Clinical Supervisor - Clinical Team Lead

Job Number 59655
Posted 12/18/2018
Account Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Department Behavioral Health Home
Location |ME| Acadia Healthcare, Inc., ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8:00a-4:30p (based in Bangor, Belfast or Rockland)
Job Details Job Summary:

TheClinical Supervisor - Clinical Team Leadwill oversee the development of the Plan of Care and activities across Acadia's Behavioral Health Home Program, provide clinical supervision to the Behavioral Health Coordinators, Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialists and Nurse Care Managers.Works collaboratively to ensure clinical standards and integrity remain consistent across all program locations and staff.Assists with the on-going clinical training needs of staff in this program.Co-signs required documents of Behavioral Health Coordinators as required by licensing standards. Participates in other department initiatives as they arise. Providesfeedback and input into the BHH employee evaluations.


Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

· Understands, and adheres to clinical policies and completes yearly updates in MOAB, I Care, and CPR training.

· Performs individual and group supervision on analyzing case problems and in improving their case management and helping skills; documents supervision as appropriate.

· Assists Behavioral Health Coordinators in emergencies and when case consultation is needed and planned with specific cases.

· Assists internal and external community providers in understanding Acadia's Behavioral Health Home Program and assists in generating new referrals for this service.

· Displays capacity to lead others through active participation in development-based committees and peer supervision sessions.

·Supervises all assigned staff, developing new Behavioral Health Coordinators in their assessment, intervention and systems abilities whilemaintaining ahigh level of clinical skill.

· Clinical practice reflects advanced clinical knowledge and skills and is consistent with the mission and philosophies of Acadia Hospital/Healthcare and license.

· Reviews case records and evaluates performance of staff; recommends document correction plans.

· Audits charts weekly and performs random audits monthly to provide feedback and training to Behavioral Health Coordinators as assigned.

· Consistently complies with the policies and procedures as set forth in the Clinical Policy and Procedure Manual.

· Maintains and abides by ethical standards set forth by the facility and state licensure.

· Has a comprehensive understanding of service priorities, costs and quality parameters consistent with the goals of the patient and the behavioral health home.

· Assists in maintaining a work environment free from recognized hazards that create a risk or injury to employees, patients or visitors and that all accidents and incidents are reported by employees and properly investigated. When appropriate, assists with the return of all workers with work related injuries and illnesses to gainful employment.

Professional Requirements:

- Active Maine Licensed Clinical Social Worker(LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Maine licensed Psychologist or hold a conditional license in social work or professional counselor with the eligibility to obtain an independent license within a reasonable amount of time required.

- At least five (5) or more years of experience in the mental health field required.Case management experience preferred.

Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community. Maintains regulatory requirements, including Joint Commission, Federal and State Laws and Regulations Complies with all organizational policies regarding EMHS's Code of conduct and ethical business practices.

Ability to be flexible and exercise independent judgment. Demonstrates collegial and multi-disciplinary relationships along the treatment continuum. Experience in hospital-based clinical treatment services preferred. Completes Healthstream Mandatory Education on a yearly basis. Attends all mandatory safety related education programs. Follows safety procedures to prevent injury to self and others. Carries assigned keys and wears hospital ID badge at all times. Refrains from the abuse of chemicals.

Language Skills:

Must possess good oral and written communication skills in the English language. Ability to establish a trusting relationship with peers, including excellent interpersonal skills.


Critical thinking, crisis management including desecration, advocacy, ability to work automobile and independent, excellent time management and organization, cognitive flexibility, prioritize, multitask, computer skills (word, excel, database, outlook, APS), facilitation of treatment team meetings, coordination of treatment team meetings.

Physical Demands/Demands:

Visual acuity, color vision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are necessary to respond to patient response and requests. The ability to read and speak English, to communicate and document information. Must possess the manual dexterity and a degree of body strength and flexibility to respond to aggressive patient behavior. The ability to reach and stretch intermittently. Time may be spent sitting at a computer, collaborating with other healthcare team members. Standing and walking comprises some of the workday.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.