Program Director-Detox

Community Healthlink - Worcester, MA3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $72,000 - $100,000 a year
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Program Director in Worcester, MA.

Thayer Detox is an acute, intensive, inpatient treatment program for men and women 18 and older who suffer from substance use disorders. The program provides individual comprehensive case management services to each client along with at least four treatment groups per day, run by all team members (residential counselors/recovery specialists, case managers, clinicians, nurses).

Detox also offers Enhanced Acute Treatment Services (EATS) to support individuals also dealing with active symptoms of a mental illness. Services for these clients include daily individual counseling as well as a psychiatric consultation with an MD or NP.

Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
CEU benefits
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement

Provide oversight of specified program components.
Participate on Project Evaluation Team and in quality improvement activities.
Participate in program specific clinical teams.
Ensure operational budget for programs is reconciled.
Orient and supervise program staff; ensure program staff is trained in agency procedures and relevant state and federal regulations.
Oversee referral admissions and discharges policies in Thayer ATS.
Census management
Evaluate staffing patterns and coverage, programmatic structure, treatment interventions and services offered on site in order to ensure safety, security and quality care to patients.
Take personnel action in regard to hiring, performance management review and disciplinary procedures.
Coordinate facility compliance with licensing standards; coordinate upkeep of environment of care.
Serve as liaison with other agency divisions and with other agencies in order to facilitate a continuum of care.
Encourages and supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

Master's of Social Work or a related field with licensure required (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT).
Knowledge of substance abuse treatment and mental health which reflects current treatment models, familiarity with 12-Step programs and capacity to provide effective clinical care and program management.
Ability to implement program policies and procedures in order to maintain daily structure and consistency within the program milieu and maintain compliance with DPH licensing standards.
Ability to effectively communicate and develop positive professional relationships with clients, staff and co-workers and outside professionals.
Ability to provide supervision, evaluation, and leadership to program staff as well as ability to understand and manage fiscal component of program and adhere to budgetary guidelines.
All bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Must be able to pass a CORI background check
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.