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Director- Preventive Services, Brooklyn in Brooklyn at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/29/2018

Job Description

OVERVIEW

The program director is responsible for the clinical, operational, fiscal and administrative oversight of the Preventive Service Program.  S/he provides on-going supervision to assigned supervisory, psychiatric and support staff. S/he also insures that quality services, in line with City, State and JBFCS mandates, are uniformly provided and s/he monitors operations to certify that best-practice methodologies are uniformly employed, reviewed and updated as necessary. S/he maintains relationships with various City and regulatory bodies while cultivating additional resources and relationships with community organizations for purposes of referral and collaboration.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Provides overall clinical and administrative leadership and management for the program.
  • Ensures that programmatic systems are in place and functioning to meet client service needs and safety.
  • Provides regularly scheduled supervision to all supervisees.
  • Reviews chart documentation; ensures that documentation meets regulatory

Job Requirements

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  • Oversees and ensures the quality of services provided and the implementation of evidence-based models of service delivery.
  • Assures clinical, administrative and regulatory compliance in all program areas.
  • Collaborates and communicates with ACS.
  • Collaborates and partners with evidence-based model developers and trainers.
  • Evaluates supervisees and ensures timeliness of all staff evaluations.
  • Provides coverage, as needed.
  • Manages and adheres to program budgets, meeting contract targets and monitoring expenses. 
  • Ensures that internal JBFCS and external regulatory agency standards and requirements are met.
  • Active participant in the intake disposition process.
  • Ensures that the safety and service needs of clients and families are met.
  • Responsible for community outreach efforts with other groups, individuals or organizations for purposes of maintaining and/or expanding census and collaborating to ensure that client needs are being addressed
  • Responsible for event/incident report submission and event review meetings/minutes
  • Responsible for risk management, including identifying, addressing and tracking high risk in clients and program operations
  • Interviews and hires staff, as well as addresses staff performance-related issues in accordance with JBFCS Policy & Procedure.
  • Arranges for staff training and promotes the implementation of learning to practice
  • Develops and implements CPI projects
  • Facilitates program staff meetings and case conferences
  • Responsible for staff scheduling and coverage, including case assignment
  • Ensures intra-program collaboration and inter-agency collaboration.
  • Tracks and reports necessary data and outcomes
  • Provides direct service to clients on an as-needed/required basis.
  • Assumes on-call administrative and crisis evening and weekend duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • REQUIREMENTS
    • NYS Mental Health licensed practitioner. LCSW preferred
    • Strong administrative, writing and computer skills are required. 
    • Three years of administrative and/or supervisory experience in a relevant setting required.
    • Experience in preventive services and/or relevant evidence-based models preferred.