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Clinical Director
Req Code:2021:2101-002
County:Philadelphia County, PA
FT/PT:Full Time
Location:2101-BHS Philadelphia Mgm
Schedule:Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, Inc. is a nationally recognized provider of services to adults with support needs due to developmental disabilities, behavioral health issues, and substance abuse. Horizon House is Pennsylvania’s oldest psychiatric rehabilitation agency. Since 1952, we have been dedicated to helping people with mental illness, drug and alcohol addictions, developmental/intellectual disabilities, and homelessness to stabilize their lives and to help them live as independently as possible in the community. With over 100 locations throughout South and North Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware, Horizon House provides services to a diverse population focusing on individual strength and choice.

We are seeking a full time Clinical Director to to provide strategic clinical leadership and consultation to all programs within Philadelphia Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and Homeless Services (HS) to oversee the implementation and fidelity of Evidence Based Practices (EBP),  supports the development of clinical staff through training, consultation and case conferences among others and manages clinical training programs and opportunities. The Clinical Director ensures that BHS and HS operate in compliance with current trends in the field for treatment; agency policies and procedures related to clinical care; credentialing; funder requirements and applicable laws; and regulations. Some of the responsibilities for the position include:

  • Working with program management to develop department and program clinical goals and objectives to maximize service delivery quality, participant satisfaction, and positive program outcomes. This includes compiling accurte reports.
  • Ensuring that all personnel clinical support needs are met through appropriate guidance and supervision and by maintaining open door availability, focusing on agency needs.
  • Ensuring internal and external regulatory, funder contractual requirements, legal, and agency policy compliance for assigned area. Including conducting and/or monitoring quality assurance checks.
  • Maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments for assigned area through review of professional literature legislative activity, conference/seminar participation, and contact with other professionals. Keep abreast of current trends in corresponding professional fields.
  • Preparing activity and special reports for assigned work area observing established submission deadlines.
  • Assisting in the development and/or monitoring of assigned budgetary area. Authorize expenditures within established guidelines.
  • Ensuring processes to track, evaluate and report on both individual and service levels.

  • Coordinating division internship opportunities. Work with the Organization and Education Development (OED) department to facilitate agreements with colleges, universities and training programs, and other intern providers. Provide supervision of interns as needed. Develop a strong internship program across               Philadelphia BHS.

  •  Working with programs, Medical Director, QI department, and IST department in the selection and use of standardized assessment tools consistent with funder guidelines.

  • Provides appropriate supervision of subordinate staff including training, monitoring performance feedback, and discipline. Encourage and initiate regular discussions with subordinates; compliment good performance; take appropriate and timely action with marginal or failing performers.  Promote staff development by recommending training appropriate for employees’ growth and improvement needs.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or a closely related field.  Doctorate in Clinical Psychology preferred.
  • LCSW, LPC, LMFT or Licensed Clinical Psychologist required.
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience in behavioral health; or any combination of experience that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required. 
  • Two (2) years prior supervisory experience required.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply Evidence Based Practices in behavioral healthcare services required.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written. Strong interpersonal skills including negotiation, relationship building, and constructive feedback.
  • Ability to resolve conflict and to handle multiple priorities.
Experience with Electronic Health Records, fee-for-service and productivity requirements.
  • Required sitting for long periods of time.
  • Lifting and/or carrying, may exceed 25 lbs.
  • Frequent talking and listening.
  • Must be available for local travel and possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Required to be on call to handle emergencies, 24/7 except when on leave.
May be required to attend training to become certified agency investigator.  May conduct investigations and participate in the agency rotation of on-call investigators.  This requires carrying a phone/pager and responding to incident report line calls at any time while on call.

To be considered an applicant for this position please complete the pre- employment application by visiting us at www.hhinc.org/careers.
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Horizon House offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer?•?M/F/Veteran/?Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity 


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