Clinical Director - Residential Services (LCSW)

New York, NY

Department: Allied Health Job Number: 5586

Title: Clinical Director of Residential Services

Location: New York, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Allied Health

Hours: Full-time

Description: Our client, a provider of health and wellness programming in Manhattan, is hiring a Clinical Director of Residential Services.  The Clinical Director of Residential Services will oversee day-to-day clinical functioning of a residential substance abuse program.  


  • Provide assessment, individual and group counseling, and other services as necessary to adults with substance use diagnoses (and their families/significant others) 
  • Supervise clinical counseling staff and interns 
  • Partner with referral sources, providing regular updates and progress on clients 
  • Partner with multi-disciplinary team in assessing diagnoses, planning treatment, providing coverage of clients' individual and group sessions, and offering clinical insight and expertise 
  • Facilitate the integration of behavioral, clinical and ancillary counseling staff
  • Administration and Supervision: 75%, Clinical: 20%, Other: 5% 
  • Provide clinical supervision, training and direction to assigned staff and Social Work interns
  • Participate in evaluation of assigned staff and interns 
  • Co-lead case conferences, weekly communication meetings, and other meetings 
  • Monitor attainment of goals and effectiveness of services and ensure that program productivity goals are reached 
  • Crisis Intervention as required 
  • Assure that social work staff and interns operate within their scope of practice 
  • Participate in preparation of reports and records related to activities and accomplishments
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality services 
  • Conduct chart audits and ensure all client record keeping follows agency requirements 
  • Assist in Quality Improvement process and participate in Performance Improvement
  • Monitor and support Utilization Review and authorizations for treatment to ensure current clinical assessments and clinical services meet MCO standards for individualized care.  
  • May cover an assigned caseload of up to 10 cases in absence of a clinician 
  • Provide clients with individual and group counseling in accordance with treatment plan 
  • Facilitate and co-lead groups for clients 
  • Ensure that clients' annual medical examinations and psychiatric evaluations are completed 

Educational Requirements:

  • LCSW required 
  • SIFI certification required   

Experience Requirements:

  • 3 years of direct clinical supervision experience treating substance abuse disorder 

Desired Skills:

  • Expertise in evidence-based practices 
  • Ability to supervise and provide clinical guidance to staff and interns 
  • Familiarity with regulations from OASAS and Medicaid   
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information 
  • Willingness to work as part of a team 
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, a team player, and computer literate 
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