Clinical Supervisor - Crisis Intervention Unit

Date: Dec 8, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: SEMHC  

Req ID:  10656 


Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.




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Job Role Summary

The Clinical Supervisor develops and oversees processes to assure that treatment plans are reviewed and updated at intervals indicated by guidelines and that documentation standards are met.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County. Models Eskenazi Health values of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development, and Excellence
  • Provides clinical supervision to clinicians, case managers or other related positions
  • Maintains expertise in specific research-based clinical practices and protocols
  • Teaches research-based clinical practices and protocols to other staff, and monitors staff adherence and fidelity to those practices and protocols
  • Provides orientation and on-the-job training to assure staff are well prepared for their roles
  • Collaborates/consults with psychiatrist, Manager and other personnel for the integration and development of necessary treatment services
  • Participates in the development of in-service training opportunities to assure staff remain current in their practice
  • Works collaboratively with other organizations to assure continuity of services for our clients, developing systems for referral
  • Monitors clinical work performance, assists in preparing personnel data and performance evaluations as assigned
  • Assists staff in preparing documentation; including letters to court, evaluations and professional correspondence
  • Assists Manager in managing contracts, grants and other service agreements
  • Provides a comprehensive range of strengths and community based interventions for clients
  • Develops and oversees processes to assure that treatment plans are reviewed and updated at intervals indicated by guidelines and that documentation standards are met
  • Demonstrates familiarity with best practices for a variety of client populations
  • Provides indirect services to external agencies and the community through consultation and education
  • Serves as a role model and clinical resource for other clinicians
  • Assists clinicians in determining appropriate interventions to aid clients in reaching their treatment goals
  • Assists other team members in covering client needs
  • Offers input for staff performance appraisals

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in human services plus five years' experience
  • If your degree is a Master's of Social Work you must have an Licensed Social Work (LSW) and be working towards Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW)
  • State licensure for independent practice

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of strength and community based treatment models
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to be both clear and concise in written and verbal communication
  • Advanced knowledge of:
  • psychiatric/addiction diagnoses and understanding of their impact on behavior
  • psychotropic medication; their uses and side effects
  • research based clinical practices and protocols
  • Use of discretion and independent decision-making regarding staff, clients and program matters
  • Ability to:
  • teach, support and mentor others
  • use communication appropriate to the age of the audience
  • teach evidenced based clinical practices and protocols to other staff
  • monitor adherence to clinical practices intervention according to fidelity of clinical models
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Leadership and team building ability
  • All individuals working for the Opioid Treatment Program must have experience and training to safely manage therapeutic services to patients and to provide therapeutic services to patients receiving Opioid treatment medication.


  • Mental Status Exam
  • Medications
  • DSM IV
  • Legal
  • CPI
  • Functional Assessment (HAP)
  • CPR
  • Annual Education
  • Addictions
  • Age Related
  • CANS (Staff Working with Children)




Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis