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Mountaineer Behavioral Health was awarded a $3 million grant to create a 48-bed residential substance abuse treatment facility. Mountaineer Recovery Center is scheduled to open in early September 2019. Mountaineer Behavioral Health is expected to add approximately 30 new staff to meet the overwhelming demands for a continuum of care of quality recovery services. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

 

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

 

Position Overview: Mountaineer Recover Center’s Medical Director leads, manages, and supervises the medical team and assures the highest quality of patient care, including comprehensive evaluations, patient consultations, and medication management offered to a diverse patient population. The Medical Director assures quality patient care in collaboration with Chief of Operations and Chief Executive Officer. The Medical Director provides oversight to one of a kind Eastern Panhandle continuum of care that will range from adult residential admissions to discharges to outpatient follow-up, continued outpatient psychiatric care and Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT).

 

Reports To: Chief of Operations

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Professionalism that incorporates a high standard of ethical conduct and integrity;
  • Verbal and Written Communication skills that are proactive, clear and promote effective communication with individuals and within teams;
  • Collaborative and works well with multiple community stakeholders empowering recovery;
  • Strong desire to help others overcome significant obstacles and ability to maintain an empathic treatment approach;
  • Commitment to professional development and remains current with best practice standards for assessment and treatment techniques through use of in-service training, seminars, workshops, and publications.
  • Ability to treat and work with diverse populations, including but not limited to individuals who may have criminal histories, veterans, pregnant women, and homeless populations; and navigate/collaborate effectively with community partners/resources;
  • Understanding of goal directed outcomes;
  • Proven management, team building and leadership skills;
  • Flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects; and
  • Ability to use considerable judgment, initiative and independence.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Overall responsibility for planning, organizing, coordinating, reviewing, evaluating, and improving medical, administrative, and support operations of the medical components of the Center.
  • Determines program goals and objectives, and develops short-range and long-range plans for achieving strategic direction.
  • Maintains WV Medical Board licensure requirements, professional certifications, and controlled substance dispensing registration and reporting requirements.
  • Ensures that all health care services are provided in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Assists in recruiting, hiring, orienting, monitoring, directing, coaching, and evaluating medical staff.
  • Reviews relevant patient complaints and satisfaction surveys and responds as necessary.
  • Provides technical advice to the Chief of Operations on matters that require medical judgment.
  • Provides and arranges after-hours call coverage in coordination with other medical staff ensuring continuity of patient care.
  • Oversees, monitors and updates the Facility's medical policies and procedures.
  • Supervises the development, implementation and operation of a quality assurance program as it relates to patient care and participates in quality improvement processes.
  • Provides consultation and peer review for all medical staff at the facility.
  • Assists in the development of data, statistics and performance outcomes and measures, and compliance reporting.
  • Addresses risk management and patient grievances relating to clinical care.
  • Assists the Chief of Operations in determining the need and arranging for continuing education opportunities for medical personnel.
  • Participates in treatment team meetings.
  • Establishes linkage with pharmacy, community referral entities and support services and resources.
  • Works with pharmacy and lab managers to address mutual concerns.
  • Establishes positive relationships with the local medical community.
  • It is envisioned that the Medical Director will provide and oversee medical providers working 20 hours per week with residential patients and 20 hours per week with outpatient care.

**Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Unrestricted MD or DO in Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Family Medicine, or Internal Medicine and licensed or license eligible by the State of West Virginia. (Required)
  • Valid DEA Certification. (Required)
  • Minimum of 1O years practice and 3-5 years in a leadership position.
  • Experience in addiction medicine and a residential behavioral healthcare environment is preferred.
  • Commitment to delivery of high-quality, cost-effective health care.
  • Ability to work as a member of a management team.
  • A high energy level and the ability to follow projects through to completion.
  • Ability to build consensus and work in a team setting.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with medical staff, patients, clinical support and administrative staff.
  • Proficiency in use of electronic health records.
  • Requires computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.

Work Environment: May work in a variety of environments including professional offices, clinics, hospitals, or out-patient facilities.

 

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds.

 

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

 

Benefits:

  • Six federal holidays. 
  • Full Health Insurance for full-time employees at the end of successful completion of three-month introductory period.
  • Two weeks sick time that is bankable from year to year if unused.
  • Post Introductory period, up to 2 weeks accrual of vacation time within the 1st year with option to bank unused hours.
  • SEP-IRA with facility matching up to three percent of contribution within 3rd calendar year
  • Computer Equipment provided
  • Access to Online Training Platform

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Position Overview: Mountaineer Recovery Center’s Clinical Director is responsible for the provisions of clinical assessment, care coordination and treatment services according to ASAM placement levels of care. The Clinical Director is responsible for client needs from admission through outpatient follow-up including necessary clinical referrals with other community resources that empower stability in Recovery.

Position Type: Exempt Full-Time 40 hours weekly (W-2)

Reports To: Chief of Operations

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Professionalism that incorporates high degree of ethics and integrity;
  • Verbal and Written Communication skills that are proactive, clear and promote effective communication with individuals and within teams;
  • Collaborative and works well with multiple community stakeholders empowering recovery;
  • Willingness to help others overcome significant obstacles and ability to maintain an empathic treatment approach;
  • Commitment to professional development and ability to maintain professional certifications, licenses and remains current with assessment and treatment techniques, criminal justice systems, and community resources using in-service training, seminars, workshops, and publications;
  • Understanding of goal directed outcomes;
  • Proven management, team building and leadership skills;
  • Flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects; and
  • Ability to use considerable judgment, initiative and independence.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Client Services:

  • Provides oversight of client placement according to ASAM criteria, treatment team review process and coordination of care for all clients served;
  • Oversees delivery of therapeutic services including group, individual and supportive counseling services and peer recovery support services in accordance with professional standards;
  • Oversees case management services including social service referrals to appropriate agencies that support client goals;
  • Oversees supervision of timely client documentation.

     Supervision and Support:

  • Manages all members of clinical staff, including participation in hiring and evaluating job performance;
  • Provide regular individual clinical supervision to therapists and/or supervisors managing four supervisees;
  • Supervisees may be employees or contractors;
  • Provide clinical supervision to clinical team leads who supervise non-licensed therapists, case managers, peer recovery support specialists and clinical interns;
  • Manage concerns relating to coverage, productivity, customer service skills, and workload expectations;
  • Provide administrative support, supervision, and consultation to support and broaden staff skill levels; and
  • Provide crisis support to therapists and clients as needed.

 

      Program Management:

  • Provide management for daily operations of the clinical department;
  • Provide ongoing assessment and evaluation of the clinical program to ensure that client needs, agency standards and funding requirements are met
  • Maintain documentation, client files, and statistics as required by agency policies and funding sources
  • Manage client and outcomes tracking in client database
  • Use outcome data to manage staff and program performance
  • Monitor trends, report results to administrative team and make informed decisions regarding service provisions;
  • Prioritize the use of evidence-based practices, including researching programming trends and current practices.

     Planning and Coordination:

  • Participate in agency's management team meetings
  • Conduct regular clinical team meetings;
  • Work closely with the advocacy, residential and legal teams to coordinate services to clients;
  • Maintain a working relationship with outside agencies;
  • Coordinate meetings with other addictions provider programs;
  • Meet with the Program Administrator for regular supervision; and
  • Assist with community presentations, as applicable

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited college/university with a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselor or Psychologist
  • Valid West Virginia clinical license
  • Three years of supervisory experience within mental health or substance abuse field;
  • Five years of clinical experience providing substance abuse care
  • Experience and knowledge of direct care addictions services, including assessment, treatment, and consultation
  • Knowledge of diverse modalities of counseling and diagnostic principles
  • Knowledge of, and ability to, apply counseling and diagnostic theories and techniques to a full range of diverse client populations as well as co-occurring disorders
  • Knowledge of current clinical research literature
  • Program development, data, and performance management experience
  • Belief in a strengths-based approach to addiction services
  • Passion for the mission and philosophy of the Mountaineer Recovery Center
  • Ability to build strong teams to meet performance goals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and data management environments

Special Requirement: WV supervisor certification (or certification eligible).

Work Environment: Works within a variety of settings including professional offices, clinics, hospitals, or outpatient facilities.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Benefits:

  • Six Federal Holidays
  • Full Health Insurance for full-time employees at the end of successful completion of three-month introductory period.
  • Two weeks sick time that is bankable from year to year if unused.
  • Post Introductory period, up to 2 weeks accrual of vacation time within the 1st year with option to bank unused hours.
  • SEP-IRA with facility matching up to three percent of contribution within 3rd calendar year
  • Computer Equipment provided
  • Access to Online Training Platform
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