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  • An exciting opportunity to join the newly-developed ACCS programs within the state

  • Provide supervision to clinical, nursing, substance abuse, and non-clinical staff

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

The Program Director provides administrative supervision to lead/supervisory clinical, nursing, and substance abuse staff and administrative and clinical supervision to non-clinical staff to support ACCS program that provides a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to adults with chronic mental illness and some with co-occurring addictions, and/or chronic medical problems. The Program Director is a member of a multidisciplinary team that also includes a prescriber, nurses, vocational specialists, licensed social workers, housing specialists, addictions specialists and recovery specialists. This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly-developed ACCS programs within the state, offering career development in an evidenced-based practice model.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Along with the team psychiatrist, provides clinical leadership to the ACCS team in assessment, treatment planning, general healthcare, medical and psychosocial approaches;
  • Direct the day-to-day clinical operations of the team:
    • provides direct supervision of team members;
    • scheduling staff work hours to assure appropriate coverage;
    • lead daily team meetings & treatment planning meetings;
    • continuously evaluate status of all consumers & do appropriate coordination of treatment to meet their changing needs.
  • Coordinate with Lead Clinician to manage clients admission & assessment processes:
    • ensure timely schedule admission interview;
  • Use of management tools to help ensure the team’s philosophy and goals are in accordance with the ACCS model;
  • Participate in staff recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orientation, performance plans;
  • Supervise the medical record documentation to ensure quality and accuracy;
  • Provide on-call crisis interventions and back up according to team’s policy;
  • Participate in engaging and motivating team clients in all of the treatment goals of the client while providing direct service;
  • Supervise the ACCS Team in maintaining agency required productivity standards;
  • Supervise the completion of all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with agency guidelines.

Requirements

Master’s degree in human services related discipline; Licensed as an LCSW, LICSW or LMHC by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; at least five years experience in the behavioral healthcare field; experience providing supervision and/or leadership.

Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position; Must be flexible with hours to support ACCS staff and clients in a program that operates 24/7/365 with on-call responsibilities.

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

Date posted: 6/7/2019

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Deborah Kaluzny, ACCS Program Functional Manager (dkaluzny@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780

Program Information

The ACCS program delivers evidence based interventions within the context of a standardized, clinically focused model to promote:

  • Active engagement and assertive outreach to prevent homelessness;
  • Clinical coverage 24/7/365 days a year
  • Consistent assessment and treatment planning
  • Risk assessment, crisis planning and prevention
  • Skill building and symptom management,
  • Behavioral and physical health monitoring and support
  • Addiction treatment support;
  • Family engagement;
  • Peer support and recovery coaching
  • Reduced reliance on emergency departments, hospitals and other institutional levels of care.

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.