Assistant Program Director, Mental Health - Outpatient
Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: May 9, 2022
The - Assistant Program Director -assists the Program Director by
overseeing program efficiency per policies and procedures. This is
done by overseeing program systems and administrative
responsibilities, ensuring they are completed efficiently in order
to run program operations smoothly.
1:1 weekly with Facility Coordinator - review weekly systems, Joint
Commission standards, facility needs (repairs etc...)
Assists Program Director with phone screening and face-to-face
interviews per new hire candidates
Assists Program Director with new hire onboarding and training
Ensure Research Scores are within OP standards (score 3.75- 4)
Supports system management by interfacing with Home Office
departments as needed on weekly basis (i.e. Billing, Accounting, QM
Covers for Program Director when off-site
Oversee Program Director Dashboard, ensuring it is completed by
Fridays at 12noon (excluding OT/Census budget reports on PD
Provide staff training in regards to clinical and administrative
tasks in accordance to Outpatient program expectations
Completes utilization reviews, oversees primary therapist process
of utilization review and assists in the process of assuring that
all client stays are covered in some way (i.e. insurance, private
Ensure full adherence to the policy and procedure manual. Ensure
adherence to health code policies, JACHO and licensing regulations.
Provide oversight of any/all audits as necessary. Including
oversight of clinician's clinical charts, working closely with FC
on chart audits.
Works with staff and facility coordinator to arrange coverage of
all shifts. Ensure that adequate staffing is provided for shifts.
Adjust staffing to match census when necessary.
Serves as a positive role model to treatment staff, clients,
employees, and guests by maintaining a positive, caring and
Maintains a client caseload as appropriate to census and provides
individualized treatment for each case. Provides individual and
Co-leading process group and/or any additional clinically oriented
groups on an as needed basis. Provides oversight of all other
Participates in the marketing plan as requested. Maintaining
collaborative relationships with outpatient treatment team
professionals. Conducting facility tours for professionals in the
community or families as necessary.
Represents Discovery Behavioral Health through a positive public
presence while out in community settings such as Educational
events, Marketing events, Conferences and Talks.
Complies with the employee dress code and assures that program
staff does so as well.
Complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
Establishes and achieves realistic goals within the position.
Attends designated meetings and/or conference calls.
Providing on-call support in conjunction with clinical staff and
providing ultimate oversight when necessary.
Participates in supporting Support in Recovery and/or Parent
Maintains the confidential nature of resident and related
May be required to travel to other facilities to attend trainings
from time to time.
This is a full time position at one of our outpatient -programs. -
For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at -
Masters Degree required, Doctorate preferred
LMFT, PhD, PsyD, or LSCS (or state specific) License required
Two years' experience in acute, residential, outpatient or hospital
Must have some management experience.
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free
workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national
For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at
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