Veterans Village of San Diego, in conjunction with the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic is opening a new clinic in San Diego. We are seeking applicants for our new Clinic Director. The Clinic Director leads an interdisciplinary team, focused on providing time-limited, evidence-based practices in an outpatient clinic that serves individual adults, couples, families, and children. As the clinical and administrative leader, the Clinic Director is responsible for creating and sustaining a clinical program that meets the highest standards of evidence-based practice and quality care. The Clinic Director is responsible for creating and monitoring best clinical and administrative practice standards at every level of the clinic. Both the Executive Director and the Clinic Director interface with the Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) Central Office, and are the primary conduits of the CVN mission, policies and communications to the clinic. The Clinic Director will be a full-time employee of the clinic, but may spend part of his/her time performing patient-facing clinical work.
Essential duties and position responsibilities:
- Oversee all clinical operations (e.g., clinical care, staffing, training, measurement and evaluation).
- Ensure clinical staff is aware of, and following, evidence-based practice guidelines throughout treatment.
- Provide overall clinical supervision for the Cohen Clinic staff, including weekly clinical supervision for therapists, crisis management support as needed, and management of a clinical training program in evidence-based treatment modalities.
- Manage intake process for new patients, including supporting intake workers as needed and leading weekly disposition meetings for the clinical team to assign and present cases.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including diverse interest groups, advocacy groups and other governmental organizations.
- Ensure the clinic and its staff actively communicates with the CVN Central Office, participate in CVN meetings/events/activities, and contribute to the overall network. Through leadership, develop and foster a culture of collaboration, peer consultation, and commitment to ongoing education and professional improvement.
- On a continuous basis, interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem-solve clinic-related issues; remember various rules; and explain and interpret policy.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- Licensed Clinician in Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, with specialized training in evidence-based treatment practices
- Licensed for a minimum of 10-15years. Minimum of 5years?experience in leading, managing, and/or supervising within a clinical setting. 10-15years of clinical experience is preferred.
- Experience across a range of modalities including individual, group, family, couples, and child treatment.
- Must have experience treating and diagnosing PTSD, as well as co-morbid diagnoses (e.g., SUD, Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment Disorder, and other co-occurring mental health issues), with evidence-based treatments and providing clinical supervision in these areas.
- Experienceworking with a military or veteran population is preferred.
- If you were a client of VVSD, you must have been out of all programs for a minimum of 2years.
- Veterans Village of San Diego is an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.