Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 122 programs and over 3,680 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.
Telecare is proud to have been recognized By The Bay Area Business Times as the 13th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2019!
As a part of the growing Telecare Family, we are now hiring for our residential substance use treatment services (SUTS) in San Jose. This program will serve adults in a unified approach to recovery from substance use and mental illness. In our 50-year history, Telecare has provided co-occurring capable mental health treatment in numerous licensed residential treatment environments as well as outpatient settings. The primary goal of substance use residential treatment in such a system is to stabilize the psychological, physical and social aspects of addiction while preparing the individual for successful treatment at lower ASAM Levels of Care.
Employment Status: Full-Time
The Associate Administrator manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Program, which involves ensuring regulatory compliance and actively overseeing quality assurance performance improvements. Additionally, the Associate Administrator collaborates with all corporate departments and outside consultants and representative of the program to State/County agencies, community partners, and consumer groups.
Masters in Social Services with an active CA state license as an LMFT or LCSW.
Four (2) years of experience in an administrative management position in a health care setting
Two (1) year of responsibility for supervision of professional staff, budgeting, program planning, and licensing
Understanding of community mental health services, psychiatric rehabilitation concepts, and the recovery philosophy
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor
vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply
To be a success, you must have a Master's Degree and four+ years' experience in a progressively responsible supervisory/leadership positions in a psychiatric or related health care setting. Experience with substance use treatment services and familiarity with ASAM level of care is highly desirable. Ability to successfully manage staff is essential. Necessary skills include strong management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to manage a diverse workforce. Experience with program budgets is necessary.
As the Associate Administrator/Program Director, you will manage the day to day operations of the facility including:
Establishing, supporting, interpreting, directing and coordinating implementation of facility philosophy, organizational objectives, policies and procedures.
Providing communication linkage between corporate management and facility departments, and the establishment and maintenance of a clear reporting structure detailing the relationships and responsibilities of all facility departments and positions
Assure compliance with appropriate regulations. In addition, you will oversee and assure that there are comprehensive quality Assurance and Utilization Review programs in place.
Responsible for fiscal management of facility including: responsibility for implementing, maintaining, and evaluating budgets in all operational departments, and analyzing budget variances with departments, and develop explanation and /or correction action plans required; responsibility to establish and monitor internal controls to safeguard physical, financial, and human resources.
Prepares administrative records, reports, and analyses; manages facility information systems
Utilize knowledge of and assurance of compliance with regulatory bodies, including Department of Mental Health and County Mental Health.
Identifies management learning needs of department heads and provides opportunities to meet those needs.
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend and do simple and firm grasping occasionally. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity and to occasionally drive.
EOE AA M/F/V/Disability