Friday, January 17, 2014

Employment Listing 1/17/14 Clinical Director

Chapter, NYSARC, Inc.
TITLE: Clinical Director      REPORTS TO:  START Director
FLSA Status:  Exempt Full Time    
The Clinical Director serves as senior clinician on the team. Half-time is spent at the respite facility and half-time is spent with the clinical team, supervising and training the START Coordinators and community partners.
• Ph.D. degree in Psychology and currently licensed to practice psychology in New York State.
• Extensive experience in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), specifically with individuals who have      challenging behavior and/or mental health needs.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience developing and implementing behavior support plans
(Note: A fulltime masters’ level clinician and a part time licensed psychologist may share the clinical director responsibilities.)
1. Provide oversight and consultation on behavioral supports
2. Provide training and consultation to staff, families and providers
3. Participate in recurring team meetings as necessary
4. Develop behavior support plans as necessary for guests at respite that require more extensive safety measures
5. Participate in discussion regarding potential respite admissions
6. Provide on-site consultation as needed for guests receiving respite services, including assessments for guests  at respite
7. Assist with the development and implementation of all Cross-Systems Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plans  and Comprehensive Service Evaluations as needed
8. Provide ongoing clinical supervision to START Coordinators
9. Coordinate and lead monthly Clinical Education Team meetings
10. Performs other duties as assigned by the START Director
11. Provide support as needed to clinical team and respite 24/7/365
1. Must be able to tolerate the stresses associated with multiple, simultaneous demands
2. Regularly required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk and frequently required to use hand and fingers
3. Required to travel (50%)
4. Safely operate a motor vehicle and be able to obtain a license therefore
5. Lifting:  May occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

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