Senior Clinician in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description

Joseph J. Peters Institute, a nationally recognized provider serving children, adolescents and adult survivor of trauma as well as perpetrators of sexual abuse and domestic violence, seeks a full-time senior clinician at our Bucks County and Philadelphia locations in the Safety and Responsibility Program. This position will provide services on site in Newtown, Bucks County one to two full days per week. For the Bucks County location, the senior clinician will provide administrative, clinical duties, and case management duties as required, and will work on program development/expansion in order to support the financial health of the organization. At the Philadelphia site, the senior clinician will maintain a clinical caseload and provide supervision to staff and students as required. This position reports to both the Director of Clinical Services (for Bucks County) and the Coordinator of Safety and Responsibility Programs (Philadelphia site).

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the highest quality clinical services to all clients of JJPI.
  • Provide clinical consultation/supervision for Fee-for-service Clinicians / Students as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain clinical utilization at a minimum of 60% or as assigned by the Director of Survivor Services.
  • Attend clinical meetings and scheduled supervision.
  • Provide supervisors with audio or videotaped samples of sessions as required.
  • Provide and implement standards of care in keeping with JJPI and SRP philosophy and protocol.
  • Ensure the provision of comprehensive case management services to clients at 20% case management utilization.
  • Maintain clinical records in accordance with agency, managed care, and licensing requirements.
  • Assist in developing training programs for other staff.
  • Assist in developing and implementing new, innovative treatment strategies.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with referral sources, departments of probation and parole, and other agencies.
  • Work to expand the organization’s work in Bucks County through cultivating relationships with referral sources
  • Provide completed intake evaluation reports within 7 days of initial intake (Bucks County)
  • Clinicians will complete Initial Treatment/Resiliency Plan within the first two visits of client contact.
  • Complete updated treatment plans every 6 months or sooner if clinically indicated.
  • Complete individual therapy progress notes within 24 hours of session with client.
  • Complete group therapy progress notes within 72 hours of the group session.
  • Complete discharge summary within 48 hours of termination date.
  • Complete progress summaries and risk assessments in a timely manner for any upcoming court dates.
  • Follow up appropriately with clients who have missed a session with Probation/Parole, etc.
  • Complete and provide statistical reports (case management and clinical hours) at the end of each week/pay period.
  • Seek out appropriate professional training on formalized risk assessment and other measures for violence and sexual offending as related to the SRP.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Supervises clinicians performing clinical services (Philadelphia)
  • Provides reports for any required court dates.
  • Collects payment of sessions and document as required (Bucks County)
  • Coordinates Polygraph schedule for polygrapher and participants (Bucks County)
  • Conducts Resiliency Review/staffing for participants who are at an impasse or who are nearing the end of treatment
  • Assists with tracking and monitoring of risk assessment data (both sites)
  • Assists in developing training programs for other staff.

Organizational Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with other staff and contribute to the development of a team approach in the milieu and to treatment.
  • Refrain from engaging in any behaviors that may directly or indirectly undermine the collegial atmosphere of the agency, adversely affect the treatment of clients, or destabilize the relationship with the sources of referral for the agency.
  • Understand and communicate with other programs to develop referral networks within PHMC
  • Work to foster a collaborative team approach across all programs.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining referral network. Communicate with Probation/Parole and other representatives of the referral source.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Understand the impact of the caseload requirements on the financial performance of the agency.
  • Understand the payment source of each client.
  • Complete all forms required for submission of bills for services in a timely manner.
  • Work with other staff to develop new treatment programs to promote the financial performance of the agency.


  • Promote the agency in interactions with other agencies and professionals.
  • Participate in market planning for the agency as required.

 Education Requirement:

  • A Master’s or Doctoral Degree in a field related to clinical work.
  • License in Psychology or Social Work (LCSW) or Counseling Psychology (LPC) a must.
  • At least two years providing clinical services to individuals referred due to sexual behavior problems or sexual aggression.
  • Training on risk assessment instruments measuring recidivism rates of adult sex offenders.
  • Training in evidence-based practice (preferred)