Program Director-Residential Youth in Clinton, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 27.82

POSITION PURPOSE: The Program Director is directly responsible for the coordination and administrative supervision of the program's operations and services to ensure quality services.  S/he is directly responsible for the coordination and administrative supervision over CSTAR program's operations and services.  S/he can also exercise supervision of staff who are responsible for implementing specific phases of a program's services..  The Program Director works with considerable independence within established corporate policies, under the supervision of the Central Region Addiction Recovery Director.                     QUALIFICATIONS:   Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university program in social work, counseling, health, or a closely related field or combination of education and experience.  At least two years experience in the provision of direct services related to substance abuse treatment, rehabilitation, and/or family counseling. Experience in program administration required.  Prefer certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor or licensure as a Professional Counselor.  Keyboarding skills also required. Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.                     ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1) Coordinates through assignment to and supervision of staff, the referral, transfer screening/intake, assessment, discharge, and follow-up processes. 2) Maintains an active role in the community through public speaking, community, outreach, marketing calls, liaison to referral sources, and serving as a professional resource for the community.  Maintains targeted client capacity. Provides back up to staff during/after emergency calls and situations. 3) Reviews and monitors the clinical charts of the staff, on at least a monthly basis, to assure quality service delivery (i.e. individualized treatment, effectiveness of methods). 4) Attends clinical staffing meetings held at the program; reviews the records and forms (i.e. the clinical chart) completed on each case presented to assure appropriate case management of services delivered; signs off on appropriately documented charts. 5) Conducts clinic administrative staff meetings, presenting information on clinic service delivery and other issues relevant to the staff to assure efficient service delivery. 6)  Completes a written evaluation of each staff member under his/her supervision, on an annual basis, to be included in the full evaluation of each staff member. 7) Supervises Supervising Counselor, ART Technician Supervisor, CSS Supervisor, Cook.  Will oversee and/or collaborate for the Supervision efforts of other staff involved with the program operations.  Maintains employee records including:  time sheets, leave requests, reprimands, training logs, utilization, etc. 8) Coordinates in-service trainings. 9) Other duties as assigned.                     Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment.  


Job Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities of the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.