Merakey is seeking a full time Forensics Residential Program Director to join our Behavioral Health division in Russellton, PA.
Our name, Merakey, is inspired by a modern Greek word, meaning to put something of yourself into your work, or to do something with soul, creativity or love. This concept illustrates the compassion and integrity that underscores everything we do.
Position Specific Responsibilities:
1.Ability to make employment decisions including, hiring, firing, advancement, promotion or change of status in conjunction with Human Resources.
2.Ensure documentation is properly and accurately recorded for each individual to meet state regulations, payer requirements and Merakey standards including treatment plans, progress notes, and charting requirements.
3.Establish and monitor the program budget.
4.Ensure proper incident reporting occurs through Merakey, state (HCSIS), county, and payers.
5.Ensure proper management of all crisis and emergencies.
6.Adhere to the alternative outpatient payment structure.
7.Attend all required meetings inside and outside of the agency.
8.Ensure compliance of current Merakey policies and procedures, and develop new procedures as needed.
9.Direct, manage, maintain, and monitor clinical services.
Ensure adherence and compliance to program best practices, Merakey policies, and requirements from outside agencies.
Ensure compliance to state, local, federal, and contract requirements, as well as requirements from payers.
Facilitate ongoing assessment, evaluation, and planning of programs
Identify and act on opportunities for growth, development and improvement within the program.
Collaborate with clinical staff, consumers/consumers' families, other programs, and outside agencies to ensure continuity of care.
Ensure program participation in PQI process.
Prepare for site visits and audits.
Provide clinical leadership in development and delivery of modalities, most effective treatment standards, policies and procedures.
Provide direct supervision of staff to ensure a high standard of care.
Supervise staff including the completion and oversight of annual performance evaluations.
Oversee staff orientation/training for all staff.
Any additional duties as assigned.
MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
NEW!! - we have the compensation and benefits package that will meet your individual needs!! You choose between "Enhanced Pay" or "Enhanced Benefits"
Depending on your needs and/or the needs of your family, you choose between higher pay (and a full range of base benefits) or unbelievable benefits (and competitive pay). You will be free to choose from:
In addition - we offer the following benefits:
Competitive Compensation Plans
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
Marketplace Savings Program
Employee Assistance Program
24-Hour Nurse Hotline
Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.
Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers and send your resume to our recruiter -
Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
Master's degree or higher in a generally recognized clinical discipline.
The Program Director must be registered, licensed, or certified to practice if applicable.
Five years of mental health paid or unpaid experience.
Knowledge and understanding of severe mental illness, recovery principles and recovery driven service system.
Valid Driver's License required.
All Clearances required by OMHSAS regulations.