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Clinical Team Lead

Company: Gemma Services
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Gemma Services is seeking a full-time, Clinical Team Lead to join our Intensive Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) program located in our Mt. Airy office. Our community-based programs include Outpatient mental health services; Foster Family Care; Adoption; Family Based; IBHS; a Family Empowerment Center, and other In-home prevention services. Our goal is to help children, youth, and families achieve their brightest futures and to strengthen the communities we serve. The Clinical Team Lead is responsible for supervising the Behavioral Health Technician and monitoring compliance with adopted best practice standards/treatment models; implementing strategies to achieve goals developed for the department as part of the organizations annual operating plan; ensuring compliance with operating policies and procedures and outside regulatory requirements; directly supervising assigned personnel; communicating with appropriate management and staff personnel; providing periodic reports. This position requires minimal evening and weekend hours as appropriate for the supervision of the assigned staff. There is an expectation of at least one evening a week. Position Performance: Provides Behavior Consultation Services to assigned children in assigned schools as illustrated by the following:

  • Provide child, caregivers, 1:1 staff support and BHT psycho-education regarding the childs diagnosis, learning style, behavioral interventions, attachment, and trauma theory.
  • Provide skills training to the child, his/her caregivers, and school staff to increase the childs capacity to communicate productively, manage stress and emotions, regulate affect and test alternative thoughts and new skills.
  • Provide face-to-face and telephone contact with children, legal families, foster/adoptive families, school personnel, Gemma Services staff, and others as appropriate.
  • Utilize standardized assessment and screening tools provided by Gemma Services at a frequency requested.
  • Facilitates timely authorizations and reauthorizations with appropriate Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), as needed.
  • Ensures that all children are scheduled for evaluations/re-evaluations/Written Orders and all relevant information has been completed and available. (i.e., Structured tools, Clinical summaries) as requested.
  • Assists in providing clinical back-up/support for the Behavior Consultants, Mobile Therapists, and other staff members in a clinical crisis. Health, dental and vision 403b Retirement Plan Education Assistance Flexible Spending PlanJob Requirements:Education/Training and Experience: Education/Training: Masters degree in Social Work or related human service field; valid license for the practice of Clinical Social Work, Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy or a valid license of Social Work or Behavior Specialist from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; LSW or BSL must have a graduate degree that required a clinical or mental health direct service practicum. Skill(s):
    • Proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Office software
    • Visual and auditory skills Experience: A minimum of three (3) years related experience normally required, including experience working in the child welfare, education, and mental health systems. Experience with Evidence Based Practices including TF-CBT, CBE and ABA preferred.

Keywords: Gemma Services, Philadelphia , Clinical Team Lead, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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