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Clinical Supervisor

Agency Name: Sanilac County CMH

Agency Contact: Sheila Hill

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Sanilac
  • Salary Range: $ 28.21/Hr. -$36.03/Hr. per Hour
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Position: Clinical Supervisor (Supervisory Union)
Position code: #19-29
Current Work hours: 37.5 hours/Week
Compensation Range:
$ 28.21/Hr. -$36.03/Hr.
$55,009.50-$70,258.50 if annualized
Position Dates: ASAP
Immediate Supervisor: Nicole Beagle, CCO
Date Position Posted: July 1, 2019
Applicant Deadline: July 16, 2019 or until filled
*Six (6) month probationary period required

All internal and external job applicants are required to use Ultipro to apply for this position. Please view the Sanilac County CMH website at and click on “Employment”.

SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the CCO, serves as focal point in Clinical Department. Services functioning; one to whom correspondence may be directed, of whom requests may be made, and from whom replies may be requested. Provides consultation and direct supervision in case management & therapy, formulation of treatment plans, case staffing meetings and workshops. Maintains relevant and necessary records, reports and filing systems; assists in maintaining good community relations and provides community prevention services. Participates in providing information on services as pertains to departments being managed by supervisor and its programs to all interested individuals and groups. Supervisor provides management, leadership, supervision and development functions to the program. Supervisor must demonstrate considerable skill and independent judgment to carry out the responsibilities of this position. Performs miscellaneous management functions and such other relevant duties as may be required.


• Provide crisis intervention/services as needed.
• Provide training to new staff in the department.
• Ensures Documentation compliance for all departmental staff with regard to PIHP, DCH and CARF standards.
• Supervise staff members; keep abreast of current operational policies.
• Maintain a working relationship with other serving agencies.
• Assist Chef Clinical Officer in developing policies and organizing activities, which shall be implemented in perspective program.
• Participates in agency committees as directed.
• Provides quarterly reports to the Clinical Director for program committee or grant requirements as applicable.
• Maintain necessary records and filing systems.
• Participate in reviewing estimated budgets.
• Work with designated staff to assure solidarity and healthy working conditions; adhere to policies regarding grievances, reprimands, etc.
• Study and standardize procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates.
• Public Relations activities as required.
• Responsible and accountable in all clinical matters for individuals who participate in services, including the programs effectiveness in meeting the assessed needs and desires of individuals served.
• Responsible and accountable in all clinical matters for individuals who participate in services, including the programs effectiveness in meeting the assessed needs and desires of individuals served.
• Responsible and accountable in all clinical and non clinical and administrative matters; i.e., budget, purchase requisitions, inventory, personnel, discipline, etc. assuring effective and efficient services are delivered.
• Responsible for staff and program supervision, including the development/implementation of staff and program schedules, position descriptions, training requirements, policy compliance, staff assignment, scheduling of substitutes, approval of time sheets, leave time, completion of performance evaluations, discipline, etc., and the provision of leadership and consultation to staff to improve program services.
• Responsible for oversight and coordination with staff to assure a safe and healthy work environment for staff and persons served, and for supervision of volunteers, student interns and other unpaid personnel assigned.
• Responsible and accountable to assure all services provided are in compliance with agency policies, Department of Community Health, Medicaid, Michigan Mental Health Code, Recipient Rights, CARF standards and other standards or procedures adopted by the agency.
• Responsible for the identification of, and effective follow up, on problem areas, communication with supervision/management, suggestions for improvement, including participation in agency committees, strategic planning and development/achievement of goals for quality improvement.
• Responsible for coordination with other agency programs and community agencies to enhance/assure effective services for persons served,, acting as an agency representative on committees or collaborative bodies as assigned.
• Responsible for making educational presentations within the agency or for local groups to further the understanding of mental health programs as requested.
• Responsible for coordination with other agency programs and community agencies to enhance/assure effective services for persons served, acting as an agency representative on committees or collaborative bodies as assigned.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Children’s, Clinical Services, and Care Manager Clinical Supervisors:

• Responsible for reviewing and consulting with staff on professional treatment plans and assessments. Supervisors will E-sign all documents (IPOS, periodic reviews BPS, Clinical Assessments and amendments).
• Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow.
• Is available to assist with after hours on-call issues.
• Assignment of therapist or CSM for individuals referred to programs.
• Provide training for all staff in clinical procedures, as well as, technical procedures.
• Provide case backup for staff under their supervision during their absence or in emergencies.
• Responsible for randomly auditing charts.
• Review program crisis pre-screening on a daily basis.
• Monitor crisis line report daily and provide follow-up when necessary.
• Conducts, coordinates, and consults staff meetings monthly, consults workshops.
• Provide staff supervision minimally in a group setting monthly. New staff should receive individual weekly supervision until such time as the Clinical Supervisor deems that level of supervision as unnecessary.
• Responsible for coordinating services with the court as applicable to program.
• Provide psycho educational/prevention groups/in-services for community agencies as requested by Chef Clinical Officer.
• The supervisors for the following programs are responsible for:
• On Call- will oversee the agency on-call system.
• Children’s Services- obtain 24 hours on training in children’s diagnostics on an ongoing basis.
• ACT- will attend ACT 101 training and attend ACT morning meetings once a week and doctor meeting once per month.

JSC Clinical Supervisor:

• Responsible for the design and development of effective training activities and supervision of training programs for persons with developmental and psychiatric disabilities including:
i. Participation in Individual Plan of Service meetings as requested, assurance of appropriate training goals and objectives, and assurance that individual plans are implemented and documented as designed.
ii. Oversight and supervision of paraprofessional personnel in meeting time lines for submission of reports/documentation and conforming to standard policy, procedures, and ethics; implementation of Individual Plans of Service.
iii. Development, implementation and monitoring of community/volunteer activities for persons served designed as experiential practice for skills being developed.
• Responsible for conducting and chairing, at minimum, bi- weekly staff meetings and in-service training, staff development and program planning as assigned

Clinical -Master’s degree (M. A.) in Social Work or Psychology from an accredited college or university and possession of a Michigan license to practice. Three years experience in clinical practice must be proven. Professionally licensed by State of Michigan to provide health care services (i.e. LMSW preferred, LLP, LPC. ).

• For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children’s training per calendar year and become a CAFAS rater. A Minimum of one year of experience with examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families is required.
• Staffs are required to hold a SUD licensure/development plan before July 31, 2017. Staff may comply with this requirement by applying for a MCBAP Plan, scheduling their test for SUD licensure or becoming fully licensed as an SUD provider. Note that staff must show proof of how they are meeting these requirements on or before August 1st, 2017. For any staff hired after August 1st, 2017 they must apply for SUD licensure within 60 days of hire.
• Candidates/Employee are required to have been trained in the ADOS-2 of have relevant experience to be eligible to apply for the training with in 90 days of hire.
• Candidate/Employee is required to have at least 1-2 years of experience working with and treating children with ASD.
• Candidates/Employees are requires to have knowledge of ABA practices and intervention.

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