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Clinical Supervisor and Administrator

Company: Palo Alto University
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Position: Clinical Supervisor and AdministratorStatus: Full-time, Exempt Location: Palo Alto, CaliforniaJob Summary Under the direction of the Gronowski Center Director, the supervisor provides ethical, multi-culturally competent, compassionate, and up to date empirically validated supervision and training for the Ph.D. and Psy.D. students. This position prepares students to be professional, competent, ethical, culturally sensitive, and skilled providers of psychotherapy.This position requires a strong commitment to empirically supported clinical practices, a strong knowledge of, an adherence to, the APA ethics code, HIPAA, and State and Federal laws governing the practice of psychotherapy.As a representative for Palo Alto University (PAU), this position contributes to a high quality of client service that attracts and retains academically qualified, culturally diverse, and socially conscious populations of students. This level of service ensures that each and every student has a positive university experience and assists in achieving the PAU's commitment to: "Engaging Minds, Improving Lives."Job Description: (100% FTE with Benefits)

  • Provides one hour of weekly direct individual supervision for 11-12 practicum students. Runs two, two-hour supervision groups per week (five-six students in each group).
  • Provides on-site* supervisory coverage 4-6 hours per week for crisis/risk management. Also, provides 4-6 hours of back-up (by phone) supervisory coverage each week.
  • Provides crisis/risk on-site*coverage on Saturdays 10-2pm, two Saturdays each quarter.
  • Reviews supervisees' clinical documentation in a timely manner and provides timely feedback.
  • Participates in bi-weekly administrative consultation meetings with Director and Assoc. Director
  • Participates in monthly all-supervisor meetings
  • Completes a written evaluation for each of your student supervisees at the end of each quarter. Reviews the evaluation with each supervisee (in-person). Creates a remediation plan for students who are not meeting the clinical competencies (when needed), and submits to Clinic Director.
  • Teaches 2-3 didactic trainings for student therapists each quarter.
  • Reviews phone intakes one day a week.
  • Attends/facilitates intake case presentations from 12noon -1pm one day a week.
  • Assists Directors in the orientation and training of incoming students.
  • Assists Directors with oversight of the student clinic manager team
  • Assists Directors with managing various administrative tasks such as:
  • Managing the clinic's remote file/document system (Box)
  • Auditing the clinic's EMR system and overseeing that medical records are up-to-date and accurate
  • Creating the on-call risk schedules
  • Creating and overseeing the Practicum Forum/Didactic calendar
  • Works closely with the Director and Assistant Director to develop and maintain a culture of high quality, evidence-based supervision and training at the clinic.*Clinical services and supervision are currently being conducted remotely over ZOOM. It is anticipated that services and supervision will return to in-person in Fall 2022. Essential Qualifications:
    • A doctoral degree in clinical psychology (PhD or PsyD)
    • An active California Clinical Psychologist License
    • Experience with clinical training and supervision
    • A strong understanding of the APA ethics code, laws and legal mandates that apply to mental health professionals.
    • The ability to teach/train supervisees in a developmentally appropriate way (i.e., sequenced clinical learning.)
    • The ability to remain calm under pressure.
    • Must have excellent attendance and punctuality, collegial and diplomatic behavior at work, and work performance to the satisfaction of management, and essential functions of the position.Preferred Qualifications:
      • A doctoral degree in clinical psychology (PhD or PsyD)
      • An active California Clinical Psychologist License
      • At least two years of clinical training and supervision experience
      • A strong understanding of the APA ethics code, laws and legal mandates that apply to mental health professionals.
      • The ability to teach/train supervisees in a developmentally appropriate way (i.e., sequenced clinical learning.)
      • The ability to remain calm under pressure.
      • Must have excellent attendance and punctuality, collegial and diplomatic behavior at work, and work performance to the satisfaction of management, and essential functions of the position. Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
        • Excellent organizational skills
        • Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced clinical setting
        • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, directors, clinical supervisors, members of the PAU administration, faculty and staff.Application Procedures:PAU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse, equitable and inclusive population. In your cover letter, please include information on how your background and experience has prepared you to be in an environment that holds equity and inclusion core to its mission and values. EEOC Policy:The University is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to non-discrimination in its hiring and other employment practices and in the application of its personnel policies. In compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists, employment decisions will be made irrespective of the staff member's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except for minors), sex, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, sexual orientation, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic condition), disability and/or any another status protected by law. When necessary, the University will reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, if the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform all essential functions of the position and if it will be done without undue hardship to the University.

Keywords: Palo Alto University, Palo Alto , Clinical Supervisor and Administrator, Healthcare , Palo Alto, California

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