Licensed Clinical Manager

· Washington, District of Columbia
Employment Type Full Time/ Part Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $80,000-$85,000/ yr

Position:          Clinical Manager


Purpose:  To provide clinical and administrative supervision and leadership and to serve as a practicing clinical on the Mental Health, which is intended to address the identified needs of specialized populations and/or the long term support of those with persistent Mental Health Rehabilitation issues that require interventions to remain stable in the community..


Qualifications: A Clinical Manager must possess a Masters Degree’s with a Level. The Clinical Manager must, at a minimum, be a graduate of a college or university with a Masters’ Degree in a human service field. The Clinical Manager must have sufficient individual competence, professional qualifications and experience to provide service coordination; crisis assessment and intervention; symptom assessment and management; individual counseling and psychotherapy; medication prescription, administration, monitoring and documentation; substance abuse treatment; work-related services; activities of daily living services; social, interpersonal relationship and leisure-time activity services; support services or direct assistance to ensure that individuals obtain the basic necessities of daily life; and education, support, and consultation to individuals’ families and other major supports.

General Responsibilities: The Clinical Manager is responsible for clinical and administrative supervision and leadership of the Clinical Manager including, but not limited to:  


  • Direct supervision and oversight of the entire practicing MENTAL HEALTH.
  • Practice as a clinician on the MENTAL HEALTH REHABILIATION SERVICES and making sure that authorizations and reauthorizations, CALOCUS are current
  • Serve as an intricate member of the MENTAL HEALTH REHAB and ensure that the team is consistently able to provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services 24 hours a day, seven days per week.
  • Provide structured face-to-face scheduled therapeutic interventions to provide support and guidance in all areas of functional domains: adaptive, communication, personal care, domestic, psychosocial, problem solving, etc. in preventing, overcoming, or managing the recipient's level of functioning and enhancing his/her ability to remain in the community.
  • Provide a variety of strengths based and focused interventions that address the functional problems associated with the most complex and/or pervasive conditions of the identified population that will increase the recipient's ability to cope and relate to others and enhancing the highest level of functioning in the community.
  • Ensure that the majority of MENTAL HEALTH services are primarily rendered as a mobile unit and ensure that limited services remain clinic based.
  • Oversight and active participation in the providing crisis response as needed by MENTAL HEALTH recipients.
  • Documentation must include a minimum standard is a daily full service note that includes the consumer’s name, Medicaid identification number, date of service, purpose of contact, describes the provider’s interventions, includes the time spent performing the interventions, effectiveness of the intervention, and the signature of the staff providing the service.
  • Maintain an accurate account of MENTAL HEALTH progress and submit recommendations of progressive recipients to the agency Peer Review Committee for possible movement across the continuum of care.
  • Ensure incident reports are prepared and submitted on time and manage utilization review of CS staff
  • Spot check Community Support service notes and ensure timeliness of submission and accuracy.
  • Work collaboratively with and provide ongoing updates to the Executive Director, Clinical Director, Medical Director.
  • Work collaboratively with the MENTAL HEALTH Psychiatrist to monitor each individual’s clinical status and response to treatment.
  • Accurately report and document treatment planning and progress or lack of progress to the all-natural and community supports, which are involved in service delivery.
  • Identify, establish, and continually collaborate with community agencies, providers, and natural supports.
  • Provide learning opportunities, information, and resources to staff on how to accomplish goals in new, different and challenging ways.
  • Listen/respond to; interact with clients, co-workers, management, and other professionals in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Communicate objectively, thoroughly, accurately, concisely in a manner consistent with the cognitive level of the persons involved.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and acceptance of the organizational mission and shared purpose to assist individuals by providing quality services.
  • Participate in efforts to enhance service provision to consumers.
  • Act and interact to build cohesiveness.
  • Assist with building a positive image for the agency by demonstrating support and cooperation with other units and community agencies.
  • Demonstrate professional work ethics as evidenced by overall dependability, conscientiousness, and timeliness.
  • Act as liaison with service providers, natural, and community supports.
  • Create an organizational environment or climate in which the MENTAL HEALTH can perform to the best of their ability.
  • Notify the provider’s staff psychiatrist of any significant change in a recipient’s physical or mental status.



By signing this job description, I am accepting this offer of employment for the MENTAL HEALTH Leader position. Further, I am attesting to my acknowledgment and understanding of the responsibilities and duties of the MENTAL HEALTH Leader and possess the core competencies necessary to perform my job functions.


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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Employment Type
    Full Time/ Part Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $80,000-$85,000/ yr