Program Director, Mountaindale Recovery Center 500 - HIRING BONUS

LifeWorks NW's Mountaindale Recovery Center (MRC) program provides residential substance abuse services for women who are pregnant or have children 9-years-old or younger. Mountaindale is in a beautiful, wooded location in rural Washington County. 

The Program Director manages the daily clinical and operational aspects of the program including management of program contracts, service quality, staff deployment, integration with local community and public relations.

Pay/Benefits: $1,000 sign-on bonus for this position. $63,696 to $70,066 per year. Full benefits

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Strategic, Clinical and Operational leader of the clinical model(s) and philosophy of treatment at Moutaindale Recovery Center.
  • Monitors contract compliance for programs areas.  Implements contract statement of work.
  • Assists in developing and monitoring program budgets.  May be required to participate in grant writing and fund-raising activities.
  • Coordinates hiring process including orientation and training.
  • Provide training to community partners, agency staff and others.
  • Monitors quality management compliance and performs day to day quality management tasks (e.g. chart audits, utilization management)
  • Provides assistance to direct reports with work issues including establishing clear expectations regarding performance and training.
  • Provides support and attention to employee successes and addresses performance issues promptly and effectively.
  • Establishes direct service expectations for clinical staff.  Monitors employee productivity, documentation and insurance authorizations.
  • Meets with staff individually and as a group for regular supervision (meeting with staff a minimum of 2 times per month).  Maintains accurate documentation of supervisory meetings.
  • May provide direct service.  Provides crisis consultation for program area.
  • Meets standards for documentation and work accuracy as defined in the Performance Evaluation for self and supervisees including timely completion of progress notes, assessments, treatment plans and authorization requests.
  • Meets standards as defined in the Performance Evaluation for direct service including accountability for supervisees, implements and ensures adherence of the clinical model and/or evidence based practices and quality of clinical practice for self and supervisees.
  • Meets expectations for being an effective supervisor and team member.
  • Completes required program reports including those needed for supervisory responsibilities timely and accurately.
  • Check e-mail/voice mail daily when working.
  • Attends informational, clinical and management meetings which may include all-agency, team and consultation meetings, staffings, intra-agency trainings, etc.  May represent LifeWorks NW at community meetings.

Requirements

  • Must have a CADC 2 through Oregon's Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO). 
  • QMHP preferred. QMHP's have a valid and active QMHP credential certification through MHACBO or a valid and active status (licensed or registered intern) with an approved Oregon licensing board. 
  • LPC, LCSW or ability to obtain a license within 6 months preferred. 
  • Experience working in residential settings preferred
  • Must demonstrate competence in leadership, program planning and budgeting, fiscal management, supervision of program staff, personnel management, program staff performance assessment, use of data, reporting, program evaluation, quality assurance, and developing and coordinating community resources.
  • Demonstrated experience (3 plus years) in a program area including two years of progressively responsible clinical and administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of outreach, engagement, and/or treatment strategies for the program population.
  • Good computer skills including a functional knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel.  Ability to master use of proprietary software including electronic health record system.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations.
  • Must be able to transport clients on rare occasions. Requires access to car, valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage, and ability to meet LWNW driving requirements. 
  • Must be able to pass a DHS background check. 


LifeWorks NW is a private, non-profit organization providing prevention, mental health, substance use treatment, and related social services to over 30,000 youths, adults, and older adults in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. LifeWorks NW promotes a healthy community by providing quality and culturally responsive mental health and addiction services across the lifespan. Core values include Recovery and Relationships, Resilience, and Results. The four pillars of the strategic vision include Compassionate, Impactful Care, Holistic Health, Passionate Team, and Thriving Organization. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are critical to successfully achieving the mission. LifeWorks NW is committed to advancing our equity and inclusion work with an emphasis on ensuring an anti-racist organizational culture and practice.  We strive to continuously improve the cultural competence and cultural humility of LifeWorks NW, its staff, and its services to clients and consumers in all aspects including race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and status, age, religion, veteran status, citizen status, and ability. LifeWorks NW creates and upholds a work environment that is respectful and inclusive for all. LifeWorks NW services are effective across cultural groups. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

www.lifeworksnw.org 

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