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Clinical Supervisor - Behavioral Health Services (Buffalo)

Company: Gateway Longview
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Clinical Supervisor - Behavioral Health Clinic
Department: Behavioral Health Clinic
Position Summary: Provide clinical supervision and consultation to the mental health clinicians, utilizing data and clinical expertise to drive conversations
Gateway Longview's Behavioral Health & Preventive Services programs supports children and youth ages birth-21 years struggling with behavioral, social, and emotional challenges.
Gateway Longview is an equal opportunity employer committed to championing the principles of anti-racism, justice, and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse cultures and backgrounds, for all positions, who will uphold our values and contribute to our mission. We aim to have a leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.
Flexible working options; generous Paid Time Off; up to 13 paid holidays per year; medical dental and vision coverage; life insurance; 403b with employer matching and health savings accounts; wellness programs, healthy lifestyle incentives and employee assistance programs
Professional Development Opportunities
Gateway Longview has a strong investment in developing the future leaders of the organization through trainings, advancement opportunities, and a formal leadership pipeline.
Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct outpatient services to children, adolescents and their familiy members utilizing multiple clinical modalites to promote safety, wellbeing and success

  • Provide clinical supervision and consultation to the mental health clinicians, utilizing data and clinical expertise to drive conversations

  • In collaboration with the Asst. Directors, monitor overall staff productivity and utilization of the clinic and respective satellite locations on a monthly basis and provide feedback to assure productivity and utilization is met

  • In collaboration with the Assistant Directors, monitor policies and procedures for compliance and quality standards; identifies potential problems and generates innovative and creative solutions. Maintain compliance with all licensing requirements of the New York State Office of Mental Health. Complete monthly UR/Chart audits

  • In collaboration with the Assistant Directors, participate in staff meetings, planning and execution

  • Responsible for the hiring, training and retention of program staff.

  • Ensures all clinic staff members are fully trained and appropriately utilize the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to effectively manage documentation, lengths of stay and ensure medical necessity criteria are met

  • Responsible for providing direct clinical services to the clients of the clinic, achieving 83 units of billable services a month

  • Oversees and participates in the 24 hour clinical coverage for the clients of the Behavioral Health Clinic

  • In collaboration with the Asst Directors, oversees and supports the Significant Incident reporting process to include the completion of significant incident reports, NIMRS and Justice Center reporting and participation in the agency Incident Review Committee

  • Ability to work between two clinic locations: Symphony Circle and Northtowns clinic, with the possibility of one satellite location.

  • Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Must have excellent communication and customer service skills

    • Ability to multi-task and be detail oriented

    • Ability to work independently and be an enthusiastic team player

    • Must have a high degree of discretion dealing with confidential information

    • Model and display high ethical standards

    • Ability to work effectively with clients, staff, families, and community contacts

    • Ability to work 1-2 evenings per week and provide on-call support


      • 2 years supervisory experience in a behavioral health setting, preferably working with children, with an astute understanding of the OMH 599 regulations

      • Must have a current professional license as a mental health professional (LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, LCAT)

Keywords: Gateway Longview, Buffalo , Clinical Supervisor - Behavioral Health Services (Buffalo), Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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