Clinical Manager - James Wright Center in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 12/6/2019

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Organization: HHC

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, Indiana's first community mental health center, provides comprehensive care for emotional and behavioral problems, including severe mental illness and substance abuse. The Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center offers both inpatient and outpatient services, including several outreach centers as well as clinic- and community-based services.

Manager – Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Program

James Wright Center

 Job Summary


The Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Program (SEMHC) is Indiana’s first community mental health center, we have a philosophy of care that stresses strength-based, community centered treatment that utilizes the recovery model and welcomes all patients from children to seniors. 

The James Wright Center Clinical Manager will have oversight over two (2) programs the Adult Outpatient which primarily serves those with psychotic disorders and severe mood disorders who need some level of case management due to loss of functioning in multiple areas of their life

and the Intensive Adult Outpatient Teams (IAOP) which provides intensive wrap-around services to adults with serious mental illness.  Clients must be 18 years or older and have not been successful with traditional outpatient support.  Clients must have experienced recent hospitalization, jail, crisis services, homelessness, or, more often, a combination of these


We are looking for Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center Clinical Manager to join our stellar team in within our James Wright Center.

A SEMHC Clinical Manager manages and coordinates day-to-day activities of site teams. This position works with the team in setting goals, and makes recommendations regarding additions to program and/or reallocation of staffing resources

Essential Functions

Here are some of the essential functions that a SEMHC Manager will perform on a daily basis

  • Manages and coordinates day to day activities of site teams
  • Oversees staff from multiple disciplines
  • Endorses and models a strengths based, community centered model of care
  • Provides administrative/clinical supervision to program staff
  • Works with the team in setting goals, and makes recommendations regarding additions to program and/or reallocation of staffing resources
  • Leads consumer satisfaction and performance improvement initiatives
  • Establishes quality/outcome indicators for programs and regularly assesses progress, reporting outcomes to the Leadership Team
  • Establishes, monitors and manages the budget for area of responsibility
  • Supplies financial reporting data to finance staff in a timely manner (forecasts, variance reports etc.)
  • Ensures that client care follows established best practices
  • Continually assesses efficiency of programs and makes needed adjustments to assure maximum productivity and profit
  • Evaluates staff and supports staff development initiatives
  • Makes recommendations and participates in the process of hiring, transfers, personnel actions and terminations
  • Monitors all facilities and programs associated with the manager, assuring that their operation meets all regulatory requirements
  • Manages all contracts, grants and service agreements, fulfilling any internal or external reporting requirements


What Qualities and Experience are we looking for

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or health administration
  • Five years of clinical experience in a mental health setting
  • A minimum of two years of management/supervision experience

 Eskenazi Benefits

The benefits you would enjoy as part of the team

  • Competitive Base Salary

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long and Short-Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • PTO

  • 401A Retirement Plan
  • Training and Advancement opportunities

  • Free Fitness Gym

  • Employee Wellness Programs

  • On Campus Dining Options

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center's primary mission is to serve individuals with serious mental illness and chronic addiction as well as seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families. Patients of all ages are welcomed, from children to seniors, with a philosophy of care that stresses strength-based and family- and community-centered treatment utilizing the Recovery Model of treatment.


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