Program Director - Transitions - Recovery Services

Job Description Program Management & Leadership: Responsible for the overall management and supervision of the Transitions TSS Program, a short-term residential substance use disorder (SUD) treatment program for adults in early recovery. Strong commitment to the BPHC mission and Bureau of Recovery Services (BRS) shared philosophy of substance use disorders and treatment models. Responsible for the design, implementation, and oversight of all services at Transitions Program, including, but not limited to; planning and development, programmatic policies and procedures, treatment protocols and clinical documentation. Lead the program management team to develop, plan, evaluate and report on goals, objectives and outcomes for the program. Oversees program's compliance with state licensing and federal regulations, and all reporting requirements and evaluation. Ensures completion of all program's clinical documentation. Oversees monthly/quarterly/annual clinical chart reviews to ensure the delivery and documentation of clinical services. Develops streamlined and comprehensive system of documentation in accordance with state and federal regulations. Works in a confidential capacity with the Senior Management Team and meets regularly with supervisors regarding all aspects of program operations,including but not limited to matters pertaining to program staff and other confidential matters. Participates in management team meetings; assists Director of Residential Services with new initiatives and projects and in seeking funding sources; assists in fulfillingmonthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements; shares in fulfilling critical responsibilities of Clinical Manager when absentfrom program. Manages all program funding including state contracts and other external funding. Monitors program's third-party billing activities. Operates independently.   Clinical Responsibilities: Oversees development/implementation of evidenced based practices and curricula related to substance use disorder, mental health, trauma, and life-skills. Ensures program clients are provided with comprehensive health, mental health, case management and substance use disorder treatment. Provides clinical consultation for program staff including the Clinical Manager, case managers, clinicians, admissions department, direct care staff, etc. including risk assessments, mandated reporting, etc. In collaboration with Senior Management Team, develops program policies to ensure safety and improve clinical services, case management and programming. Provides support to staff and clients including crisis management and milieu management.   Community and BPHC Partners: Establishes new partnerships, linkages, and program collaborations with community partners. Serves as primary liaison with Health Care for the Homeless medical team. Serves as primary liaison with vendors that provide Transitions program with services and that supply client food, cleaning, laundry, clinical laboratories, etc. Oversees upkeep of program's physical facility and ensures all program spaces adhere to ADA regulations and DPH licensing requirements. Ensures physical facility is kept clean, attractive and maintains a welcoming and therapeutic environment. Work closely with the Unit Manager, Property Management and vendors to resolve facility related issues.   Supervision/Staff: Develop and implement operations protocols creating a comprehensive and coordinated delivery of substance use disorder services. Develops/maintains an organizational culture that fosters staff professional development and provides adequate supervision and support. Provides direct supervision and documentation to assigned staff, included but not limited to Clinical Manager, Unit Manager and Admissions Coordinator. Facilitates healthy team development and skill building integral to the delivery of clinical services. Ensures program'scompliance with performance evaluation schedules. Responsible for assessing training needs of staff in order to develop planned comprehensive staff training programs. Oversees recruitment,hiring, performance evaluation, promotion, and termination of all program staff. Makes and recommends managementand personnel decisions regarding program, including but not limited to promotion, transfer and assignment of staff, and imposition of discipline. Supervises process improvement activities and maintains appropriate deadlines for said activities. Represents management in grievance and arbitration process, including but not limited to hearing and adjusting grievances,and attending grievance and arbitration hearings. Recommends reviews and assists in creation of proposals for collective bargainingon behalf of the program and may attend and participate in collective bargaining as management representative. Participates in and provides On Call coverage, by cell phone, to the program(s) as scheduled. Performs other duties as required. Number of Openings1Minimum Qualifications Master in a Mental Health related field with LCSW, LICSW, LMHC required or Master in a Mental Health field with LADC I certification required. Minimum 2 yrs experience in supervising the provision of clinical services to adults in outpatient or residential settings. Ability to formulate, interpret and evaluate theoretical knowledge of chemical dependency and related issues and translate them into practical application in residential treatment settings. Ability to develop and implement a comprehensive continuum of substance use disorder services. Demonstrated knowledge of gender and cultural issues pertinent to addiction, treatment, and the recovery process. Additional Information City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, This is a grant funded position, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply 804
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Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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