Clinical Supervisor - In-Custody

Job Overview

Do you have strong clinical skills with a solid background in behavioral health services?  Are you a strategic thinker with the ability to to initiate, implement, and execute projects?  Are you self-motivated and dependable?  If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill a Clinical Supervisor position opening at our in custody program at Lynwood County Jail and Twin Towers in Los Angeles, CA!  The ideal candidate has experience supervising multi-disciplinary service delivery teams in a behavioral health setting and has experience working with individuals who have co-occurring (substance use and mental health) disorders. In this role you will gain experience providing clinical leadership, coordination, and management of the CHS-SUD treatment program and get the opportunity to collaborate with the Sheriffs Department and other county partners to provide SUD services to incarcerated individuals.  Sound interesting?  Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.

The Correctional Health Services - Substance Use Disorder (CHS-SUD) program is a collaboration between the Department of Public Heath - Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (DPH-SAPC), the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD), and the Department of Health Services (DHS), and establishes in-custody substance use disorder treatment services at Lynwood Jail (female population) and Twin Towers (male population).  The CHS-SUD program is built upon evidence-based treatment models that address such issues as substance abuse, trauma, risk for criminal recidivism, and relapse prevention. The program addresses the varied needs of the inmate population, by offering programming focused on SUD education, treatment services with different levels of care, including individual and group counseling services, case management, and community reintegration. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides direct day-to-day clinical supervision and development of counseling staff and may provide counseling services to a caseload of participants in need of SUD and mental health treatment. 
  • Develops, in collaboration with the Program Manager, documentation of clinical programming and procedures and ensures appropriate training and supervision of staff providing direct services to participants. 
  • Ensures Evidence Based Practices required by the County are applied and that fidelity to the model is adhered to.
  • Responsible for day-to-day implementation and maintenance of treatment planning and the maintenance of accurate documentation of participants’ participation and progress during treatment in accordance with all regulatory agency standards. 
  • First line of consultation for counselors regarding routine counseling functions, treatment methods, and participant interventions. 
  • Maintains participant records according to HIPAA and 42 CFR, adheres to all participant confidentiality requirements and standards. 
  • Method of monitoring to ensure that Contract requirements are being met.
  • Provide record to the County of all inspections conducted by the Contractor, any corrective action taken, the time a problem was first identified, a clear description of the problem, and the time elapsed between identification and completed corrective action
  • Responsible for program staff providing treatment in accordance with HealthRIGHT 360 mission and values.
  • Responsible for ensuring services reflect a strong recovery orientation, cultural sensitivity, and awareness of the unique needs of the SUD population.
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality, evidence-based, cutting edge services are provided to clients at all times including maintenance of quality client records.
  • Responsible for all direct reports submitting documentation in accordance with program requirements and in compliance with all compliance and regulatory requirements and HealthRIGHT 360 policies and procedures. 
  • Keeps program staff and senior leadership informed on quality of care concerns through regular reporting and/or team discussions.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Degree includes licensure (LCSW, LMFT, LPHA or licensed Ph.D./Psy.D)
  • Minimum two years experience providing supervision to Clinical staff
  • CDCR fingerprint clearance
  • Must not be on parole or probation for a minimum of 5 years
  • Ability to clear and maintain LA county jail clearance.
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency.
  • Knowledge and respect of all confidentiality issues. 
  • Self-motivated, dependable, creative and proactive approach to work: understands the importance of working independently and within a team environment. 
Compensation: $75,000.00-$78,000.00
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Status: Full Time
Benefits: plus we offer a generous benefits package with free medical and dental options!
City: Los Angeles
Hours/wk: 40

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