Substance Use Disorder Outpatient Director
Company: TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services
Posted on: February 16, 2020
As Director of the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) department, you
will be leading and supervising a team of passionate clinical,
medical, and administrative professionals to address substance use
disorders in our communities. The SUD Director is responsible for
providing oversight, management, and support to ensure efficient
and effective daily operations. As the SUD Director, you will
participate in development and execution of the corporate strategic
plan and act as the primary source of communication between the
Chief Executive Officer and your team. The SUD Director will
champion to the vision and mission of TW Ponessa & Associates
Counseling Services, Inc. and ensures the staff does the same.
- Cultivate a positive work environment and culture that empowers
staff and consumers..
- Supervise the Clinicians and Care Coordinators working in the
- Identify staff training needs, organize and/or conduct
in-person trainings as necessary in conjunction with TWP training
- Ensure clean, safe work environment and compliance with fire
and safety regulations, review of monthly safety checks with with
- Work with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure policies
conform to regulations of governing bodies and ensure all policies
and procedures are followed.
- Establish and maintain proficient understanding and application
of State Licensure Standards, 42 CFR and HIPAA standards and
- Participate in the development of an annual budget, responsible
for achieving revenue target, census goals, and controlling
- Own the relationship with other departments within TW Ponessa &
Associates, working closely with the Medical Department regarding
- Facilitates site visits by licensing and accreditation
- Collaborate with the CEO to develop and implement performance
and process improvement plans in response to licensing audits,
accreditation surveys, internal quality management activities and
critical incidents as needed.
- Protect and uphold the organization's integrity by monitoring
contracts, funding sources regulations and deliverables and
commitment to community stakeholders.
- Experience in managing a budget.
- Thorough knowledge of Federal and State regulations pertaining
- Willingness to be flexible in adjusting to new and changing
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products; knowledge of Google
- Excellent Organizational Skills required
- Provide clinical direction and leadership.
- Direct crisis intervention efforts and intervene as
- Responsible for hiring staff.
- Review caseloads regularly to ensure appropriate utilization of
- Develop and implement operating policies and procedures for the
- Ensure that procedures and workflow are consistent with
organizational objectives, treatment protocols, regulations and
standards of care.
- Ensure that operations conform to established environmental,
safety and DDAP requirements.
Performs other functions and tasks as assigned.
- Master's Degree, or higher, from an accredited college with a
major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, or
- Minimum of two (2) years' experience in a human service agency,
preferably in the SUD setting
- Minimum of two years supervisory experience.
- Possess a strong understanding and experience in clinic
substance abuse treatment including best/promising practices and
state and federal regulations
- Ability to demonstrate and adhere to ethical conduct
- Minimum of 2 years of experience creating and managing
efficient and effective treatment services/program planning
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office
environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment
such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. The
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the
employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee
frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel
objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required
to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance;
and stoop, or kneel. Specific vision abilities required by this
position include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position.
Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6
Travel: Up to 50% travel is required which includes local travel to
How to Apply for Employment
Interested applicants should submit the following documents:
- Employment application
- R--sum-- with cover letter
- Evidence of Degree (Official Transcript and Copy of
- PA Criminal History Clearance (Act 34) - Follow the
instructions to "Submit a New Record Check" online using a credit
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151) - Print
out this form, complete, and mail in as instructed.
- FBI Criminal History - Follow the instructions, and enter
service code 1KG738
- Mandated Reporter Training Certificate
Please email your coverletter and resume to:
email@example.com or mail/fax to:
TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
410 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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