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Job Title: Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor
Location: Middletown, CT United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/22/2024
Expire Date: 05/22/2024
Job Categories: Social Services, Healthcare, Other, Counseling
Job Description
Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor
Location: Middletown, CT
Date Opened: 4/22/2024 12:00:00 AM
Salary: $107,850 - $141,509/year
Job Type: Open to the Public
Close Date: 5/6/2024 11:59:00 PM

Join the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) as a Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor! This position will provide expert supervision and training in addition to shaping programs that support recovery and crisis stabilization. Explore the details below and seize the opportunity to be a part of something meaningful!

FACILITY: River Valley Services (RVS)
UNIT: Forensics Team, Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), & Mobile Response Team (MRT)
LOCATION: Middletown, CT
SCHEDULE: Full-time (40 hours per week), 1st Shift (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), Monday - Friday

Join an Award-Winning Team: Be part of the prestigious Forbes-ranked State of Connecticut, recognized as one of the Best Employers of 2023. Experience national acclaim for providing unparalleled job growth, competitive benefits, and flexible schedules.
Platinum Healthcare Excellence: Enjoy the nation's top-rated healthcare plan for state employees and their dependents. Our Platinum Healthcare Plan, ranked the best by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform and endorsed by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., ensures comprehensive coverage and well-being for you and your family.
Secure Your Future: Benefit from our robust pension plan and explore supplemental retirement offerings, ensuring a secure and comfortable future for you and your loved ones.
Invest in Your Education and Future: As a Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, the State of Connecticut supports your educational journey. You may qualify for student loan forgiveness after just 10 years of dedicated service. Learn more here.
Time for What Matters: Embrace a healthy work-life balance with generous paid time off, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year. Prioritize your well-being and make the most of your personal time.
Unlock Your Potential: Grow professionally with a range of development opportunities. The State of Connecticut is committed to nurturing your skills and helping you reach new heights in your career.
Cultivate Balance: We believe in a healthy work/life balance for all our employees. Join us in fostering an environment where your professional and personal lives harmonize, allowing you to thrive in both.

Provide clinical supervision, training and direction to the Forensics Team and MRT
Provide leadership to ensure programs provide state of the art services that support recovery goals
Utilize prior knowledge of community resources, best practices, and crisis stabilization
Maintain collegial relationships with other operating units within the Agency as well as other community providers to enhance communication and coordinate care.
Actively participate in Agency committees and clinical consultations
Provide on call coverage during evening and weekend hours to provide clinical consultation regarding emerging clinical issues, assessments, and staffing issues

DMHAS is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.

RVS is a community mental health center that serves the towns of Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Ivoryton, Killingworth, Lyme, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland and Westbrook. RVS’s goal is to provide the highest quality crisis intervention, case management, and residential and clinical services to adult citizens who suffer from serious mental disorders and who lack the financial means to secure such services in the private sector. RVS offers short term respite residential services, community support programs, a mobile crisis response team, jail diversion programs and various other supportive services. This position will work closely with the following RVS programs:

The Forensics Team provides services to assist people with behavioral health and/or substance-related conditions who are experiencing criminal justice involvement. The program offers opportunities to engage in treatment as alternative to incarceration. The program works closely with the court system on behalf of people who experience difficulties due to untreated behavioral health or substance related conditions.
The CIT program is imbedded with the local police to provide crisis intervention, engagement, case management and other services to support people in the midst of a crisis whereas the police are contacted. The program collaborates closely with local police to support individuals in obtaining treatment and resources.
MRT is designed to provide timely services to assess and manage risk, divert hospitalizations, stabilize symptoms, offer safe and successful transitions from hospital levels of care and provide ongoing assessment and monitoring to improve clinical outcomes and manage risk issues.
Qualifications & Requirements
Four (4) years of professional experience in Behavioral Health Care and a Master’s degree in a clinical discipline, public health administration, health care administration or hospital administration.

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been supervising professional staff.

For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Behavioral Health Unit Supervisor, Developmental Services Supervisor of Case Management, Nurse Supervisor or Supervising Clinician.

Clinical experience in assessing and managing risk in community-based settings
Experience developing and fostering collaborative relationships with community stakeholders such as local soup kitchens, community providers, local police and hospitals
Experience providing a full array of behavioral health services to people who have involvement with the criminal justice system
Supervisory experience of a multi-disciplinary outpatient team providing behavioral health and substance-related treatment

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Incumbents in this class must maintain the appropriate current license for clinical social work, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, registered nurse, psychologist or alcohol and drug counselor.
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