CLINICAL SUPERVISOR in East Saint Louis, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Compensation Base: $18.510 per hour or $38,500.80 annually

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Clinical Supervisor will be responsible for assuring that all GEO Re-entry Services Program models, Illinois Department of Corrections contract requirements and DASA licensing obligations are fulfilled and will have Supervisory Responsibility over Senior Counselors and Counselors I and II. 

 Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop organization / unit and clinical supervision structure including standard operating procedure manuals for all program operations, including the Methamphetamine Program, to ensure compliance with DASA licensing regulations, IDOC and Corporate policies. 
  • Ensure full staffing, including recruiting, selecting developing therapeutic community skills / competencies, staffing ratios to meet contractual requirements.
  • Training and staff development: mission, policies, objectives (short and long term), conduct new hire, therapeutic community program and experiential training.
  • Establish management strategic plans, policies, procedures, programmatic direction and standards.
  • Monitor / Oversight of program staff / related activities to include Counselors I and II, Senior Counselor and Clerk/Typist.
  • Develop, update and disseminate internal policies and procedures.
  • Conduct and document clinical team meetings and staff meetings; schedule employees as per compliance and therapeutic community program training.  Perform timely employee evaluations and employee disciplinary actions as needed.
  • Develop and maintain IDOC correctional contract professional relationships; attend any meetings / functions as required by the Warden or designee.
  • Report writing: weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually as required.
  • Develop and monitor programming and services to ensure that program and DASA licensing standards are in compliance.
  • Monitor tracking and outcome questionnaire data to improve delivery of services and to establish overall effectiveness of program.
  • Work as a team member with entire treatment and ancillary staff to promote consistent and coordinated efforts.
  • Review clinical files and perform individual record audits for licensing compliance and required documentation to ensure delivery of services.  Document monthly clinical supervision meetings and group observations.
  • If deemed necessary, maintain client caseload, provide individual and group counseling as per the Correctional Recovery Program elements as well as perform ASI Assessments.
  • Other related duties as may be requested by the Program Director, Assistant Director, or Clinical Manager.


Job Requirements

Level of Work: The Clinical Supervisor will be a chemical dependency professional familiar with DSM-V and ASAM criteria.  A minimum of a Master’s Degree and either two years of experience working in a therapeutic community treatment model or two years wok experience in a residential treatment program is required. Management experience is preferred. The Clinical Supervisor must have their CADC or other certification as required by DASA.  Five years relevant experience in the Addictions/Substance Abuse Treatment field may be substituted for Master’s Degree.  Experience or expertise with offender populations preferred.

 Job Specifications:  Based in Housing Unit (or other location as deemed appropriate by the Director or Deputy Director).

 Working Conditions:  Must be capable of working in an aggressive and somewhat stressful environment.  

 Physical Requirements:  Minimal lifting is required, consisting mostly of Client Charts.  Clinical Supervisor must be able to climb stairs on a daily basis as necessary to access all housing units.  All employees must be able to navigate throughout facility on own accord. 

 Disclaimer Statement: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.