Jonathan’s Place, is accepting applications for a full-time Clinical Director. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, coordinating and implementing agency-wide initiatives to ensure that high-quality clinical interventions and services are being provided to all children across programs. The Clinical Director provides clinical leadership, consultation and supervision to staff and therapists working with agency children; and works to ensure compliance with agency contracts and stakeholders. This position also assists with developing and implementing policies and procedures; and provides emergency response/crisis intervention for high risk cases. Position requires flexible schedule (evening and weekend appointments required). Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Established in May 1991, Jonathan’s Place provides safe, loving homes and specialized services to children who have been victims of abuse, abandonment or neglect.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience
(1) Be a licensed master social worker, a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed professional counselor, or a licensed marriage and family therapist, and have three years of experience providing treatment services for children with an emotional disorder, including one year in a residential setting; OR
(2) Be a psychiatrist or psychologist, and have a master’s degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and three years of experience providing treatment services for children with an emotional disorder, including one year in a residential setting.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate agency needs.
- Must have current driver’s license, reliable transportation and current insurance
- Maintain a working telephone or other reliable means of communication
- Must pass a pre-employment background check (including CBC, Texas Department of Public Safety’s criminal history database, DFPS Central Registry abuse/neglect and the FBI fingerprint check)
- Ability to engage and effectively communicate with persons from diverse cultures and communities, as well as from different groups, including children, their parents, agency colleagues, Foster/Adoptive parent(s), CPS staff, support staff members, supervisors, administrators, and persons from the legal and judicial system.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge and use of a conceptual framework for child and adolescent development, emotional and behavior problems, parenting, crisis intervention, and a range of treatment modalities.
- Knowledge of a variety of theories, principles, and concepts for therapeutic practice with individuals and families, including well developed diagnostic, assessment, and treatment planning skills.
- Working Knowledge of DFPS Minimum Standards
- Skills in organizing work in a responsible way within an environment with multiple challenges, priorities and time frames
- Ability to identify and plan long and short-term goals
- Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs and databases including: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and Publisher), Internet Explorer, and Kaleidacare.
- Ability to speak with self-confidence and produce professional correspondence and presentations
- Ability to work as a team player and work effectively with others
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits which include: adjusted summer work schedule, 401K, paid holidays and a generous PTO plan, short-term and long-term disability, 100% paid premium for life insurance and 50% paid premium for health and dental plan options after the initial 90-days.
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Only applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted. You may learn more about Jonathan’s Place at our website www.jpkids.org. No phone calls please.