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Regional Program Administrator  Jamaica, NY  : 8/19/2021
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Under the supervision of the Senior Administrator of OASAS Residential Programs, the Regional Program Administrator ensures quality care and oversees the functions of the program according to regulatory bodies and accreditation requirements.  This individual is responsible for the oversight and implementation of care and resources for the purpose of meeting the physical, emotional and social needs of clients.  The Regional Program Administrator provides supervision of all programs' services and works to develop, implement, track, report, and evaluate measurable outcomes.   The requirements listed below represent some of the knowledge, skill and or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities as defined by the ADA to perform essential functions of the job. The salary is $120K
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                                      
  • Provide supervision to the Program Director and Operations Director of the residential program. 
  • Plan, develop and monitor day-to-day operations for the 150 bed OASAS licensed residential program.
  • Oversight of the hiring process and provide leadership, guidance, direction, and supervision to all staff
  • Participate in program evaluation activities and deliver (or learn to deliver) services using evidenced-based practices.
  • Review and approval of initial needs assessment and initial treatment plans, as needed
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and City regulatory requirements and ensures that all aspects of clinical care conforms to these requirements.
  • Establish and foster community/provider relationships.
  • Participate in agency management and planning activities.
  • Ensure client substance abuse and other therapeutic groups engaging and meets the needs of population including trips, events, etc. 
  • Work with clinical supervisors to provide individual and clinical group supervision to residential counselors and other clinical staff.    
  • Meet regularly with clinical supervisors to discuss and monitor program effectiveness. 
  • Perform utilization reviews, monitoring case records, ensuring compliance with all contract stipulations.
  • Review OASAS Website keeping updated with 819 and 820 regulations and local service bulletins. 
  • Ensure clinical staff conduct periodic audit of client services and documentation.
  • Oversee case reviews, and case conferences, as needed.
  • Submit monthly and/or quarterly reports to executive management and/or performance based contractors.
  • Provide crisis intervention with clients, as needed.
  • Facilitate team meetings and staff development activities.
  • Conduct, attend, and participate in local and national meetings, conferences, coalitions, etc. 
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Master's Degree in Sociology, Psychology or  Bachelor in Human Service Field /CASAC
  • Qualified Health Professional (QHP) required 
  • 5+ years of prior experience in substance use disorder treatment setting. 
  • Experience in management
  • Basic computer skills for word processing, spreadsheet, and electronic health record (EHR) use
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong follow-up skills required
  • Ability to work in and be sensitive to a culturally diverse environment
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish Speaking, preferred 

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*

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