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Children’s Therapy Services Assistant Manager
Job Code:21-542-003
Campus/Location:Ortiz Campus
FT/PT Status:Exempt
Work Hours:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Job Responsibilities:
Highly responsible professional position providing administrative and clinical supervision to all members of the Children’s Therapy Services staff, and oversight of programmatic functions, including budget and regulatory compliance. This position may carry a caseload of either up to 5 TBOS patients or 10 outpatient cases.

1. Consistently assures quality of programming delivered under his/her supervision; that outcome goals are clearly delineated and measurable; that programming is appropriate to the target population; that services are delivered in compliance with funding agency, ACHA, CFBHN and CARF requirements and meet clinical standards of care.

2. Routinely assures program staff maintains direct service productivity goals and documents those services accurately and promptly. 

3. Efficiently oversees that necessary services for patients are effectively conducted and that staff are billing correctly for the services.  Prepares necessary reports accurately and promptly.

4. Coordinates with the Team Mentor to provide oversight for the TBOS referral list and assignment of cases. 

5. Routinely participates in the budgetary process.

6. Dependably manages the entire scope of activities, integrating Children’s Therapy Services into the Outpatient Therapy department and the agency’s mission and plans.

7. Effectively works with program and support staff.  Administratively supervises program and arranges for clinical supervision of program staff.  
8. Capably maintains current knowledge in areas of supervision, mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders in children and adolescents as well as family systems theory. Displays knowledge in the assessment of adults. 

9. Conducts interviews, hiring and discipline of assigned personnel; supervises orientation of new employees as well as ongoing training and conducts meaningful appraisals in an ongoing and timely manner. 

10. Consistently develops and maintains productive, positive relationships with internal/external stakeholders regarding Children’s Therapy Services.  Able to communicate with schools, child care facilities, physicians and other providers to coordinate and plan services.

11. Reliably provides services using a broad variety of treatment modalities, such as individual and family therapy, problem solving skills, normalization activities, conflict resolution strategies, and relapse prevention.

12. Implements evidence based practices as a clinician and manager to improve patient care.

13. Demonstrate effective problem solving strategies.

14. Regularly displays awareness of agency mission and plans, utilize communication and problem identification/solving skills effectively in support of the mission/plans.  

15. Effectively work toward development of empowered staff/systems within the organization.

16. Routinely willing to contribute to various activities within the agency and community; understands that achieving goals will require added effort at various times. 

17. Serves as a role model to the staff and sees self/staff as change agents.

18. Promotes an overall professional presentation to co-workers, patients, and patients collateral sources.    Conducts self in professional and ethical manner with co-workers, patients, and external stakeholders.

19. Effectively communicates with supervisor and staff.  Reports administratively to the Outpatient Therapy Clinical Manager regarding program functioning, staff issues and day to day management. Consults the Director for clinical issues related to child and adolescent assessment, treatment and care coordination.

20. Consistently complies with mandates of all SalusCare/CFBHN/CARF and other applicable fund source regarding documentation - including quality and timeliness.  

21. Routinely demonstrates good attendance and reliability by doing the following: consistently reports to work on time; reliable work performance; no abuse of leave/PTO policy; adequately plans leave and makes every effort to cover responsibilities in exigencies and coordinates training/workshops/meetings with supervisor as necessary.  

22. Utilizes staff training opportunities to enhance skills needed for delivery of patient services.  Obtains a minimum 16 hours of training per year and attends all mandatory training.  Meets CEU requirements for licensure/certification as applicable.

Job Qualifications:
Master’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice or related human services degree and (2) two years of full time or equivalent professional experience serving children and adolescents in a clinical setting.  Requires licensure as an LCSW or LMHC or Licensed Psychologist in the state of FL on a clear and active status. Requires a minimum of (1) one year supervisory or leadership experience. Requires a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, a good driving record and a reliable vehicle. Requires ability to attain competency with the company electronic medical records and use it effectively within the required time frames.