Job Description

Job Category:
Administrative Position

Program Director

AZ-Phoenix- The Link Permanent Supported Housing Program

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 seven hundred 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 PTO includes 2 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months) and accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer 100% company-paid medical, dental, STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, tuition & licensure reimbursement, sick time, vision, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are seeking  a Program Director for the Link/In Home/PCI.

Community Resilience Director of Link/In Home/PCI; This position is a Director Level Position to oversee a  Large Community Based Permanent Supportive Housing Services and In Home Counseling Services Program, over 500 clients. Responsible for oversight of all aspects of the program;  Program Development, Contract Deliverables, Financial Growth, Clinical Quality, Monthly Reports, Staff and Mid-Level Supervisors.  Works with a team of Directors in the Division. Reports to the VP of Community Resilience.  

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Orchestrates development and implementation of sound clinical programming in each program;  Is constantly in the process of development, change, refinement, and improvement of clinical and programmatic initiatives that are ahead of the trend curve
  • Grows program viability through ongoing examination and improvements 
  • Reviews and ensures all clinical documents are signed in a timely manner in accordance with regulations 90%
  • Ensures provision of Clinical Supervision is occurring in accordance with objectives and regulations
  • Provides support and assistance with clinical issues; ability to provide sound clinical oversight and support to programs to include difficult case management, crisis intervention, and responsible behavioral health care that best serves program participates 
  • Performance Outcome Measure; Tracks performance outcomes per objectives and meet company and contractual objectives
  • Reviews and analyzes the budget for each program and makes sound financial decisions from a business perspective
  • Strives to improve financial outcomes through working with budget factors: maximizes contract potential
  • Workforce is meeting 90% or above of the productivity criteria set: Overtime is kept to a minimum and programs demonstrate effective use of manpower implementation
  • Participates in department annual strategic plan, takes initiative to complete plan goals, self-monitors progress and reports outcomes to supervisor 
  • Looks for and tracks potential funding opportunities
  • Balances the objectives of the Executive Team with the day to day practices 
  • On Call is required
  • To ensure compliance & adequate services, additional job duties may be required to meet the needs of the program and or department.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Requires Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work, plus three years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Clinical and supervisory experience required
  • Managerial and business experience preferred 
  • Independent State Behavioral Health License required  
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire

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