Program Support Specialist - Part-Time PM

Onward Behavioral Health
Lansdale, PA
Oct 11, 2017
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Institution Type
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Job Description

Listens, monitors and observes clients. Provides support to the Partial Program Supervisor. Maintains safe, orderly, clean and therapeutic physical environment for clients including crisis intervention. Coordinate activities including lectures, recreation, and meetings. Follows objectives of treatment plans. Communicates with staff either verbally or in written communication logs. Prepares files and takes messages for the doctor. Makes authorization reviews calls. Attends company meetings. Attends trainings as necessary. Trains new staff on unit, program, and milieu. Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and provides input. Administers Instant UDS or mouth swab, document results. Assisting with interventions with clients. Transports clients to meetings, pick-up and drop-off clients, do store runs, drop-off and pick-up discharges and to ancillary services. Drives clients to daily outings such as community service, grocery shopping. Keep budget of programming costs (parking/ezpass, food, art supplies, other materials). Orient clients and new staff to unit, program, and milieu. Clerical duties as needed. Strong skills in D&A and mental health treatment. Socialize with clients during leisure time and lunch. Helps to maintain a strong clinical program and ensures staff is present with client/s at all times. Staff able to work together to effectively meet the needs of the clients. Maintains positive relationship with clients. Complete required trainings and mandatory training hours. Valid Driver's License. All other tasks as appropriate and assigned. Transports clients to and from Day program.

Principal Results Expected: (What performance goals do you expect for this position)

Capable of role modeling to the clients. Helps to maintain strong clinical program. Staff able to work together to effectively meet the needs of the clients. Maintains positive relationship with referral sources and families. Chart maintains compliance with Licensing regulations. Complete required training and mandatory training hours.

Profile: (Knowledge/Professional/Technical Competencies)

Strong clinical skills in mental health treatment. A working knowledge of HIPAA, Licensing, and CARF regulations. Valid drivers license.


Mental Health experience. Substance abuse experience preferred.

Preferred Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:

Organized and works well with and courteous to all clients and staff. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately. Flexibility and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Calm and decisive in crisis situations. Ability to sustain a team environment.

Other (education level, level of computer skills, etc.)

Preferred Associates or Bachelors in Behavioral Health field. High school diploma or equivalent.

25 hours per week

Company Description
Onward Behavioral Health

Onward Behavioral Health has an extensive history of providing high-quality outpatient treatment throughout eastern Pennsylvania through its subsidiary programs: Rehab After Work, Life Counseling Services, The Light Program and Seeds of Hope.

With flexible but effective individualized treatment plans, Onward Behavioral Health is an invaluable resource to adults and teens in the region suffering from substance addiction or mental health issues.


Lansdale, PA


Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:47:59 PDT