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Clinical Manager - Heart of the City

Company: Cherry Health
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Cherry Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a mission to improve the health and wellness of individuals by providing comprehensive primary and behavioral health care while encouraging access by those who are underserved. The Clinical Manager is responsible for providing overall direction and management for the operational and clinical activities of the assigned outpatient program, including achievement of the strategic and clinical goals of the program. The right candidate will possess knowledge and skills related to substance use disorders, brief therapeutic interventions and the integration of behavioral health and primary care. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position working Monday through Friday during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Cherry Health has excellent benefit offerings, check out a sample of the benefits available to our team members below!

  • Internal training/CEU opportunities
  • Training budget for external training/CEU opportunities
  • Professional licensing fees covered
  • Direct supervision and consultation
  • 3 Medical Insurance Plan options for you and your family
  • Dental and Vision Insurance Plans with providers across the State of Michigan
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefit that includes 8 paid full day holidays (Including Black Friday!) and 2 half day paid holidays!
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with generous employer match - fully vested from day 1
  • MET and MESP 529 Savings Plans
  • Pet Insurance!
  • Vendor discounts and much more! Requirements:
    • Must have a master's degree in social work, counseling, or psychology.
    • Must have one of the following licenses in the State of Michigan: LMSW, LPC, or LLP.
    • Must have the CAADC certification (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor) through MCBAP or be on a development plan for the CAADC. CCS certification (Certified Clinical Supervisor) through MCBAP, or being eligible to be on a development plan for the CCS, may be required.
    • Three to five years of previous mental health and/or substance abuse assessment and treatment experience is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job listed above. Responsibilities:
      • Demonstrate leadership and management skills that foster a culture of mentoring, coaching, motivating and engaging staff.
      • Model and communicate key values in the community and to staff in a way that supports Cherry Health's mission.
      • Educate and empower staff to be adept at meeting current and future organizational needs, and adjust schedule staff hours of work, priorities, and assignments to ensure efficient operation, based on workload.
      • Direct, supervise, train, evaluate competencies and address performance issues consistently, promptly and appropriately.
      • Plan and facilitate meetings to communicate organization initiatives and updates to staff.
      • Assist in the development and monitoring of department/program budget.
      • Supervise the delivery of evidence-based practices as the standard of care.
      • Audit patient charts for clinical proficiency, quality, and timeliness.
      • Monitor and manage clinician schedules to ensure that staff time is being utilized effectively and appropriately.
      • Collaborate with management team on addressing issues of compliance and ethics.
      • Monitor credentialing, privileging, and licenses to ensure staff are up to date.
      • Supervise staff to meet productivity expectations.
      • Ensure contractual obligations regarding the specifications of the program, productivity, and frequency of patient contact are met consistently.
      • Manage intakes and referrals.
      • Assist in the development of clinical program goals.
      • May provide direct care to patients.
      • Ensure compliance with CARF, Medicaid, Medicare, Network 180, and Cherry Health guidelines.
      • Understand and adhere to Cherry Health's compliance standards as they appear in Cherry Health's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
      • Perform other duties as assigned.


        We are accepting applications for this position until the position is filled.

        Our policy is to offer all employees and applicants for employment equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected category.

        Cherry Health requires all team members, including temps, contractors, interns, residents, students, etc. to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions. Cherry Health is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Cherry Health, Grand Rapids , Clinical Manager - Heart of the City, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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