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 for our Recovery Transition Program!

The Recovery Transition Program provides behavioral health interventions in a structured, non-hospital setting that assists adults in resolving behavioral crisis. Services are provided in a locked facility with 24-hour nursing coverage on the premises, court ordered treatment is also provided.

Working as a Program Director, you will plan, organize, develop and ensure the administration of the activities provided on the units. These programs serve referred residents in a specific area that are requesting assistance with emotional or behavioral problems. You will be responsible for contributing to and creating a recovery based environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises program planning and evaluation to provide rehabilitative services.
  • Monitors and directs clinical procedures, such as intakes, assessments, record keeping, program hours, training needs, staffing patterns and service delivery.
  • Assists VP in writing grant applications/proposals to request additional/new funding for programs.
  • Provides supervisor with information, data and other additional or new funding for programs.
  • Provides supervisor with information, data and other assistance to achieve organizational goals.
  • Conducts and participates in meetings and committees, such as: staff, clinical, facility supervision, administrative, training, organizational, inter-agency, and organizational representation.
  • Implements and monitors budgets in cooperation with the VP.
  • Identifies changes to and develops program specific policies and procedures.
  • Directly supervises program coordinators and job instructors.
  • Initiates licensing applications, supervises licensing surveys, and provides responses to licensing deficiency reports for the various programs.
  • Interacts with clients and staff within the programs on a regular basis and provides direct services on occasion.
  • Works in conjunction and coordinates program functions with other Directors within Crisis and Opioid Services.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled administrative meeting with program coordinator(s).
  • Maintains liaison with outside agencies by providing consultation where requested and having them participate in staff meeting when appropriate.
  • Represents the Center in various community agency meetings.
  • Develops policy and procedures for program administration.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age
  • A Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Psychology, counseling or social work, plus three years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Requires a licensure with AZ Board of Behavioral Health Examiners or AZ Psychologist Examiners.
  • Clinical and managerial experience preferred.

Application Instructions

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