Director of Outpatient Services in Columbus, Ohio at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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Job Description


Compensation Base: 68000

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelors or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.


  • This is a professional position providing clinical supervision, staff and program development, and implementation for its clinical program. This position will provide supervision of staff performing individual, group, and family counseling; assessments, including diagnosis, crisis intervention and case management; skill for working with youth possessing mental health needs and/or chemically dependent youth, and provide leadership in developing the skills of other clinical staff.  This position may also perform clinical services as needed.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Supervises planning and scheduling of the daily clinical operations.
  • Reviews service program and curriculum to ensure compliance with program mission, philosophy, and key principals.
  • Applies relevant federal, state, and local agency statutes, rules, policies, procedures, and best practice standards related to treatment planning.
  • Conducts effective clinical treatment team meetings.
  • Ensures and provides for timely treatment planning reviews.
  • Ensures and provides for clinical and educational coordination with the assistance of the Program Director.
  • Supervises/Provides clinical and case management services.
  • Analyzes and interprets client records/reports of treatment, behavior, and progress regarding treatment services.
  • Ensures and provides for effective case management development and implementation including Specialized Behavior Intervention Plans, Progress and Court Reports, and Treatment Team Meetings
  • Conducts and coordinates clinical file reviews, including peer reviews, and ensures reviews are completed according to standards.
  • Conducts reviews/counter-signatures for all treatment progress notes (IOP, Case Management, Individual and Group Counseling, Family Counseling, and Incident Reports) for outpatient agency.
  • Provides clinical supervision of all clinical staff for outpatient agency.
  • Provides assessment, including diagnosis; Individual and Group Counseling sessions; and Family Counseling sessions per clinical schedule and as needed.
  • Provides screening and assessment; including diagnosis, when appropriate to scope of practice, for adult client population.
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with various community and referral agencies.
  • Interprets program objectives to individual and public or private agencies to obtain mutual understanding, cooperation and support.
  • Demonstrates constructive working relationships within the agency staff.
  • Interprets, implements, enforces and role models agency policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements systems to organize and monitor work activities to ensure effective organizational and individual performance.
  • Participates in the Performance Improvement Process.
  • Prepares for ODADAS, ODMH, the Joint Commission, and other regulatory agency site visits.
  • Presents a positive agency image to other service providers and to the community.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervisory endorsement and a declared scope of practice of alcohol and drug addiction counseling and licensed to perform clinical supervision; OR
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker with supervisory endorsement and a declared scope of practice of alcohol and drug addiction counseling and licensed to perform clinical supervision.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.


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