Lead Clinical Therapist Needed in Dallas

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Lead Clinical Therapist will coordinate and oversee activities of the crisis channel and therapy services and therapy team members to ensure compassionate, effective and efficient delivery of high-quality therapeutic care for patients.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

To accomplish this job as a lead clinical therapist successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily.

  • Coordinate and supervise the activities of therapy services team members engaged in crisis care and therapy services.
  • Organize and assign duties and tasks to therapy team members.
  • Establish therapy team member work schedules weekly and request backup as needed.
  • Monitor daily performance of therapy team members to ensure duties are completed accurately, efficiently, and timely. Monitor and control overtime.
  • Review and correct timesheets, review and respond to time off requests and coordinate payroll issues for therapy team members.
  • Evaluate performance of therapy team member new hires following orientation period
  • Evaluate performance of therapy team members and conduct verbal and written performance evaluations 30 days, 90 days, quarterly, and annually.
  • Assist with interviews. Conduct orientation and training on all company policies and procedures
  • Identify and recommend solutions to therapy team member and office issues or problems
  • Ensure high quality therapeutic care for patients by reviewing and researching concerns or complaints and recommending corrective action as appropriate.
  • Implement or recommend disciplinary action as needed in conjunction with Director of Therapy Operations and Human Resources department. Document all disciplinary action.
  • Assist therapy team members as needed with maintaining workflow by returning patient calls, serving as a liaison between scheduling and team, sending out emails, saving documents to charts, etc.
  • Serve as a back-up for therapy team members as needed by covering crisis channel or therapy services due to vacations, illnesses, lunches, etc.
  • Attend therapy lead meetings with Director of Therapy Operations and relay pertinent information to therapy team members timely.
  • Conduct periodic staff meetings with therapy team members to disperse information or provide updates, training, or pertinent information to all team members.
  • Attend all company training and meetings pertinent to position
  • Maintain licensure
  • Assist with curriculum development
  • Maintain excellent communication and effective relationships with patients, providers, clinical and clerical team members, and all team members within the company. Maintain excellent communication and effective relationships with members of the field outside of the company to ensure continuity of high-quality patient care.
  • Work at all Salience locations as needed. Present at each location at least one time per week as needed.
  • Trains, monitors, and oversees the development of skills to ensure that team members can demonstrate an appropriate understanding of psychiatric diagnoses and a general understanding of the treatment of these disorders as required to complete their job duties.
  • Perform all other duties assigned.
  • Must carry a caseload with minimum of two classes per week and provide individual sessions to various populations of patients.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • At least 5 years of lead clinical therapy team management experience in a clinic or hospital setting
  • Experience with assessment of level-of-care needs
  • Professional Licensure (LCSW)
  • Demonstrates through prior work experience the skills to effectively communicate with and organize a clinical therapy team, respond to unexpected clinical demands, work with other healthcare professional and support staff within a clinical team, provide clinical direction to less experienced care team members, manage and resolve conflict within a team, and demonstrates the ability to learn and master new job skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and support for organizational policy and procedure and recognizes the importance of adherence to such in the service of excellent clinical care and risk management.
  • Understands and demonstrates support for the clinical mission of the company.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Licensure: LCSW
  • Education: graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters degree in clinical services such as Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work.
  • Experience: Prefer 5 years of work experience or equivalent
  • Leadership/Management Experience: 3-4 years

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Environment:

  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions

Physical Demands:

  • Light-exerting up to 25 lbs of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
  • Frequently:  0-50%
  • Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Grasping, Talking, Hearing, Repetitive Motion, Standing, Walking, Driving, Reaching, Pushing, Lifting

Vision:

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading.

 

EEOC Disclosure:

Salience Health is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Job Category: Therapy Services
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Legacy-Plano McKinney
Job Location Address Postal Code: 75024 75070
Job Location Address Region: Texas

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