Director of Clinical Services (LMSW or LCSW Required) - Voyages Sugar Land
Company: Post Acute Medical
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Director of Clinical Services
LMSW or LCSW Required
Voyages of Sugar Land, TX
The Director of Clinical Services (LCSW preferred) is responsible
for supervision of the social services necessary to meet the legal,
organizational, medical staff and regulatory agency guidelines.
Supervises therapy services, case management, education, and
discharge planning. Provides guidance and supervision of other
social workers, therapists, and interns. All duties to be done in
accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations,
Voyages Behavioral Health policies and procedures and Performance
Improvement Standards. Performs other related duties as assigned or
requested. This is an exempt position.
--- Complies with policies and procedures of Voyages Behavioral
Health and ensures compliance with standards outlined by regulatory
agencies and surveyors.
--- Designates team safety rep. and ensures equipment checks,
completion of forms.
--- Implements quality assurance, risk and safety programs with
adherence to CQI process.
--- Assists management with intake, admissions and charge entry to
ensure timely, accurate processes and statistical data.
--- Demonstrates the ability to resolve complex issues and makes
sound judgment in problem resolution.
--- Assist management with accreditation and regulatory compliance
programs; provides leadership for behavioral health services during
--- Partners with appropriate leaders to develop, coordinate and
deliver in-services, education sessions, presentations and training
to clients, families, staff, and other caregivers.
--- Develop and implement an engaging social services schedule,
including the development of curriculum.
--- Provides clinical supervision of other social workers,
therapists, and interns.
--- Performs evaluations on staff in compliance with Voyages
--- Performs regular audits of medical records for compliance with
discipline specific and other standards. Participates in
interdisciplinary peer review of records as warranted.
--- Coordinates, implements, and monitors process improvement,
outcomes, and patient satisfaction to ensure corporate goals are
--- Monitors budget performance and ensures effective cost control
utilization of resources.
--- Monitors and trends all productivity data to ensure appropriate
utilization of manpower. Maintains cost effective and efficient
staffing patterns with established productivity standards. Assists
in investigation of variances.
--- Demonstrates awareness of fiscal policy and the ability to be
creative and flexible in the management of fiscal resources.
--- Consistently meets deadlines and completes all assigned
--- Works independently, setting priorities and organizing work
while maintaining flexibility.
--- Assists in preparation of monthly reports in a timely
--- Identifies opportunities for development and provision of new
programs and services for facility.
--- Implements new products and services as developed.
--- Develops and refines program descriptions, policies and
procedures and implementation guides for programs and services.
--- Provides or obtains sufficient and appropriate staff education
to ensure quality program provision and achievement of educational
--- Assists in the development of new programs and enhanced
services through ongoing assessment of the needs of the market.
--- Provides clinical and/or administrative services appropriate to
licensure/certification and training level, including services to
patients of varying diagnoses and ages, noted above.
--- Performs clinical functions as necessary.
--- Provides clinical supervision of individual, group and family
session for patients.
--- Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment
team and participates in chart reviews for quality assurance.
--- Supervises the social services department including the
following functions: discharge and after care planning, completion
of discharge summaries, completion of clinical documentation and
providing guidance to staff.
--- Reviews psychosocial documentation, completion of outcome
studies assessments and development of clinical notes.
--- Provides Clinical Social Work services, including group,
individual and family services including communication in an
age/disability/culturally sensitive milieu.
--- Demonstrates responsibility for own professional growth.
--- Maintains licensure/certification requirements in clinical
specialty when required.
--- Reads various materials to maintain professional knowledge and
remains current on professional issues of importance to practice in
--- Inclusiveness: Promotes cooperation, fairness and equity; shows
respect for people and their differences; works to understand
perspectives of others; demonstrates empathy; brings out the best
in others and in his/her team.
--- Managing Staff: Coaches, evaluates, develops, and inspires
staff. Sets expectations. Recognizes achievements. Effectively
manages conflict. Aligns dept. goals with company goals. Provides
feedback, group leadership. Delegates appropriately. Evaluations
completed on time.
--- Stewardship and Resource Management: Demonstrates
accountability and sound judgment in managing company resources.
Appropriate understanding of confidentiality and company values.
Adheres to and supports company policies, procedures and safety
--- Problem-Solving: Identifies problems, involves others in
seeking solutions. Conducts appropriate analysis. Searches for best
solutions. Effectively and efficiently implements appropriate
response to correct problem. Responds promptly and effectively to
--- Decision-Making: Makes clear, consistent decisions. Acts with
integrity in all decisions. Distinguishes relevant from irrelevant
information. Makes timely, appropriate decisions.
--- Strategic Planning and Organizing: Understands company vision
and aligns priorities accordingly. Measures outcomes. Uses feedback
to redirect as required. Evaluates alternatives. Appropriately
organizes complex issues to desirable resolution.
--- Communication: Connects with peers, subordinate employees and
all customers. Actively listens. Clearly and effectively shares
information. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication
skills. Negotiates effectively.
--- Quality Improvement: Strives for efficient, effective, high
quality performance in self and the department. Delivers timely and
accurate results. Resilient when responding to matters that are
challenging. Takes initiative to make improvements.
--- Leadership: Motivates others. Accepts responsibility. Maintains
high morale in department. Develops trust and credibility. Expects
honest and ethical behavior of self and staff.
--- Teamwork: Encourages cooperation and collaboration. Builds
effective teams. Works in partnership with others. Is flexible.
Responsive to the needs of others.
--- Development: Maintains up-to-date skills through involvement
with professional organizations or continuing education.
--- Maintains the highest level of customer service via courtesy,
compassion and positive communication.
--- Promotes the Mission and Vision of Voyages within the work
environment and the community.
--- Respects dignity and confidentiality by adherence to all
applicable policies and procedures.
Health and Safety
--- Works in a manner that promotes safety; wears clothing
appropriate to the performance of the job.
--- Participates in OSHA required training.
--- Follows universal precautions as appropriate for position;
complies with Employee Health requirements for continued
--- Reports unsafe practices to management.
--- Knows own role in case of an emergency.
Education and Training: Must be a LMSW or LCSW in the state in
which the hospital resides. BLS required. Crisis management
certification per hospital policy and standards required.
Experience: 3-5 years clinical experience and 2-3 years in an
appropriate supervisory role.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
---Speaks, reads, and writes the English language with command and
--- Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate multi-disciplinary
personnel to meet staff and clinic needs.
--- Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships
with peers, supervisory management personnel and staff.
--- Demonstrates ability to communicate with staff, patients; and
caregivers in working toward a favorable clinical and community
--- Ability to plan and develop programs and budgets in support of
--- Demonstrated ability to use spreadsheet, word processing, and
presentation software packages to enhance clinic management.
Voyages Behavioral Health is committed to being the most trusted
source for behavioral health services in every community it serves
by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high
quality patient care and customer service. As an affiliate of PAM
Health, our organization has over 44 Long Term Acute Care and
Rehabilitation hospitals and 16 Outpatient Clinics currently in
operation across the country, proudly offering services including
comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning,
amputation treatment, pain management and now Behavioral Health,
inpatient, outpatient, and ECT service lines.
Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative
environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a
variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay.....
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