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Assistant Director in Homestead, PA at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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Job Description

Position Summary
This position manages the day to day operations of the program in collaboration with the Unit Director.  RHD's CORE program based in Homestead, PA is seeking full time therapist for a long-term residential treatment facility providing intensive treatment to men released from the Allegheny County jail who are involved with the specialty courts and are dealing with mental health and drug and alcohol issues.  This program is seeking Masters Level candidates to join their Recovery Oriented clinical team. Candidates must be able to work independently to complete assigned duties within the context of a team oriented environment. Candidates will be able to meet expectations in a fast paced environment and be able to reprioritize responsibilities according to developing program and client needs
Essential Duties and Functions

Clinical Responsibilities:
  • Provide clinical supervision to designated staff and students.
  • Ensure the quality of services provided within the program.
  • Provide clinical direction to program.
  • Ensure the program operates in a trauma informed manner.
  • Ensure that the program adheres to Recovery Management and Recovery Oriented System of Care principles.
  • Review client files/EHR to ensure all program, funder and licensing regulations are met.
  • Provide staff trainings as assigned.
  • Ensure that evidence based practices are followed.
  • Attend Clinical Case Consultations, Treatment Plan Update Meetings, and Clinical Supervision as scheduled.
  • Provide Crisis Intervention Counseling as needed.
  • Act as liaison to medical doctor, psychiatrist and nurse.
  • Review clinical supervision of staff and chart review status with Unit Director as directed.
  • Assist the Director with developing, implementing and overseeing policies and procedures for the program.
  • Work cooperatively with the Nurse Manager and Life Skills Supervisor to ensure that trauma informed evidence based practices are followed.
  • Monitor and manage referral and admission processes.  

Documentation Responsibilities:
  • Document all supervisory sessions
  • Document any significant client contact
  • Provide reports to designated agencies (to be determined)
 Program Responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative support to Director.
  • Provide input on staff performance evaluations.
  • Complete staff performance evaluations for assigned staff.
  • Complete annual training plans for assigned staff.
  • Ensure that all RHD, county, MCO, contractual and state regulations and expectations are met and that the program is prepared for review with limited notice.
  • Provide chart reviews as required to assure all documentation is compliant with regulatory and funding sources.
  • Support counselors in determining resources needed to meet the individualized needs identified in the assessment process and coordinate community support activities.
  • Take all necessary actions in assuring the implementation of Recovery Plans (treatment plan) including serving as an advocate for the consumer to enable him to receive needed services; identification of program needs, service gaps, and recommending strategies.
  • Ensure that PIR is actively involved in treatment planning and creation of Recovery Plans.
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Duties as needed (CQI).
  • Ensure that WITS is complete and accurate and complete monthly reports as required.
  • Provide outreach.
  • Attend staff meetings and facilitate with the unit Director.
 Other Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for "on call" coverage as assigned.
  • As assigned by Director to ensure continuity of care and to foster a supportive nurturing environment for growth.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field with at least 5 years human services experience and 2 years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Act 33/34 clearance
  • FBI clearance as necessary
  • All trainings as required by license
  • Has completed DDAP Clinical Supervisor training preferred

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.