Clinic Director - The Mental Health and Wellness Center
DEPARTMENT: School of Education and Human Services
SUPERVISOR: Dean/ Program Director
HOURS: 12 month position. Evenings and Weekends required.
GRADE/SALARY RANGE: Exempt - Salaried
The Clinic Director will oversee clinical policies, procedures, scheduling, services, and operations. The clinic director will interface with clients and college students participating in a clinical experience. The Clinic Director will be responsible for the administration, coordination, and clinical oversight of practicum and internship experiences for the CMHC students. The clinic director will coordinate practicum and internship agreements with practicum and internship placements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Coordinate all clinical services to ensure treatment goals and interventions are being carried out appropriately, including conducting regular supervision with student-clinicians.
• Supervise scheduling, billing, budget, and other day-to-day management concerns. Ensuring that students have appropriate professional counseling liability insurance coverage. Maintaining and Ensuring HIPAA compliance and ethical guidelines are followed. Orienting student counselors to the Policies and Procedures Manual of the MHWC.
• Outreach to the community (schools, social service agencies, health care providers) to share information about services provided for diverse needs of clients and families. Arrange and maintain practicum and internship agreements with clinical placements, including conducting regular site visits and building on-going relationships with site supervisors. Maintain steady flow of clients through promotion of clinic via fliers, brochures, events, and open houses.
• Oversee and/or teach practicum or internship courses to ensure that students experience includes: (1) program appropriate audio/video recordings and/or live supervision of students' interactions with clients (2) formative and summative evaluations of the student's counseling performance and ability to integrate and apply knowledge are conducted as part of the student's practicum and internship and (3) the opportunity to become familiar with a variety of professional activities and resources, including technological resources, during their practicum and internship. Ensuring that students meet the CACREP required hours for practicum and internship direct and indirect clock-hours. Ensuring that students are both receiving individual site supervision and in-class group supervision.
• Ensure the clinic is in compliance with all New York State Education laws regarding clinical training and services, and responding to professional ethical issues, as necessary
• Interfacing and working with Clinical Mental Health Counseling Dept. and other departments on campus such as the personal counseling center, etc. for collaborative projects and training and clinical events.
• The Clinic Director may expect to work afternoons and evenings regularly. Occasional Saturday's, if needed. The Clinic Director is required to travel to different clinical sites to maintain ongoing relationships; hours vary based on programs being offered with the clinic. Travel to local schools and agencies for collaborative events.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Master's degree required with a field of study in Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work.
• Clinical director must be a licensed mental health professional (LMHC, LCSW, or Licensed Psychologist). Preference will be given to candidates who are trained to conduct mental health and psychological assessments.
• 3-5 years of work related experience required.
• Experience in Developing, Managing, and Coordinating treatment plans for clients. Experience in conducting diagnostic evaluations (preferred).
• Spanish language speaker a plus.
• Demonstration of multicultural competence. Ability to relate to different age groups and foster collegial environment.
• The candidate will be required to coordinate with a variety of Molloy programs in order to provide assessments and clinical services for incoming clients and their families and monitor treatment progress. Basic understanding of the college and its programs. Understanding of Clinical Mental Health Counseling education, licensing, and supervision requirements is preferred.
• This candidate will be required to manage a team of employees and students working across a variety of disciplines participating in the clinic. In addition, fostering external connections with a collaborative network of services on Long Island would be required.
• Ability to supervises work of others (non-students and students), including planning, assigning, scheduling and reviewing work, ensuring quality standards. Is responsible for hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. Plans organizational structure and job content.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Desktop computer, including spreadsheet and word processing software; copy machine; fax machine, printers, and scanners.
The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.
All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.
TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to email@example.com or mail to:
Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.