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Clinical Director Behavioral Health

Company: TrueCare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary The Clinical Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for leading clinical quality strategies aimed at meeting clinical benchmarks for quality care and productivity, ensuring proper care is being provided in accordance with NCHS guidelines, and developing and providing ongoing clinical and administrative staff development and program planning. The Clinical Director is also responsible for providing comprehensive behavioral health services to patients of NCHS.Essential Functions

  • Manage behavioral health program services to meet client needs with particular emphasis on services for underserved populations.
  • Set and monitor productivity level of staff to ensure delivery of services in a timely manner.
  • Provide direct clinical supervision, consultation, medical backup and instruction to clinical staff that results in a high quality of care.
  • Coordinate clinical orientations for behavioral health providers and participate in orientating new providers to pertinent mental health protocols and programs.
  • Ensure treatment adheres to established policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Provide expertise on mental health issues through in-service trainings, consultations and committees.
  • Identify and oversee the implementation of evidence based practices and outcomes measurement.
  • Establish and lead regular behavioral health provider meetings and case reviews to include treatment plans, progress and outcomes.
  • Provide comprehensive medical services including on-call coverage and hospitalization (as applicable) for patients of NCHS.
  • Perform clinical procedures and services that are within the approved skills profile and/or scope of practice.
  • Perform medication evaluations and medication management services for patients.
  • Complete timely and appropriate documentation in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, including but not limited to, contact logs, progress notes, evaluation notes and script writing.
  • Follow established guidelines for use and/or disclosure of protected health information (PHI).
  • Utilize medical staff protocols for referral, follow-up and quality assurance.
  • Collaborate with Health Educators to provide appropriate health education and follow-up to patients.
  • Assist the Chief Executive and /or Chief Medical Officer in program development, as requested.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance Program including audits, peer review, patient satisfaction, protocol development and in-servicing training.
  • Serve as a preceptor to medical and paraprofessional staff placed with NCHS, as needed. Job Requirements
    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from a medical school accredited by the American Medical Association or a Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from a medical school accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.
    • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Primary Care or General Psychiatry.
    • Completion of an approved primary care or general psychiatry residency.
    • At least five (5) years of clinical practice experience.
    • At least three (3) years of leadership experience in a clinical setting.
    • Experience with Program Development and Program Evaluation
    • Computer proficiency, particularly with Electronic Health/Medical Record systems and the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Nice to Have
      • Bilingual in English and Spanish
      • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement PrinciplesLicenses
        • Current Medical License from the State of California
        • Current and unrestricted Controlled Substances Registration Certificate from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
        • Valid California Driver's License, proof of insurance and clean driving recordCertifications
          • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers TrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations.At Truecare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks through our doors.Visit to learn more! Health Inside. Come in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. PI181584494

Keywords: TrueCare, San Marcos , Clinical Director Behavioral Health, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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