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Ad Title: Director, Acute and Crisis Care for Adults - ADAMH of Franklin County
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip: 43215
Phone (W): No calls please.
Website: visit our website...
Primary Responsibilities/Expected Outcomes:
-Manages the clinical oversight and the planning and implementation of strategies that result in higher quality and cost effective care for adults receiving mental health treatment services and supports in the
ADAMH system.
-Oversees the utilization of services to adults, and high risk/high cost populations including inpatient hospitalization (public and private), treatment residential services, central pharmacy, and intensive community-based treatment services. (Acute Support Services, IDDT/ACT, High Utilizers, Hospital Liaisons)
-Manages the outpatient commitment process and initiative in partnership with Chief System Clinical Officer. Routinely communicates with Franklin County Probate Court. Develops process maps and tracking tools
-Provides oversight to individuals on orders of detention and committed to ADAMH.
-Manages the MUI process. Reviews and processes all MUIs received. Prepares monthly report to be presented and reviewed with VP of Clinical Services and SCCO. Consults with SCCO on MUIs as needed.
-Manages contracts with attorney’s representing ADAMH in probate and forced medication hearings.
-Manages contract between ADAMH, state hospital and providers. Serves as Board Liaison with TVBH and other community hospitals.
-Manages all contracts for adult inpatient care.
-Monitors utilization of resources allocated for inpatient care. Conducts continued stay reviews, as needed.
-Provides Care Coordination for all individual cases that require ADAMH involvement with planning. Collaborates with community partners and providers on individual cases.
-Participates in the Franklin County Bed Board meetings.
-Collaborate with TVBH/CSN to provide oversight of individuals on Conditional Release
-Leads ADAMH’s work with the Community Shelter Board and homeless population.
-Liaison with Franklin County EOC on Community Crisis Plan. Develops and maintains ADAMH’s disaster plan related to clinical care.
-Lead provider network in disaster planning.
-Guardianship Services Board Liaison

Based upon ORC, ODMH/ ODADAS/ODHS guidelines, ADAMH Board policies and procedures, and the Continuity of Care Agreement; reviews, screens and analyzes hospital/contract provider’s individual record documentation for appropriateness of admission, quality of treatment, compliance with continued stay, and discharge criteria.

Effective 9/1/20
FLSA Classification: Exempt Pay Grade 10
Classification Statue: Classified

Promote best practices through the development of improved methods of integrating utilization review information provided by the Clinical Services Team, and patterns in Major Unusual Incident Reports into quality processes. Coordinates and oversees the ADAMH internal MUI review and process. Based upon information received and available documentation, reviews findings, analyzes data and prepares useful and timely reports that meet customer needs. Works with the Clinical Services Team, the Client Rights Officer and other ADAMH Board staff as necessary in addressing specific clinical concerns or complaints. Intervenes in instances of complicated linkage or care coordination. Receives and shares information to provide timely and accurate reports that meet customer needs as required.

Participates in policy and practice discussions, liaison activities, implementation of procedures, and coordinates meetings as appropriate relative to management of care for persons with serious mental illness. Coordinates VP Clinical Services on clinical problem-solving mechanisms.

Based on ADAMH and team goals and outcomes, participates in meetings and work groups providing expertise and utilization management knowledge and information, as required.

Assists in research analysis and planning for programs for persons with serious mental illness/AOD problems.

Provides support and consultation to other teams/team members.
Provides training and/or other public speaking including media interviews as assigned.

Responsible for managing outcomes for all assigned work.

Responsible for creating policies, procedures and workflows related to relevant work.

Supervise residential manager and youth clinical manager.

Performs other duties requiring similar skills.

Core Competencies/Demonstrated Skills
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling or
Doctoral level degree in Psychology or related mental health field. Must be a licensed Registered nurse with State of Ohio, an Independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Independently Licensed Social Worker or Independently Licensed Psychologist.

Experience: Eight years of progressive experience in behavioral health care practice and administration/management that includes responsibility for clinical care, best practice development, needs assessment, data analysis, quality improvement, service delivery planning.

Effective care management and administrative skills.
Knowledge of contemporary “best clinical practices” related to the acute inpatient psychiatric treatment of customers with diverse SPMI/SUD problems and addictions/SAMI/DD and related conditions.
Knowledge of the utilization review process and related community resource/treatment coordination activities that support clinically appropriate lengths of stay.
Knowledge of contemporary applied treatment guidelines/ protocols for various populations treated in the ADAMH system of care.
Able to assess, evaluate and think critically (problem solving skills)
Good organization skills.
Able to work effectively and equitably with a wide variety of culturally diverse consumers, staff and public.
Microsoft proficient including ability to collect, analyze, and communicate data
Working knowledge of community resources.
Able to work and problem solve independently as well as part of a team
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong negotiation skills and ability to interact with staff on all levels and across disciplines.
Knowledge of quality improvement/assurance standards and methods.
Able to build and maintain relations between direct service providers and other care givers
Experience in Disaster planning and crisis management
Ability to lead and collaborate efficiently, effectively and equitably
Working knowledge of the children’s mental health system in Franklin County

Please submit resume and cover letter to
Applications received until position is filled.
No phone calls please.
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