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Community Programs Clinical Case Management Supervisor
Job Code:2021-342
Department:Community Programs
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Schedule:
  
Summary of Responsibilities:
“AK Child & Family practices the Sanctuary Model which is a non-hierarchical, highly participatory, trauma-informed and evidence-supported whole culture approach, which helps the organization function in a safe, democratic and socially responsible manner and thereby provide effective treatment for clients and the community. We expect all of our employees, families and students to learn, understand and implement this model as part of their daily responsibilities and commitment to the culture of this agency.” 

  • The Community Programs Clinical Case Management Supervisor (CCMS) has responsibilities in the provision of Directing Clinician as well as supervisory responsibilities for Case Managers assigned to youth in Therapeutic Foster Care, and the Home Based Programs. 
  • The CCMS provides direct clinical and administrative supervision to the Case Management staff/department.
  • The CCMS provides clinical oversight in the development of treatment plans and provides related clinical consultation to ensure that all compliance standards are met in the provision of treatment.
  • The CCMS conducts documentation review, ensures that progress notes and other needed paperwork to bill Medicaid are completed in a timely manner, and that agency productivity standards are maintained.
  • The CCMS holds a small direct-service clinical therapy caseload, offering individual, family, and/or group therapy services.
  • The CCMS in conjunction, as needed, with the Director of Community Programs (DCP) and Associate Director of Community Programs (ADCP) and the Human Resources Department, interviews and makes hiring recommendations for Case Management applicants.  On-call services are also a part of this position.
  • The CCMS will assist the ADCP and DCP regarding the ongoing evaluation and development of treatment programs and implementation of effective contemporary treatment models; including staff training to ensure quality of service, effective treatment programs are provided, and that desirable treatment outcomes are attained. 
  • The CCMS participates collaboratively in agency committees, work groups and with community agencies as assigned in order to support the continual improvement of Community Programs and of the agency as a whole. 

The CCMS is expected to abide by all safety rules and regulations of the agency.  The responsibilities are carried out according to AK Child & Family policies, the AK Child & Family mission, and the AK Child & Family philosophy of care in addition to the standards of the Joint Commission and the regulations of the State of Alaska. Assumes additional duties as assigned.

*All positions at AK Child & Family may have responsibilities altered during the course of employment due to agency imperatives.

 
BENEFITS

Benefits are available to both Part-Time and Full-Time employees!

Health Benefits:

  • Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, & Vision – with HRA!
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program

Other Benefits:

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - 13 hours/month in 1st year and then increases
  • 2 Floating Holidays/year
  • 6 Observed Holidays: double-time pay for working on the Holiday
  • Bonuses: Longevity & Referral
  • Educational Support Program

PAY

  • DOE & Education
  • Annual raises are based on the annual budget and not guaranteed each year.




Supervision and Coordination of Services:
  • The Community Programs Clinical Case Management Supervisor (CCMS) reports to the Associate Director of Community Programs (ADCP).
  • Assists the ADCP in coordinating clinical services within program parameters.
  • Adheres to the ethics of the professional body of which s/he belongs to.
  • Collaborates and coordinates services with all staff during supervision, department staff meetings and established committees.
  • Actively participates in agency performance improvement activities.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates current knowledge of clinical supervision practice and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate solid clinical understanding of child and adolescent development, psychopathology, and treatment modalities.
  • Commits to the implementation of current best practices in the field of child and adolescent behavioral health is critical, as is an understanding and commitment to the use of ongoing data collection to ensure continuous quality improvement of the program.
  • Has experience working with emotionally challenged children, adolescents and their families; and must have demonstrated ability to complete comprehensive assessments, and treatment planning.
  • Essential components of the position include demonstrated skills in the area of clinical supervision, training on clinical topics, adhering to regulations; strategic planning and implementation, employee supervision, job coaching and mentoring, professional development and performance management; excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication (English) skills; creativity/flexibility in delivery of services within program policies and procedures; and the ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Uses the EHR and other electronic tools (like Excel) to track productivity, and compliance needs.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and sensitivity to serving a culturally diverse population.
  • Possesses a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel within the community.


Education and experience:

  • The CCMS must have a Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or counseling. or
  • Be a licensed marital and family therapist (state regulation AS 08.63).or
  • Be a licensed professional counselor. or 
  • Be a licensed clinical social worker.
  • He/she should have, at minimum, one year of experience in provision of assessment and individual and/or group therapy with preference given to experience in the field of child and adolescent mental health.
  • If unlicensed, the CCMS will sit for licensing as soon as their supervisory requirements are met, and within an agreed timeframe to be determined at time of hire.

Physical Demands:

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The CCMS must have a current, active, driver’s license and a personal vehicle for reliably getting to and from work responsibilities as work responsibilities require.
  • The CCMS must be able to drive and transport children in personal and/or AK Child & Family vehicles and must be able to access AK Child & Family and community buildings to attend meetings and agency activities. 
  • The CCMS must be able to respond timely to on-call duties on a rotating basis with the other community programs Clinical Therapists. 
  • He/she must be able to complete AK Child & Family paperwork and assessments within a timely manner, use the copy and fax machine, complete reports on the computer and produce legible, accurate, ethical, and timely student records.