JOB TITLE: Clinical Supervisor
REPORTS TO: Prevention, Education and Clinical Services Program Director
The Clinical Supervisor is an independently licensed mental health professional who has documented competency in providing trauma informed clinical mental health treatment for adults, children and youth impacted by sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking. This position will have demonstrated skills in clinical and staff supervision, as well as program development. The clinical supervisor will oversee and participate in the daily operation of Cornerstone’s clinical mental health program, the Clinical Services internship program and the Sexually Exploited Youth services. This position is based out of the Bloomington office, but may work in all of Cornerstone’s office locations (Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center) and may need to be available to work a minimum of 2 evenings a week.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Provide individual and group supervision to program therapists and graduate students;
- Provide supervision and program development for Sexually Exploited Youth and the MDH Safe Harbor grant
- Lead the program development for delivery of clinical mental health services
- Provide training to graduate students and the community on clinical topics; and
- Provide direct therapeutic services to individuals, families and groups
Cornerstone offers a generous salary and benefits package. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply and bilingual skills are highly desirable.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervisory/ Administrative Responsibilities:
Clinical Supervision: (25%)
- Oversee the day to day operations of Clinical Services
- Provide individual clinical supervision for all therapy staff/interns
- Facilitate bi-weekly program and weekly case consultation meetings
- Ensure program therapists deliver effective assessment and services consistent with contracted requirements and agency clinical policies and procedures
- Oversee development and implementation of clinical process for intake, documentation, on-going therapy sessions, and termination
- Oversee clinician caseload expectation and assign cases as needed
- Ensure that clinical documentation is meeting clinical practice standards
- Maintain confidentiality of records in accordance with current HIPAA standards
- Assist with recruitment, training, implementation and oversight of internship program for Cornerstone, with an emphasis on clinical services interns
- Provide co-therapy with another licensed therapist or practicum student as requested/needed
- Maintain effective and timely communication and documentation regarding services and client status.
- Oversee, monitor and act as a liaison between Cornerstone and any electronic health record and documentation system that may be used in the agency
- Oversee and work with any electronic bill paying service that may be used in the agency for sliding scale fees
- Review and maintain accurate, complete, confidential participant information in files and data base in a timely manner
- Write, review and comply with all State laws for reporting child abuse, vulnerable adult abuse and situations for reporting to law enforcement.
- Ensure adherence to NASW Code of Ethics, HIPAA standards, as well as state professional and ethical standards for mental health
- Participate in quality assurance for the clinical program, i.e., audits, review of documentation, clinical trainings, and electronic health record training
- Provide timely reporting for funders and Development Staff as needed
- Perform other responsibilities assigned, requested or approved by supervisor
Direct Service: (15%)
- Provide professional therapeutic clinical services to clients across the lifespan from children to adults (includes individual, family, and/or group therapy) who have been affected by interpersonal violence
- Conduct crisis and/or mental health screening and triage to determine needs
- Facilitate support groups, educational groups and/or therapeutic groups as needed and assigned
- Provide care coordination for clients and their families that includes working with external agencies to support client and provide referrals to resources
- Complete safety and self-care plans with clients as needed
- Maintains at least 25% direct services productivity level
- Maintain compliance with community practice standards; complete diagnostic assessments, closing summaries, progress notes, and clinical treatment plans.
Indirect Services: (5%)
- Advocate on behalf of participants with community organizations, schools, or human services system in order to coordinate care
- Facilitate parent supportive services (i.e. education, advocacy, or group) and communicate with parents/caregivers regarding concerns or progress
- Coordinate and communicate with significant people in the lives of the client
- Connect with and coordinate services with other agencies or professionals providing services with shared clients
Outreach/ Collaboration Duties: (5%)
- Actively collaborate with other PECS or Cornerstone programs to provide prevention, outreach, educational, or intervention services
- Collaborate with other Cornerstone programs, and actively look for new and creative opportunities for growth and program development.
- Attend other community meetings, events and initiatives as assigned
- Assist in program public relations and marketing for the program and the agency
- Develop professional relationships and maintain a practical understanding of available community resources
- Provide all on-boarding, orientation to Clinical Services Program, vetting therapeutic services of staff and if necessary service delivery training for the staff to be fully equipped to assess, address and deliver trauma appropriate clinical mental health service.
- Participate with other team members, program staff and other Cornerstone program staff in developing and presenting trainings and workshops
Human Resources/ Professional Development: (5%)
- Must complete the required SV/DV training within the first year of employment
- Attend workshops and trainings (as negotiated with supervisor) for increasing professional skills and/or to maintain
- Maintain active license with a professional licensing board (or is actively working towards achieving the highest level of clinical license)
- Assist in the hiring, orientation, training of program staff and interns
- Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
- Provide support and oversight of employee performance and productivity
- Maintains relevant documentation relating to personnel files
- Ability to travel to various Cornerstone locations for client or professional meetings
- Attend and participate in program meetings, all-staff meetings, trainings and any other Cornerstone related meetings as assigned
- Promote Cornerstones Mission and Philosophy
- Display high ethical/professional standards
- Participate on internal and external committees as assigned
- Attend Board meetings at the request of the Executive Director
- Work with Program Manager to develop annual program budgets
Education and Licensure
- Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or related Social Science profession.
- Must possess license to perform therapy from Minnesota accredited licensing board: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy (LPCC) or Licensed Psychologist (LP) at the doctoral level.
- Board certified clinical supervisor preferred.
- Must have at least 3 years’ experience providing individual, family, and group therapy post masters level graduation and 1 year of clinical supervision experience
- Experience working with victims of trauma, sexual violence, domestic violence, sexual exploitation and trafficking and community resources.
- Experience with third party billing and/or electronic bill pay and electronic health record system is desirable
- Ability to work independently and to make decisions under pressure
- Experience working with diverse populations
- Access to a reliable car and possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license and insurance
- Training and experience in evidence based practice models is desirable.
- At least 2 years of work providing diagnostic assessments, developing treatment plans and maintaining all clinical documentation
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Cornerstone strives for a fully inclusive work environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, familial or marital status, and/or with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic. These statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Cornerstone is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities and those who may be Deaf/Hard of Hearing, to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use manual dexterity for use of objects, tools or controls as well as visual acuity. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The employee should always request assistance if any object needs to be lifted and the employee feels that their capabilities are such that the specific item to be lifted is beyond the employees abilities. No employee should attempt to lift more than what is comfortable for them. If such a situation should arise the employee should notify their supervisor to find help with lifting any item regardless of weight if the object to be lifted is awkward or difficult to lift in any way.
Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.
How To Apply:
You can also download Cornerstone’s employment application (PDF) and submit the completed application, resume and cover letter to Jobs@cornerstonemn.org with the job title in the email subject line.
Only applications with a completed form, resume and cover letter will be reviewed.
No agencies; no walk-ins; and no phone calls please. The Jobs@cornerstonemn.org email is only for receiving resumes. No additional information is known about open positions. Qualified applicants will be contacted after resumes are reviewed.
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