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Director-Clinical Services - Performance -Improvement

Company: Acadia
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

PURPOSE STATEMENT:Responsible for ensuring quality care to patients by developing, implementing and directing mental health treatment programs.Develop and implement a planned, systematic and on-going system for monitoring and improving quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Direct and oversee program operations, including budget management, developing marketing plans and independent decision making for program requiring clinical expertise.
  • Provide clinical consultation, oversight of case planning, care coordination and supervision to the staff.
  • Responsible for a limited caseload as needed.
  • Develop, plan and implement program goals, objectives, personnel, resources and equipment.
  • Ensure that services are focused on the patients presenting problem and request for service.
  • Monitor meetings, as well as admission, continued stay and discharge criteria.
  • Provide clinical direction and leadership.
  • Direct crisis intervention efforts and intervene as required.
  • Provide health education to patients, staff and practitioners within area of specialty. Develops, implement and promote specified health education to the general campus community as appropriate.
  • Responsible for hiring staff.
  • Review caseloads regularly to ensure appropriate utilization of services.
  • Provide onsite coverage for other programs when needed, develop and execute marketing plan for program as needed, and may provide training, case consultation and on call coverage during and after program hours as needed.
  • Develop and implement operating policies and procedures for the facility.
  • Ensure that procedures and workflow are consistent with organizational objectives, treatment protocols, regulations and standards of care.
  • Ensure that operations conform to established environmental, safety and infection control requirements.
  • Develop processes for identification, collection and analysis of performance measurement data.

  • --- Utilize collected data regarding the outcome of activities for delivering continuously improving services.

  • --- Develop written plans to improve and/or correct quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care. Conducts routine evaluations of the effectiveness of services.

  • --- Develop and implement systems, policies, and procedures for the identification, collection, and analysis of performance measurement data and related information.

  • --- Determine if services meet pre-determined quality improvement expectations and outcomes.

  • --- Ensure correction of any observed deficiencies identified through the quality improvement process.OTHER FUNCTIONS: Performs other functions and tasks as assigned.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:Master's degree in Behavioral or Mental Health or closely related field. Four or more years' experience working with the population of the facility and Four or more years of previous supervisory experience.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: Licensed Counselor/Social Worker/Psychologist, as required by the state and for the area of clinical expertise. Valid driver's license, if required by the facility. First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Acadia, Riverside , Director-Clinical Services - Performance -Improvement, Healthcare , Riverside, California

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