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DEKALB REGIONAL CRISIS CENTER - MEDICAL DIRECTOR

DeKalb Community Service Board (DeKalb CSB) is recruiting for a Medical Director for our DeKalb
Regional Crisis Center. The incumbent provides clinical oversight as well as psychiatric medical service
in a residential crisis setting as part of a behavioral health team serving individuals with mental illness
and/or a substance use disorder. Provides psychiatric and medical direction for all services provided at
the program site. Evaluates and diagnoses; prescribes medication as needed, performs psychiatric
assessments, and follows up on treatment to ensure appropriate resolution of the crisis.
 
Working to Make a Difference:
At DeKalb CSB you will discover a culture that strives to provide the right service, for the right person,
at the right time.


The DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) is an innovative, community-based behavioral health
and developmental disabilities services organization located in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, offering a
full range of mental health services, developmental disabilities programs and substance abuse treatment
to more than 14,000 citizens annually who are uninsured and underinsured. As a public, not-for-profit
organization, the DeKalb CSB operates more than 20 locations in DeKalb County with a diverse
workforce of more than 500 direct-care and support staff.
 
About Atlanta
A next generation cosmopolitan city, Atlanta rises high in distinct heritage, culinary indulgence,
signature shopping and inspirational attractions. Atlanta, Georgia, with its southern charm and ideal
balance of entertainment and opportunity, is the home of history. With a diversity of attractions
including the College Football Hall of Fame, National Center for Civil and Human Rights, World of
Coca-Cola and Georgia Aquarium, metropolitan Atlanta redefines a new standard of living.
Nestled within a robust clinical care community, the work of DeKalb CSB is rooted in the appeal of
DeKalb County, Georgia. DeKalb CSB is committed to the community we serve and extends our
mission through our Brighter DeKalb Foundation.


Total Compensation Package
Through our outstanding partnerships with the State of Georgia and the National Health Service Corp
(NHSC) employees of DeKalb CSB enjoy an enriched compensation package.
 Choice of 6 Medical plan options
 Choice of 2 Dental and Vision options
 Health and Wellness offerings
 Flexible Healthcare and Dependent Care
Spending Accounts
 Georgia Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
 Short –term and long-term disability
 7.5% employer 401(k) contribution
 Generous PTO Time and holidays

110-7-A, (7/2008)
 Paid CEU/CMU training
 NHSC educational reimbursement (for select sites)


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. As program medical director, provides psychiatric and medical direction for all services provided at
the program site.
2. Provides direct psychiatric care for clients ages 18 and above; this includes psychiatric evaluations,
psychiatric treatment including therapy and medication, and withdrawal management.
3. Assumes psychiatric leadership responsibilities to the Treatment Team, including reviewing and
evaluating treatment plans, providing medical information in treatment plan development.
4. Provides clinical expertise and direction for treatment.
5. Provides clinical supervision for program medical staff.
6. Provide weekly supervision and clinical oversight to clinicians
7. May act as delegated physician of record for specific clinical nurse specialist(s).


Minimum Education, Credentials, and Experience: A graduate from an accredited medical school.
Board eligible or board certified (preferred) in psychiatry, serving a residency in general psychiatry with
license to practice medicine in Georgia or license eligibility in Georgia.
  
Working Conditions: Works indoors in a residential crisis setting. May be required to physically assist
clients, may need to carry objects up to 10 pounds. On-call after-hours availability may be necessary in a
residential setting.
 
Needed Attributes: High ethical standards demonstrated in all aspects of medical practice. Able to lead
clinical and medical teams that promote learning, excellence and optimal outcomes for clients. Critical
thinking, exemplary interpersonal skills, and a consistent, contributing demeanor is required.

Pre-employment drug screening may be required. Selected applicant will be subject of an FBI Criminal
History Record Check, and the applicant has the right to challenge the contents of their Criminal History
Record Information, should they choose to do so. This employer participates in E-Verify.
 

For more information visit www.dekcsb.org/careers
DeKalb CSB is an equal opportunity
employer regarding disability under VEVRRA and ADA

11/6/2020


Licensed Clinician 

JOB SUMMARY

As an important member of our multi-disciplinary team, provides assessments, individual and group counseling, family counseling, and other treatment modalities within an evidence-based framework. Demonstrates strong clinical judgment in assessment, application of diagnostic criteria, clinical formulations, and sound triage decisions. Actively contributes to the treatment center and organization through on-going collaborative efforts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ASSESSES/SCREENS MORE COMPLEX CASES

  1. Performs thorough bio-psychosocial assessment of the less complex to more complex clients and documents the assessment within agency guidelines

  2. Utilizes information from multiple sources as appropriate in the formulation of client driven treatment planning

  3. Assesses and documents response to interventions and modifies interventions as needed

  4. May utilize specific assessment tools regularly in evaluation of the client

  5. Demonstrates strong clinical judgment in assessment, application of diagnostic criteria, clinical formulations, and sound triage decisions

  6. Seeks clinical supervision as necessary

ADVANCED THERAPEUTIC COUNSELING

  1. Creates therapeutic relationship as appropriate with consumers and families/significant others

  2. Conducts individual, family, group counseling / therapy, and educational sessions using evidence based interventions

  3. Demonstrates clinical knowledge in mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorder treatment

  4. Demonstrates documented clinical proficiency (through education, training or experience) in client engagement, interviewing and recording

  5. May utilize advanced certification in specialty in counseling the consumer and others

DEVELOPS AND PARTICIPATES IN COMPLEX CASE MANAGEMENT/CARE PLANNING

  1. Creates, communicates, and coordinates treatment plan of the more complex consumer

  2. Demonstrates expertise in care/planning through objectives, goals and specificity of plan

  3. Serves as resource to staff in demonstration of up-to-date knowledge of DeKalb CSB, community, regional, and state resources

  4. Assist treatment team in problem solving regarding needed resources for complex consumers

  5. Insures timely communication with providers through proper exchange of written and verbal communication per policy and procedure. 

  6. Document referrals, discharges, resources or other issues for problem resolution and/or utilization as required in agency policy

  7. May serve as a liaison in community resource activities

PROFESSIONAL

  1. Maintain licensure / certification

  2. Actively participates in clinical supervision

  3. Actively engages in behavioral health educational initiatives

  4. Seeks continuing education to meet current clinical needs

 

SKILL, COMPETENCY AND EDUCATION AND/OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

Current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist by the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists is required. Demonstrates competency in using evidenced based treatments for mental illness and addiction. Applicant must be computer proficient and have the ability to multi-task. Applicant must demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and professionalism. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in outpatient setting with clients with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abusing clients. Experience working with Adults. Experience facilitating groups.

INTER-RELATIONSHIPS

Able to communicate effectively with co-workers, internal and external customers and the public. Ability to interact and communicate with clients and their families effectively.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in an outpatient clinical setting 8:15am-5:00pm. Some evening hours depending on clinic need.  Telehealth currently available. 

 

NEEDED ATTRIBUTES

Ability to handle self well under stressful situations.

Ability to demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and professionalism.

Ability to communicate well with others.

Ability to multi-task.

Ability to work within frameworks of a medical model and recovery model.

Ability to work with co-occurring disorders.

Ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations.

 

Pre-employment drug screening may be required. Selected applicant will be subject of an FBI Criminal History Record Check, and the applicant has the right to challenge the contents of their Criminal History Record Information, should they choose to do so.

For more information visit www.dekcsb.org/careers
DeKalb CSB is an equal opportunity employer regarding disability under VEVRRA and ADA