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Chemical Dependency Program Manager, Burien, WA

Organization: Navos
Category: Professional
Location: Burien, WA
Date Job Posted: March 16, 2020
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Chemical Dependency Program Manager (Req #716)

Adult Services - Chemical Dependency · Burien, Washington

Position Summary: The Program Manager is responsible for oversight of the Co-Occurring Disorders program. The Program Manager represents the COD program to external customers and participates in system development and planning efforts through King County BHO and other revenue streams. The Program Manager is responsible to carry forward agency and departmental vision, goals and improvements under the direction of the Adult Program Director. The Program Manager ensures clinical services and treatment are provided per Washington Administrative Code and ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) treatment protocol based services according to WAC 388-805.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the clinical and administrative oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Co-Occurring Disorders program.
  • Directly supervises Clinical Supervisor and ensures all clinical services are provided in such a way that meets regulatory requirements and embodies the mission of the agency.
  • Leads and implements department and agency initiatives under the direction of the Program Director.
  • Provides training and consultation, serves as a liaison between the team and the Director, with internal departments and the community.
  • Assures that all Center policies, procedures and guidelines are followed.
  • Develops annual departmental budget in consultation with Program Director. Ensures adherence to budget or justification for any variance.
  • Manages program quality assurance and critical incident procedures.
  • Oversees all personnel functions in consultation with Program Director including hiring, evaluations and disciplinary procedures.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining department policies and procedures in consultation with Compliance Department and Program Director.
  • Participates in ongoing in-service education, program development and program evaluation. Develops, coordinates and provides staff training in Chemical Dependency.

Position Requirements:

  • SUDP certification
  • 5 years of experience working as a SUDP
  • 3 years of supervisory experience in the SUDP field.
  • Meets the requirements for Approved Supervisor WAC 246-811-049.
  • Experience in the provision of clinical services to mentally ill adults preferred.
  • Knowledge of WAC and RCW regulations, and professional standards and ethics governing the treatment of mentally ill and chemical dependency consumers Understanding of Recovery and Resilience principles
  • Interacts with all internal personnel in a collaborative manner.
  • Represents the agency to the community in a professional manner; ability to communicate with families and outside agencies with clarity, sensitivity and tact.
  • Interacts with consumers with sensitivity, tact and respect; as well as firmness when necessary
  • Must have a valid Washington driver’s license, with full coverage auto insurance
  • Computer literacy including demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters

About Us: At Navos, we offer a healing home for children, young people and adults who are vulnerable to mental illness and substance use disorders. The Navos mission is to transform the quality of life for the people we serve by providing a broad spectrum of care. We believe that equity and inclusion are vital to living our values and achieving our mission.

Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of an updated background investigation.

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Navos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


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