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POSITION TITLE: Clinical Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Program Director

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Program Director, the Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the delivery of all clinical treatment services in an OASAS 820 certified residential services program. The Clinical Supervisor ensures the quality of treatment services, the fidelity of evidence-based service delivery and timely documentation of all group and individual counseling services and support services delivered by the facility’s clinical staff. The Clinical Supervisor promotes an atmosphere that encourages individualized services and consumer involvement in therapeutic activities. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for oversight of job performance, guidance of all clinical staff members and for the direct supervision of all assigned subordinate staff members. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for maintaining OASAS regulatory compliance and assuring that programs operate in accordance with VIP Community Services organizational standards.


· Provide and document direct supervision for designated staff as per VIP Community Services policies. Prepare written annual evaluations, including the development of annual goals, on staff under his/her supervision.

· In collaboration with the Program Director, responsible for all personnel actions, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, disciplinary action and separation of program staff.

· Provide and implement formal orientation plan to newly hired direct subordinate staff and ensures all clinical staff members are adequately trained.

· Review all admissions to the residence and assigns cases accordingly. Review all discharges and ensure appropriate referrals for all clients discontinuing treatment.

· Implement, monitor and provide oversight of all aspects related to the delivery of residential substance use disorder services. Ensure compliance with all clinical policies and procedures and protocols.

· Conduct regular and direct observations of all clinical treatment activities (e.g., groups, workshops, seminars).

· Conduct regular clinical and administrative meetings with staff.

· Conduct utilization review, incident management and review and quality assurance reviews.

· Assure that staff maintains accurate and confidential clinical records that comply with external monitoring agency standards and internal policy and procedures.

· Ensure compliance with all referent communications, HRA STARS reporting, and HRA finger imaging verification.

· Act as consumer advocate, assuring that all consumers’ rights are respected and that all grievances and complaints are addressed in a timely and equitable manner in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

· When necessary, will provide crisis intervention services and/or maintain a caseload of assigned clients.

· Prepare all assigned proposals and reports.

· Assume responsibility for program operations in the absence of the Program Director.

· Provide ongoing training for clinical staff and participate in VIP Community Services’ in-service trainings.

· Lead clinical quality improvement activities in collaboration with Program Director.

· Represent VIP Community Services at community and public forums.

· Provide on-call availability as assigned.

· Other relevant duties as assigned by Program Director.