Employment

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (OASAS Program)

Location:

East New York

Overview

The LCSW will be responsible for the quality assurance and supervision of CASAC, CASAC-T’s of the Part 822-4 Chemical Dependence services. Clinician will maintain a small caseload and work collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Services to ensure regulatory compliance is maintained through program evaluation, staff education and in-service training. In coordination with the Director of Clinical Services will also have a leadership role in facilitating comprehensive Treatment planning, rounds and case presentation meetings for the social service staff. In the absence of the Director of Clinical Services, the LCSW is responsible to assume management and operation responsibilities of the OASAS program

Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the Director of Clinical Services, plans and administers all chemical dependence services for the OASAS program and the supervision of Substance Use Counselors. Develop and provide in-service training on regulatory changes and new protocol within organization or OASAS.
  • Administers routine consumer satisfaction surveys to obtain feedback to foster growth and program enhancement. Develop strategic plan for clinicians to maximize and improve quality of treatment compliance and engagement; introduces innovative clinical services to augment the current trend of practices, including but not limited to supportive counseling, group work and crisis intervention services via integrated model of treatment. Monitors and oversees clinical services as per Medicaid, Manage Care, OASAS guideline. Oversees case distribution, reviews electronic platform for compliance and approval of documentation. Routinely collaborate with data management to ensure regulatory system update is maintained.
  • Conducts interviews of potential clinical candidates, and ensures that all performance evaluations are completed in a timely manner. Through coordination with the recruitment and credentialing department, ensures clinical staff are appropriately credentialed with NPI#’s and Medicaid Managed Care.
  • Reviews and approve initial treatment plans, admission assessment and substance use, Mini Mental Health screens and train the team around clinical documentation, record-keeping policies to ensure qualitative care to meet regulatory guidelines.
  • Participates in the peer review and QA/QI committee and ensures routine monitoring of client chart documentation in accordance with all state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
  • In coordination with the Director of Clinical Services, leads the interdisciplinary treatment planning sessions with clinical focus to ensure goals and interventions are truly comprehensive and integrative.
  • Develops tracking mechanisms to monitor clients’ admissions/discharges and closely oversees the provision of qualitative services for program clients.
  • Ensures the integrity of the OASAS programs by maintaining regulatory standard, confidential, ethical and professional conduct throughout the program.
  • Facilitates trauma based group and focus groups.

Qualifications

Masters’ Degree in Social Work LCSW required and CASAC certification preferred. The candidate should have at least 3 years of supervisory/administrative experience in health care setting, with strong chemical dependence experience, and mental health. Management experience in personnel is preferred. Clinical experience in the care and management of persons with acute/chronic substance use and/or HIV/AIDS related illness preferred. Strong organizational and/or writing and public speaking skills are required. Proficiency in Spanish preferred.

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