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Behavioral Health (Basics)


Program Director, Men's Residential Substance Abuse (Bilingual-Spanish)  Bronx, NY  : 3/22/2022
Job Description

Job ID#:

3047

Job Category:

Behavioral Health (Basics)

Position Type:

Full Time


Details:

Under the supervision of the Senior Administrator of OASAS Residential Programs, the Program Director 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 Program Director provides supervision of all programs' services and works to develop, implement, track, report, and evaluate measureable 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 range is $100-110,000/annually
 
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                              
 
  • Plan, develop and monitor day-to-day operations for the 130 bed OASAS licensed residential program.
  • Oversight of the hiring process and provide leadership, guidance, direction, and supervision to all staff
  • Supervise the managers of the residential program (e.g. clinical supervisor, medical director, operations supervisor, etc.)
  • 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 supervisor to provide individual and clinical group supervision to residential counselors and other clinical staff.    
  • Meet regularly with clinical supervisor to discuss and monitor program effectiveness. 
  • Perform utilization reviews, monitoring case records, ensuring compliance with all contract stipulations.
  • Review OASAS Website keeping updated with 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.


 
REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                                                               
 
  • Must be fully vaccinated against covid-19
  • Must have 820 Residential Services experience
  • 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, required

 
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