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Director of Clinical Services

Chicago, IL

We are currently seeking a Director of Clinical Services to join our team of dedicated professionals. This is a key leadership role that oversees the provision of social services to patients requesting or requiring services.

The Director is responsible for:

Coordinates social services programs with other organizational programs in cooperation with the interdisciplinary teams involved.

Serves as a resource and referral source for patients, physicians, staff and general community.

Provides in-service training for social service staff and other employees as needed.

Conducts psychosocial assessments to document history and identify preliminary issues for treatment focus by interviewing the patient and their family members.

Provides group and family process-oriented therapies as well as conducting educational and other didactic groups for patients and family members using various professional treatment modalities. Develops and coordinates an individualized discharge plan for the patient by utilizing treatment team and written chart information to determine the patient's aftercare needs.

Access by phone or written correspondence family or community resources such as nursing homes, group homes, or private mental health practitioners to meet patients aftercare needs.

Attends regular treatment team meetings to provide social work perspectives to total case management of the patient by discussing progress notes charts and communicating any state or local agency legal requirement for case management with the interdisciplinary team.

Education:

Masters Degree preferred

Licenscure: LCSW

The individual who leads this function must:

Be a customer service leader with the exemplary interpersonal skills required to successfully interface with internal and external customers.

Be a highly evolved team player with proven interpersonal conflict management skills;

Be able to influence outcomes in a manner that fosters teamwork in a collaborative environment;

Possess strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to source and interpret complex data from multiple sources to advance informed team decisions.

Have sound judgment and ability to provide rational and logically sequenced written or verbal reports and summaries to support decisions.