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Clinical Director

OMNI is honored to partner with Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City in their search for a full-time Clinical Director. The Clinical Director will be an experienced mental health clinician who will provide leadership for strategic growth and development of the counseling program and team. This includes ensuring a cohesive, effective team to provide good clinical outcomes with effective implementation of evidence-based practices. Currently this role requires minimal evening hours with no on-call or weekend hours. This on-site position will be based out of their Brookside location but will additionally travel to the Overland Park location.
The Organization
Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas (JFS) has supported and strengthened lives throughout Greater Kansas City for over 120 years. We are nimble and innovative, anticipating and responding to our region's needs, providing essential human services for people facing challenges in everyday life or times of crisis - regardless of faith, age, culture, or lifestyle. JFS proudly served over 10,000 people last year in programs ranging from our KesherKC food pantry to mental health programs, older adult services, and chaplaincy. JFS was founded on the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, one person, one family at a time.
Position Summary
Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Clinical Director will:

  • Provide quality oversight to a team of 5 clinicians, assuring appropriate and evidence-based treatment interventions are accurate, timely and compliant with all regulations.
  • Achieve clinical outcomes and service hour goals while simultaneously monitoring and moderating caseload intensities.
  • Support and maintain the optimum mix of staff and clinicians, promoting team cohesion while also having the ability to efficiently scale services as needed. Work to ensure a diverse staff mix consistent with diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.
  • Engage in program outreach and promotion in coordination with the Director of Mental Health Programs and the Advancement team.
  • Assist with strategically growing the program, engage new funders, and expand third party billing including Medicaid in Missouri and Kansas.
  • Prepare for and manage counseling audits and site reviews.
  • Ensure proper credentialing of clinical staff.
  • Provide clinical support and consultation as needed to other program teams.
  • Implement strategies to streamline and effectively manage the counseling waitlist and client wait-times.
  • Maintain a process to ascertain clients who access services are within the scope of practice.
  • Manage a half time client caseload and meet pro-rated direct service hour requirements.
Position Qualifications
  • Current licensed clinic mental health professional, licensed at the clinical level in both Missouri and Kansas.
  • 3+ years of team supervision experience in a mental health setting.
  • Experience with information systems including client management systems. Efforts to Outcome, Paylocity, and SharePoint preferred.
  • Ability to think and act strategically, communicate clearly, and work collaboratively with program staff, colleagues, community partners, and program participants.
  • Exemplifies the organization’s guiding principles in supervisory, collegial, and community relationships.

JFS Guiding Principles

JFS is guided by five principles that inform how we engage with each other and the community we serve.
The right candidate will be in alignment with the principles listed below.
  1. B’Yachad - Stronger Together: We are stronger as an agency and a community when we think, work, and serve together.
  2. Being Human Centered: We put the human experience and perspective at the center of our thinking, programming, services, and interactions.
  3. Collaboration: We actively seek partnering opportunities within JFS and throughout our community
  4. Innovation & Entrepreneurship: We respond and continually adapt to ongoing needs and changes in the Greater Kansas City area.
  5. Open Communication: We communicate openly, honestly and in a solution-oriented manner.
Jewish Family Services also offers a competitive benefits plan. We appreciate your suggestions or referrals to professionals who may have an interest in this outstanding opportunity. Please direct all inquiries to:
Meredith Baker, Search Consultant – | 913-653-8096
OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Job Type: Full Time