Early Identification/Outreach and Resource Specialists Clinical Supervisor

40 hours

Start Date: Immediately

Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Program Services (DPS), the role of the Clinical Supervisor (CS) is to be responsible for the overall functioning and productivity of the Early Identification/Outreach and Resource Specialists (EID/OARS) team. The CS duties may include, but are not limited to, assessing the families’ risk factors, assigning cases to referring home visiting programs, conducting quality assurance duties (including fiscal management), completing Maternal and Child Health Branch (MCHB) required reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Variance), and ensuring timely provision of services, e.g. screens.

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  1. Review all EID screens and referrals
  2. Assign families to appropriate home visiting program based on the families’ geographical, Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV), and 15-point screens.
  3. Confirm disposition of families referred to home visiting services and other resources team may have provided to a family.
  4. Ensure the team’s screens are accurately documented and entered into Electronic Tracking Online (ETO) and MFSS database systems.
  5. Ensure the team members have completed required trainings.
  6. Provide reflective supervisory guidance and support to the EID/OARS team members.
  7. Complete DOH-MCHB required reports, e.g. Quarterly Reports and Monthly Reports.
  8. Attend DOH-MCHB HFA model and Quarterly meetings.
  9. Attend DOH-MCHB required trainings.
  10. Ensures that staff members have materials and training needed to perform all aspects of work.
  11. Conducts monthly and quarterly participant record reviews and other Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) or (Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities and maintains required data collection for projects, including information for monitoring reports.
  12. Reviews screening information and ensures that any case which may involve “imminent harm” or “threatened harm” is referred to the Director of Program Services for possible Child Welfare Services (CWS) report.
  13. Ensures all contractual requirements are met, including defined service activities, target group numbers, and designated participant assessments.
  14. Attends staff meetings and participates in agency in-service training and other meetings as required.
  15. Attends training as required by DOH-MCHB and accreditation HFA standards. All completed training shall be documented.
  16. Oversight of EID/OARS services include the following:
    1. Psychosocial needed interviews of families during the perinatal period to determine if families are in need of extra supportive services;
    2. Assure that appropriate referrals are made to community resources;
    3. Advocates for participants as needed; and
    4. Provides other short-term direct assistance as needed.

    17. Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other qualifications listed below are needed to adequately fulfill essential job duties.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Current and valid driver’s license.
  • Current driver’s abstract.
  • Current automobile insurance.
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Current TB clearance.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Able to travel off island.

Education and/or Experience:

The minimum staffing requirements are as follows:

  1. A Master’s degree and two years’ experience in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Nursing or Counseling; OR a Bachelor’s degree and three years’ experience in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Nursing, or Counseling
  2. A solid understanding of and experience in managing staff as well as motivating staff and providing support to staff in stressful work environments.
  3. Administrative experience including experience in quality assurance/improvement and program development.
  4. Knowledge of infant and child development and parent-child attachment.
  5. Experience with family services that embrace the concept of family-centered and strength-based service provision.
  6. Knowledge of maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect.
  7. Experience in providing services to culturally diverse communities/families.
  8. Experience in home visitation with a strong background intervention services to the 0-3 age population.

Language Skills: 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present and respond to questions from groups of managers and governance body.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear.  Mostly sedentary work, occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. The employee should have manual dexterity to accomplish all aspects of clerical functions, such as filing, typing, Xeroxing copies, etc.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   Little exposure to temperature, noise or environmental extremes. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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