Clinical Supervisor Inpatient Services

Job Number 68986
Posted 1/6/2020
Account Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Department Pediatric Inpatient
Location |ME| Acadia Hospital, ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Variable
Hours 8 am - 4:30 pm
Job Details The Clinical Supervisor Inpatient Services is independently licensed (LCSW preferred) with 5 or more years of experience in clinical practice which preferably includes supervisory experience. They work collaboratively with clinical, administrative, nursing and physician leadership. The Clinical Supervisor Inpatient Services, participates in program and policy development and monitoring, institutes quality assurance activities and has comprehensive responsibility for the day to day program operations. They possess strong leadership skills and the ability to organize and manage multidisciplinary teams. They are responsible for the supervision of clinicians, clinical associates, and recreational therapists. They organize, schedule and facilitate department staff meetings as requested. They ensure that clinical documentation is consistent with hospital and regularity standards and that multidisciplinary treatment plans are relevant, and are based on the clinical assessment and data from formal and informal community support systems. They are familiar with regional social service provider systems and provide leadership to treatment teams to assist clients in linking with step down treatment services during discharge planning. They are proficient in ensuring that ongoing liaison occurs with families and referring community providers including primary care providers. They frequently participate in hospital and community-wide educational programs. As recognized clinical experts, they rely on more than one theoretical framework in providing direct client care of clinical formulation are adept at articulating case reviews and creating documentation that reflects both active and treatment provisions and client response to care. They perform any duties and/or responsibilities assigned by the Director of Access and Social Services for which they are qualified.

Professional Requirements: 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.Complies with all organizational policies regarding EMHS's Code of Conduct and ethical business practices.

Regulatory Requirements: Qualified individual must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the Maine State Board of Social Work or Psychologist licensed by the Maine Board of Examiners in Psychology or Licensed Professional Counselor by the Maine Board of Professional Counselors. 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.

Physical 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.

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