Associate Director of Intensive Treatment Services - C&F Services in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Associate Director Intensive Treatment Services oversees primary points of access and the highest levels of care within Child & Family Services. Serves as a member of the Child & Family Leadership Team, and contributes to visioning, goal setting, leadership, and management of Child & Family Services at the Mental Health Center of Denver. Work to enhance community relationships, maximize programmatic efficiencies, promote staff development, and insure outstanding quality in the care provided to the individuals and families we serve.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise and support Program Managers from intensive treatment teams within the Child & Family Services Department. May provide some clinical supervision to direct care providers.
  • Monitor program operations; assist Director of Clinical Services in oversight of program efficiency and quality.
  • Attend to infrastructure that supports the business operations of primary teams and larger Child & Family Department (i.e. electronic health record functionality, business intelligence reporting, billing workflows, contract monitoring).
  • Actively promote and facilitate the alignment, cohesion, and communication within the Child & Family Intensive Treatment Teams and between the larger department, organization, and community partners.
  • Build positive and effective employee engagement. Support the ongoing growth and development of supervisors and staff. Oversee all hiring, coaching, and disciplinary actions taken by supervisees.
  • Collaborate with fellow Mental Health Center of Denver programs, community partners, and referral sources through prompt and regular communication to build positive working relationships and promote efficiencies.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Child & Family Director of Clinical Services and Child & Family Leadership Team.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Master’s or Doctoral Degree in psychology, social work, or other human services field. LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or Psychologist licensure required.         

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in community mental healthcare or integrated healthcare setting. A minimum of four (4) years supervisory and/or management responsibilities.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Self-motivated and directed, demonstrate strong relationship-building skills, have experience with infrastructure development and hold a high value for diversity.
  • Effective management and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • In-depth knowledge of methods of psychotherapy, community mental health, and available community resources.
  • Understanding and commitment to resiliency and well-being.
  • Ability to establish collaborative partnerships with supervisees, colleagues, and fellow community organizations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.
  • Flexibility, adaptability as well as the ability to focus attention on workflow processes, procedures, budgetary guidelines, and documentation/productivity standards.
  • The ability to laugh with others and have a sense of humor.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Multiple Program Managers who support our most intensive levels of care, such as day treatment, home-based services, juvenile justice, access, integrated care, and service coordination.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/SCHEDULE: Full-time. Hours may vary by location but will generally fall in the facility hours of Monday through Thursdays 8am-7pm and Fridays 8am-5pm, some flexibility within these times is possible depending on schedule needs. May involve some evening or occasional weekend events.

 

PHYSICAL REQIUREMENTS:   Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, drive, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier/printer, and other business machines. Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hours.

 

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