Job Description

Summary

Responsible for the management and clinical supervision of a residential program or service specializing in Substance Use Disorders (SUD); these services involve activities related to psychological assessments, therapeutic/crisis intervention and diagnostic evaluation and assessments, outreach, education, service facilitation, and/or counseling services to CODAC members in recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates, supervises and participates in the activities of a program.
  • Provides support to staff and participates in daily activities essential to the completion of program objectives, including, but not limited to, assessment, evaluation and treatment of clients requiring services.
  • Supervises and evaluates the work of assigned staff and participates in the hiring process.
  • Reviews all cases on a regular basis to determine effectiveness of program services.
  • Meets regularly with other program staff to coordinate activities, address issues, and resolve problems and review program goals and objectives.
  • Ensures that direct reports and teams meet established agency metrics at 100%.
  • Participates in the writing, development, and implementation of various proposals and grants.
  • Maintains client files in accordance with agency and funding source requirements, when appropriate.
  • Provides complete documentation and reporting of all client services in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
  • Provides community consultation and education services on a time-available basis as schedule permits.
  • Attends and participates in team meetings and clinical staffing.
  • Attends provider meetings and communicates outcome to appropriate staff and administration.
  • Assists in providing ongoing supervision and training within the assigned program unit.
  • Provides assistance to staff in mediating and resolving clinical crises within the assigned program unit.
  • Provides direct therapeutic services as necessary.
  • Facilitates ART meetings for members requesting substance abuse treatment.
  • Provides individual and/or family therapy to high acuity members, as needed.
  • Performs relevant assessments and case consultations on members served, as needed.
  • Serves as Food Program Manager
    • Coordinates with contracted dieticians to ensure member special dietary needs are met.
    • Oversees food and supplies inventory.
  • Ensures that regulatory agency, funder, payer deliverable reporting and deadlines are met.
  • Participates and is available for the required after-hour’s on-call rotation.
  • Performs related duties as assigned in accordance with agency growth and change.

Skills / Requirements

Education:

  •  Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related behavioral health field.

Experience:

  • Two years' experience working with substance abusers and their families.
  • Two years' experience coordinating or supervising the work of others.

Licensure:

  • Licensure by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health preferred or Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Licensure certification required within six months in position.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license, proof of current insurance and willingness to use personal vehicle. Driver’s license is an essential requirement for performing duties for this position.
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record - no more than 2 moving violations or a license suspension in past 3 years.
  • 1st Aid and CPR
  • Programs’ working with minors requires a Fingerprint Clearance from the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively with other service providers.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills using MS Office products, Word, Excel, Access, etc., importing/exporting data to/from applications.
  • Extensive knowledge of drugs of abuse and dynamics of abusive/addictive behavior.
  • Extensive knowledge of various therapeutic techniques utilized in interrupting dysfunctional behavior lifestyles.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with individual, group and family therapy.
  • Ability to interact and provide effective leadership in a team setting with other behavioral health professionals.
  • Familiarity with various ethnic and cultural groups.

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