Coordinator of Clinical Services

Yaldei Developmental Center - Montréal, QC (13 months ago)

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Coordinator of Clinical Services (CCS)

The CCS ensures best practices, operations and the highest quality programming for all children and young people receiving on-site and off-site clinical and rehabilitation services with Yaldei,

  • Supports a trans-disciplinary treatment model;
  • Directly supervises the clinical programming of the Toddler group(Early Intervention
  • Conducts intake interviews and makes treatment recommendation
  • Plans and Animates the professional clinical/administrative meeting
  • Ensures parent-therapist communication & coaching;
  • Reviews professional assessments, reports and treatment plan recommendations prior to publication;
  • Supervises therapists independently and within departments - SLP; OT; PT; Creative Arts etc;
  • Together with the clinical team develops, supervises, updates and evaluates treatment plans with subsequent recommended modifications
  • Ensures the development, implementation and evaluation of the Intervention Plan (IP) for each client within the clinical stream. (Long & short term goals; progress and evaluation, reporting);
  • Develops and maintains working relationships and partnerships with a variety of CPE and school settings toward establishing clinically sound and cost effective programs for children in an integrated setting;
  • Brings current research and an awareness of developing research based methods to the clinical and management teams and encourages team members to do the same;
  • Identifies training needs and opportunities for staff and collaborates with the clinical team to provide information evenings for parents;
  • Works collaboratively with senior management toward achieving the goals and objectives of a growing Center and School
  • Manages professional caseload

The candidate will lead a Trans-disciplinary Team and with its collaboration:

  • Establishes a clear direction and vision for the team, while listening and providing support and supervision to the team members.
  • Incorporates a shared set of values that clearly provide direction for the team’s service provision; these values should be visible and consistently portrayed.
  • Demonstrates a team culture and trans-disciplinary atmosphere of trust where contributions are valued and consensus / problem solving is fostered.
  • Ensures appropriate procedures and infrastructures are in place to uphold the vision of the service.
  • Ensures quality child-focused services with documented outcomes; utilizes feedback to improve the quality of intervention.
  • Utilizes leadership and communication strategies that promote intra-team communication, collaborative decision-making and effective team processes.
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection of staff who demonstrate interdisciplinary competencies including team functioning, collaborative leadership, communication, professional knowledge and experience and provides tools and support for successful onboarding.
  • Facilitates professional development through appropriate training, recognition, and opportunities for career development

Candidate Qualifications

  • Familiar and comfortable with the transdisciplinary clinical team approach of program / treatment plan design, delivery and evaluation.
  • Master’s level in related fields, and a minimum 5 years’ experience in the field of child development and special populations.
  • Abilities for managing the interface of communication technologies and special populations.
  • Leadership and change management skills. Possessing human relation skills characterized by clear and respectful communication. She / he will foster respectful and professional relationships amongst team members.
  • Organized, flexible and able to multi task toward meeting short and long term deadlines. Organizational skills will ensure planned objectives and improved procedures, which allow team members to perform optimally.
  • Understanding and respectful of the multicultural character of the Center / School, to the Jewish culture and mandate serving children from all backgrounds and how these affect the child’s point of view, as well as staff.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • child development and special populations: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

Location:

  • Montréal, QC (Required)

Language:

  • English and French (Required)