The Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day clinical management, clinical records and coordination of clinical programs identified for the specific position. The responsibilities also include assistance with grant development, grant administration, and grant reporting.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:
- Recruiting and supervising a variety of staff that may include clinicians/counselors, case managers, behavioral health associates, and program assistants including conducting performance reviews of those reporting directly to this position and conducting staff meetings.
- Understanding the requirements to which Akeela must adhere as outlined by Medicaid, Joint Commission, funding sources, HIPAA, and State regulations.
- Manage an operating budget for each clinical program and how to assure adherence to those budgets.
- Ensure direct services maintain “evidence based best practice standards”.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Education/training/certification: Meets the following requirements for degree:
For Mental Health Programs: Advanced degree in related field.
For Substance Abuse Programs: Related field degree or Chemical Dependency Certification (CDC), or, based on experience, agreement to obtain CDC within six months.
Experience: Five years minimum experience providing clinical services in a behavioral health setting. Prefer experience with Co-Occurring Disorders;
Positions Supervised may include Mental Health Clinician/ Substance Abuse Counselors, Case Managers, Behavioral Health Associates, and other positions as assigned.