PROGRAM: Lighthouse Women's Residence
TITLE: Program Director
Reports to: Director of Specialty SUD Services
Summary of Duties:
Director of Lighthouse Women's Residence must possess thorough knowledge of
substance use disorders and treatment solutions. The Program Director must be
skilled in clinical and administrative supervision, program management (both
clinical and fiscal), diagnosis of substance use and mental health disorders, children
services, and rehabilitation methodology. The Program Director must be able to
maintain effective working relationships with other BestSelf managers and staff
and other service providers in the community. Effective interpersonal and organizational
skills are essential, as is the ability to provide leadership and motivate
staff to strive toward excellence. A Program
Director must possess the ability to respond quickly in a crisis and solve
clinical and administrative supervision to assigned Assistant Program Director,
and/or designed staff
program budgets, income, expenditures, and cost per unit of services and take
corrective actions as needed to address fiscal problems.
staff productivity and workflows to ensure that standards are met.
the Agency to OASAS, the Erie County Department of Mental Health, Department of
Child Protective Services, Family Court, and other community entities.
program is compliant with all State and Federal laws and regulations as well as
Agency policies and procedures.
that staff needs for supervision and support are met.
disciplinary actions and the completion of staff performance evaluations.
leadership in recruiting and retaining competent staff.
for and arrange staff training.
that program services are accessible to eligible clients.
that services meet or exceed industry professional standards.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have knowledge of substance use treatment theory,
common mental health diagnosis, and women's and children's health and
behavioral issues. Must be able to relate effectively to women of diverse
cultural and economic backgrounds and to work effectively in residential
setting. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.Must be
able to build collaborative working relationships with community referral
Master degree in a related field,
QHP status, must have a current CASAC certification and two year experience in
substance use or mental health program.
degree in closely related human service field, must have a current CASAC
certification, and five year experience in substance use or mental health
EXTRADORDINARY WORKING CONDITIONS:
work hours,evenings, weekends, holidays, and on-call back-up.