Clinical Supervisor, Addiction Treatment Services

Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 148819-1A
Date Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Job Description

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

*Sign on bonus up to $3000* (pro-rated for part time)

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing individual and group supervision to case managers, recovery specialists and interns. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the use of evidence based practices and for supporting staff in developing skills in responding to complex issues such as co-occurring disorders and trauma. The Clinical Supervisor is also responsible for conducting assessments and providing individual and group services to residents requiring additional support. The individual in this position is required to participate in rotating weekend and after hours on call coverage for Ryan House and the co-located Transitional Support Services program. 


1.      Provides clinical supervision and crisis consultation to case managers and recovery specialist staff.

2.      Maintains current knowledge of evidence based practices including Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorders.

3.      Provides training and supervision to ensure the use of evidence based practices by clinical staff.

4.      Monitors and assigns case managers caseloads.

5.      Conducts assessments and provides individual and group services to residents requiring additional support.

6.      In collaboration with the program’s Leadership Team, continually reviews the clinical program design and implements recommendations for improved client treatment.

7.      Chairs the weekly multidisciplinary treatment team meeting. Discusses and develops strategies to maximize client’s continuation and compliance in treatment.

8.      Audits clinical documentation to ensure adequate and timely documentation that is in conformance with state regulations. 

9.      Participates in meetings with internal and external stakeholders and community service providers.

10.  Regularly reviews the group treatment curriculum and develops new groups in response to the needs of the client population.

11.  Maintains necessary records.

12.  Participates in rotating weekend and after hours on call coverage for Ryan House and the co-located Transitional Support Services program. 

13. Provides direct clinical supervision to case management and recovery specialist staff.  Participates in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications & Education:

Master’s degree in in psychology, social work, rehabilitative counseling or a closely related field required.  At least two years of experience working in the substance abuse treatment field. Knowledge of evidenced based treatments is essential. Ability to incorporate the use of Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorders required. Must be able to exercise good judgment clinically, legally and ethically and to consult with supervisor as needed.


Scheduled Hours

Full time, 40 hours per week

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.