Job Summary: Under minimal supervision, provides administrative, clinical, and supportive supervision to addictions program clinical staff at the Denver Sheriffs/Denver Jail. Establishes a coaching/mentoring/learning alliance with staff to increase knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes. Motivates employees through open communication, timely feedback, and leading by example. Participates in policy planning and implementation. Plans, schedules, coordinates, and assigns work to assure service provision, including coverage. Strives to create a positive customer experience by committing to higher standards and communicating compelling vision.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of supervision tactics and ongoing development of supervision abilities. Knowledge of clinical social work and/or clinical counseling and the patient population served. Knowledge of the applicable substance abuse treatment rules and regulations pertaining to the program(s) supervised. Excellent interpersonal and team building skills. Skilled in identifying problems and opportunities to improve care. Solution focused. Ability to encourage and enhance work performance through feedback, mentoring, coaching, and through example. Knowledge of change leadership and/or lean management skills.
Education: Master's degree in social work or counseling.
Experience: Typically, three to five years of post-master's direct social work or counseling experience in an organized clinical setting.
Credentials: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LSCW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Colorado. Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) or Certified Addictions Counselor III (CAC III) in the state of Colorado. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS). All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Location: Denver Jail
Work Type: Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Internal Number: 1471
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Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.