General Summary: The Program Director is responsible for directing the operations of the assigned program, ensuring that regulatory standards and administrative policies and procedures are followed, to attain program objectives. The Program Director acts as a liaison to various agencies and stakeholders.
- Supports ICHD’s mission, goals and management decisions; promotes ICHD’s empirical behavioral model in program services.
- Develops and maintains professional relationships with various officials and professional workers, the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA), and the State of Arizona
- Serves as the central point of contact for program services; provides positive public relations for all Intermountain programs.
- Manages complaints, including resolution and follow-up, in collaboration with Intermountain Centers’ CEO.
- Provides administrative support, leadership, and oversight for the program.
- Working collaboratively with Human Resources has overall responsibility for hiring, developing, retaining, evaluating, disciplining and discharging program staff.
- Consults with CEO regarding all legal issues, serious programmatic issues, and critical events.
- Provides clinical supervision to program staff weekly.
- Provides administrative supervision of assigned supervisory and support staff.
- Fills in for supervisors as needed; is on-call for program emergencies.
- Participates in annual budget preparation, in conjunction with CEO and CFO, and is accountable for the program’s adherence to annual budget parameters.
- Follows agency purchasing and accounting procedures; ensures support and program staff do also.
- Ensures program staff receive annual and in-service training, and coaching, on an on-going basis.
- Participates in Management Team meetings, Intermountain conferences, and other agency-related meetings as necessary.
- Conducts regular all-staff meetings for program staff.
- Ensures that cleanliness and safety standards for the program are met, and that physical plants and vehicles are maintained.
- Ensures that client files are maintained in accordance with Intermountain and contractual standards.
- Ensures that program data is collected through established protocols to document outcome measures.
- Maintains an approved schedule and an acceptable level of attendance.
- Education - Master’s degree in a field eligible for Behavioral Health licensure preferred; Bachelor’s degree acceptable if the employee is eligible for Behavioral Health licensure
- License – Arizona Behavioral Health license; independent licensure preferred.
- Experience –
o Prior work experience in a behavioral health program
o 5 years of supervisory/management experience, preferably in a behavioral health program.
- Special Job Requirement – Able to provide own, reliable, transportation.
- Regulatory -
o 21 years of age
o Current, valid Arizona Driver’s License, 39-month Motor Vehicle Report and proof of vehicle registration and liability coverage to meet insurance requirements.
o Eligible for DPS Level I fingerprint clearance.
o First Aid, CPR, and Crisis Intervention (CPI) certification, if required by the program (Employer provides)
o Current physical exam and negative TB test result on a prescribed form, or Initial negative TB test result, as required by the program (Employer provides)
CPI is an equal opportunity employer. CPI does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, race, sex, gender, religion, national origin, creed, tribal affiliation, ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, socio-economic status, claims experience, medical history, physical or intellectual disability, ability to pay, source of payment, mental illness, and/or cultural and linguistic needs, as well as any other class protected by law.