Director of Outpatient Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Foothill AIDS Project
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Post Date: Sep 18, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Inland Empire
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RESPONSIBILITIES: The Outpatient Substance Abuse and Mental Health Director will oversee the adequacy, appropriateness, and quality of client patient care and implement orientation, supervision, and MH/SA staff performance activities to ensure high standards of client and agency results. He/she will also monitor their productivity; implement Multidisciplinary Team Meetings, High Risk Case Reviews, supervision, team meetings, and staff evaluations. Additional responsibilities include: Supervision of Mental Health interns.
Direct and supervise all intake operations, ensuring that intake is comprehensive, timely, and professional.
Review intake assessments for quality and to ensure clients appropriateness for program.
Coordinate and implement orientation and training for all new Mental Health and Substance abuse staff employees.
Provide direct supervision to clinicians (one-to-one) as well as conducting weekly clinical team meetings, case conferences, safety and quality assurance meetings, in-service trainings, hosting guest speakers and providing literature review and discussion.
Provide direction, mental health training, and coaching for all program staff and interns when needed.
Provide consistent and direct performance feedback, and corrective action as needed for all mental health and substance abuse program staff and interns.
Conduct case reviews and counseling meetings to ensure services are provided in accordance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
Ensure compliance with all funding and accreditation standards and regulations, as well as program specific policies and procedures.
Develop and update policies, procedures and directives in accordance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements and ensure staff training and implementation of such.
Foster teamwork and leadership in both staff and persons served by the program.
Other related duties as assigned determined by supervisor.
Client care:
Conduct outreach and create environments in which family, friends, and established relationships of the person served can be fostered.
Respond, as needed, to client grievances and complaints.
Mediate clinician/client conflicts.
Manage the day-to-day client needs/issues that may arise.
Provide counseling services, as determined by supervisor.
Other related duties as determined by supervisor.
Monitor case assignments and ensure appropriate caseload mix.
Plan, implement and manage staffing pattern to ensure required level of service to clients and ensure staff and client safety.
Monitor contract utilization, performance measures and programming to meet requirements and achieve contract renewal.
Ensure ongoing collection of service delivery and billing data.
Respond to internal and external data collection and reporting requests.
Contribute to grant and contract RFPs and RFIs as determined by supervisor.
Monitor and report to supervisor on budget line items.
Review billable hours and staff productivity on a weekly basis.
Provide guidance concerning day-to-day delivery f program elements to ensure smooth operation.
Conduct quality assurance chart reviews, assessing clinical and medical documentation to ensure compliance with regulation and program standards.
Other related duties as determined by supervisor.

EDUCATION/TRAINING: Masters Degree in Behavioral Science required, MSW, Licensure required.

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