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Supervising Clinician (37.5 Hour) at The Department of Children and Families

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Type: Full Time
Location: Hartford, Connecticut





Job Description:

SUPERVISING CLINICIAN (37.5 HOUR)

Recruitment #190111-3293XC-001

LOCATION
Hartford, CT

DATE OPENED
1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

SALARY
$79,130 - $106,170/year

JOB TYPE
Open to Agency Employees

CLOSE DATE
1/29/2019 11:59:00 PM

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INTRODUCTION

The Department of Children and Families, has a mission to work together with families and communities for children who are healthy, safe, smart and strong. Region 4, which covers the territories of Hartford and Manchester, serves the largest number of children and families in the State of Connecticut and are proud of our diverse and dedicated workforce who strive every day to meet the needs of those we encounter. Our family-centered, strength-based approach to our work seeks to improve the well-being of the children and families we serve.

We are recruiting for a full-time Supervising Clinician to cover Region 4, working in the Hartford Area office, located at 250 Hamilton Street Hartford, CT and Manchester area office located at 364 West Middle Turnpike in Manchester, CT. This is a 37.5 hour per week position, operating 1st shift Monday-Friday (8:30 am to 5 pm).

SELECTION PLAN

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Children and Families who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jasmyn Raymond at Jasmyn.Raymond@ct.gov, 860-418-8276.

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period. For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for providing supervision and direction of a clinical unit.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns and oversees work of staff; assists in developing unit goals and objectives; assists in recruitment, selection, training and development of staff; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans, coordinates and supervises unit activities; develops relationships with and acts as liaison to other operating units, agencies and outside officials, community representatives and customers; assists in mediating conflict impacting on service recipients; assists in ensuring staff ability to access and employ community resources; assists in integrating community resources into service planning and delivery; identifies barriers and assists in developing strategies and solutions for improving client care; prepares reports; may assist in developing performance standards; may prospectively review and monitor client care for clients to determine clinical necessity and effectiveness of care; may educate providers on principles of managed care and its impact on client care; may perform clinical direct care duties as needed; performs other related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of mental health treatment, principles and values of community based care; considerable knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation principles; considerable knowledge of entitlement and benefit programs; considerable knowledge of variety of intervention and support strategies; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of societal, cultural and gender issues and impact on mental illness; knowledge of psychotropic medications; knowledge of impact of housing and homelessness on the mentally ill; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; considerable facilitation, collaboration and conflict resolution skills; ability to identify and articulate philosophical foundations for specific program models or service approaches; ability to delegate authority; ability to plan and organize effectively; ability to integrate community resources into service planning; ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with community representatives and staff; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years of professional health care experience in a psychiatric setting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at a lead level responsible for coordinating the work of a unit or team of professionals in a psychiatric setting.

Note: For State Employees the lead level is interpreted at the level of a Clinical Social Worker Associate for social work discipline, Head Nurse for the nursing discipline, an Associate Professional Counselor and an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's Degree in a health care field related to one of the disciplines in the Special Experience may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience working with children and families.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a current license as a Clinical Social Worker, a licensed Marital and Familiy Therapist, a licensed Professional Counselor, or as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess certification as a clinical supervisor by the Connecticut Certification Board.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to be bilingual or fluent in American Sign Language.
4. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain clients, may have significant exposure to communicable and/or infectious diseases and risk of injury and may be exposed to strongly disagreeable conditions.

CONCLUSION

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.


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