Therapy Director, Behavioral Health

Confidential Company  •  Alpharetta, GA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

$40K
Posted on 08/11/17
Confidential Company
Alpharetta, GA
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
$40K
Posted on 08/11/17

Therapy Director, Behavioral Health 

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities: As a member of the Leadership Team, the Director manages program activities effectively and efficiently in accordance with external regulations and internal policies; supervises staff and provides professional leadership and direction; represents the facility positively and responsively in the community; develops and monitors program initiatives to increase the capacity of the facility to fulfill its mission. Essential responsibilities include: Provide administrative oversight for the residential therapeutic programs, as well as serving as a therapist as needed. Administer required records, reports, and data for programs and ensure that all certifications, reimbursement and funding requirements are fulfilled in a timely, accurate manner. Serve as a member of the Leadership Team and assure effective communication, continuity, and cooperation between all programs, services, and administrative and support functions. Provide supervision, direction and guidance to staff. Facilitate staff development and assure that staff is appropriately trained to meet external requirements and regulations for residential care. Monitor and evaluate the quality of services and programs, and the performance of staff to ensure that programs and staff performance. Meet with the Facility CEO and Corporate leadership on a timely and regular basis to provide updates on the status of programs; to identify problems in programs, staffing, services, funding, and community; to propose solutions, to recommend policy and program initiatives and to implement solutions as appropriate. Respond supportively to changes in programs and policies and take a broad view of one’s position by assuming additional responsibilities when the need arises. Provide leadership to staff by example, by knowledge and practice of professional skills, relationship and standards. Assure appropriate staffing by recruiting, interviewing, and recommending candidates for positions. Maintain quality assurance procedures, including creation of policy and procedures, monitoring and evaluating the quality of services and programs. Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision Knowledge of trauma and its effects on clients and staff Excellent administrative skills Possess ‘out of the box’ thinking and resourcefulness Ability to work effectively when under extreme pressure Possess and display compassion and empathy Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing Knowledge of public, private and community agencies Possess strong advocacy skills; meet the needs of clients with effective solutions Ability to work independently; but relate issues to manager appropriately Attend supervision meetings as required Ability to work in a team environment and facilitate team development Ability to get along well with others and gain their cooperation Be dependable, transparent on all tasks, receptive to supervision Ability to identify information and data critical to cases Qualifications: Previous experience in administration, supervision, and program development. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills. Strong customer service skills; ability to work in a team in a collaborative manner Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills Ability to take direction from either supervisor and/or co-workers based on the situation 

Requirements 

Well qualified candidates will have: 3+ years’ experience in the delivery of treatment services to children, adolescents, and families; be currently licensed as a mental health professional, with the ability to add licensure in new states as needed; have a Master’s degree in a human services field with 2+ years sexual rehab training and experience preferred. Competitive base pay and benefits, with relocation and bonus structures available for qualified candidates

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