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About Central Alabama Wellness

Central Alabama Wellness is a 501c3 organization dedicated to serving the communities of Shelby and Chilton Counties.  We believe wellness is an active process of becoming aware and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life.  Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a process of change and growth.  Maintaining wellness is the cornerstone to achieving the best possible quality of life. At Central Alabama Wellness, our goal is to help others live life well.


For more than 50 years, Central Alabama Wellness has served the community through a wide array of services, including therapy, psychiatry, case management residential services, and other community-based services. The organization’s services are certified through the Alabama Department of Health.


Position Summary

The Adult MI Outpatient Coordinator Director, in conjunction with the clinical director, oversees the organization's outpatient therapist across CAW’s footprint. This person will serve as a critical leader in the client and staff relationships and treatment plans, ensuring excellent services are delivered to clients.  


Specific Responsibilities


  1. Provides direct services to consumers


  • Ensures that all necessary information is obtained at the intake interview.

  • Renders accurate diagnosis based on available information and according to DMH Standards.

  • Provides individualized therapy according to local and accepted professional standards.

  • Utilizes all means to follow-up with consumers in the event of missed or

  • cancelled appointments when therapy is critical.

  • Effectively manages program of aftercare services for consumers released from hospital.

  • Conducts psychosocial evaluations according to accepted professional

  • standards for those consumers pending admission to various treatment facilities.

  • Exercise proper judgement as to when and where consumers are referred.

  • Documentation is concise, accurate and occurs within one working day of all pertinent clinical activities.

  • Meets monthly productivity requirement for billable services and ensures that productivity spreadsheets are completed.

  • Maintains and provides accurate consultation to community agencies.

  • Provides accurate expert witness testimony at courts/attorneys' request.

  • Provides prompt and appropriate response to clinical emergencies. 

B. Coordinates Outpatient Office

  • Provides accurate input into the hiring and termination of employees supervised.

  • Provides supervision of support staff.

  • Applies Center Personnel Policies and Procedures on a consistent basis.

  • Completes employee evaluations on a timely basis.

  • Ensures all staff productivities are provided in timely manner as well as provides the summary spreadsheet for productivity for all staff under coordinators supervision.

  • Addresses supervisory issues with staff in a timely manner following the guidelines set out in the policy and procedures.

C.  Maintains and provides liaison and education for the Center, other community agencies and the general public.

  • Presentations are presented in an effective and professional manner.

  • Presentations are accurately targeted toward audience.

  • Effectively serves as a positive advocate for mental health services in the area.

  • Represents Central Alabama Wellness in a professional manner at all times.

D. Maintains and improves professional skills.

  • Attends and actively participates in professional workshops, in-service.

  • training and quality assurance reviews.

  • Reads current professional periodicals.

  • Effectively utilizes people on staff for consultation.

E. Any other duties clinical and/or non-clinical as assigned by the supervisor.

Compensation & Benefits

The range for this role is competitive based on experience.  Final offers will be contingent on a background check. A retirement contribution plan is offered.   Additionally, a comprehensive package is available, including health and dental insurance, annual leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Central Alabama Wellness does not discriminate. Opportunity for employment will be open to any person who, on the basis of merit, can present satisfactory evidence of qualifications for the position to be filled.  No person will be denied employment on the basis of race, religion, disability, military or veteran status, age, sex, creed, color, national origin, genetic information, or any basis protected by law.

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