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This position serves as the Clinical Director for the Nevada Skies Youth Wellness Center. Nevada Skies is a residential treatment center that provides Native American adolescents culturally relevant substance abuse treatment and other behavioral health interventions. The 90-day therapeutic program uses a multi-disciplinary care treatment team approach to treat youth between the ages of 12-18.
The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-PX-10215965-ESEP/M; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered
- Provide administrative leadership for a residential treatment program: ensure mission and goals are met, meet accrediting and regulatory standards, exercise fiscal responsibilities for program allowances, coordinate Medicaid collection activities to assure maximum collections, and serve as a Project Officer for contracts.
- Supervise a multi-disciplinary staff of professionals including substance abuse counselors, family therapists, and other non-professional staff: ensure staff are appropriately selected, utilized, appraised and developed; adjust approach to suit different people and situations; review and approve leave requests; plan and establish work schedules; manage workforce diversity; manage and resolve conflicts.
- Provide full range of clinical psychological services for the clients including: testing, evaluation, diagnosis, consultation, referral, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and socialized treatment modalities.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.