PROGRAM DIRECTOR (QP) – Women’s Residential Facility, Pembroke, NC
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Program Director of Robeson Health Care Corporation’s Professional Counseling Services provides leadership and direction in the development, initiation, and ongoing direction of client care. This position will be responsible for providing program implementation and clinical supervision to all employees at the facility. This position requires knowledge and skill in the areas of administrative management and clinical supervision. The administrative and management skills include but are not limited to: budgeting, employee & program evaluation, and overall operations of Professional Counseling Services (PCS). Clinical knowledge and skills are needed to supervise the following areas: SACOT, SAIOP, Diagnostic Assessment, program development, staff, medical records and other relevant issues. Program Director (or another LCAS or CCS) must be on site a minimum of 90% of the hours SACOT operates and a minimum of 50% of the hours SAIOP operates.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Administrative/Management Duties:
- Responsible for supervision and development of the behavioral health care program.
- Work with clinical and administrative staff in designing remedies for service gaps.
- Supervise all non-clinical staff and assure appropriate coverage of facility.
- Meet regularly and supervise staff to assure coordination of activities.
- Prepare periodic reports for the Clinical Director and Chief Behavioral Health Officer regarding the progress in remedying service gaps and the overall operation of the program.
- Maintain open lines of communication with the LME, department of social services, and other involved agencies on issues related to all aspects of the program.
- Maintain open lines of communication with North Carolina Substance Abuse Division and other state agencies on issues related to all aspects of the program.
- Coordinate with Clinical Director and Chief Behavioral Health Officer to gather required data for performance improvement reporting.
- Provide technical support for organizational planning and strategic assessments.
- Assure that all staff receives the mandatory training required by Services Definitions and facility licensing requirements.
- Prepare program/facility for audits and inspections including: Medicaid, Substance Abuse Block Grant, Endorsement, Joint Commission and others as appropriate.
2. Clinical Duties:
- Supervise all clinical staff in the areas of 12 Core Functions and other relevant clinical areas.
- Oversee screenings and referrals and perform admissions assessments as needed for the RHCC outpatient treatment program.
- Oversee all treatment which includes but is not limited to SACOT, SAIOP, Community Support, Diagnostic Assessment, development/use of Person Centered Plans, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, family therapy, crisis intervention, and case management.
- Provide direct clinical services as needed.
- Supervise and review medical record documentation.
- Supervise program clinical productivity (utilization).
- Assure that all staff are appropriately privileged and competent to provide designated services.
- Perform other necessary duties as required by RHCC to meet the goals of providing primary health care services and behavioral health care services.
SAFETY OFFICER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Survey the facility for any safety hazards daily.
2. Report safety hazards to the Director of Facility Services.
3. Conduct emergency drills (Fire and Tornado) monthly.
4. Complete facility safety inspection checklist and submit to the Director of Facility Services monthly.
The Program Director reports to and is evaluated by the Clinical Director.
The evaluation of work performance will be ongoing and will be carried out by the Clinical Director. The evaluation will include the specific duties and responsibilities of this position description plus employee attitude and general working behavior.
- A master’s degree in a human service related field or a bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field and 5 years substance abuse counseling experience.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in clinical supervision.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in administrative and management in a substance abuse program.
- Licensed Addiction Specialist (LCAS) is required
- Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) or Must obtain CCS with 18 months of employment
- Knowledge of budgets/diverse cost centers and funding sources.
- Excellent abilities in communication skills (speaking/writing).
- Experience in both long- and short-term strategic planning.
- Ability to provide day-to-day leadership and technical assistance to clinical management and other corporate professionals.
- Ability to work, plan, and perform duties with minimum supervision.
- Skilled as a trainer, manager, clinician, and supervisor in both programmatic and clinical service delivery.
- Maintain all professional certifications, licenses and trainings in order to provide direct consumer services as required by Core Rules and Service Definitions.
Interested applicants submit resume to: [email protected]
Posted on: March 19, 2019