Director of Boone Memorial Hospital SUD program

Boone Memorial Hospital - Madison, WV

Full-time$45,000 - $60,000 a year



1.1 Responsible - works independently, in a safe and appropriate manner.

Demonstrates both problem-solving and problem-prevention skills.

1.2 Sensitive - displays sensitivity to the needs of patients and co-workers.

Demonstrates good communication skills and empathy.

1.3 Timely - recognizes time as a most valuable resource and responds

promptly to patients' and co-workers' needs.

1.4 Accurate - works carefully and precisely, with attention to detail.

1.5 Coordinated - organizes and delivers service in the proper order. Displays

good organization skills and utilizes resources wisely.

1.6 Thorough - meets all the requirements of his/her position. Is able to

evaluate and follow-up on his/her services.

1.7 Follows dress code policy.

1.8 Maintains confidentiality regarding patients and fellow employees.


2.1 Displays and encourages sensitivity to the needs of patients, visitors and


2.2 Treats others with consideration, courtesy and respect.

2.3 Performs duties willingly and with initiative. Shares necessary information

with co-workers in order that they may do the same.

2.4 Remains composed and takes actions to restore calm in stressful situations.

2.5 Demonstrates judgment and tact when dealing with others.

2.6 Cooperates with other departments/offices and work groups.

2.7 Communicates effectively with internal and external customers (patients,

co-workers, physicians, etc).

2.8 Meets requirements for mandatory in-services and continuing education.


3.1 Attendance - maintains good attendance in coordination with BMH policy.

3.2 Punctuality - reports to work on time and is ready for duty.

3.3 Accurately records time for each pay period.


4.1 Manages the day to day operations of BMH SUD (Substance Use Disorder) Program.

4.2 Develops budget and financial forecasting of BMH SUD (Substance Use Disorder) Program.

4.3 Develops and oversees processes that enable people to receive services and treatment on a timely basis.

4.4 Identifies and deploys appropriate resource allocations to ensure streamlined operations.

4.5 Oversees the development and/or implementation outcome data and patient satisfaction measures that can be used to improve the process of service delivery.

4.6 Communicates with BMH CEO/administration to function properly and to aid in making an informed decision.

4.7 Assists with recruiting and retains professionals from within different organizations and the community. (MDs, mid-levels, therapists, front desk and recovery coaches)

4.8 Collaborates and works successfully with Boone Memorial Hospital.

4.9 Works effectively within the local community and larger neighboring communities.

5.0 Uses data to make financial and programmatic decisions and recommendations.

5.1 Seeks alternative funding for operations as needed and necessary, which could include grant writing and fundraising.

5.2 Establishes and oversees administrative and treatment policies and procedures.

5.3 Responsible for working with individuals with a substance use disorder by providing a clinical assessment, formulating a plan of treatment, and conducting and/or organizing treatment services. Treatment services may be in individual, group therapy, family therapy, or in psycho-educational offerings, and/or coordinating with patient navigators in making a referral to other helping agencies. Clinical duties may consume approximately 10-20% of the SUD Director’s time.

5.4 Coordinate services with providers, patient navigators, and recovery coaches and be a consultant for those external agencies set forth by federal and state laws, i.e., courts and law enforcement.

5.5 Continually assess the individual needs of patients and patient’s families and reflect these needs in staffing, evaluations, treatment plans, and chart progress notes.

5.6 Responsible for the timely documentation of all reports for client charts as well as billing documents in accordance with policy.

5.7 Provides feedback to BMH CEO/Administration to improve patient flow and outcomes.

5.8 Serves on various committees and performs other duties as assigned.


Should be able to demonstrate and consistently practice competency in the skills, knowledge and attitudes as outlined in Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, And Attitudes of Professional Practice (CSAT TAP #21, 2006). These skills may include Clinical Evaluation, Treatment Planning, Referral, Service Coordination, Counseling, Client, Family, and Community Education, Documentation, and Professional and Ethical Responsibilities and/or oversee employees who take on these roles.


EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited master’s program in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology preferred. Master of Social Work (MSW) minimum required.

EXPERIENCE: Experience preferably in addiction medicine. Experience in treating substance use disorders, group process, and conducting individual psychotherapy including the development of person centered treatment plans preferred. Experienced in the delivery and/or management of substance abuse treatment services and programs. Experience in managing an outpatient practice. Must possess strong organization skills and ability to collaborate. Grant writing experience desirable.

PHYSICAL: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, practice fine hand/finger manipulation, handle, reach with hands and arms, and talk/hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. A great deal of these duties require up close computer work and keyboarding and problem-solving.

LICENSE/REGISTRATION: West Virginia Board of Social Work license required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • addiction medicine and treating substance disorders: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Master's (Required)


  • West Virginia Board of Social Work (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Employee discounts