Program Director - Progress Foundation La Posada

Posting ID : A1068475328
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Nonprofit

TITLE:Program Director -- Full Time Position


Under the supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, the Program Director has full responsibility for all operations of this Latino-focus adult psychiatric acute residential treatment program. The Program Director is the clinical and administrative leader and is responsible for ensuring compliance with all Progress Foundation policies and procedures and that services are provided in accordance with the agency's contract with the City and County of San Francisco.

Generally, Program Director duties include: Promoting the philosophy of social rehabilitation as it applies to residential treatment; liaison with the City's mental health system of care; clinical and personnel supervision; supervising and monitoring client charts, medication documentation. Maintain computer requirements of the City and County of San Francisco Community Behavior Health Services, and reporting of client data; responsibility for facility upkeep; compliance with licensing and certification regulations; scheduling of staff; and providing direct service to clients as is necessary and appropriate. Specific functions are outlined in the job description.

Master's degree in a mental health related field preferred. At least 3 years in a mental health program, including one year supervisory experience required. Experience may be substituted for the degree requirement, depending on nature and length of experience. Specific experience in residential treatment and/or knowledge of social rehabilitation is preferred. Must demonstrate strong clinical, organizational, and leadership skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, clients and other providers both orally and in writing. Basic word processing skills. Must demonstrate an acceptable level of maturity, good judgment and emotional stability. Must be able to negotiate several flights of stairs and lift and carry 20lb packages multiple times during each work shift. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Progress Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Bilingual/bicultural, people of color, women, individuals with personal experience as consumers of mental health services and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Upon receipt of a job offer and before commencement of employment, must submit to a fingerprint check and health screening exam in order to obtain clearance from the State Dept. of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Valid California driver's license and insurability under the agency's auto insurance policies are preferred. Employment is contingent upon meeting the above minimum qualifications and verification of previous employment and education.


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