Clinical Director - NCSH Residential Treatment

Job Overview

North County Serenity House Residential Program provides a gender responsive, trauma informed approach to assist our participants in recovery, relationships and relapse prevention. Our comprehensive program includes therapy, psycho education classes, counseling groups, advocacy, onsite daycare, homeless supportive services and exit planning. We believe in individualizing participants’ treatment based on their need and what works best for them. Our hope for every woman is that they are able to improve their quality of life, establish a support system and develop healthy coping skills.

The Clinical Director is responsible for clinical oversight of day to day program operations of HealthRIGHT 360’s Behavioral Health Programs. Provides training and leadership development to the LPHA's, and Direct Service Staff. Responsible for critical balance between providing high quality, trauma informed care, maximizing contract and other revenues and overall fiscal responsibility. Demonstrates ownership, leadership and strategic thinking. Able to motivate and inspire high performing teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for setting and guiding clinical strategies and treatment philosophy for direct service providers, including but not limited to employing a "whatever it takes" mentality.
  • Ensures that all LPHA’s and direct service staff provide strengths based, trauma informed, and culturally competent services.
  • Responsible for program decisions being guided by a client centered approach.
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality, cutting edge services are consistently delivered to clients including the maintenance of quality client records reflective of the level of care provided.
  • Ensures that quality treatment services and evidence based practices and guidelines inform programmatic decisions.
  • Provides clinical consultation and guidance to the treatment staff as needed.
  • Ensures that all staff are informed and kept up to date on trends related to client treatment and care.
  • Ensures all service staff submit documentation in accordance with program requirements and in compliance with all regulatory requirements and agency’s policies and procedures. This includes timeliness of documentation with progress notes being completed no later than the following business day, assessments, treatment plans, discharges, and co-signatures occur on time.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the client’s record is of high quality and kept up to date as part of the service provided.
  • Creates policy and procedure that supports team communicates and collaborative with all members of the behavioral health team including: medical, mental health, psychiatry, substance abuse staff and others.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education Requirements:

  • LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, or PsyD with license through Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) or the California Board of Psychology (CBP).
  • Experience Minimum of three years experience working within a trauma informed setting providing supervision to direct service providers in comparable size agencies with similar population.
  • Significant experience in working with individuals who are impacted by human/sex trafficking.
  • Experience with efficient and effective treatment and management of clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Knowledge of and experience with providing trauma informed services.
  • Strong computer skills, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Compensation: $80,000.00-$85,000.00
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Escondido, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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