JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the CKPH Administrator/DOSS in coordination with the Assistant Director of Nursing, the Clinical Program Manager is responsible for the leadership and coordination of MHS staff and Activity/Recreation Therapists. Responsible for implementing, monitoring and evaluating programming, milieu management of patients, coordination of cases with clinicians, and inter department process improvement for the overall safety and satisfaction of our patients. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and supports the facility's treatment program and philosophy.
Assists the Administrator and Assistant Director of Nursing at CKPH with aspects of the hiring process, which may include: selection, orientation, and training.
Supervises CKPH staffs' performance and provides regular coaching and feedback on quantity and quality of work being produced.
Coordinates clinical programming and group schedule between departments.
Assures the treatment plans are being implemented in the milieu with the patients providing feedback to and coordinating with the Lead Clinical Therapist on cases for consistency with treatment interventions.
Assists in representing CKPH in hospital matters and supports hospital goals and objectives.
Audits charts for completion and quality with clinical and MHS documentation.
Assists in creating and overseeing special programs for patients.
Provides Clinical coverage by being available for vacation coverage regarding cases, assessments, case management and/or crisis management as needed.
Maintains group schedule and facilitates group as needed to ensure all groups are covered.
Responsible for identifying training needs in the program, developing training and implementing it where needed.
Coordinates clinical, recreation/activity therapy, and nursing needs within the milieu for quality patient care.
Ensures the implementation, integrity and quality of the program are being carried out daily by the team.
Collaborates with all departments and disciplines to assure the patient and organizational needs are met.
Rounds with the all program staff to assure they are getting what they need to be successful in their positions.