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Director of Clinical Services / Social Services - LISW 

About the Organization With some of the areas most advanced physicians and clinical teams, RiverVista Health and Wellness offers treatment programs that have been developed to have a profoundly positive impact on the broad range of unique behavioral needs of our aging population. Our behavioral health hospital serves the senior population in a contemporary, healing environment. We specialize in providing care to individuals struggling with emotional challenges, life changes and behavioral health issues such as anxiety, depression and anger triggered by loss or illness.  
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RiverVista Health and Wellness is seeking a Full-Time Director of Clinical Services (Social Services) - LISW.

RiverVista Health & Wellness is a behavioral health hospital serving the adult and senior population in a contemporary healing environment.

The Director of Clinical Services (Social Services) is responsible for the oversight of all clinical treatment programs of patients receiving treatment for psychiatric and substance abuse issues in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The Director assures that high quality clinical care is provided and that clinical functions are integrated. The Director supervises individual and group counseling and develops and implements a variety of therapeutic treatment modalities/processes. The Director oversees discharge planning to ensure an optimal post hospital transition. The Director is also responsible to ensure that clinical documentation is current and accurate and meets all regulatory and other standards.

Responsibilities of the Director of Clinical Services (Social Services) include:

  • Ensure that hospital approved programs are implemented and provided consistently.
  • Provide oversight to the therapists and provide feedback through the performance evaluation process and, if necessary, through counseling.
  • Ensure that all interventions (individual, group, and family therapy) are performed and documented according to professional clinical standards.
  • Actively participate in survey activities (TJC, Medicare, and licensing).
  • Coordinate performance improvement and complete monthly reporting.
  • Attend treatment team meetings on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that clarification of the therapeutic role and treatment plan with the patient and family is completed.
  • Actively participate in the complaint resolution process as needed.
  • Collaborate with leadership team members on all matters related to hospital operations.

The successful candidate must acquire CPR certification and Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) within 30 days of employment and prior to any patient contact and may be required to work flexible hours.

As a RiverVista employee, you will enjoy a competitive salary and outstanding benefits in a supportive, team atmosphere. Apply now for a chance to join the leadership team at RiverVista!

 
Position Requirements

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work, or is qualified by education and experience in the social services needs of patients with psychiatric and substance abuse issues
  • An unencumbered LISW in the State of Ohio
  • 3 or more years of experience in inpatient healthcare with knowledge of psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment principles
  • The successful candidate must acquire CPR certification and Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) within 30 days of employment and prior to any patient contact and may be required to work flexible hours.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location RiverVista  
Shift -not applicable-  
Experience Level 3 + years experience in inpatient healthcare involving psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment.  
Education Level Master's of Social Work (or qualified by education and/or experience to provide social services needs for patients with psychiatric and substance abuse issues); LISW required.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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