This post has expired! It was posted more than 90 days ago.

Director of Clinical Programs and Services
Posted date [Nov-08-2016]
(ID: 4430)
Director of Clinical Programs and Services - $90,000 - $140,000 a year obsResumes/listings/1785/Director-of-Cli nical-Programs-and-Services-$90,000-$140 ,000-a-year.html
Listing ID: 1785


The New York City Administration for Children‚s Services (ACS) is seeking an outstanding candidate to serve as the Director of Clinical Programs and Services. This position is an integral member of the leadership team for ACS, one of the country‚s premier children‚s services agencies dedicated to strengthening NYC‚s families and their 1.8 million children.

The Office of Child and Family Health is expanding technical assistance and case-specific support for Children's Services internal and external stakeholders. Additional plans include the strengthening of oversight for direct clinical services offered at the Children's Center, including various field offices for children awaiting foster care placement. Reporting to the Agency Medical Director, the Director of Clinical Programs will be responsible for the following:

‚Ę Manage and oversee the various clinical programs within OCFH, including the Medical Consents, Pediatric Aids, Audit, and the Special and Exceptional Needs units.
‚Ę Monitor and evaluate the provision of health services to children in foster care.
‚Ę Directly supervise the operationalization of policies and procedures on Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders, admissions to specialized care facilities, consents for medical treatment and procedures and enrollment in Clinical Trials.
‚Ę Provide technical assistance to Children's Services' and provider agency staff on medical and physical health issues and practices.
‚Ę Manage medical service contracts for external agencies providing services in support of OCFH Programs.
‚Ę Manage health service-related contracts for nursing services.
‚Ę Provide supervision of nursing care, including the evaluation and treatment of children and youth at the Children's Center and children undergoing clinical assessments.
‚Ę Development and implement appropriate policies, procedures and protocols.
‚Ę Provide back-up coverage of primary care to children and youth at the Children's Center, including staff and contract nurses in the absence of the Assistant Director for Nursing.
‚Ę Develop strategies to increase awareness, knowledge and skills of child welfare staff regarding medical issues.
‚Ę Serve as a direct advisor to Children's Services on health policy and changes in health regulations and develop appropriate policies to meet health regulations and standards.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A valid New York state license as a Registered Nurse, a baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an accredited college and a master's degree in Nursing, Public Health or a related field, plus four years of recent experience in public health or hospital nursing or a related field; at least 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive, consultative or educational capacity, or in supervision of professional public health nursing personnel working in any of the above mentioned areas; or

2. Education and/or experience equivalent to ""1"" above. However, all candidates must possess a valid New York State license as a Registered Nurse, and a baccalaureate degree in Nursing from an accredited college; and must possess the 18 months of specialized experience as described in ""1"" above.

Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate should possess the following: Certified Nurse Practitioner in Family or Pediatric Medicine; three (3) years minimum experience in providing direct primary health care to children and adolescents, including well-child, sick visits, and some psychiatric ex

Candidates will not contact you directly. Any relevant candidates will be forwarded by our staff.
Job Title Director of Clinical Programs and Services
Post Details
Start Date
Job Type Job Type -> Contract
Experience Level
Classification Job Classification -> Social Work/Counseling
Required Qualifications
Desired Qualifications