Oct 12, 2019
Now offering a $5,000 sign on bonus! Merakey is seeking a full-time Program Director for our Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (MH/IDD). T he director leads the community-based treatment team covering a multi-county region. The office is in Pottsville, but this role does involve travel throughout the coverage area.
Position Requirements :
Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or another Human Services related field. Must be a licensed Behavior Specialist, Social Worker or Counselor.
Must have no less than 8 years of experience in the behavioral health field with a minimum of: Two years of experience in a mental health setting; and
Two years working with individuals with intellectual disabilities; and
Possess at least two years of program management experience.
Valid Driver's license, ability to pass appropriate clearances.
Salary Range: $58,000 - $68,000/year + full benefits package
Additional $5,000 sign on bonus!
The Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team assists individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnosis live and thrive in their homes and communities.
As a member of the DDTT, the Program Director would be responsible for clinical and administrative oversight of the DDTT and the supervision of team members in order to ensure high levels of fidelity to the model and maintain the Merakey mission.
Lead the DDTT team by providing oversight and direction to team members, assuring a clinically sound service.
Support and assist the Dual Diagnosis Team in both the community and within an office setting.
Promote the DDTT team in the community in order to assist individuals with receiving medically necessary services.
Work directly with a professional team including a Psychiatrist, Nursing staff, Behavior Specialists, and Community Resource Specialists.
Provide monitoring of programmatic clinical services and outcomes.
Expand learning and development of all team members.
Network with professionals in the fields of Intellectual Disability Services and Mental Health Services throughout the region.
Ability to work with other departments within the agency to meet individual needs
Assure development of client service plans
Assure development of client treatment plans
Attainment of established financial goals
Attend all required meetings inside and outside the agency
Collection and interpretation of statistical information to monitor program trends and performance
Develop programs and proposals to expand services
Direct, manage, maintain, and monitor clinical services
Ensure adherence and compliance to program best practices, NHS policies, and outside agencies
Ensure compliance to state, local, federal, and contract requirements as well as requirements from payors
Evaluation and review of activities and program goals, fidelity to program model
Facilitate ongoing assessment, evaluation, and planning of programs
Identify opportunities for growth, development and improvement within programs and between other service lines that enhance the coordination of service delivery
Implement program procedures and practices that incorporate sound clinical practices and comply with laws, regulations, and prevailing standards of care
Interfacing with clinical staff, consumers and consumers' families, other programs, and outside agencies
MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
Competitive Compensation Plans
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
Marketplace Savings Program
Employee Assistance Program
24-Hour Nurse Hotline
Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services
ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION
Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.
Site/Clinic Based Services
The Center for Hope
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Parents and Children Together (PACT)
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
Residential Services for Children and Adults
Community Based Services
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
Case Management / Recovery Coaching
Community Health Liaison (CHL)
Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
Substance Use Disorder Services
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
Family Based Mental Health Services
Therapeutic Family Care
Foster Care Plus
Student Assistance Program (SAP)
Supports for Permanency (SFP)
For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.
Requisition # 49065
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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