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Director of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Program

Dothan, AL 36302

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Direct Placement Job Number: MP160997215 Pay Rate: $64,000 / year

Job Description

Personnel Resources is recruiting for a direct hire Mental Health & Substance Abuse Program Director in Dothan, AL.
Pay will start at $64,000 per year and you will work a Monday-Friday 8am-4pm schedule. They offer a great benefits package as well! Must maintain on-call availability for nights, weekends, and holidays as needed by the program.
Responsibilities:
  • Plan, design, coordinate, and oversee daily operations of the program within the companies policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with the Alabama Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse Division.
  • Supervise staff, ensuring client safety and development; oversee admissions, discharges, and treatment planning, collaborating with the clinical director on substance abuse and mental illness treatment.
  • Develop and manage program budgets, including overseeing the resident finance program.
  • Deliver therapeutic services to home consumers, collaborating with nursing staff to monitor medication programs.
  • Utilize electronic health record systems to maintain accurate consumer records.
Requirements:
  • Hold a Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related mental health field, with completion of a relevant clinical practicum; alternatively, possess a Master's Degree in Psychiatric Nursing with a current ABN license.
  • Have a minimum of two years of post-master's experience in a direct service role.
  • Hold certification as a substance abuse counselor from a recognized institution such as the Alabama Association of Addiction Counselors, National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Alabama Alcohol and Drug Association, or International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc.
  • Willingness to obtain substance abuse counselor certification within two years if not already certified.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Flexibility for travel within the catchment area and/or statewide for program and training requirements.
  • Preferred, but not required: Licensure as an LPC, LICSW, or LMFT in the State of Alabama.

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