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Vinfen Director of Clinical Services (Developmental Services) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

##Job Description The Director of Clinical Services will plan, direct, and oversee all developmental services clinical systems for Vinfen's day and residential programs in the developmental services division. The Director of Clinical Services will oversee the clinical aspects of individual service planning, assessment and intervention technologies selected and used by staff, staff training and development, applied behavioral analysis interventions, and other projects. The Director of Clinical Services will also: * Provide clinical supervision and training to clinical services staff within the Developmental Services Division. Provide input to Directors of Service on the hiring of clinical staff. Participate in clinical team meetings. * Manage clinical performance. Provide direction, training, and coaching; implement recognition and rewards programs; conduct performance planning and review sessions; provide guidance on career development in collaboration with the Director of Service and/or VP. * Work with the Senior VP of the Developmental Services Division, Vinfen Medical Director, and Chief Operating Officer to develop and maintain standards and systems for clinical services, including program specific policies and procedures for developing and implementing clinical assessments and interventions. * Consult with Directors of Service regarding clinical issues pertinent to each cluster. * Supervise and support program staff development activities in clinical areas, including training programs, as necessary. * Oversee approval process and implementation of Level II behavioral interventions, all supportive and protective devices, and anti-psychotic medication in conjunction with physicians. Recommend clinical interventions/strategies to staff as necessary. * Participate in Restraint Review Committee and provide consultation and training to programs when there are issues around the use of restraint. * Ensure regulatory compliance of all clinical systems. Develop and revise clinical system standards, assessments, interventions, and implementation procedures, as needed. * Attend and/or facilitate selected case conferences as recommended by the Senior VP of Developmental Services based on input from Directors of Service, Vinfen Medical Director, COO, or as a result of discussion by the Risk Management Committee. * Support clinical services staff in their role as liaison with in-patient psychiatric units. * Participate in clinical aspects of Divisional program development. * Maintain effective communication with Vinfen administration, funding source staff, physicians, families, and other interested parties. * Perform other related duties, as required. Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security. Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes: * A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan * First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance! * Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you!) * Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance * Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care) * Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance * Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week): * 15 days of Vacation per year * 12 Paid Holidays * 10 Sick Days per year * 3 Personal Days per year * Educational Assistance and Remission Programs * $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap! * Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more! Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental and behavioral disabilities at more than 200 sites with 3,100 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut. www.vinfen.org/careers My Vinfen. My Community. My Job. Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. ##Requirements * Ten years' experience in a clinical setting, of which three to five years has been in a supervisory capacity. * PhD in behavioral analysis required. BCBA valid in Massachusetts required. * Sensitivity to cultural, religious, racial, disability, and gender issues Knowledge and use of advocacy techniques. * Knowledge of clinical assessment and intervention technologies for DS/DD and dual DS/DD/Psychiatric populations. * Must be able to become CPR and First Aid certified within 2 weeks of employment. * Must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background, professional license verification and driving record check. ##Schedule Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm POSITION TYPE: Full time - Regular Pay Rate: TBD City: Cambridge State: Massachusetts

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