VP of Clinical Services will provide direct oversight of the activities of the Clinical therapy team. In this role the VP will report directly to the President/CEO and Chief Medical officer. The VP of Clinical Services, oversees, manages and supervises all activities involved in establishing and maintaining an effective therapeutic program/ environment at HWRC. This position develops and maintains such programs, processes and procedures consistent with the highest standards of care, the standards of licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. The VP will demonstrate leadership by establishing a therapeutic program vision that is consistent with organizational direction and goals.
Assist the CEO and Chief Medical Officer in areas of problem solving, conflict resolution, readiness for State review and Joint Commission compliance, as well as other areas assigned by the CEO and Chief Medical officer
Oversee the management of HWRC clinical programs, including staff and program development.
Ensure that all clinical program functions are operating efficiently and effectively with a level of quality that coincides with a “best in class” approach.
Ensure there is an orientation and in-service curriculum for all Clinical job functions to stay current with certifications.
Maintain an understanding of state and federal regulations and facility licensing requirements regarding treatment planning, clinical services and documentation.
Participate as a member of High Watch Leadership Team.
Oversee systems for development and evaluation to ensure the effectiveness of the delivery of clinical services
Provide a style of leadership that encourages a high degree of morale and teamwork among staff, which in turn fosters commitment, communication, decisiveness, and adherence to the 12 Step philosophy
Assists with policy development and interpretation, clinical program building
Assists with clinical team building and motivation
Assists with clinical troubleshooting, problem identification, and problem resolution
Attend conferences and regional meetings as required by the VP for Clinical Services
Provide consistent and routine reports of clinical systems, pre-survey, audits, and efforts to improve systems where VP of Clinical Services has oversight
Essential Function Statement
The previous duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or a logical assignment to the position.
Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.
Experience with CARF and/or Joint Commission Standards highly desired.
Three-five years progressive leadership experience in a high growth clinical environment, at the senior management or executive level.
Minimum five-year’s experience in management/leadership position within the substance use disorder industry preferred.
Knowledge, Abilities and Attitudes:
Knowledge of software programs for personal computer use, especially word processing, email, internet research and spreadsheets.
Knowledge and experience in planning, administering and monitoring counseling and social service programs and systems.
Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive reports
Strong problem solving skills and the ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships, gaining cooperation among competing interest groups and resolving conflicts.
Ability to plan and organize the work of others.
Ability to delegate and manage projects and meet deadlines for yourself and others.
Ability to maintain professional standards and demeanor, including the confidentiality of employee and guest data and other sensitive information.
Demonstrated competence with, and continued commitment to respect for cultural differences and diversity.
Recognition of the limits of one’s own professional expertise and the willingness to seek supervision from VP, Clinical Services and/or support, as needed.
Makes clinical decisions with the guests’ and agency employees’ well-being and best interests in mind.
Ability to pass background checks required by High Watch Recovery Center.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to walk, bend, stand, climb stairs, speak and read English, hear, use a telephone, drive an automobile, and operate various office and electronic equipment, such as a fax machine, computer, telephone, copier, etc. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.
We offer excellent benefits such as; medical, dental, vision, 403(b) with a generous company match, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, company paid life/STD/LTD, free meals and gym access. If you or someone you know is interested, please reply to this ad, fax your resume to 860-927-3515 or go to Indeed.com Our jobs are also posted on our website under "Careers" www.highwatchrecovery.org
Internal Number: 002
About High Watch Recovery Center
High Watch has a rich history connected to Alcoholics Anonymous. Inspired by AA co-founder Bill W., High Watch was established in 1939 as the world’s first 12-Step treatment center. The debate over the role of Alcoholics Anonymous versus the role of professional treatment can be traced back to the first days of High Watch Farm. It was at that time, AA’s future was set to remain independent from the business of “treatment” for alcoholics. The colorful history of High Watch begins with Sister Francis, the woman who gave the farm to Bill W. in 1940.
The High Watch Recovery Center Today
Now, seventy years later, High Watch remains a non-profit dedicated to healing those suffering from the chronic illness of drug and alcohol addiction. Each resident receives state-of-the-art, customized medical care while learning the lessons on how to stay sober through the spiritual teachings and practice of the 12 Step principles of Alcoholics Anonymous.
The High Watch Mission
High Watch Recovery Center is dedicated to seeing the disease of addiction go into remission for each individual who passes through our door. The caring team at High Watch provides compassionate care to eve...ry patient. We integrate the latest breakthroughs in addiction medicine alongside the spiritual teachings of AA’s 12 Steps. Through these teachings and treatments, we offer patients the tools and foundation to live sober after leaving High Watch.