Ensures that all aspects of programs under direct and indirect supervision are conducted in accordance with State, Medicaid, Joint Commission, Medicare, and all other standards associated with the organization.
Directs and organizes program activities.
Meets weekly with Nurse manager to assure that clinic is being run to standards.
Writes program narratives, contracts, procedures and grants on a timely manner, as applicable.
Establishes program goals and objectives that support the organization's strategic plan.
Assures that program standards and objectives are met.
Leads the program planning, development and implementation.
Identifies problems, evaluates alternatives and implements effective solutions.
Monitors program contracts and budget.
Ensures programs are running efficiently and communicates information to staff regarding policies, procedures, and changes within the company and governing agencies.
Monitors case loads and productivity of staff to ensure appropriateness and timeliness of closures if appropriate.
Ensures that staff provides quality services that meet medical necessity.
Regularly monitors the documentation of staff to ensure adherence to all governing standards of the organization by completing audits of at least 1 chart per staff member per month; follows up to ensure corrections are completed.
Conducts staffings as needed; interacts with staff frequently.
Ensures documentation in all programs is submitted in a timely manner and in accordance with standards.
Monitors treatment plan review reports and oversees the completion of reviews in a timely manner; provides justification for any overdue reviews.
Approves treatment plans.
Completes treatment plan reviews as needed.
Provides staff coverage for crisis intervention, demonstrates ability to recognize and deescalate crisis and provide intervention in the absence of available staff.
Completes intakes as needed and assists with consumers if needed in the absence of therapists.
Effectively collaborates with other AltaPointe program coordinators and oustide sources, adheres to transfer policy/protocol.
Provides supervision for practicum and intern students when applicable.
Effectively demonstrates the application of adult/child & adolescent specific competencies.
Interviews and screens applicants when necessary and completes appropriate forms as outlined by Personnel Policy and Procedures.
Provides training in general orientation of the facility, policies and procedures, program operations and specific skill areas.
Completes API daily.
Verifies mileage reimbursements are valid and supporting documentation present.
Is knowledgeable and applies personnel policies and procedures on a consistent basis.
Objectively, completes employee performance evaluations on supervised staff and routes to Personnel Department on a timely basis.
Provides and documents supervision in accordance with standards.
Promotes concept of treatment teams and acts as a member of treatment team.
Provides positive and effective leadership.
Provides staff with consultation and supervision as needed, individually or through group staff meetings.
Ensures competence of staff.
Monitors staff work activities to ensure that they are performing all duties as assigned.
Promotes the 5 Star program.
Provides training and education for staff to ensure competency in treatment.
Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed.
Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
Actively works to enhance clinical and leadership skills.
Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion.
Respects consumer's privacy and confidentiality.
Is pleasant and cooperative with others.
Assists consumers and visitors as needed.
Personal values don't inhibit ability to relate and care for others.
Is sensitive to the consumer's needs, expectations and individual differences.
Is gentle and calm with consumers and families.
Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities.
Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required.
Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs.
Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures.
Maintains current license and requirements for renewals (i.e. CEU's), if applicable, and attends regular workshops and in-services.
Adheres to professional code of ethics.
Master's degree in a mental health discipline with at least two years post-Master's experience.