Services for the Underserved

  • Program Director, Behavioral Health

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Category
    Behavioral Health
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Program Director will provide supervision of all program staff with regard to Case Management to ensure quality care for residents with a substance abuse history.

     

    Essential Job Functions:

     

    1. Familiar with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations as they apply to the community residence program and agency policies
    2. Direct supervision of all program staff with regard to Case Management
    3. Development and implementation of individual client service plans in conjunction     with clinical staff, counseling team and client
    4. The Program Director is responsible for insuring that contracts with clients reflect goals of service plans for assisting counselors to develop intervention goals and activities which support the service plan
    5. Coordinates Annual Functional Assessment Review for each client, submitting report and recommendations to Utilization Review Committee.
    6. Responsible for maintaining contact with other service agencies and insuring client placement for treatment and program activities (may include volunteer job placement)
    7. Responsible for coordination with Intake Coordinator of orientation and transitioning in to program of all new residents
    8. Participates in discharge planning
    9. Provides emergency and relief coverage as necessary
    10. May represent agency with community groups and agencies
    11. Prepares report for Assistant Deputy Director of Mental Health Services and Executive Director, including any problems, and proposals for changes in policies or program design
    12. Provides supervisory meetings with all staff and maintains documentation of these meetings
    13. Additional duties as requested from time to time by the Regional Director

     

    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree required
    • Minimum of five years’ experience in the field having dealt with shelters and the homeless populations as well as managing staff
    • A valid NYS drivers’ license preferred
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from group of administrators, managers, consumers, and the general public

    Company Overview

    As a leading provider of residential and support services to individuals with special needs, Services for the UnderServed provides the resources you need to build on your experience amidst our culture of team support. Ongoing training and attention to your development help to ensure your success. Your achievements and leadership are rewarded by advancement opportunities. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

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