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  1. Facility Management
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Long Beach

Mental Health Program Director - Residential

  1. Facility Management
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Long Beach

Job description


Company Description

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating disorders, mental health, and substance use and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve.

Since 1997, Discovery Mood and Anxiety Programs, DBH’s Mental Health Disorder Division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options.

Compensation range is from $77,000 - $110,000 per year.

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience

This is for a full time position working Monday through Friday either 9-5, 10-6 or 11-7 and includes on call availability. 

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our clinicians with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k)
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Resources to obtain certification in EMDR, CBT Trauma Focused therapies
  • Support for pursuing multi-state licensure
  • Continuing Education (CE) programs and training
  • Supervision hours
  • Networking opportunities and development of professional relations
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

The Program Director (PD) is responsible for the supervision and management of the treatment program, facility, staff and clients. Consults with the Division Leader, Director of Operations and the Chief Executive Officer on an as needed basis to ensure services, program functioning and client treatment are being conducted in a manner consistent with the Discovery Behavioral Health mission statement and values.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees all aspects of the program to ensure quality and initiates any quality improvement that may be necessary.
  • Supervise weekly Treatment Team Meetings to ensure consistent and effective communication between treatment team members; proper oversight of client development and progress and to ensure a team approach is utilized in the treatment of our clients..
  • Participate in the interview process in a collaborative fashion to determine the appropriateness and qualifications of prospective staff members.
  • To provide adequate and ongoing training of facility employees, and sufficient oversight/supervision to ensure that all services are in keeping with the Discovery Mission Statement.
  • Completes utilization reviews, oversees primary therapist process of utilization review and assists in the process of assuring that all client stays are covered in some way (i.e. insurance, private pay, etc.).
  • Ensure full adherence to the policy and procedure manual. Ensure adherence to health code policies, JACHO and licensing regulations. Provide oversight of any/all audits as necessary. 
  • Completes and/or oversees completion of monthly medical record reviews, per the Medical Record Review Policy. 
  • Ensures feedback and retraining is provided to staff based on medical record reviews, as indicated to address deficiencies identified in the monthly medical record reviews. 
  • Works with staff and facility manager to arrange coverage of all shifts. Ensure that adequate staffing is provided for shifts. Adjust staffing to match census when necessary.
  • Maintains a client caseload as appropriate to census, assigns client cases based upon match with each therapist, provides individualized treatment for each case. Provides individual and family therapy.
  • Co-leading process group and/or any additional clinically oriented groups on an as needed basis. Provides oversight of all other groups conducted.
  • Participates in the marketing plan as requested. Maintaining collaborative relationships with outpatient treatment team professionals. Conducting facility tours for professionals in the community or families as necessary.
  • Providing on-call support in conjunction with clinical staff and providing ultimate oversight when necessary.

 

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at https://discoverymood.com/


Qualifications

  • Masters Degree or Doctorate in Addiction Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field strongly preferred
  • Must possess and maintain a current and valid LMFT or LMSW or PhD or PsyD or LPC or LCSW or MFTI or equivalent preferred license. 
  • Two years’ experience in administration or management of mental health programs
  • A health Screening with NEGATIVE TB test results
  • Must be CPI and CPR/First Aid certified within 90 of employment with Discovery

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.


Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. 

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/ 

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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