CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Kid Net Foundation dba Jonathan's Place
Published
March 14, 2022
Location
6065 Duck Creek Drive, Texas
Category
Job Type

Description

Jonathan’s Place is accepting applications for a full-time Clinical Director. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, coordinating, and implementing agency-wide initiatives to ensure that high-quality clinical interventions and services are being provided to all children across programs. The Clinical Director provides clinical leadership, consultation and supervision to staff and therapists working with agency children; and works to ensure compliance with agency contracts and stakeholders.  This position also assists with developing and implementing policies and procedures; and provides emergency response/crisis intervention for high risk cases. Position requires flexible schedule (evening and weekend hours as required). Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

(1) Be a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed professional counselor, or a licensed marriage and family therapist, and have three years of experience providing treatment services for children with an emotional disorder, including one year in a residential setting; OR

(2) Be a psychiatrist or psychologist and have a master’s degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and three years of experience providing treatment services for children with an emotional disorder, including one year in a residential setting.

 

Additional Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate agency needs.
  • Must have current driver’s license, reliable transportation and current insurance
  • Maintain a working telephone or other reliable means of communication
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check
  • Ability to engage and effectively communicate with persons from diverse cultures and communities, as well as from different groups, including children, their parents, agency colleagues, Foster/Adoptive parent(s), CPS staff, support staff members, supervisors, administrators, and persons from the legal and judicial system.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and use of a conceptual framework for child and adolescent development, emotional and behavior problems, parenting, crisis intervention, and a range of treatment modalities.
  • Knowledge of a variety of theories, principles, and concepts for therapeutic practice with individuals and families, including well developed diagnostic, assessment, and treatment planning skills.
  • Working Knowledge of DFPS Minimum Standards
  • Skills in organizing work in a responsible way within an environment with multiple challenges, priorities and time frames
  • Ability to identify and plan long and short-term goals
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer programs and databases including:  Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and Publisher), Internet Explorer, and Kaleidacare.
  • Ability to speak with self-confidence and produce professional correspondence and presentations
  • Ability to work as a team player and work effectively with others

Application Instructions

Submit resume and cover letter WITH salary requirements to emosman@kidnet.org.  Only applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.  You may learn more about Jonathan’s Place at our website www.jpkids.org.  No phone calls please.

Related Jobs

Director of Clinical Services   2801 Swiss Avenue, Dallas, TX
June 22, 2022