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Solstice West Clinical Director | UT

Solstice West Clinical Director | UT

Solstice West RTC

1904 W. Gordon Avenue
Layton, Utah 84041
United States


Posted on June 5, 2023



Work includes active movement around facility and on off campus activities. Staff must be able to lift at least 50 lbs, and be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and to be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Must have the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk , push, pull, lift, grasp and the ability to run 400 meters in 2 ½ minutes or less. Must have ability to express and exchange ideas via spoke word during activities in which they must convey detail or important spoken instructions to others accurately, and sometimes quickly and loudly. Hearing to perceive the nature of sounds with no less than 40 db loss @Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction; ability to perceive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. Work requires a minimal standard of visual acuity with or without correction that will enable people in the role to complete administrative and clerical tasks and visually observe residents on the unit and in therapeutic activities. Must be able to stand up and move around 95% of shift.

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS Supervised by: Executive Director Workers Supervised: Therapists, DA Counselors, Team Managers, Work Environment: Residential Treatment Center Personal Contacts: All clinical personnel and direct resident contact

JOB DESCRIPTION Supervises the clinical program, including therapy, milieu, substance abuse, recreation and psychiatric components of program to ensure consistent and effective implementation of clinical programming. Serves on leadership team and assists in quality assurance aspects of program in general.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

1. RISK MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: To effectively manage and decrease risk by doing the following: a) Hires, supervises, disciplines and trains clinical personnel to assure that quality therapy is being given, and that all Solstice Policies and Procedures are followed. b) Assists Admission personnel in determining clinical appropriateness of potential admissions. c) Completes clinical chart reviews to assure that psychosocial histories, MTP, discharge summaries, and case notes are complete and updated. d) Oversees training of clinical personnel to ensure that module trainings are complete and up to date. e) Conducts weekly treatment team meeting in which each student’s treatment is reviewed. f) Oversees, reviews and signs each residents MTP. g) Addresses parental concerns and complaints regarding clinicians and students treatments h) Collects, analyzes, and presents data to directors and the governing body i) Approves all behavior management techniques. j) Approves students’ therapeutic home passes. k) Supporting, cooperating with, implementing and enforcing confidentiality of all data, including client, employee and company records and information. l) Supporting, cooperating with, implementing and enforcing all Solstice policies and procedures including, but not limited to Incident reporting, Transportation policy, Infection control, Medication Administration, Safety and Security Policies, Off campus protocols, etc. m) Monitors facility/grounds and program for hazards and/or safety risks, and corrects potential problems where feasible. Communicates existence of potential hazards to facility manager and/or supervisor in efficient manner to facilitate correction of problem. 2. Assigns each resident’s primary therapist. 3. Conducts weekly clinical meetings with clinical team. 4. Manages, oversees and schedules group therapies. 5. Attends weekly Leadership Team Meeting and has voting power within the team. 6. Manages clinical department budget 7. Performs yearly performance evaluations on clinical personnel 8. Reports to CPS and state licensing board when allegations of student abuse are made. 9. Performs, or assigns primary therapist responsibilities in the absence of the primary therapist. 10. Plans, directs and coordinates Family Seminars. 11. Coordinates with Team Managers in changing and implementing resident daily schedule. 12. Consistently exercises good judgment and adequate emotional stability in evaluating situations and making decisions despite the pressures of deadlines or the occurrence of unexpected stressful events. 13. Employee may be required at any time after being trained to participate in or initiate a redirection intervention (restraint procedure) with a resident who meets criteria for this according to the De-escalation and Re-direction Training (DART). Employee understands they are required to complete the DART training to prepare to be effective in these skills. These skills include the training necessary to safely, physically restrain a resident whose behavior is deemed to be a risk to her or others.


Experience and Education Masters’s Degree in MFT, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent. Independently Licensed in MFT, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent Five or more years in Residential Treatment for Adolescents Administrative experience preferred CPR and First Aid certification or willingness to obtain certification Knowledge, skills, and abilities Customer service oriented Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent organizational skills required Leadership ability- excels in leading, inspiring, motivating and training professional staff Ability to maintain healthy professional boundaries Ability to address and teach audiences effectively


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