Job Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 20% company match after 1 year of service. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) includes 3 weeks of time-off your 1st year (available after 6 months) and increased vacation accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer low cost medical insurance and offer 100% company-paid dental, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, vision, licensure/certification reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, 100% paid Employee Assistance Program, and much more!

We are seeking a Program Director to join our Mesa Outpatient Clinic!

Working as a Program Director, you will plan, organize, develop and administer the activities of outpatient children and/or adult counseling program. The program serves referred clients in a specific catchment area that are requesting assistance with emotional or behavioral problems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contract development and implementation
  • Development and maintenance of program budgets
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates counseling and psychiatric services provided
  • Markets new programs and assists with fund development
  • Monitors and directs program procedures, statistical procedures, service contract goals, and fee collection
  • Represents program/site in providing Vice President with data and other assistance in overall program planning and organizational activities
  • Evaluates the quality of services provided on an ongoing basis
  • Evaluates/monitors the quality of documentation and billing across the site
  • Public relations within the community and media
  • Coordination of services between community service programs
  • Acts as liaison with outside agencies by providing consultation and attending meetings as appropriate
  • Provides staff with ongoing training and support
  • Actively works with staff to ensure service delivery contract levels are met
  • Monitors staff performance and addresses areas of improvement as appropriate
  • Conducts regularly scheduled meetings and supervision with clinical and administrative staff

Education & Qualifications:

  • Requires Master’s Degree in Psychology, counseling or social work, plus minimum of three years clinical and managerial experience
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire
  • Licensed by the Board of Behavioral Health Examiners or licensed by the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners
  • Academic and working knowledge of programs, clinical methods, community mental health, procedures and application of the same to diverse clientele emphasizing individual, marital, and family services
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred
  • Required to maintain personal auto insurance per SBH guidelines

Application Instructions

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