Program Director (Licensed Clinician) Telecare Corporation
Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 90 programs and over 3,000 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.
As Part of the Telecare Family, The Stanislaus County Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) is a four chair unit for adults 18+ who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness and have been referred to the CSU through the county's CERT team. Admission is voluntary or involuntary (5150), and the maximum stay is 24 hours.
Employment Status: Full Time
Shift: Days; as needed
Days:Mon-Fri; as needed
POSITION SUMMARY The Program Director oversees and coordinates the day-to-day functioning of the Program in accordance with Telecare policies and all applicable State regulations. Using Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles and Recovery Philosophy, provides clinical and administrative supervision, coaching and education for assigned team members with appropriate support to ensure service excellence and courteous, helpful, and respectful services to program consumers.
QUALIFICATIONS Required: - Minimum five (5) years of experience in management which shall include two (2) or more of the following: staff supervision, fiscal operations, or business administration - Current State license as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist or Clinical Psychologist - For Registered Nurses, Bachelor Degree, OR four (4) years additional experience in progressively responsible supervisory/leadership positions in a psychiatric or health care setting - Must be CPR, ProAct or CPI and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment - All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply
SKILLS - Include knowledge and experience in a psychiatric treatment milieu, experience in crisis intervention, strong management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a strong knowledge of labor relations
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist, squat, kneel, crawl, climb and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend and do simple and firm grasping of up to 50 pounds. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity and to occasionally drive.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.