Position:  Clinical Supervisor (1515 -39)
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  1515-39
# of Openings:  1

Clinical Supervisor  (1515-39)
Deadline to Apply:
Open until filled
Work Location:
River City Correctional Facility
3220 Colerain Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45225
Work Hours:
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, M-F
Starting Salary:
$21.49 - $22.62 per hour
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in social/behavioral sciences field OR licensure as social worker/professional counselor or certification as Ohio Chemical Dependency Counselor. 
  • Strong working knowledge of the criminal justice system, understanding of cognitive behavioral treatment and the principles of effective intervention. 
  • At least five years work experience with a correctional population. 
  • At least two years supervisory experience preferred.
Licensure and Certification Requirements        
  • Licensure as a Social Worker/Professional Counselor or certification as Ohio Chemical Dependency Counselor (either can be in lieu of a Master’s degree).
Nature of Work in this Class
  • The Clinical Supervisor coordinates the implementation of all treatment, case management, education, job readiness and educational programming for residents. 
  • This position supervises and coordinates the work activities of Case Managers, Educational Specialists and Employment Specialists.  Work is supervised by the Program Director.
Essential Functions
  •  Supervises and coordinates work activities of Case Managers, Educational Specialists and Employment   Specialists.
  •  Ensures work is performed in accordance with regulations.
  •  Reviews intake documentation on residents assigned to specific pod.
  •  Administers day to day programming, including scheduling of pod activities.
  •  Ensures adequate resources are available for delivery of services to residents.
  • Meets with treatment staff on a weekly basis and facilitates case reviews.
  • Maintains accurate monthly statistics and prepares reports for Program Director.
  • Meets with Program Director and other Team Leaders on a weekly basis.
  • Chairs quality assurance meetings to ensure resident records are maintained and quality standards are met.
  • Manages relationships with outside agencies.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to information obtained and processed in the operation of the facility.
  • Manages all aspects of individual caseload and individual case records and program records of residents assigned to them.
  • Apply behavior management system to manage residents’ behaviors.
  • Performs crisis intervention services.
  • Makes court appearances as designated.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to information obtained and processed in the operation of the facility.
  • Conducts home and/or employment visits if needed.
Marginal Functions
  • Performs related administrative duties including staff performance evaluations.
  • Supplements facility coverage as needed.
  • Performs all other duties as required.
Positions Supervised
  • Case Managers, Employment Specialists and Education Specialists.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of basic supervision skills. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisees, supervisors, other departments and outside resources. 
  • Knowledge of sociology, psychology, criminal justice and other social sciences.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
  • Knowledge of substance abuse evaluation and treatment.
  • Knowledge of local treatment programs.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence and child abuse issues.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, residents’ families, co-workers, outside agencies, etc.
  • Ability to gather, collate and classify information about data, people or things.
  • Ability to work under stressful and demanding conditions.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and organize workload.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work independently.
Working Conditions
  • Moderate noise in Correctional Facility setting.
Physical Demands
  • Work involves a significant amount of standing, walking, sitting, talking, listening, stooping, crouching and reaching with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to transfer up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to reach into file drawers in standard four-drawer filing cabinets.
  • Visual ability sufficient to effectively operate a copier, facsimile machine and a computer terminal, and to read reports, correspondence and instructions.
  • Hearing ability sufficient to converse with other individuals, both in person and by telephone.
  • Speaking ability sufficient to communicate effectively with other individuals in person and by telephone.
  • Ability to read and prepare reports with recommendations.
  • Conveys and receives information in person, over the telephone, as well as by automated means.


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