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School-Based Clinical Manager

Company: Tri-County Mental Health Services
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

School-Based Clinical ManagerSummaryTitle: School-Based Clinical ManagerID: 4760Department: School-Based Services - Clay CountySalary Range: N/AEmployment Status: Full-timeDescriptionCOVID vaccine required per CMS guidelines, or religious or medical exemption request must be submitted prior to hire.POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for leadership of the School-Based Clinical Supervisor and team of QMHP (Qualified Mental Health Professionals). This Manager will also provide direct therapy services for consumers with the standards of clinical practice established by the state of Missouri and the policies and procedures of Tri-County Mental Health Services.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: Provides direct supervision of the School-Based Clinical Supervisor and team of QMHPs to include regular supervision, team meetings, training, quality improvement, policy/procedure compliance and performance reviews. Collaborates with agency leaders and DBH in implementing the Zero Suicide initiative at TCMHS. Collaborates with community partners to build relationships, develop plans, and actively seek additional opportunities to support needs of at-risk youth. Collaborates with school district leadership to ensure effective communication regarding openings on QMHP caseloads and scheduling. Provides backup coverage as needed to direct reports. Provides clinical consultation as needed to all clinical staff in regards to crisis situations and backup coverage as needed. Works alongside the School-Based Clinical Senior Manager to identify gaps in services and ways to address needs. Actively seeks to resolve issues, problems and concerns presented regarding services and staff. Provides assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group therapy to consumers Consistently meets billable expectations per department guidelines. Completes clinical documentation in AVATAR within 72 hours of service provided which clearly reflect interventions provided and necessity of those interventions. Maintains knowledge of agency technology programs and/or systems needed to do the job and uses them effectively. Maintains required training and certifications. Ensures staff meets agency productivity standards. Other duties and/or responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)Education/Certifications: Masters Degree required Clinical Licensure (e.g. LPC, LCSW) required Valid drivers license and state required minimum auto insurance. CPR/First Aid CertificationExperience Required: 2-3 years of position-related experience required, including direct supervision of staff.Required Knowledge: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point). Prior mental health and/or substance use knowledge required. Strong knowledge of clinical best practices in behavioral health and Trauma Informed Care practices. Prior healthcare technology software experience preferred.Skills/Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to present healthcare information in an understandable manner to both individuals and groups as needed. Strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills. Strong clinical assessment skills, terminology, diagnoses, and best practice knowledge required. The ability to develop various presentations, trainings and programs on various clinical topics.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to drive to local destinations within the catchment area. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.NOTEThis job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty

Keywords: Tri-County Mental Health Services, Kansas City , School-Based Clinical Manager, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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