Coordinated Youth and Human Services
  • 08-Nov-2018 to 07-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Education
  • Granite City, IL, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide supervision for all clinical staff members. Oversee day to day operations of clinical services for clients and provide clinical supervision and work to ensure compliance with all licensure requirements for program staff. Oversee Individualized Education Plan compliance for EEP Program. Participate in grant writing endeavors. Serve as a member of the agency management team.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES

Administrative

  • Serve as lead administrator in supervision of all clinical staff.
  • Assure IEP's remain in compliance for all EEP students.
  • Function as the point of contact for students' home districts to schedule all necessary IEP meetings; work with EEP teachers to assure the completion of IEP documents.
  • Ensure performance reviews are completed annually for staff under direct supervision, including establishing specific, individual professional development goals.
  • Supervise school nurse and serve to ensure medical compliance and risk assessments are completed.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of agency policies and practices affecting the overall operations and direction of the school.
  • Oversee student interns and ensure compliance with university standards.
  • Work in tandem with Education Administrators on recruitment and hiring of all program staff including: teachers, paraprofessionals, nurse, clinical staff, and commensurate substitutes.

Clinical

  • Oversee day-to-day clinical operations of the agency. Responsible for monitoring assessments, case notes, and ensuring other documentation is current and in compliance with all state regulations.
  • Provide clinical supervision and oversee licensing process for non-licensed clinical staff inclusive of agency interns.
  • Assure that the quality of clinical services is maintained through individual and group supervision.
  • Review all reports of suspected abuse or neglect and assure that appropriate actions are taken. Inform Principal and Assistant Director if reports involve alleged maltreatment by staff, students or others.
  • Serve as student/family liaison between medical professionals, residential and out-patient treatment staff and other off-site clinical service providers.
  • Provide information and referral to clients and community resources.
  • Oversee crisis intervention plan development, medication management and intervention strategies.
  • Provide back-up clinical care to clients when assigned staff is unavailable.
  • Oversee Life Skills curriculum development and ensure quality implementation of regular lessons is being conducted.
  • Facilitate program services and networking necessary to address food and homeless needs for agency clients and family members.

Staff Support

  • Assist staff with BDS website to assure IEPs are completed correctly and that attendance is entered daily.
  • Assist with intake interviews and admission paperwork.
  • Work in tandem with school administrators to develop and conduct staff workshops commensurate with program needs.
  • Provide consultation and support to staff as needed including being available for staff to debrief about difficult situations.

Additional

  • Demonstrate good judgment and maintain effective boundaries when sharing information about the agency with staff, other providers, and members of the community.
  • Work with consulting psychiatrists regarding psychotropic medication management.
  • Support the grant writing team by seeking and completing grant opportunities to provide funding for agency programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Masters level clinical social worker licensed by the State of Illinois.
  2. Five years clinical with at-risk adolescents and families preferred.
  3. Two to five years supervisory experience preferred.
  4. The ability to work and interact with all school personnel and students in a cooperative, collaborative and courteous manner.
  5. Ability to work under stressful situations.
  6. Able to build effective rapport with student population.
  7. Must have effective organizational skills, time management, and flexibility to meet staff and students' needs.
  8. Have a willingness to assume any responsibilities appropriate for the position.
  9. Support the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the agency.

CYHS CORE VALUES

Commitment - Meeting the needs of those we serve through professional services: Demonstrates a clear commitment to the agency's mission by exhibiting a shared concern for team members and clientele above personal interest. Has a healthy, manageable and sustainable commitment to doing a job well and going above and beyond when it is truly required. Supports fundraising. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better client experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.

Compassion Unconditional empathy for all.

Listens attentively to others and demonstrates an openness  toward understanding concerns, feelings and needs. Makes wise assessments and adjusts behavior and style to effectively address situation. Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

Service - Community support through professionalism, accessibility, and advocacy.

Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Exhibits competence, good judgement, reliability, and polite behavior in order to meet the expectations of clients and the agency. Strives to provide service by means of advocacy.

Integrity - Upholding honesty, ethical principles and moral values.

Takes responsibility for one's own actions. Acknowledges weaknesses and easily admits mistakes.  Accurately assess personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Makes sound judgements and transfers learning from one situation to another.

Teamwork - Collaboration among programs to reflect a diversity of ideas and service delivery.

Builds effective, supportive working relationships with team members. Reaches out to others in different programs for ideas, points out the contribution of others, shares credit, emphasizes team over self, and defines success collectively rather than individually. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Willing to assist other agency employees when they need help and willing to share ideas with others. Able to adjust behavior and style to adapt to needs of others on the team.

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