Direct and supervise the management of clinical programming and directly related activities on site. Will also function as a Nexus management team member with similar responsibilities across all sites.
1. Provide program management and administration on site and within the organization.
a. Responsible for ensuring that all program policies, procedures and manuals are current and complied with.
b. Supervise compliance with clinical aspects of purchase of service agreements and other contracts.
c. Ensure compliance with licensing and regulatory requirements.
d. Direct the provision of “component-specific” treatment elements (i.e. individual and group therapies, chemical health, psychology, treatment culture, aftercare, vocational, chaplaincy) on site.
e. Develop and support internal systems to ensure an ethical, humanistic and safe work environment.
f. Participate in the budget development process and retain responsibility for the budget in the clinical area.
g. Supervise site participation in the Nexus Client Information System for accuracy, timeliness and the site support research projects.
h. Responsible for the timeliness and quality of the clinical documentation for the site.
2. Direct the development and ongoing enhancement of individual treatment units consistent with Nexus treatment philosophies.
a. Maintain responsibility for development and monitoring of admission and discharge criteria.
b. Investigate and respond to problems in the areas of referrals, intakes and discharges.
c. Responsible for clinical aspects of quality assurance (i.e. Referral Agent Satisfaction Surveys, Exit Interviews, Quality Management Program) on site.
d. Ensure that all Nexus treatment philosophies are taught and implemented consistently on site.
e. Ensure that the treatment provided remains consistent with current research and technology in the field.
3. Participate in and support the ongoing selection, evaluation and professional development of staff.
a. Participate in the recruitment of new staff as required.
b. Participate in the interviewing and selection of clinical staff.
c. Responsible for establishing clinical performance standards and ensuring that all performance evaluations are completed in a timely fashion and in accordance with Nexus standards.
Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes
Education, Credentials and Experience