services daily-all 7 days of the week.
SKILLS/ABILITY New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW or LCSW-R) Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with regulatory agencies, personnel, community stakeholders, participants /families; Combined clinical and administrative background including supervision and management of staff; Understanding of OASAS documentation requirements, including intake and assessment, medical necessity, treatment planning and clinical interventions from the start of the treatment through termination; Familiarity working with opioid addiction, other addictions, complex trauma and psychosocial stressors of poverty, abuse, abandonment, grief/loss, foster care, low/no literacy and criminal justice involvement; At least 2 years’ experience providing assessments as well as individual, family, and group therapy to address the range of complex challenges related to mental health and/or substance use At least one-year clinical supervision experience of interns, CASAC-T, and other clinicians/counselors Ability to work independently; Strong organizational skills with attention to detail; Ability to coordinate and prioritize various projects and meet deadlines; Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint); Familiar with electronic medical records; and Strong written and verbal communication Due to COVID many services are provided via telehealth; Proficient with computers and able to inspire virtual clinical care and creatively engage program participants in their care Bilingual Spanish speaking a plus CASAC-T or CASAC a plus
JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for a caseload of up to 30 participants. Individual therapy, family/couples therapy and group therapy; Group coverage as needed to ensure coverage Provides clinical supervision individually and/or group supervision to 3-4 clinicians, with coverage of others in the absence of Director Assists the Program Director with overall clinical leadership and management of day to day for METRO In coordination with the Program Director, assures clinical, administrative and regulatory compliance within the program; Assists the Program Director with developing and managing staff schedules; Complete annual performance evaluations of direct reports In collaboration with the Program Director, addresses performance related issues of direct supervisees in accordance with agency policies and procedures; On call and provided coverage as needed Reviews and signs off on all documentation in electronic medical record for supervisees if required to ensure regulatory compliance, clinical appropriateness, patient goal(s) and billing needs; In collaboration with the Program Director, leads the Multi-Disciplinary team and staff meetings; Works with the Program Director to ensures staff receive the in-services and staff trainings as required by OASAS; Attend TGCW Meetings as required; Attends Supervision as scheduled with the Program Director Preforms other duties as needed to ensure the success of the program.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
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Name: Sheila Rhodes
The Guidance Center of Westchester
256 Washington Street
Mount Vernon, NY 10553