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Clinical Supervisor

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Job ID: 174686
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Departmental Requirements

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Behavioral Health is looking for a full-time Clinical Supervisor for the Psychiatry Admin department!!!!

INSPIRE SPCC Clinical Supervisor, Psychotherapist


This position is housed in the Suicide Prevention Consultation Center (SPCC), which is being implemented by a large, federally-funded center grant (Penn INSPIRE Center) in partnership with local emergency departments. The clinical supervisor will be responsible for providing clinical and administrative supervision to psychotherapists in the SPCC. In addition, the clinical supervisor will provide evidence-based, time-efficient clinical interventions and case management via telehealth to adult patients during and following suicide-related emergency department visits. As part of this clinical intervention, the clinical supervisor will assess for suicide risk and collaboratively develop a safety plan with the patient to identify potential warning signs of a suicidal crisis and points of potential intervention. During the month following discharge from the ED, the clinical supervisor will conduct weekly structured outreach via telephone with the patient. These phone calls will include a brief risk assessment and mood check, review and revision of the safety plan developed during the initial telehealth visit, and provide support for outpatient treatment engagement, including facilitating connections to treatment and assessing barriers to engagement in care.


·Supervise a team of clinical staff. Responsible for hiring, firing, and performance management of clinical staff.

·Provide brief, evidence-based clinical intervention (Stanley-Brown Safety Planning Intervention) to a diverse population of emergency department patients at risk for suicide remotely via telehealth

·Conduct weekly structured patient outreach by telephone in month following patient discharge from the emergency department, including a brief risk assessment, mood check, and review/revision of the safety plan

·Facilitate outpatient follow-up treatment for patients and support outpatient treatment engagement

·Document assessments and interventions in electronic health record in a timely and appropriate manner to maintain thorough records in compliance with regulatory and insurance requirements

·Communicate and collaborate with emergency department team regarding individual patients

·Participate in regularly scheduled caseload consultation with the suicide prevention expert

·Advanced training in trauma-informed care, racial trauma, culturally-competent supervision, and/or culturally-responsive interventions is highly desired

·Perform duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures

·Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization


Master's Degree in Social Work or Counseling and 3+ year post-graduate clinical exp (Required)

1+ years management exp. (Required)

LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LMHC in the Commonwealth of PA (Required)

LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LMHC in the State of NJ (Preferred)

Necessary continuing education credits to maintain licensure in clinical social work, and credentials to practice psychotherapy. (Required)

State of PA background clearance (PATCH report) (Required)

If applicable, fingerprinting & FBI clearance if residing outside of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or if residency in Pennsylvania is less than two years. (Required)

Successful completion of the PEAC payer enrollment process by the UPHS Office of Medical Affairs. (Required)



    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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