Our Client, Thorpe Recovery Centre, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing client-centered and community-based addiction services, is seeking an experienced Clinical Director.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Clinical Director is responsible for positively and effectively contributing to the Mission and Vision of Thorpe Recovery Centre. Be willing to cooperate with employees, students and volunteers in translating our purpose into our programs and services in a manner that serves our clients’ needs.
Responsibly support and model the Philosophy and Policies of Thorpe Recovery Centre, referred to in the remainder of this document as TRC. The Clinical Director is responsible for ensuring that programs and services meet TRC’s mandate and accepted standard practices in treatment and recovery. The Clinical Director supports a team of professionals and paraprofessionals to deliver quality services to clients while building relationships with broader communities.
The Clinical Director is responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of clinical and therapeutic programming, the development of the teams and ensuring soundness in the care TRC provides.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
· Oversees the operational, financial, clinical, and regulatory direction of mental health and addiction treatment and family support programs.
· Conducts interviews and manages the selection process for hiring; develops and updates the orientation and annual training plans; reviews the performance management; and oversees other team functions (as required) of the clinical team.
· Participates in operational meetings and other organizational working groups.
· Ensures programming operations of the facility meet regulatory and accreditation standards.
· Establishes and executes a strategic plan to promote program growth and respond to changes in the marketplace; oversees the development and execution of annual goals.
Program Development and Management
· Develops, implements, and oversees programming.
· Ensures ongoing program supervision and training for all program staff.
· Provides and facilitates clinical supervision to the clinical team supporting the development of clinical competency and ethical practice.
· Coordinates community and staff Lunch and Learn sessions in collaboration with senior leadership.
· Develops and manages the annual clinical budget in collaboration with the financial team.
· Collaborates with team supervisors to establish work schedules.
· Approves time and time off requests for direct reports.
· Maintains a system of quality record keeping and documentation. Completes regular audits of the client’s clinical file ensuring documentation meets organizational and regulatory standards.
Staff Management and Relations
· Sets clear performance expectations and goals for all team members, using coaching and feedback.
· Establishes clear patterns of authority, responsibility, supervision, and communication with staff including regular documented team meetings and individual supervision with direct reports.
· Provides an open-door environment and is present and visible in the treatment areas during shifts.
· Facilitates teamwork and collaboration between the clinical team and other members of TRC.
Agency Standard Conduct
· Adheres to agency Policies and Procedures, Code of Ethics, and Confidentiality Agreement.
· Maintains a positive, credible profile for TRC in the community.
· Works cooperatively with executive, staff, partnering agencies, referrals, clients and families.
· A Master’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in Social Work or Psychology and registered and in good standing with the appropriate professional licensing body.
· Clinical Supervision certification or willingness to obtain.
· Clinical leadership experience with addiction, mental health and recovery.
· Knowledge of interviewing and psychological evaluation skills.
· Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) would be considered an asset.
· Ability to accept feedback positively and implement recommended improvements as appropriate.
· Demonstrates strong critical thinking skills.
· Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, set priorities and deal diplomatically with difficult individuals.
· Excellent written, time management and customer service skills.
· Self-motivated with an ability to work independently while following procedures.
· Ability to prioritize and seamlessly manage multiple tasks.
· Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
· Adherence to the highest ethical standards is essential.
· Strong computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office Suite.
· High degree of confidentiality, resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability.
· Will be required to obtain a Criminal record Check with Vulnerable sector check upon hiring and every 2 years of employment.
· All nonmedical staff will receive a TRC "in-house" nasal and injectable certification for evidence of training attended. Naloxone training will be renewed annually in-house.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $120,000.00 per year
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Lloydminster, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person