Outpatient Program Director

Non Profit
Los Angeles, CA
Sep 19, 2017
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Job Description

Job Title: Outpatient Program Director

Reports To: Chief Clinical Officer

About the CLARE Foundation: CLARE Foundation is a nonprofit organization providing compassionate treatment and recovery services for alcoholism and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community.

Summary: The Out Patient Manger will provide day to day operation of the program services. He or she will supervise staff to conduct individual monitoring and group workshops.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

Oversee clients day to day operations and services

Supervise and monitor the following, but are not limited to:
    • Staff Supervision
    • Quality Assurance
    • Contract Compliance
    • Staff Training
    • Conduct Staff Meetings
    • Confirm participant progress through staff files
    • Attend Community meetings

Primary Objectives:

Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of CLARE's mission, vision, & philosophy and support these tenets at all times while conducting agency business. Contribute to a healthy work environment and actively participate in meetings and team-building activities. Communicate on a direct and timely basis about needs and problems as they arise.

Ensure standards of conduct are upheld to CLARE standards

Ensure health and safety regulations are upheld to CLARE standards

Develop and grow CLARE's Outpatient program attendance and revenue

Specific Responsibilities:

Manage day-to-day operations of the Outpatient Department

Work with government monitors, contracting agencies, and project administrators on contract compliance

Oversee billing and monitor government contracts, including SASCA, Drug Court, Drug Medi-Cal, GR, DUI, and homeless services contracts

Monitor the maintenance of files and records in the Outpatient Department, including conducting regular audits

Oversee preparation all reports for appropriate agencies or contracts and coordinate with CLARE Contract Administrator to ensure accuracy

Collaborate with partner agencies and community members

Participate in community outreach for the Outpatient Department as needed

Research new funding opportunities and contracts as needed

Monitor developments of the Affordable Health Care Act and the impact on CLARE and the Outpatient Department as it pertains to departmental changes

Supervise Outpatient Staff

Coordinate and manage department budget

Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

The ideal candidate would have a strong understanding of Substance Use Disorders with at least three to five years of supervision experience. In addition, the following are strongly desired:
  • A passion for the mission, vision and values of the CLARE Foundation
  • In-depth knowledge of treatment approaches, evidence based practices and assessment standards
  • Demonstrate the highest possible level of professional ethical standards and integrity
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Demonstrated dynamic leadership skills and the ability to supervise a multi-cultural staff
  • LMFT/LCSW/PhD required. Must be licensed long enough to provide clinical supervision
  • Knowledge and experience working with insurance is a plus

The ideal candidate will have counseling experience in a substance abuse treatment center setting.

Physical Demands:

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

Work Environment:

This job will be primarily located at the CLARE Foundation's offices in Santa Monica, CA. While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

CLARE Foundation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. CLARE does not discriminate because of gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, age or physical, mental or sensory challenges. No qualified applicant will be denied employment sole on the basis of having or not having a prior history of alcoholism or other drug addiction.

Company Description
The CLARE Foundation is a nonprofit organization located in Santa Monica providing compassionate treatment and recovery services for mental health and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community.

Los Angeles, CA


Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:16:32 PDT