Full-time Residential Program Director – Pegasus House
Our team is looking for a champion!
The Program Director must have demonstrated experience in substance use disorders as well as experience working with adolescents or young adults and administrative/management experience.
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of the following disciplines or a closely related field is a plus: clinical psychology, education-counseling, medicine, psychology, psychiatric nursing, rehabilitative counseling, or social work with experience in substance abuse and mental health services. Licensure or LADC-1 is a plus.
Oversee all aspects of program operations with primary concern for quality program and service delivery, fiscal administration, supervision and training of staff, safety and security, facility management, business and community relations, and resource development.
Programs and Services:
•Maintain the quality, consistency, and integrity of the program at all times.
•Generate referrals and oversee the screening and intake and new client orientation process.
•Ensure that an intake and orientation plan is prepared for each new client prior to placement and communicated to all staff, implemented, and adjustments are made as necessary to ensure the smooth transition of each client into the program.
•Ensure the completion and implementation of assessments, initial treatment, and service plans and subsequent revisions, evaluations and evaluation data instruments, initial and subsequent progress reports, discharge plans, community reintegration plans and all related documentation and reports.
•Ensure that all programming and services are provided, and documented, consistent with the program model and policy and as required by contractual and licensing obligations.
•Ensure that all activities are conducted consistent with the approved program schedule and documented as they occur, approving and communicating any changes to the schedule for special events or activities in advance.
•Ensure that the medical conditions/needs of clients, including prescribed medications, are attended to, documented and communicated to all staff.
•Ensure that any special needs of clients, residential, clinical, educational, medical, or other are identified, addressed, documented and communicated to all staff.
•Establish and maintain positive relationships with collateral service agents and entities to support and enhance programs and services.
•Ensure that current client files are securely maintained, documentation is complete and up to date, and all reports are disseminated as required by policy, contract, and licensing obligations.
•Ensure that discharged client files are closed and all final reports are disseminated as required by policy, contract, and licensing obligations. Securely maintain all closed client files, and arrange for their destruction consistent with organization policy.
The Program Director will share with the Clinical Director, the role of ensuring training and supervision is addressed with each direct care/milieu staff member.
•Knowledge of recovery, mental health and co-occurring disorders.
•Experience in working with chemical dependency in a residential setting preferred.
•Experience in crisis prevention, intervention, and conflict resolution skills.
•Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff.
•Working knowledge of computers and computer software applications.
•Ability to be flexible with scheduling according to program needs.
Please send resume with salary requirements to:
Carina Pappalardo, CEO
Benefits are available for full-time staff.
We offer health insurance, dental insurance, company paid life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, vacation time, and sick time.