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Program Director - Adult Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

Company: Wellmore Behavioral Health
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sign-on bonus: $5,000Well-established outpatient clinic in Waterbury seeking a Program Director of Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health Services. This is an opportunity to guide a program and its staff.As a member of the Senior Management Team, you are responsible for providing clinical and administrative leadership and oversight to the Wellmore Adult substance use outpatient, Intensive Outpatient Services (IOP), Case Management, and the Primary Integrated Care (PIC) Program. Manage a staff of four direct reports.Director is responsible for achieving contract, fiscal, performance and quality requirements of assigned programs. Director is the day-to-day manager of the services and ensures fidelity to contract and model expectations, access to services, and availability of adequate staffing. Director supervises program staff, implements all components of the program, and seeks family/consumer involvement to continuously improve the care provided by Wellmore staff.EXAMPLES OF RESPONSIBILITIES:To provide clinical leadership in the implementation of assigned programs, ensuring high quality and accessible care.To provide day-to-day administrative management of assigned programs.To (develop and) maintain program-specific quality assurance expectations and to ensure comprehensive quality assurance standards are integrated into program implementation.To maintain programs within required financial parameters (as determined by the approved agency budget) as well as contract and performance requirements.To ensure achievement of program productivity (billable visits & non-billable services) standards (including maintaining accountability for staff performance expectations).To provide oversight and supervision of all program staff/interns (may be via delegation) and to ensure staff are productive, enthusiastic, and engaged in the Mission.To develop program-specific (concrete/objective) outcome measures that are guided by principles of best practice and are used to continuously improve agency services.To oversee case triage and assignment (either directly or through delegation).To ensure timely and accurate performance data is collected/analyzed and the results are used to continuously improve the quality of assigned programs/services.To represent the agency at community, funder and professional forums.To seek family and consumer input (in the broadest possible context) regarding the services within assigned programs and to ensure that assigned programs are responsive to the needs of families/consumers of service.To collaborate with agency management team members regarding the integration of care across the agency continuum of services.To coordinate psychiatric resources and collaborate with psychiatric staff.To assist in program development, grant writing, marketing, and community outreach.To complete grant (and other) reports, grant renewal applications, and to produce other such data as required by program contracts.QUALIFICATIONS:Must be able to display knowledge and expertise in clinical and administrative practice as it relates to the populations served by Wellmore, Inc and within the Adult Division. Must be capable of working as a part of a team and be able to effectively communicate with both families and professionals (in writing and verbally).Must have experience in group therapy and working with the adult population.Bilingual (Spanish-English) preferred but not required.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:A master's degree in Social Work along with a current and in good standing Connecticut State license from the Department of Public Health is required (LCSW).LMFT or LPC candidates are also deemed qualified to apply if all other criteria are met.Two years of post-graduate clinical experience working with adults is required, four years' experience is preferred. Experience providing clinical supervision and the necessary credentialing from NASW or a similar credentialing body that approves supervisors or supervisors in training, status, etc. may be required.Experience in working in a behavioral health setting is preferred.Experience with various levels of care and treatment interventions is preferred.Location: Waterbury, CTSign-on bonus: $5,000A comprehensive array of benefits, including medical, dental and vision, 401K, generous PTO, Company paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability Insurance.Wellmore is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Wellmore Behavioral Health, Waterbury , Program Director - Adult Behavioral Health Outpatient Services, Healthcare , Waterbury, Connecticut

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